Bloomington Regional preview section

We put together a four-page wrap for a Bloomington Regional preview in today’s H-T. It’s all subscription, but links follow.

Tracy Smith called his team average on March 23 when Indiana lost to Michigan to fall to 12-9. Here are 10 reasons why that changed.

In the Indiana-Youngstown State advance, Tracy Smith says that the Hoosiers were tight last year because they were trying to impress fans and the NCAA. Now they’re more confident and less concerned with that.

Indiana State feels more comfortable going into today’s game against Stanford than the Sycamores did in 2012. They said this feels just like a mid-week game at IU.

We have capsules on all four teams with likely lineups, rotations, and outlooks.

Also, here’s the full schedule.

Friday, May 30

2:00 p.m. Game 1: Indiana State vs. Stanford (TV: ESPN3)

7:00 p.m. Game 2: Indiana vs. Youngstown State (TV: ESPN3)

Saturday, May 31

2:00 p.m. Game 3: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 (TV: ESPN3)

6:00 p.m. Game 4: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 (TV: ESPN3) 

Sunday, June 1

1:00 p.m. Game 5: Loser Game 4 vs. Winner Game 3 (TV: ESPN3)

6:00 p.m. Game 6: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5 (TV: ESPN3)

Monday, June 2 (if necessary)

5:30 p.m. Game 7: Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 6 (TV: ESPN3)