Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Kicker Griffin Oakes is putting his best foot forward for the Hoosiers, Mike writes.

IU forward Andrew Oliver is eyeing a breakthrough goal when the soccer Hoosiers host No. 8 St. Louis tonight, I wrote.

2. IT’S INDIANA
IU’s Tevin Coleman is the latest in a string of talented running backs North Texas coach Dan McCarney has seen come through Bloomington, Brett Vito of the Denton Record-Chronicle writes.

Indiana defensive backs coach Noah Joseph says the youthful secondary needs to develop trust, Grace Palmieri of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

IU soccer’s match with St. Louis tonight marks the renewal of a historic rivalry, Michael Hughes of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Charlotte Hornets rookie Noah Vonleh could be cleared in 2-3 weeks after sports hernia surgery for an injury suffered in a pickup game at IU, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer writes.

Victor Oladipo has found a bit of a kindred spirit in rookie teammate Elfrid Payton, Ken Hornack of Fox Sports Florida writes.

Former IU recruiting target Jaquan Lyle remains un-enrolled at Oregon due to apparent eligibility issues, Tyson Alger of The Oregonian writes.

3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Michigan’s AD, president are hiding behind keyboards while leaving Brady Hoke and players twisting in the wind over the Shane Morris concussion controversy, Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com writes.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
A dedication to those in Ann Arbor, Nat King Cole with his take on Irving Berlin’s “Let’s Face the Music and Dance.”