Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
IU coach Kevin Wilson has a loyal dog and a patient wife, he’s just missing a great quarterback, Mike writes.

Rebounding remains a focal point for IU basketball heading into Friday’s opener, I wrote.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Defense and road wins have put IU soccer back on track after last season’s disappointment, David Woods of the Indianapolis Star writes.

Tom Crean checks in at No. 4 on a list of the 25 most intriguing college basketball coaches this season, Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports writes.

Recruiting analyst Jerry Meyer weighs in on IU recruits Juwan Morgan and O.G. Anunoby, Steve Jones of the Louisville Courier-Journal writes.

Morgan and Anunoby will both sign their letter of intent next week, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall reports.

IU football is looking for some capable players to ramp up offensive production, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

From West Africa to Goshen to Bloomington, Femi Hollinger-Janzen has been “a gift from the soccer gods,” Michael Hughes of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Athletes aren’t perfect on or off the playing surface, but should be coached to success at both, Tori Ziege of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Consider this a song for Femi — Epic Soul Factory with “The Gift of the Gods.”