Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Emmitt Holt was better than expected and so was Indiana in a convincing win over Pittsburgh, Mike wrote.

The Hoosiers’ resilience was reflected in Emmitt Holt during Tuesday’s win over Pittsburgh, I wrote.

Indiana recruit Juwan Morgan heard chants of overrated, but scored 14 points in an easy season-opening victory, Derek Dueker of the Waynesville Daily Guide writes.

The IU women’s basketball team is hoping the lessons learned in a loss to Indiana State pay off at Boston College, I wrote.

2. IT’S INDIANA
With the help of a little forgiveness, Emmitt Holt is adding a new chapter to his story at Indiana, Rick Bozich of WDRB.com writes.

On Tuesday, Indiana gave its fans a more positive glimpse of the future, Justin Albers of AllHoosiers.com writes.

Having forgiven himself, Emmitt Holt is emerging both on the court and from his own private hell off of it, Bob Kravitz of WTHR.com writes.

Reports of Tom Crean’s demise at Indiana have been greatly exaggerated, Reid Forgrave of FoxSports.com writes.

Pittsburgh needs to play to its strengths and defense isn’t one of them, John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review writes.

Pitt had no defense for Indiana’s offensive onslaught, Paul Zeise of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes.

3. DEATH OF A PROGRAM
An account of the final breaths of football at UAB, from Jon Solomon of CBSsports.com.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
All this talk of Emmitt Holt and forgiveness means I’ll let Don Henley get to “The Heart of the Matter.”