Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Indiana finally found a way to close out a win at Nebraska after seeing a double-digit lead disappear, Mike wrote.

A lousy loss to Rutgers and two lousy practices led to a breakout win over No. 24 Michigan State for the IU women’s basketball team, Jon wrote.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Who said what was unclear and neither Tim Miles nor Tom Crean were interested in talking about Wednesday’s spat, Brian Rosenthal of the Lincoln Journal Star writes.

Indiana’s ability to dictate the pace was one of the key takeaways from the win at Nebraska, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.

The Hoosiers exploited the Cornhuskers’ well-known weaknesses to win, Lee Barfknecht of the Omaha World-Herald writes.

Je’Ney Jackson is heading to Kansas to join new football coach David Beaty, Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Ringing in the new year with an old tune — Abba with “Happy New Year.”