Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
A cascade of turnovers and a no-show defense was too much for IU to overcome at Ohio State, Mike writes.

An all-around lack of focus spelled out defeat for Indiana in Columbus, I wrote.

The IU women’s basketball team lost but showed some real fight in battling No. 7 Maryland, Jon writes.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Three months ago, Indiana basketball was on the brink of implosion and now the Hoosiers are back in the national rankings, but questions still remain, Alden Woods of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Defense matters, something the Hoosiers can ill afford to forget, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

Tryouts are over for Ohio State, which benched underperforming players en route to its best win of the season against IU, Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer writes.

The Buckeyes matched Indiana’s small lineup and found success in doing so, Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch writes.

Indiana’s execution was sorely lacking against Ohio State, Jordan Littman of Inside the Hall writes.

It’s not IU, but it is vintage Indiana, and the Milan ’54 Museum that nobody knows about is struggling to stay open, Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
There’s no lack of focus on the Scoop. Here’s the band Focus with “Hocus Pocus” performed live on NBC’s Midnight Special in 1973.