Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Once Indiana put the early turnovers in the rearview mirror, it was able to do the same to Rutgers, Mike writes.

After struggling against Purdue, the Indiana frontcourt rose to the challenge at Rutgers, Mike writes.

IU baseball was able to bunt its way into the win column vs. Xavier, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
The dance was different, but the music was the same old, same old for Rutgers after yet another loss, Andrew Garda of NJ.com writes.

There’s no hope at Rutgers as the university and the athletic director have already surrendered the men’s basketball program, Steve Politi of the Newark Star-Ledger writes.

Frustration continued to mount for the Scarlet Knights against IU, Greg Johnson of The Daily Targum writes.

Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell lived up to his billing against Rutgers, Harrison Malkin of MyCentralNewJersey.com writes.

Tom Crean enthusiastically supports a shorter shot clock, while Matt Painter takes a wait-and-see approach, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

No need for the Hoosiers or Pacers to apologize for taking advantage of opponents’ weaknesses on Sunday, Kent Sterling of kentsterling.com writes.

Indiana comes in as a No. 7 seed in the latest bracket projections, by Shelby Mast writes for the Indianapolis Star.

3. ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Bob Knight’s infamous chair toss was 30 years ago today, Kami Mattioli of The Sporting News reminds us.

It was 70 years ago today that the iconic photo of the flag-planting on Iwo Jima was taken and there’s reason for its resonance, Ruth Ben-Ghiat writes for CNN.com.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Sending one out to Rutgers — “Surrender” by Cheap Trick.