Hoosier Morning for Nov. 28

All IU eyes are on James Blackmon Jr. after a knee injury sidelined him for Sunday’s rout of Mississippi Valley State, Mike writes.

Four things we learned from IU’s win over Purdue, including that the Bucket matters, Mike writes.

A failure to finish bit IU soccer for the final time Sunday, as Virginia Tech ended the Hoosiers’ season, I wrote.

IU women’s basketball let a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead get away in a loss at Auburn, we reported.

The big news from Indiana’s win over Mississippi Valley State wasn’t the game itself but the absence of James Blackmon, the return to form of OG Anunoby and a readiness for North Carolina, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

After an illness at Fort Wayne, OG Anunoby was back on the attack Sunday for the Hoosiers, Chris Goff of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette writes.

Anunoby proved himself again to be IU’s Swiss Army knife as a sophomore, Greg Gottfried of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Minus James Blackmon, Indiana still won easily despite persisting problems with UNC on the horizon, Josh Margolis of Inside the Hall writes.

The IU soccer season ended in sudden and unexpected heartbreak for the Hoosiers, Josh Eastern of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

The Old Oaken Bucket game was good enough for Indiana and simply for the dogs, according to Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star.

From eyes on James Blackmon Jr. and his knee to “Eyes on You” by Kings of Leon.


  1. I believe Greg Doyel’s article does a great job of summarizing most IU fans’ feelings about IU’s Football program, the season and Saturday’s game. It was good enough, but not very good. And the fact that a large number of fans still prefer to stay in the parking lot instead of being in the stands and cheering on their Hoosiers against Purdue should be telling to Mr. Glass. Maybe a bowl-game victory will begin to change that.

  2. Just checked out Andy Graham’s HSR video offering….

    Andy now appears to have gone from ‘Harry Potter’ lead…to extra in ‘Brooklyn’……….to Wilford Brimley in ‘The Natural.’

    “I always wanted to be a farmer….I did meet John Cougar at a Hoosier game. Does that count?”

  3. I could not have considered anything less from Doyle. He is a member of the journalists majority, a HACK. For no more than he offered in his article he should not have even entered MS. He does not understand in the slightest the brilliant logic of calling for a safety. Nor does he perceive 3 straight seasons of having 1000 yd. rusher or back to back bowl eligibility records as meaningful. I personally get more pertinent info from this blog than from hacks.

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