Hoosier Morning for Feb. 6

Indiana had the fight but not enough playmaking ability to overcome Wisconsin, Mike writes.

Turnovers provided the unfulfilling calories that left IU with another loss in Madison, I wrote.

No. 3 Maryland overwhelmed the IU women’s basketball team on Sunday, Jon writes.

Whether IU’s performance at Wisconsin is a sign of a breakthrough or a last gasp before falling apart remains to be seen, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.

Indiana missed a golden opportunity to boost its sagging NCAA resume at Wisconsin, Chip Patterson of CBSsports.com writes.

Wisconsin continues to make a habit of winning ugly this season, Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes.

Ethan Happ and the Badgers avoided college basketball’s upset big by grinding out a win over IU, Jim Polzin of the Wisconsin State Journal writes.

Indiana still has no answer for Wisconsin in Madison, Genaro C. Armas writes for the Chicago Tribune.

Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss to Wisconsin in Madison, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.

From undrafted to unbelievable as a Dallas Maverick, it’s a storybook stuff for former Hoosier Yogi Ferrell, Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star writes for USA Today.

Ten things to know about Yogi Ferrell for Mavs’ fans, since the former Hoosier looks to have found an NBA home, The Dallas Morning News reports.

In honor of the IU-Wisconsin battle, Led Zeppelin with “The Battle of Evermore” live in 1977.


  1. No raising of National Championship Banners from March Madness tournament or Big Ten tournament rather just dig up an old rock song from the once glory program and celebrate a valiant losing effort.

  2. Back in the “glory days,” we were seemingly born to make deep runs in the tournament….Now we’re born to watch Crean pace the sideline for 40 minutes of a 2.27 mile brisk walk.

    Meanwhile, the Hurryin’ Hoosiers are now born to slow it down to the speed of an ugly Badger. = Fail.

    So, if I’m going late ’70s rock, I’m going with the song that never stopped pounding through the concrete dorm wall at 3:00 a.m. courtesy of the southern Indiana dudes from Evansville rooming next to me in Foster.

    Zeppelin was for the “cool kids” of Northwest Indiana…. and the frat rats. Bobby and Bruce…Bobby and Bruce…Bobby and Bruce.

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