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Indiana Hoosiers Upset by Syracuse Orange in Sweet 16
March 30th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
Indiana's exceptional season came to an abrupt end on Thursday night. The Hoosiers offense was brought to a screeching halt by Syracuse's tight defense in the 61-50 win for the Orange.  It was not the end that this team deserved. IU hung into the game and even made a few runs...

Game Review: Indiana Hoosiers Upset by Ohio State Buckeyes
March 8th, 2013 at 1:25 PM
It was another case of the other teams simply wanting to win more. No. 2 Indiana's offensive woes continued and No. 14 Ohio State put on an absolute defensive clinic in the second half of the game.  The 67-58 loss to the Buckeyes is easily the worst of the season for...

Game Review: Indiana Hoosiers Defeat Iowa Hawkeyes
March 4th, 2013 at 4:04 PM
A year ago, this sort of poor offensive game would have doomed Indiana. Now, the Hoosiers can win games off the strength of their defense.  For a team with such a prolific offense, this week has been rough for IU's scorers. The loss to Minnesota has dropped IU from the top...

Indiana Hoosiers Upset by Minnesota Golden Gohpers: Game Review
February 28th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
On Tuesday night we saw what it looks like when a team simply wants the win more. The Indiana Hoosiers turned in one of their worst performances of the season at the Minnesota Golden Gophers.  While the 77-73 loss is a tough pill to swallow for Hoosier fans, they can at...

Reviewing the Indiana Hoosiers Dismantling of the Purdue Boilermakers
February 17th, 2013 at 4:26 PM
Indiana has beaten its in-state rival twice this season by a total of 65 points. The No. 1 Hoosiers thoroughly dominated Purdue in every facet of the 83-55 victory.  There isn't much to take away from this game other than IU is very good and the Boilermakers are not. Purdue will...

Indiana Hoosiers Overcome Slow First Half to Rout Nebraska Cornhuskers
February 14th, 2013 at 11:22 AM
Indiana opened up the game completely flat. No energy, lazy play, and Assembly Hall was silent. A late run gave the Hoosiers a halftime lead. After the break, IU was unstoppable and the Hoosiers ran Nebraska out of the gym with a 76-47 final.  Nebraska tried to play the type of...

Indiana Hoosiers Defeat Ohio State Buckeyes in Impressive Fashion
February 11th, 2013 at 8:04 PM
Indiana earned a coveted road win in the Big Ten Sunday afternoon. The Hoosiers went into Value City Arena and dominated Ohio State. IU (21-3, 9-2) controlled the game and earn the 81-68 victory.  What does this mean for the Hoosiers? IU is now tied with Michigan State for the lead in...

No. 1 Indiana Hoosiers Fall to Rivals Illinois Illini at Buzzer
February 8th, 2013 at 1:38 PM
For the sixth straight week, the number one ranked team in the country lost. No. 1 Indiana laid an egg to what should have been a fairly easy win against an Illinois team that had been struggling mightily in conference play. Indiana (20-3, 8-2) dominated most of the game, leading by...

Indiana Hoosiers Defeat Michigan Wolverines: After the Buzzer
February 4th, 2013 at 3:16 PM
No. 3 Indiana took a hot start against No. 1 Michigan and used it to cruise to what seemed like an easy win. IU ended up winning 81-73 and never trailed the Wolverines.  Since the win the new polls have come out and the two teams have switched places. Indiana (20-2,...

After the Buzzer: Indiana Annihilates Purdue
February 1st, 2013 at 5:15 PM
The Hoosiers didn't just go into Mackey Arena and beat their in-state rival Purdue, they thoroughly dominated the Boilermakers.  IU's 97-60 win is the largest margin of victory that the Hoosiers have ever had in their 199 games against Purdue. Scheduled between last Sunday's game against then-ranked No. 13 Michigan State and...

Positives and Negatives About Indiana Hoosiers Win Over Michigan State Spartans
January 29th, 2013 at 11:31 AM
Indiana took down Michigan State on Sunday to claim a share of first place in the Big Ten.  The then ranked No. 7 Hoosiers defeated No. 13 Michigan State 75-70. Since that game, both teams have moved up in the rankings. IU is sitting at No. 3 (behind No. 2 Kansas...

After the Buzzer: No. 7 Indiana Vs Penn State
January 25th, 2013 at 1:55 PM
This is what we want to see from Indiana in Big Ten games: domination on both ends of the court.  IU defeated Penn State for a second time this season with its 72-49 victory Wednesday night.  While we finally saw some positives after IU had been in a bit of a funk,...

After the Buzzer: Indiana at Northwestern
January 22nd, 2013 at 5:06 PM
Indiana has now notched three road wins in the Big Ten following its 67-59 win over Northwestern last Sunday.  Let that sink in a bit. IU is 3-0 on the road in the toughest conference in the country.  To put that in perspective, the Hoosiers won just three road conference games all...

After the Buzzer: No. 2 Indiana Falls to Wisconsin
January 17th, 2013 at 11:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** Wisconsin walked into Assembly Hall Tuesday night, smacked Indiana in the mouth and took first place in the Big Ten. The Badgers are undefeated in conference play and unranked. The 64-59 win marked the 11th time in a row that Wisconsin has beaten IU.  No. 2 Indiana had no answer for...

After the Buzzer: No. 5 Indiana Fends Off No. 8 Minnesota
January 14th, 2013 at 4:24 PM
On Saturday, Indiana managed to hold off Minnesota en rout to a 88-81 victory. The Hoosiers played two half's basketball so different it made one wonder if this was really the same team.  First a few quick notes. Since the game, IU has jumped up in the AP rankings to No....

After the Buzzer: No. 5 Indiana at Penn State
January 10th, 2013 at 10:38 AM
Indiana opened up the Big Ten season with two road wins. A close one at Iowa, and a beat down at Iowa. No. 5 IU,14-1 (2-0), will return home in time to host No. 8 Minnesota on Saturday. There are some questions to be asked about 74-51 win over Penn State....

After the Buzzer: Everything Since the Butler Loss
December 30th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
After losing to Butler in overtime, Indiana has rebounded with three straight dominating wins. IU seems to have rectified the problems that plagued the team against the Bulldogs. No longer to the Hoosiers show up with no energy or effort. The quality of their recent oppents has left something to be...

After the Buzzer: Indiana Falls to Butler
December 18th, 2012 at 5:50 PM
After losing to unranked (but probably should have been ranked, and are now 19th) Butler (8-2) on Saturday, 88-86, Indiana (9-1) fell to No. 6 in the AP polls.  We knew that it was unlikely that IU would remain No. 1 all season, let alone go undefeated, but it was a...

After the Buzzer: Indiana Routs North Carolina
November 28th, 2012 at 2:37 PM
Last night, we found out that IU is indeed deserving of the number one ranking they have had since October. The Hoosiers (7-0) played their up tempo style and simply ran the Tar Heels out of the building. IU's 83-59 win over North Carolina was something special.  We learned a lot...

After the Buzzer: IU Wins the Legends Classic
November 21st, 2012 at 5:20 PM
IU proved they were the No. 1 team in the country by overcoming tough games against Georgia and Georgetown. The Hoosiers won the Legends Classic but showed that this team is still a work in progress.  The Hoosiers (5-0) overcame a rough first half to beat Georgia 66-53. They then dominated...