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Maryland 80, Indiana 68

Maryland went into Bloomington, Indiana on Tuesday night and pulled out a hard-fought 80-68 victory over the Hoosiers to put the ACC on the scoreboard of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. The Terrapins trailed throughout the majority of the first half before earning a 35-33 advantage at the intermission. After a back-and-forth start to the second… more »

Big Ten’s Pre-Christmas Breakdown

You want a laugh, find a copy of Bill Cosby’s “Himself” DVD. You want a chuckle, look at this season’s preseason prognostications, one month later. Before Kentucky’s Billy Gillispie came out for Kentucky’s Midnight Madness and tried to secure a dozen letters of intent from 8th graders in the crowd and before Tom Izzo turned… more »

How will the Big Ten fare in the NCAA Tournament?

“The Big Ten was bad this year. No way around the truth.” – Bracketography’s David Mihm on Selection Sunday. Lost in all the Selection Sunday madness was any discussion of the Big Ten. And, because of the questionable season the entire conference put together, maybe the lack of discussion was warranted. That said, only four… more »

Big Ten Tournament Preview

Regardless of what happens in Indianapolis at this week’s Big Ten Tournament, Wisconsin, Purdue, Indiana and Wisconsin all are dancing. One team – Ohio State – still has realistic dreams of a landing on the right side of the Selection Sunday bubble. That makes this year’s Big Ten Tournament a little mundane, but there are… more »

Indiana Hoosiers

Record: (24-5, 13-3 Big Ten) Key Wins: Michigan State, Purdue, Kentucky, @So. Illinois, N-Illinois State Key Losses: Michigan State, @ Wisconsin, Connecticut, @ Xavier Key Stat: 0.964– As good as Indiana has played this season, it is one of the few elite teams that averages more turnovers per game than assists with a .964 assist-to-turnover… more »

Bubble Watch 2/20/08

After a one-week hiatus, we’re back with the weekly Bubble Watch. A quick rundown of the teams featured last time around: Big 10: Indiana Hoosiers. IU is now officially a lock.  After two wins over Big Ten leaders Purdue and Michigan State, Indiana will be in the Tournament.  The bigger question is whether Kelvin Sampson… more »

NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch: 2/6/08

First, a review of last week’s Bubble teams: Big Ten – Ohio State Buckeyes. Ugh. Bucks had a chance to solidify their profile last week, but lost at a scrappy Iowa. We’re now starting the all-important “Last 10 games,” and as bad as the Big Ten is this year, Ohio State’s schedule is pretty rough…. more »

On Point: Know Your Opponents

When analyzing matchups, experts tend to look at the obvious: rankings, star players, and big-name coaches. All of these play a factor, but sometimes a win just comes down to knowing your opponent. How does the opposition score? From the foul line? Mid-range jumpers? Three-pointers? And, almost as important, where are your team’s defensive weaknesses?… more »

Indiana Preview

2006-2007 Record: 21-11 (10-6 Big 10, 3rd) Postseason Games: 3/9/2007 Illinois Big Ten Tournament L 58-54 3/15/2007 Gonzaga NCAA W 70-57 3/17/2007 UCLA NCAA L 54-49 Returning Statistical Leaders: 13.8 ppg – D.J.White 7.3 rpg – D.J. White 3.0 apg – Armon Bassett Starting Lineup: Key Stat: C DeAndre Thomas 6’9 Jr. In 5 games,… more »

Georgia Tech at Indiana

Georgia Tech (3-2) has played fives games so far and the Jackets have been seriously tested in four of them, including coming up on the short end twice. Coach Paul Hewitt and company went down to UNC-Greensboro in the season opener and lost to Winthrop in the second game the Paradise Jam. The Jackets’ wins… more »

Reactions to the 2007 NCAA Tournament Bracket

General Comments: Selection Committee Chair Gary Walters has repeated in numerous interviews that this was the hardest field to select and seed that he has encountered in his five years on the Selection Committee. I agree wholeheartedly. The number of teams in contention for the last couple of at-large slots was already massive before all… more »

2006-2007 Indiana Hoosiers

You remember that kid in high school who, no matter who hit him, would retaliate? Think of Indiana as that team that doesn’t hesitate to retaliate. Regardless of the foe, Indiana won’t stop trading blows until the clock strikes 0:00.Much of that identity is new to Bloomington, and it came with the arrival of coach… more »

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