Author: Mike Schumann

Indiana got a bit of a reality check last weekend against Iowa — and things don’t get any easier this Saturday. The Hoosiers find themselves on a two game losing streak for the first time this year and risk slipping back to .500 after a 4-1 start.  It’s a familiar story for Indiana fans, as the brutal Big Ten East schedule strikes again. Some members of this IU team carry the memory of taking a lead into the fourth quarter against Penn State the last time the Nittany Lions visited Bloomington in 2016.  Whether that provides confidence or not, the…

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The Indiana University football program has finished what had seemed to become a foregone conclusion.  The Indiana Daily Student posted this statement on Twitter following a release by the school: https://twitter.com/cdrummond97/status/1053424399339139072 You can read our story from earlier this week below chronicling the series of events that led to today’s news. Originally Published on October 14 —  First there was a glimmer of hope.  And now things appear to spiraling down the drain in a disturbing fashion. No, we aren’t talking about the 2018 Indiana football season — although that would be an apt description.  Sadly, this is about something…

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The 2018-19 Indiana University men’s basketball season is right around the corner.  To help get you ready, The Daily Hoosier is profiling every player on the 2018-19 IU roster.  You can see all of our 2018-19 player profiles in one place here.  If you are looking for the 2018-19 IU basketball schedule, you can find that here. Indiana basketball fans love a guy like Johnny Jager. He’s a local guy that went to play at Wabash and thrived there as a freshman.  He started in all 26 games and scored 15.0 points per game and added 5.5 assists and 2.4…

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Coming off its worst loss of the 2018 season, the Indiana University football program faces another major challenge this Saturday afternoon when Penn State comes to Bloomington.  Both programs are in the midst of two game losing streaks, with the Nittany Lions falling out of the top ten in the process. Below we bring you our favorites from behind enemy lines, including James Franklin’s assessment of IU, a former Indiana commit playing for PSU, how to attack the Hoosiers, and Penn State fans with (unreasonably?) high expectations. JAMES FRANKLIN BREAKS DOWN INDIANA A HOMECOMING FOR A FORMER IU COMMIT Remember…

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(Updated:  We learned after publishing this story that Alexis Gassion is now playing in Switzerland.  We have made that update below.) Earlier in the week we brought you the eight former IU stars now playing in the NBA.  (Update:  Troy Williams has since been released by New Orleans and we are awaiting word of his next landing spot.) Several readers requested an update on the various former IU players now starring overseas or in the NBA G-League. We acknowledge the Twitter handle @ProBallHoosiers for bringing several of these to our attention.  That account is a great follow for the day…

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Indiana head coach Tom Allen joined the legendary voice of IU Athletics Don Fischer on their weekly radio show to take one last look back at the Iowa game and preview this Saturday’s contest against No. 16 Penn State.  The Hoosiers and Nittany Lions kickoff at 3:30 p.m. Eastern on ABC. Fischer is joined later in the show by Nick Linder and T.D. Roof. https://www.facebook.com/IndianaFootball/videos/1919047948148875/ You can follow us on Twitter:  @daily_hoosier Find us on Facebook:  thedailyhoosier Want to receive all of our content via one e-mail in your inbox every day?  It’s free.  Join our daily mailing list here. Please consider supporting…

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The 2018-19 Indiana University men’s basketball season is right around the corner.  To help get you ready, The Daily Hoosier is profiling every player on the 2018-19 IU roster.  You can see all of our 2018-19 player profiles in one place here.  If you are looking for the 2018-19 IU basketball schedule, you can find that here. If there is an X-factor on this 2018-19 IU basketball team, it is probably Justin Smith.  There is no other player on this roster with so much untapped potential to become a major star at IU. The Illinois native came to Bloomington ranked…

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The 2018-19 Indiana University men’s basketball season is right around the corner.  To help get you ready, The Daily Hoosier is profiling every player on the 2018-19 IU roster.  You can see all of our 2018-19 player profiles in one place here.  If you are looking for the 2018-19 IU basketball schedule, you can find that here. Like all of the members of Indiana’s 2017 recruiting class that committed to Tom Crean, Clifton Moore was faced with an early decision — stick with the new head coach or look for a new opportunity.  Just like the rest of his 2017…

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Indiana University has announced that freshman guard Romeo Langford is among twenty candidates announced for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame’s Jerry West Shooting Guard Award. Below is the full release from IU: Top Collegiate Shooting Guards Named to Watch List for the “Naismith Starting 5”   Springfield, Mass. (Oct. 16, 2018) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list members for the 2019 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award and Indiana University freshman guard Romeo Langford is among those listed. Langford, a 6-6 guard from New Albany, is the 27th former Indiana Mr. Basketball…

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It is hard to believe, but Tuesday marks the opening night for the 2018-19 NBA season.  Once again, Indiana University will be well represented in the league, with reigning NBA All-Star Victor Oladipo leading the way. Below are all eight former Hoosiers on opening night rosters, and their stats from the 2017-18 season. Be sure to scroll down to the bottom as we also highlight other notable names with IU connections and from around the Big Ten to keep an eye out for. OG Anunoby – Toronto After a somewhat surprising immediate success story in year one that culminated with…

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