Author: Mike Schumann

It seemed like the only positive thing that Gus Johnson and Jimmy Jackson could come up with for Indiana on this night was that they kept fighting.  And that is no small thing.  We’ve seen Indiana teams quit in these circumstances.  Ultimately, no amount of fight was going to overcome this talent gap — a talent gap that widened dramatically when junior forward Juwan Morgan left in the first half with an injury.  This one was never really in doubt.  Michigan State wins it easily, 85-57. Overall:  C  The Juwan Morgan injury shouldn’t be used as an excuse here.  The script…

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Final box score for a 85-57 Michigan State victory over Indiana.  This one was never really in doubt as the Spartans controlled the game for the final 30 minutes.  Literally adding insult to injury, Indiana lost its star forward Juwan Morgan to an ankle injury. Photo – Mike Carter, USA Today Sports

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Indiana University held a media access event on Thursday to allow the public to get to know the newest members of the Indiana football team that have elected to enroll at IU early and join the program on campus beginning in January.  Videos below include:  Nick Linder, Ronnie Walker, Michael Penix, Jacolby Hewitt, T.D. Roof, and James Head. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj__RoQAGJw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-c5LRAlhBw0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB9TG9MD_nU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjpf7I5OYaM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXpU2g90ky4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raq1L-l-mnA You can follow us on Twitter:  @daily_hoosier Find us on Facebook:  thedailyhoosier Video credit – Indiana University Athletics

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GAME NOTES:  The Indiana Hoosiers (11-7, 4-2) travel to East Lansing, Michigan for a Friday night contest with the 9th ranked Michigan State Spartans (16-3, 4-2).  The game will be played at The Breslin Center with the tip-off scheduled for 7:00 PM ET.  FS1 will carry the television broadcast with Gus Johnson and Jimmy Jackson on the call. Indiana is on a 3 game Big Ten conference winning streak, while the Spartans have lost 2 of their last 3 in conference play.   Head coach Tom Izzo is in his 23rd year of leading the Spartan program.  He has a career record of…

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Indiana University basketball coach Archie Miller met with the media on Thursday January 18th to give a team update and preview Friday’s game against Michigan State.  IU players Robert Johnson and Josh Newkirk also met with the media.  Watch live now or in full after the press conference concludes. Posted by Indiana Basketball on Thursday, January 18, 2018 Video credit:  Indiana University Athletics

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With the college football season over and the NFL season down to the final four, for many the focus is beginning to shift to next season, including the NFL draft.  Over the past two days ESPN’s Mel Kiper, Jr. and USA Today’s Draft Wire have released mock drafts and positional rankings.  Their evaluations contain good news for several former Indiana stars. It should be noted that it is still very early in the process.  While the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the draft has passed, NFL teams still need to get through the free agency process before they can fully contemplate…

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During the offseason we’ll keep you updated on a weekly basis on the news and notes that occur related to the Indiana University football program.  Here are the key notable events from the past week: Devonte Williams Transferring From IU Indiana running back Devonte Williams announced that he was transferring to Southeastern Louisiana State over the weekend.  In addition to his RB duties, Williams was the Hoosiers’ primary kick returner for the past two seasons.  He ranks sixth all-time in program history with 1,511 career return yards.  During the 2017 season Williams rushed 20 times for 70 yards and caught…

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Robert Johnson has been a key contributor to the Indiana basketball program since the day he stepped on campus back in 2014.  The senior guard has been a starter for 105 of the 116 games he has been healthy enough to play in since joining the team for the 2014-15 season.  That kind of involvement from day one is just the kind of resume that can result in multiple appearances on the all-time statistical lists. Johnson reached his first major statistical milestone when he passed 1,000 points in the Seton Hall game earlier this season.  He is now in 34th place…

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Indiana has won three Big Ten conference games in a row — so of course it feels like they are playing better basketball.  But sometimes winning close games can mask lingering problems, giving fans a false sense of hope.  So we wondered, is there tangible evidence of statistical improvement over the last 3 games?  Take a look.  Statistical improvements are in bold: So basically, Indiana has improved in every area except field goal percentage and blocked shots.  Guess who leads the team in field goal percentage and blocks per game? THE THREE GAME STREAK BEGAN WITH THE DE’RON DAVIS INJURY…

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