Tyler Smith’s interview with Hoosier legend Tom Coverdale

Tom Coverdale sees similarities between the 2002 Hoosiers and this year's team.

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  Tom Coverdale has been a Hoosier fan-favorite since he played at Indiana in the 2000-2003 seasons.  Just this season, current Hoosier Yogi Ferrell joined Coverdale as the only players in Indiana history to record 1,000 points, 500 assists, and 200 3-pointers made.  With IU’s current tournament run drawing comparisons to […]

Hoosiers fall, but remain a dangerous team

Thomas Bryant soars over a Michigan defender.
(Photo by Jamie Owens)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — There’s no other way to put it- The Indiana Hoosiers have flat out stunk in the Big Ten Tournament over the years (11-19 all-time record). Fans were hoping this year would be different. Instead, the Hoosiers were a one-and-done, losing to the hungry Michigan Wolverines on a last-second […]

Smith: Reflecting on Ferrell’s Indiana career

Yogi Ferrell is finishing up a great career at Indiana.
(Photo by IU Athletics)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON — The Hoosiers came into Sunday night’s game against Maryland having already won their 22nd Big Ten Championship. But they still had a lot to play for: A better seed in the NCAA tournament, an undefeated season at home, and they also wanted senior Yogi Ferrell to finish his […]

Zeller impressed with Hoosiers season

Cody Zeller continues to improve his game at the NBA level.
(Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — Whenever the Charlotte Hornets are in town to face the Pacers, it’s always fun to see former Hoosier Cody Zeller.  I had a chance to speak with Zeller after the Hornets win on Friday night, and Cody shared some thoughts about his alma mater. “They’ve been playing really […]

Hoosiers crush Illini, inch closer to Big Ten Title


By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor CHAMPAIGN, IL — After a big win over rival Purdue, and upcoming dates with Iowa and Maryland, it would have been very easy for the Indiana Hoosiers to overlook Illinois. But with a Big Ten title in their sights, the Hoosiers once again steam-rolled the Fighting Illini by a final […]

Hoosiers beat rival Purdue

Troy Williams scored 19 points in the win over rival Purdue.
(Photo by Jamie Owens)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON — Whenever Indiana meets Purdue, you can usually throw records out the window. Bragging rights typically trump current standings in this age-old rivalry.  This time, however, there was more than just bragging rights on the line. The Hoosiers are trying to win their second Big-Ten title in the last […]

Hoosiers take down #4 Iowa

The Hoosiers are now (6-1) against top 5 ranked teams at Assembly Hall since 2011.
(Courtesy of IU Athletics/Mike Dickbernd)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  BLOOMINGTON — In Big Ten Conference play, every game is its own animal.  One game often has no bearing on the next. Just five days ago, the Indiana Hoosiers lost to Penn State on the road.  That spelled major trouble for their next game against #4 ranked Iowa, right?  Wrong.  […]

Hoosiers survive, improve to 8-1 in conference play


By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON — After suffering their first loss of conference play earlier this week, the Hoosiers returned home to play Minnesota on Saturday. Whether they were looking past this game or not, the Golden Gophers gave Indiana all they could handle in a game that went down to the wire. In […]

Hoosiers dominate Northwestern, improve to 7-0 in conference play

Tom Crean.
(Courtesy of IU Athletics/Mike Dickbernd)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON — For the first time since 1993, the Indiana Hoosiers have started conference play with seven straight victories. They blasted Northwestern on Saturday by a final score of 89-57 in front of a sell-out crowd at Assembly Hall. Lop-sided victories at home have become the norm for this Indiana […]

Hoosiers move to 6-0 as Ferrell sets assist record

Yogi Ferrell is finishing up a great career at Indiana.
(Photo by IU Athletics)

By ANDY PROFFET ISL Correspondent  BLOOMINGTON — Indiana coach Tom Crean said Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell’s work ethic was already strong when he came to Bloomington four years ago. And it’s only grown, Crean said Tuesday night. That work ethic, and Ferrell’s leadership, paid off with the Hoosiers’ career assist record. Ferrell needed two assists to […]