Hoosiers searching for leadership after another home loss

Tom Crean saw his team lose their fourth home game of the season on Sunday.
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By CALEB LYNN ISL Contributor  BLOOMINGTON — The Hoosiers desperately needed a win at home over Michigan on Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately for them, they didn’t play like it. Michigan came into Assembly Hall and defeated Indiana 75-63. It was their first true road win of the entire season, while the Hoosiers downward spiral continued. Indiana […]

Purdue beats Indiana in Bloomington

Vince Edwards scored a career-high 26 points in the win over Indiana.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  BLOOMINGTON —  Whenever the Hoosiers and Boilers get together, you never know what you’re going to see. Thomas Bryant and Caleb Swanigan both fouling out on the same play in the final minute?  Just what we all expected, right? In a tightly contested game throughout, it was Purdue that […]

Indiana’s win over Penn State more important than it appears

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By TIM MEYER ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — If Indiana finds itself in the NCAA tournament next month, Thursday’s triple-overtime win will be a big reason why. Not that a home win against Penn State (12-11, 4-6) is a resume builder, but a home loss to the Nittany Lions would have been devastating to their […]

Hoosiers defeat Rutgers

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By CALEB LYNN ISL Contributor  BLOOMINGTON — Despite a rough shooting night, the Hoosiers were able to defeat Rutgers on Sunday with a final score of 76-57 at Assembly Hall. A strong performance on the defensive side of the ball propelled the Hoosiers to victory. OG Anunoby showed why he is an elite defender by […]

Hoosiers get back on track against Illinois

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By CALEB LYNN ISL Contributor  BLOOMINGTON — After a disappointing start to the conference season, the Hoosiers put together a bounce-back win over Illinois at Assembly Hall on Saturday night.  It snapped Indiana’s three-game losing streak. IU started the game with a 15-0 run and that boosted their confidence as they eventually took down the […]

Hoosiers searching for answers after third straight loss

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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  BLOOMINGTON —  It’s been a rough seven days for the Indiana Hoosiers.  They lost their third straight game on Tuesday night, falling to the Wisconsin Badgers 75-68 in front of a surprisingly quiet Assembly Hall crowd.  They’ve now started conference play 0-2, and have yet to play a conference […]

Hoosiers fall to Louisville

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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — After a disappointing loss to Nebraska to open conference play, the Hoosiers had a big opportunity to get back on track against #6 Louisville in Indianapolis. Instead, their shooting went ice cold and they were no match for the Cardinals, losing by a final score of 77-62 […]

Hoosiers lose to Nebraska to open conference play

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By CALEB LYNN ISL Contributor  BLOOMINGTON — Coming into Wednesday night, the Hoosiers had won 26 straight games at Assembly Hall.  That streak was snapped, as Nebraska shocked the Hoosier faithful with an 87-83 victory to open conference play. To make matters worse, Juwan Morgan could be lost for a period of time as he […]

Hoosiers win big in final non-conference tuneup

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By CALEB LYNN ISL Contributor  BLOOMINGTON — In their final tuneup before conference play, the Hoosiers took care of business, defeating Austin Peay 97-62 at Assembly Hall. Robert Johnson scored 20 points and made six from behind the arc, a new career high. Johnson’s six 3’s tied James Blackmon Jr.’s high mark for this season, […]

Anunoby, Hoosiers dominate Delaware State

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By TIM MEYER ISL Contributor  BLOOMINGTON — After missing three games recently with an ankle injury, Indiana forward O.G. Anunoby made his presence felt Monday night. Following a shaky return in Saturday’s loss to Butler, the sophomore played like the standout Coach Tom Crean expected him to be in a 103-56 win. In 26 minutes […]