Purdue uses balanced effort to beat Southern Illinois, even record

Purdue coach Darrell Hazell's program is showing signs of life.

By BROCK SANDERS ISL Correspondent WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue was absolutely firing on all cylinders Saturday afternoon in a 35-13 victory over Southern Illinois. Boy, Purdue fans have been waiting two long years to hear something like that haven’t they?  The offense took advantage of its opportunities and got out to a quick start […]

Purdue rolled by Central Michigan; Notre Dame next

Danny Etling had a rough day against Central Michigan. File photo by Ben Fahrbach.

By JIM JOHNSON ISL Correspondent WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.  _ Purdue couldn’t find a groove and couldn’t make a stop. Central Michigan had complete control from the opening minutes and beat the Boilermakers 38-17 on Saturday. “I never felt like we were in rhythm throwing the football,” Purdue coach Darrell Hazell said. “Our drop-back passes have to […]

Tevin Coleman’s 247 yards carry Indiana past Indiana State

Tevin Coleman was nearly unstoppable against Indiana State. File photo by Chris Goff.

By COLLIN O’CONNOR ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –  Tevin Coleman showed that the Indiana Hoosiers might be OK if their passing game struggles. Coleman ran for 247 yards on 23 carries in a 28-10 win over Indiana State on Saturday. Indiana coach Kevin Wilson said the offensive line did its part, and one of the most exciting players in […]

Paul George suffers serious leg injury

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TYLER SMITH ISL Editor What a difference five months can truly make. About five months ago, the Indiana Pacers looked to be a team that would contend for an NBA title for several years. Since that time, the Pacers lost to the Miami Heat in the playoffs, lost Lance Stephenson to free agency and now […]

Pacers offseason: fan questions

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As free agency begins, Pacers fans have several questions about the team’s season and future: 1. “Do you think Larry is to blame for messing up the teams chemistry by trading Granger and picking up Bynum/Turner?” From: (@ColtsPacersJosh) Larry Bird stated that everyone needs to do better: The front office, the players, and the coaching […]

Sanders: After heartbreaking loss, Hoosiers’ legacy will live on

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By BROCK SANDERS ISL Correspondent For Indiana’s baseball team, what appeared to be a chance at the NCAA Super Regional round turned into heartbreak in a matter of seconds.  In a double-elimination Regional bracket, Indiana had already knocked off Stanford to send the Cardinal to the losers’ bracket.  As Stanford worked its way through the […]

Taylor steals the spotlight; Stanford defeats Indiana 10-7

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By CRAIG DRAGASH ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — College baseball has a history of dramatic moments in postseason play. A prime example is Warren Morris, a seldom used player for LSU, who had one of the great moments in College World Series history when he hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run to defeat Miami in […]

DeNato, Travis come up big for Indiana in win over Stanford

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By CRAIG DRAGASH ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana rode on the backs of All-Americans Joey DeNato and Sam Travis, and they delivered in a 4-2 regional win over Stanford on Saturday. DeNato pitched 7 1/3 innings, allowing only two runs, six hits, one walk, and four strikeouts. “He did a great job of changing speeds and […]

Was this season a failure for the Pacers?

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TYLER SMITH ISL Editor This was supposed to be the year for the Indiana Pacers. After taking the Miami Heat to a deciding seventh game last season, this team appeared to be on a mission to dethrone the champs. A year ago the Pacers and their fans were content with going as far as they […]

Smith: Letting Lance Stephenson go would be a huge mistake for Pacers

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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor A lot of eyes have been glued to Lance Stephenson for much of this crazy season. From his triple-doubles, to his interviews, to his on-court antics, he’s been entertaining to say the least. With free agency looming, the question on everybody’s mind is: Should the Pacers give this guy a […]