4:49 PM EST, Thu November 27, 2014

Zander Diamont really, really wants to keep the Bucket

The way this season has gone for Indiana’s football program, quarterback Zander Diamont can’t think of any other outcome than a win for Saturday’s matchup against Purdue. And trust him. He really, really wants to win this one. “There’s part of me that feels like, with everything this team’s been » read more...

Teammates join Blackmon for ceremony at Marion

Wednesday was James Blackmon Jr. Night at the Bill Green Athletic Arena, where Marion High School’s boys’ basketball program presented the former Giants guard with a night in his honor. According to tweets from Matt Wilson, sports editor of the Marion Chronicle-Tribune, Blackmon was joined by IU coach Tom Crean » read more...

Monday’s game moved too fast to play Holt, Crean says

Tom Crean thought about playing Emmitt Holt in Monday’s 88-86 loss to Eastern Washington. But the Indiana coach decided against doing so because the speed of the game was at a level that Holt may not have been prepared for. Crean said the game moved at a pace that was » read more...

Live blog: IU women host East Tennessee State #iuwbb

PREGAME: How about a little matinee basketball? We have just that at Assembly Hall this afternoon, as the IU women’s team is set to host East Tennessee State at 2 p.m. I’ll have updates at each media timeout, and perhaps a few more on Twitter, where you can find me » read more...

Crean talks recruiting Anunoby, Morgan #iubb

The first time Indiana coach Tom Crean went to watch AAU outfit Team Thad, Ogugua “O.G.” Anunoby’s name wasn’t in the program. “We didn’t know if we were watching a junior or a senior,” Crean said. “I just knew that I was watching a guy that had tremendous length, covered » read more...

A Hoosier Thanksgiving for Kevin Wilson’s bunch

Indiana will have a team dinner Wednesday night followed by a Thursday morning practice. From there, players will be allowed 24 hours to spend time with friends and family on Thanksgiving. The only catch is that Wilson asks that no one stray too far from Bloomington. And no one is » read more...

Tevin Coleman named a Doak Walker finalist

Tevin Coleman is going to Disney World. The Indiana junior is one of three finalists for the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation’s top running back. Coleman is joined by Big Ten aspirants Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska and Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon. The recipient will be announced during the college » read more...

Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ Eastern Washington’s attack basketball left Indiana on its heels and with a loss, Mike writes. It wasn’t a good loss, but it’s far too soon to hit the panic button, I wrote. Consistency and focus are still the message for IU football heading into the season finale, » read more...

Eastern Washington stuns Indiana, 88-86 #iubb

Indiana let a double-digit second-half lead slip away in an 88-86 loss to Eastern Washington Monday at Assembly Hall. Eastern Washington guard Drew Brandon and IU’s Yogi Ferrell each had 27 points. Indiana led 41-35 at halftime and built that advantage to as many 11 points in the second half. » read more...

Chad Kelly visiting Bloomington this weekend #iufb

East Mississippi Community College quarterback Chad Kelly will visit Bloomington this weekend for the IU-Purdue game, he told The Herald-Times on Monday. Kelly, a four-star recruit who most recently attended Clemson, has thrown for 3,472 yards and 42 touchdowns against eight interceptions this season. The nephew of hall of fame » read more...

Indiana unranked, but receiving votes

A perfect start to the season and a win over then-No. 22 Southern Methodist wasn’t enough to get Indiana into the top 25 this week, but the Hoosiers are receiving votes. IU picked up six votes in the Associated Press top 25 and five in the USA Today Coaches poll. » read more...

Blackmon named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr. earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors, the conference announced Monday. Blackmon shot a combined 54 percent (20-for-37) from the field, including a 13-for-21 mark from 3-point range, while averaging 22 points and six rebound over a three-game stretch. He scored 19 points and » read more...

Tyra Buss a Big Ten freshman of the week, again #iuwbb

For the second week in a  row, Indiana guard Tyra Buss was honored as freshman of the week by the Big Ten conference. This week, she shared the honor with Illinois’ Chatrice White, but this makes Buss the first IU player to win the award in back-to-back weeks. She is the » read more...

Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ Fifth-seeded Indiana soccer saw its season end with a splash in a 2-1 loss to Xavier, I wrote. IU women’s basketball coach Teri Moren was happy to get an easy win Sunday, but not happy about the way the Hoosiers did it, Jon writes. Sharp-shooting Eastern Washington » read more...