Purdue wins Big Ten West and wins the Old Oaken Bucket (Indiana Football short thoughts)

Indiana came out in this game looking great! Following a huge field goal hold stop by the Indiana defense, followed by an Indiana Touchdown on the legs of Jaylen Lucas. Following another Indiana stop, Dexter was rolling out and then went down untouched. A sight that no fan wants to see, but many fans know what it means. Tom Allen stated that it was not … Continue reading Purdue wins Big Ten West and wins the Old Oaken Bucket (Indiana Football short thoughts)

The Bucket Game: Give Me Something To Brag About! (Indiana-Purdue pregame thoughts)

The Old Oaken Bucket was first awarded in 1925. After Chicago based alumni of both Indiana and Purdue decided to establish a rivalry trophy in honor of sportsmanship or whatever. Both Alumni chapters met and drafted the following resolution to make said trophy: “an old oaken bucket as the most typical Hoosier form of trophy, that the bucket should be taken from some well in … Continue reading The Bucket Game: Give Me Something To Brag About! (Indiana-Purdue pregame thoughts)

The way too early pre-season rankings mean nothing really, but slight evidence that the Indiana Hoosiers are righting this ship. Short thoughts.

Well there’s a little faith booster for you. While these ultimately mean nothing, it means we are on the radar. CBS writer Gary Parrish said on the Hoosiers in his 19th spot, “The Hoosiers’ ranking is based on Indiana returning the top three scorers from a team that made the NCAA Tournament – among them Trayce Jackson-Davis, who could be a candidate for Big Ten … Continue reading The way too early pre-season rankings mean nothing really, but slight evidence that the Indiana Hoosiers are righting this ship. Short thoughts.