The Big Ten schedule was announced. So to kick off any analytical coverage for next season I wanted to take a look at each game and think about how Indiana needs to go about playing that opponent. So let’s go game by game shall we… Big Ten Game 1: at Rutgers In the Big Ten there are NO EASY WINS. Each game is a battle. … Continue reading Keys to victory in each game of the Indiana Hoosiers 2022-2023 Big Ten schedule
Indiana University announced the latest class of inductees into the IU Athletics Hall of Fame. Among the class sits one man, who has chatted his way into the hearts of all the obsessed Hoosiers out there. Don Fischer will be inducted this year and I honestly have to say about time. Not enough of a resume on the guy before?! I just wanted to give … Continue reading Why was this not done a decade ago? Don Fischer, Hoosier legend, selected for IU Athletics Hall of Fame.
So as I sat here thinking what I wanted to talk about first heading into this upcoming season, after a long hiatus with the birth of my daughter and simultaneous pipe bursting in my house leading to a personal home renovation project for yours truly, I figured I wanted to start out my covering of this upcoming 2022-2023 Indiana Hoosiers season by just sending out … Continue reading Just a Mike Woodson appreciation post.
Mike Woodson has settled into Bloomington. The new office smell is gone. Mike has gone out and got true talent to trust him to nurture that talent, and to commit to Indiana University. He has gotten a rudderless program has gotten back on track. Time to really get to building on the momentum he had gained following bringing the Indiana Hoosiers back to meaningful March … Continue reading Mike Woodson has all the tools to create an offensive identity for the Indiana Hoosiers. Short Thoughts.
Jordan Geronimo ended last season showcasing some of his superb athletic capabilities. Through the Big Ten Tournament and into the First Four game, Jordan began displaying bits of his potential. While he wasn’t getting any starting lineup love, he was given prominent minutes in our tournament run, including the Big Ten Tourney). Jordan Geronimo’s 15 pts against Wyoming were essential in locking up and validating … Continue reading Mike Woodson is showing us he can recruit. Now it’s time to prove he can develop. Short Thoughts on Jordan Geronimo.
No reason to go scorched Earth yet people. This is all part of the process for a guy in the position that TJD finds himself in. While many are freaking out that there goes another leaving, there is no reason to be seriously worried that Trayce won’t play for the Hoosiers just yet. While throwing his name into the draft may seem like his exit … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t be too worried about Trayce Jackson declaring for the draft. 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.
I posted why I thought Xavier Johnson should be held to a 5 game suspension in order to reconcile (hardly) for the charges brought against him, barring any further ramifications. I read many of the comments and the discussions across a few platforms and just wanted to elaborate a bit on what there is to lose from a potential dismissal. I know the arrest of … Continue reading Final Statements, Mike Woodson needs to back Xavier Johnson in this moment (optics people. optics.) Short thoughts.
So I’m sure everyone has read the news being spread around regarding Xavier Johnson’s arrest… and boy it does not sound great. If you haven’t heard the details here’s a solid, to the point explanation. I don’t feel like really retreading the details here. While Xavier was included in those previous “curfew violations” that resulted in self imposed suspensions for those players involved, this one … Continue reading “The Honorable Judge Mike Woodson” (Thoughts on the Xavier Johnson charges and how this could be handled).
Everyone who sees the four most recent players to enter the transfer portal, you need to think about the circumstances pertaining to each players future, and just what the transfer portal stands to be in the age of the NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) agreement. So I’m going to write this in order to talk the less rational off the ledge and to put some … Continue reading Why you should not be concerned about the Indiana Hoosiers entering the often feared Transfer Portal.