Indiana Basketball: State of the Program (short thoughts prior to Big Ten play)

Ahead of Indiana’s first game in the 2022-2023 Big Ten season visiting the Scarlet Knights, I wanted to take a moment and reflect on the overall state of the Indiana basketball program, with the Hoosiers now 7-0 with two impressive wins already under their belt. The Hoosiers have placed upon themselves lofty expectations, so far everything has gone according to plan for the 2022-2023 season. … Continue reading Indiana Basketball: State of the Program (short thoughts prior to Big Ten play)

Bacot may be an All-American, but Trayce is THE All-American! (Indiana-UNC short postgame thoughts)

Final score out of Bloomington, Indiana Hoosiers 77 – North Carolina Tar Heels 65. Well Indiana found itself in foul trouble, and took the court only to show that no matter who they’ve got on the court this season they will be playing relentless, smash-mouth defense. Utilizing depth in route to the victory, Indiana showed a toughness today. A toughness that is bleeding through this … Continue reading Bacot may be an All-American, but Trayce is THE All-American! (Indiana-UNC short postgame thoughts)

Business as usual, as the Hoosiers beat the JSU Tigers 90-51. (Indiana basketball short postgame thoughts)

Final out of Bloomington: Indiana Hoosiers 90 – Jackson State 51 The Indiana Hoosiers were able to rightfully handle the Jackson State Tigers. Leaving little doubt, the Hoosier depth was once again able to shine when the 0-4 tigers rolled into town. The Indiana Hoosiers beat the “0 for” Tigers, and left little doubt in this game. While Indiana teams of prior seasons may have … Continue reading Business as usual, as the Hoosiers beat the JSU Tigers 90-51. (Indiana basketball short postgame thoughts)

No Trayce, No Problem as The Hoosiers Beat the Little Rock Trojans (Indiana Basketball postgame)

Final out of Bloomington, Little Rock 68 – Indiana 87. Well… I have to admit I was surely bummed that Trayce was a precautionary inactive in this one. While I was bummed, I get it. The Hoosiers looked to utilize the bench in their matchup with the Trojans following their taxing weekend of high caliber ball. Luckily, the weaker opponents that a non-conference schedule can … Continue reading No Trayce, No Problem as The Hoosiers Beat the Little Rock Trojans (Indiana Basketball postgame)

Trayce Jackson-Davis is a different monster this season, Little Rock in his sights next. (Indiana Hoosiers – Little Rock pregame thoughts)

The now #11 ranked Hoosiers (shout out to Kentucky at #15) are hosting the juggernaut program that is the Little Rock Trojans tomorrow Wednesday, November 23rd at 6:30PM. The Hoosiers’ immediately jump back into action following their action packed weekend, beating Xavier in Cincinnati and Miami (OH) in Indianapolis. 2 games in 3 days is quite a test for any team, and the Hoosiers handled … Continue reading Trayce Jackson-Davis is a different monster this season, Little Rock in his sights next. (Indiana Hoosiers – Little Rock pregame thoughts)

Hoosiers can call this weekend a success following their victory over Miami. (Really short postgame thoughts)

The Indiana Hoosiers wrapped up one of the more competent weekends of basketball that we’ve seen in a while from the Indiana Hoosiers. With their impressively dominant 86-56 win over Miami (OH) the Hoosiers have continued their hot start to a 4-0 record. The Hoosiers gained some favor with the gamblers in this one, covering the spread in which they were 27.5 favorites. This Indiana … Continue reading Hoosiers can call this weekend a success following their victory over Miami. (Really short postgame thoughts)

Hoosiers escape Xavier with their most impressive away win in some time. (Indiana postgame short thoughts)

Final: Indiana 81 – Xavier 79 Well, that one was certainly closer than I would have liked. The Musketeers gave it their all, but ultimately fell just short. Watching this game, I couldn’t help but feel like I was watching a familiar movie, scenes I’ve seen time and time before. An Indiana team that comes out flat and never gets up to the tempo I … Continue reading Hoosiers escape Xavier with their most impressive away win in some time. (Indiana postgame short thoughts)

Xavier Musketeers weapon spotlight: Colby Jones and Jack Nunge (and how Indiana shuts them down)

Prior to these games with the more known commodity level programs I want to highlight an opposing player or two that stands out on the stat sheet and the court. Just highlighting them and allowing any Hoosier fans curious enough, a little insight into what one might expect come the next game. With our marquee matchup in Cincinnati Friday, Xavier will have plenty of weapons, … Continue reading Xavier Musketeers weapon spotlight: Colby Jones and Jack Nunge (and how Indiana shuts them down)

Will Hoosier depth continue to get shine as IU hosts the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats? (Indiana basketball short pregame thoughts)

In the season’s official opener against the Morehead State Eagles, Trayce Jackson Davis shouldered 23 minutes. Now while that may seem like a lot to some, in minutes distributed to your team’s All-American that is nothing! I’m hoping that in this matchup against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats we will again get to see the bench get plenty of shine. Based on SI.com’s preseason ranking of all … Continue reading Will Hoosier depth continue to get shine as IU hosts the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats? (Indiana basketball short pregame thoughts)

Indiana Hoosiers beat Morehead State 88-53. This IU team is deeper than any of Crean’s were. (IU-Morehead State short thoughts)

1-0 Hoosier fans!!!!! Holding the opposition to 53 pts in your opener isn’t too bad I’d say. Sorry in advance for any spelling or grammatical errors, just a Hoosier fanboy sharing some of his post game thoughts on Indiana’s 88-53 victory over the Morehead State Eagles. Let’s get into it. Morehead State showed up far hungrier than the Hoosiers on the boards in that first … Continue reading Indiana Hoosiers beat Morehead State 88-53. This IU team is deeper than any of Crean’s were. (IU-Morehead State short thoughts)