College Basketball Coach of the Year: The Final Five Candidates and Reader Poll

As we motor toward March Madness 2013, here are the leading candidates, listed alphabetically, for the top college basketball coach in 2012-2013.

Video: Amazing Full Court Buzzer-Beater Keeps Indiana High School Hoops Team Alive in State Tournament

On Friday night, in the semi-final round of the Lafayette Jefferson sectional tournament in Class 4A, another miraculous basketball moment bounced its way into the rich history and tradition that is Indiana high school basketball.

Duke Backs Into #1 Ranking in Coaches Poll … Will They Back Into Another Undeserved Top Seed Come March?

It’s hard to believe Duke can be so uninspiring yet position themselves for another questionable top seed in March Madness.

College Basketball Coach of the Year: The Final Five Candidates and Reader Poll

As we motor forward during March Madness 2012, here are the leading candidates, in no particular order (alphabetical actually), for the top college basketball coach in 2011-2012, then an opportunity for you to chime in with your vote.

Christian Watford Primed For Big Game Against Michigan State, So Say The Stats

A number of players need to play well tonight for Indiana to knock off yet another top-5 team in Assembly Hall. But no Hoosier is more important to the Hoosiers’ chances of beating a tough, talented, tested Michigan State team tonight than junior forward Christian Watford.

Stats Show Similarities Between Victor Oladipo and Dwyane Wade At Same Age Under Same Coach

Victor Oladipo’s role is morphing into one consistent with athletic, multi-talented Tom Crean guards of years past. Of course, the most famous of Crean’s such guards is Dwyane Wade. So I wondered today: how do Oladipo’s numbers over the last six games compare to Wade’s numbers as a sophomore? I was pleasantly surprised with the answer.

Indiana-Iowa Preview: Analysis, Point Spread, Prediction, TV Time and Announcers

On Sunday at 6:00 ET, the 17th-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (16-5, 4-5) return to Bloomington to face the Iowa Hawkeyes (11-10, 3-5) on the Big Ten Network. As always, Jerod, Ryan, and Andy will be here with another episode of The Assembly Call as soon as the game ends with instant analysis and fan reaction.

Indiana-Wisconsin Preview: Analysis, Point Spread, Prediction, TV Time and Announcers

On Thursday at 9:00 ET, the #17-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (16-4, 4-4) travel to Madison to take on the #25-ranked Wisconsin Badgers (16-5, 5-3) on the ESPN2.

Indiana-Penn State Preview: Analysis, Point Spread, Prediction, TV Time and Announcers

On Sunday at 12:00 ET, the #13-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (15-4, 3-4) hope to halt a three-game losing streak when they return home to face on the Penn State Nittany Lions (10-10, 2-5) on the Big Ten Network.

IU v Nebraska Postgame Show

Indiana lost tonight 70-69 to Nebraska after leading by 13 at one point in the second half. There is a lot that can be said about tonight’s game, and we said most of it during tonight’s postgame show, but I think this collapse – and it was a collapse, an utter f’ing collapse – can be summed up with accuracy thusly: WTF?

IU-Nebraska Gameday Preview

On Wednesday at 7:00 ET, the #13-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (15-3, 3-3) will try to break a two-game losing streak when they travel to Lincoln to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers (9-8, 1-5) on the Big Ten Network.

Indiana at Ohio State Postgame Show

It was a tale of two halves, but ultimately it was a tale of Indiana getting its ass kicked at Ohio State on Sunday afternoon.

The Hoosiers were down 35-14 at halftime, and all hope of a victory was gone. But the Hoosiers did scrap and claw for a 4-point victory in the second half, ultimately losing 80-63.

IU-Minnesota Postgame Show

We break down Indiana’s loss to Minnesota, including Indiana’s lack of focus and energy, Cody Zeller’s strong performance, and some disappointing behavior from IU’s fans, on the latest edition of The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.

Commentary: Indiana is back…but with still a long way to go

There are a lot of good things happening in Bloomington right now, which is why the chants of “Indiana is back” can be heard ringing throughout the nation, and with good reason. But Jerod Morris wants to remind Hoosier fans not to forget how great IU once was or how far IU basketball fell, so that they don’t shortchange themselves the full rewards of the journey back up to the top.

IU v Minnesota Gameday Preview

On Thursday evening at 8:00 ET, the #8 ranked Indiana Hoosiers (15-1, 3-1) host the Minnesota Golden Gophers (12-5, 0-4) on BTN. Andy Bottoms previews the action.