Indiana Hoosiers historic CWS berth deserves more publicity

I need to hear from fans of Indiana University, and I need to hear from alums of Indiana University.

Do you have a clue on what your baseball program has been accomplishing? Do you realize the program coach Tracy Smith has built, which has become the first Big Ten team in 29 years to reach the College World Series?

Or did your support of Hoosiers athletics end in ephemeral fashion when Tom Crean, Cody Zeller, and Victor Oladipo were eliminated from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament?

NCAA Tournament Re-Rack: Ranking the Sweet 16 Teams 1-16 Based on Computer Simulation Results

How would the remaining 16 teams in the 2013 NCAA basketball field do in a conference against each other? This ranking gives you an idea.

Bracket Projection: Letting a Computer Objectively Pick All 63 Games

Before the games begin, how about just one more projection? Here is one shot through a computer, which results in programs that you are not expecting in the Final Four.

Even Kanye Would Agree … Trey Burke is College Basketball’s Player of the Year

This college basketball season there has been a constant carousel at the top of the rankings, and there has been no clear-cut, consensus favorite for best team in the country. As for the best player in men’s college basketball? I do know the answer to that one: Michigan’s Trey Burke.

Should Indiana Have Cut Down Assembly Hall Nets After Loss to Ohio State?

On Tuesday night, immediately after losing to Ohio State, the Indiana Hoosiers celebrated their 21st Big Ten championship in school history by taking the shears to the Assembly Hall nylons after the team’s final home game of the year. Should they have?

With Indiana Out On Anya, Attention Shifts to Noah Vonleh

Indiana has pulled out of the recruiting battle for highly touted big man BeeJay Anya, shifting their attention to #7-ranked Noah Vonleh.

The Bottoms Line Podcast: Season Preview of #1-ranked Indiana, Plus Big Ten Talk

In the first episode of The Bottoms Line College Basketball Podcast for 2012, Andy Bottoms is joined by Alex Bozich of to discuss #1-ranked Indiana, plus some of the other expected heavyweights in the Big Ten.

Derek Elston Injury: Torn Meniscus, Out Two Months, How Will It Affect IU?

It was reported first by Zach Osterman of Inside Indiana, and confirmed by Inside The Hall, that senior forward Derek Elston has a torn meniscus and is expected to miss a couple of months.

Top Recruit BeeJay Anya Gaining Reasons to Commit to Hoosiers

With commitment time starting to quickly approach, IU seems to have many factors that could convince 6’9 big man BeeJay Anya to choose Bloomington as his college destination.

A Night With Tom Crean: Talking Lineups, Injuries, Derek Elston’s New Role, and Will Sheehey’s Fitness Record

Thursday night, Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean spent the evening talking to the student body about everything from the importance of helping others to the future of the Hoosiers’ basketball program.

A Relatively New IU Fan Dissects the Indiana-Kentucky Rivalry

Die-hard Hoosier basketball fans are raised with a burning passion of hatred against the university’s main rivals, Purdue and Kentucky. So what happens when you’re all but forced to root for one of your rival’s main contributors?

Matt Roth’s Scholarship at Indiana Should Not Be In Question

Terry Hutchens wrote a terrific piece this morning that reminded me of a topic I’ve been wanting to address: Indiana’s scholarship crunch for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Hutchens’ piece – entitled "Hoosiers need to find a scholarship for Roth" – echoes exactly what I have been thinking about this issue.

The end of Kentucky-Indiana raises questions, eyebrows

After months of behind-the-scenes bickering over how they would continue one of the best series in college basketball, Kentucky and Indiana have called it quits.

Does The 2011-12 Indiana Basketball Team Deserve A Banner In Assembly Hall?

With Friday’s Sweet 16 loss well past 72 hours in the rearview, Jerod is ready to say that the the 2011-12 Indiana Hoosiers deserve a banner in Assembly Hall. In this post, he explains why he think this is the case as well as provides his counter arguments to the more than reasonable points that can and probably will be made in opposition of this idea.

Indiana-Kentucky Preview: TV Info and Why This Season With This Team Can’t End Tonight

The Indiana Hoosiers have a trip to the Elite 8 and a second victory over a hated arch-rival on the line tonight, but those reasons are not anywhere close to the main reason why Jerod hopes IU prevails tonight. He, like many IU fans across the globe, just really, really does not want this season, with this team, to end.