Is this the end of the road?

  • 03/12/2009 2:12 pm in

Indiana takes on Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament in a few hours. IU is the 11 seed, while Penn State is seeded sixth. The Nittany Lions are favored by nine.

Terry Hutchens of the Indy Star has IU in the upset, citing the fact that the game is in Indianapolis, and the Hoosiers having no pressure on them, whereas it’s a must-win for Penn State if they want to assure an NCAA Tournament birth.

Hutchens could very well be right; IU has played Penn State pretty good this year. And for as much as I’d like to see the Hoosiers win — though, the more Big Ten teams in, the merrier — and have a shot at Purdue in the next round, it’s OK if they don’t. I won’t feel that much disappointment.

Because the chapter on the worst season record-wise in IU’s history will be closed. For good. Forever. No longer will we have to rely on a bunch of guys working their tails of for little reward, we’ll have a bunch of guys with more talent working their tails off for wins and perhaps more. We’ll no longer have to lament this season, because the next time the Hoosiers take the floor, it will actually be here.

I will root for the Hoosiers today. I hope they win. If they don’t? Then let the countdown to Hoosier Hysteria begin.

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  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • Drew

    Great comments. Bring on 2009-10 and the return of Hoosier Hysteria!

  • fergrad

    Amen.

  • fergrad

    Amen.

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    Amen.

  • fergrad

    Amen.

  • fergrad

    Amen.

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    Amen.

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    Amen.

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    Amen.

  • fergrad

    Amen.

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat right, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • deedubbadoo

    In the immortal words of Jake Taylor, “there's only one thing left to do…win the whole f-ing thing!” On a more serious note, I am in the same boat Ryan, I am leaving work early to watch but win or lose, I am still proud to be a Hoosier. That being said, “Do you believe in miracles?”

    This is the sort of thing they make Disney movies out of. 4 wins, that's all it takes, and we're dancin baby!

  • ALH_00

    I'm definitely not ready for the season to end this afternoon. I want to see that matchup tomorrow.

  • ALH_00

    I'm definitely not ready for the season to end this afternoon. I want to see that matchup tomorrow.

  • ALH_00

    I'm definitely not ready for the season to end this afternoon. I want to see that matchup tomorrow.

  • ALH_00

    I'm definitely not ready for the season to end this afternoon. I want to see that matchup tomorrow.

  • TomCoverdale's Eyebrows

    I would like one more crack at Purdue.

  • hey folks, what is the radio station I can get online for free? I had it bookmarked but alas it has disappeared…

  • BFowler
  • Word, thanks bro..

  • cookcmc

    i was able to listen on this station once and then everytime I've tried to listen after that I am unable to – can anybody else listen to the game? do you have to be a subscriber?

  • hoosiergaldownunder

    I've had the same problem.

  • TomCoverdale's Eyebrows

    I would like one more crack at Purdue.

  • hey folks, what is the radio station I can get online for free? I had it bookmarked but alas it has disappeared…

  • BFowler
  • Word, thanks bro..

  • cookcmc

    i was able to listen on this station once and then everytime I've tried to listen after that I am unable to – can anybody else listen to the game? do you have to be a subscriber?

  • hoosiergaldownunder

    I've had the same problem.