2012-2013 Indiana Basketball Schedule

Date
Opponent / Event
Location
Time / Result
TV

Thu., Nov. 1
vs. Indiana Wesleyan (exhib.)
Bloomington, Ind.
IUHoosiers.com
Fri., Nov. 9
vs. Bryant
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Legends Classic
Mon., Nov. 12
vs. North Dakota State
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN.com
Thu., Nov. 15
vs. Sam Houston State
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Mon., Nov. 19
vs. Georgia
Brooklyn, NY
ESPNU
Tues., Nov. 20
vs. Georgetown
Brooklyn, NY
ESPN
Sun., Nov. 25
vs. Ball State
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Tues., Nov. 27
vs. North Carolina
Bloomington, Ind.
ESPN
Sat., Dec. 1
vs. Coppin State
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Sat., Dec. 8
vs. Central Connecticut State
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Crossroads Classic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Sat., Dec. 15
vs. Butler
Indianapolis, Ind.
CBS
Wed., Dec. 19
vs. Mount St. Mary’s
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Fri., Dec. 21
vs. Florida Atlantic
Bloomington, Ind.
ESPN2
Fri., Dec. 28
vs. Jacksonville
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Mon., Dec. 31
at Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
ESPN2
Mon., Jan. 7
at Penn State
State College, Pa.
BTN
Sat., Jan. 12
vs. Minnesota
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Tues., Jan. 15
vs. Wisconsin
Bloomington, Ind.
ESPN
Sun., Jan. 20
at Northwestern
Evanston, Ill.
BTN
Wed., Jan. 23
vs. Penn State
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Sun., Jan. 27
vs. Michigan State
Bloomington, Ind.
CBS
Wed., Jan. 30
at Purdue
West Lafayette, Ind.
BTN
Sat., Feb. 2
vs. Michigan
Bloomington, Ind.
ESPN
Thu., Feb. 7
at Illinois
Champaign, Ill.
ESPN
Sun., Feb. 10
at Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio
CBS
Wed., Feb. 13
vs. Nebraska
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Sat., Feb. 16
vs. Purdue
Bloomington, Ind.
ESPN
Tues., Feb. 19
at Michigan State
East Lansing, Mich.
ESPN
Tues., Feb. 26
at Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minn.
ESPN
Sat., Mar. 2
vs. Iowa
Bloomington, Ind.
BTN
Tues., Mar. 5
vs. Ohio State
Bloomington, Ind.
ESPN
Sun., Mar. 10
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich.
CBS
Big Ten Tournament
Fri., Mar. 15
Illinois
Chicago, Ill.
ESPN
Sat., Mar. 16
Wisconsin
Chicago, Ill.
CBS
NCAA Tournament
Fri., Mar. 22
vs. James Madison
Dayton, Ohio
TBS
Sun., Mar. 24
vs. Temple
Dayton, Ohio
CBS
Thu., Mar. 28
vs. Syracuse
Washington, D.C.
CBS
  • Corey

    #6

  • millzy32

    I agree. Sounds about right and about time.
    I wish we had a little better non-conference schedule though. Losing the Kentucky game really hurts the strength of schedule. We really have a lot of gimme’s that might be hard to watch after halftime.
    It’s good to be good again. Now the TV can be turned off because we are satisfied and blowing a team out instead of sad and dejected like a couple years ago.

  • Kreigh_Smiths_Short_Shorts

    I’m not worried about strength of schedule. The B1G should take care of that. And all those Ws.

  • Jdillard34

    28-3

  • hysterical_hoosier

    27-4

  • 311thewiser

    27-4

  • IUeconAlum

    31-0. Another perfect season. Party like its 1976!

  • Neil

    26-5

  • Neil

    26-5

  • 25 – 6 with a strong finish. Big ten with 4 losses and finals of the big ten tourney. Final 4 and CZ is player of the yr. He comes back to finish his degree in 2013 and we go 28-3 and win another banner.

  • Foymac

    26-5 assuming 1 non-conference loss and 4 losses in the Big 10. I believe they could well go into conference without a loss, but with 7 road games at Iowa, Purdue, OSU, MSU, Minn, and Michigan — 4 losses and undefeated at home will be a good year, even with the pre-season hype.

  • Foymac

    26-5 assuming 1 non-conference loss and 4 losses in the Big 10. I believe they could well go into conference without a loss, but with 7 road games at Iowa, Purdue, OSU, MSU, Minn, and Michigan — 4 losses and undefeated at home will be a good year, even with the pre-season hype.

  • Foymac

    I mean 6 tough road games

  • keith

    28-3

  • myhomiestill

    31-0

  • oldschoolhoosiernut

    27-4, a perfect non-conference season with some tough road games in the big ten i could see iu going 14-4 in conference with very hard games at ohio st., mich st, mich, and either purdue, minnesota, or northwestern could pull the upset.

  • 27-4 We are good enough to win every game but there will be lapses.

  • hoosier1158

    28 – 3

  • ryan russell

    28-3

  • IUBB2012

    29-2

  • js_nashville

    26-5

  • Hoosier4life67

    28-3. I think IU will only lose 3 games and they will all be on the road against MSU, OSU and UM. Road games are tough in the Big Ten but I believe IU is mature enough and has enough experience to win against the rest of the B1G. But these 3 games will be a bit too much to over come. But ofcourse I hope I’m wrong and IU wins all 3 of these games. But I’m trying to be logical.

  • ALamb#6

    28-3

  • dtfreed

    28-3 I had to really guess at who would beat IU but just guessed, 3 away games in B1G

  • Give me 25-6. I feel like that still gets us a solid 2 seed and we make the run in the big dance.

  • esapata

    I don’t think I necessarily agree. UNC may be down, but they’re still nothing to sneeze at and could be a tough out even in Assembly Hall. Their experience with Cody’s brother may also help them be better prepared for Cody than other non-conference opponents. We also have that potential game with UCLA, which may be ranked higher than UK at that point in the season.

  • 27-4

  • richard b

    27-4

  • 26-5.
    I thought 28/3 but we are bound to lose a couple we never should have.

  • UNC, home against Michigan, at OSU, at MSU, at Minnesota, and at Michigan should be the only games that give us problems. If we lose any games other than those, I will be disappointed.

  • chiv86

    They probably do that cause the ACC is usually only 2 teams sometimes 3
    (including themselves) . So for Duke to make a statement come selection Sunday, for a higher seed, need to have a stronger non-conference schedule.

  • Knuckledrager

    WOW, I was dumbfounded when I read this. Win or loose I’ve watched (or listened to) the whole game. Just turn it off? End the pain…or joy. I must have been working on a self impose form of aversion therapy. The nights of sucking on a gun barrel, of wanting the pain to stop…just turn it off? Sorry I know I can be….a hairy knuckledrager, but, as a fan(atic) I feel it’s part of of my duty to take the bad with the good. In a knife fight you should plan on getting cut to deliver one of your own.

  • IUeconAlum

    We would have played UK too but they didn’t want to lose at Rupp. I don’t see the Hoosiers dodging the competition. I think there are more than enough high quality games to have this team ready come March.

  • stroot

    Judging by what it says on the schedule, I’m gonna say “……maybe”.

  • HoosierTrav

    LEHIGH! Your argument is invalid! haha sorry man. I had to do it. Honestly the schedule is tough enough. Duke is scheduling tough out of conference bc the ACC is down in comparison to years past. the B1G schedule is brutal man. It would be nice to have UK still but oh well. Our strength of schedule is much stronger than UK’s as is. the best team in the nation will win the B1G this season.

  • Yes, I believe it’s subscription based.

  • TylerIUBB

    A true Hoosier fan would watch the games to the end, every game, win or lose. We have season tickets and have for the past 15 years. I went to every home game i could over those years. Even when we got destroyed, we stayed till the end. For those true fans around, who watch the game start to finish, we were able to watch guys on the team development from a couple win season to a sweet sixteen appearance and now a top 5 preseason ranking. I do not appreciate you posting on your passion for IU basketball and how sad it was for a couple years. What exactly is sad about seeing a program rise from the bottom and go all the way to, in some analysts ranks, the number one team in the nations preseason polls. The definition of a great story and journey and lesson for any college program out there.

  • mostdiggity

    Of course, nothing is certain. In fact Ucla may be ranked higher than IU at that point as well…

  • mostdiggity

    Why add another notch to the L column? Better leave UK to themselves.

  • mostdiggity

    Dan, you are a man who knows something about college basketball.

  • mostdiggity

    UK doesn’t lose in Rupp, especially to IU.

  • Wow Tom Crean really knows how to schedule!!! (LOL) Indiana has a great basketball team this year, BUT with this schedule they won’t hardly be tested at all until the NCAA Tournement!! That could be their downfall this year.

  • Geoff_85

    Oh really? You must be ignorant to how good the teams are on IU’s schedule if you truly think that because they play 9 teams that are ranked in the top 25, and my guess is that Minnesota gets ranked by the time IU plays them, so my opinion is they’ll play 11 games against top 25 opponents, plus a team that is knocking on the door of the top 25 in Butler (might as well be a bubble team, if not a team that is in the NCAA Tournament at this point, right?). By the way, 4 of the games they have against top 25 teams are games against opponents in the TOP 5. So “won’t hardly be tested at all until the NCAA Tournament”??? Uhh, whatever you say man.

  • Anthony Bennett

    December 28th…fear the Fin.

  • Kevin Tolliver

    I would like to add to that as well. I true Hoosier fan doesnt just go to the game and set there and eat popcorn all night. He or she gets involved and cheers the team on…. Nothing worse than seating in front of someone and they keep complaining you need to sit down…. You can set on your arss at home, come to the game and get with it

  • IU_Sweet16:#1-2013!

    I’m just a fan. I am not scholar, a statistician, and I’m certainly not a coach. So there will be no “arm-chair” coaching from me.But I am puzzled by the “cupcake” status of IU’s pre-season schedule. Even if Calipari hadn’t chickened out of one of the best rivalries in college hoops, the schedule would still have been “cream puff”. I would rather lose to Butler than ANY other team, but IU should have beaten them. (woulda, shoulda, coulda–blah, blah, blah.). But, anyway, that loss to the Bulldogs caused a precipitous slide in IU’s ranking, didn’t it? Whatever. And why the hell did IU have to wait a week between Big Ten games to start the season? The Hoosiers have won 2 games, on the road…! In the long run, Illinois’s a pretender, Purdue’s a pain in the ass, the Gophers will fade…

  • IU_Sweet16:#1-2013!

    I’m just a fan. I am not scholar, a statistician, and I’m certainly not a coach. So there will be no “arm-chair” coaching from me.But I am puzzled by the “cupcake” status of IU’s pre-season schedule. Even if Calipari hadn’t chickened out of one of the best rivalries in college hoops, the schedule would still have been “cream puff”. I would rather lose to Butler than ANY other team, but IU should have beaten them. (woulda, shoulda, coulda–blah, blah, blah.). But, anyway, that loss to the Bulldogs caused a precipitous slide in IU’s ranking, didn’t it? Whatever. And why the hell did IU have to wait a week between Big Ten games to start the season? The Hoosiers have won 2 games, on the road…! In the long run, Illinois’s a pretender, Purdue’s a pain in the ass, the Gophers will fade…

  • Indiana fan #1

    I think that Indiana has a good chance at winning against minasoda on Saturday

  • hoosierof_99bbjunkie

    What our guys without the ball on offense. Here we go again. “Screens” is the word of the day once more.

    I love the high potency transition offense, yet we can’t seem to run a consistent half court offense when transition isn’t there. Teams who slow the pace, set good “screens”, and run their offense seem to control the game. We run around, jump into position to set a screen, and it’s not effectively done. It’s not set directly on the defender and we don’t come off tight to make it effective. As a result, it’s not effective at all and just running around. This isn’t fundamentally sound and concerns me about Crean’s offense.

    Defensively, we struggle with these types of offenses and we get caught going for the deflection, out of position, or not blocking out. This leads to open looks, drives to the basket, and sending teams to the foul line prematurely. I love Crean for motivating, his recruiting ability, and his relations with the Press and fans.

    However, I think if one were to look at our losses, it becomes more of a coaching issue than anything else. I hate to question but must. Why are we not setting more screens for Cody to get an open look when needed. Much of our game play throughout seems to be just a transition offense or motion type offense and hoping something breaks loose. This Wisconsin game, Cody did “break loose” for a big first half, but when he struggled to create on his own, we had no screens or what looked like good plays for him. Hulls has been huge for us from the outside. How are we not setting good screens or double screens if need be to get him open. And if I’m missing those, why are they not working?

    From my observations:

    We set screens on ghost players. A screen should be set on the defensive guy so close, and our guy should be coming of of those screens so tight as to not let his defender get through it. Want to see good fundamental screens……watch Butler and Wisconsin. It’s why they play us so close, make us play their tempo, and get open shots for less talented guys than we have. And they beat us over and over. I’m sick of it. To win against these teams and to win big games, we have go to get some of the fundamentals back into our game to compliment our talent. Otherwise, we’ll just be another decent team in the big ten and a has been in the tournament.

  • Kirk

    It would be awesome if this schedule were made available as an iCal feed. Then I wouldn’t have to put it into my phone manually ….