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+ Dustin Dopirak of The Herald-Times recaps Tom Crean’s comments on his weekly radio show which included discussion of Indiana’s philosophy on defending ball-screens.
+ Sean Morrison of Inside Indiana profiles Ron Patterson and his growth into one of the toughest players in the class of 2012.
+ Indiana continues to improve from an efficiency margin standpoint and the Hoosiers are No. 5 in ESPN.com’s latest Big Ten power rankings.
+ Cody Zeller picked up his sixth freshman of the week award from the Big Ten.
+ Crean addressed the media on the Big Ten’s weekly coaches teleconference.
+ Indiana checks-in at No. 6 in the first class of 2013 team rankings on Rivals.com.
+ A few days old, but Kyle Neddenriep of The Indianapolis Star breaks down the race for Mr. Basketball.
+ One-time Indiana recruiting target Wannah Bail committed to Texas Tech.
+ Former Illinois star and ESPN analyst Stephen Bardo says Bruce Weber is on the hot seat and is being evaluated with a fine-tooth comb.