Recaps Archive

Hoosiers show lack of pride in blowout loss at Wisconsin

Dan Dakich summed up Indiana’s effort Saturday afternoon at the Kohl Center on the Big Ten Network’s GMC Postgame Show with a concise, direct message. “Indiana didn’t show up,” Dakich told Dave Revsine immediately following IU’s 83-55 loss. “It was ...

Indiana falls 69-52 to Ohio State, drops fifth straight

The first meeting between Indiana and Ohio State produced a woefully one-sided contest, 79-54, back on January 6 at Value City Arena. Fast forward the calendar five weeks and the rematch was the same old story. Too much Will Buford, ...

Hoosiers lack toughness in 78-61 loss at Northwestern

You could call it hot shooting by Northwestern. Or you could call it poor defense by Indiana. Maybe it was a little bit of both on Super Bowl Sunday in Welsh-Ryan Arena. But when the dust settled, Indiana looked nothing ...

Free throws, empty possessions spoil IU’s upset bid

Bloomington, Ind. — Assembly Hall reached perhaps its highest decibel level of the season at the 5:44 mark of the second half. The Hoosiers had just taken a 69-66 lead over Purdue on a Jordan Hulls 3-pointer. Indiana had scored ...

Hoosiers show progress in 72-70 loss to Illini

A little over one year ago, I piled into a car with Matt Dollinger and Tom Kirby and headed west to Spaceship Assembly Hall for IU’s first post-Eric Gordon trip to Urbana-Champaign. Less than nine minutes later, Dollinger was begging ...

Hoosiers lack toughness, fight in 58-43 loss to Iowa

After two confidence-building conference wins, Indiana entered Sunday’s game at Assembly Hall with Iowa with an opportunity to move above .500 and into a tie for third place in the conference. But when the dust settled, the Hoosiers (9-10, 3-4 ...

Hoosiers never trail, win 67-61 at Penn State

Winning on the road is never easy. It’s made even tougher when the only player on your roster that’s experienced a conference road win is a walk-on named Brett Finkelmeier. But in what will be looked at down the road ...

Poor offense, turnovers doom Indiana in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Mich. — To be fair to Indiana, the final score was not reflective of the closeness of the game through the first 35 minutes. To be fair to Michigan, it still wasn’t that far off after the last ...

Turner returns, Buckeyes roll past Hoosiers, 79-54

The original timetable for Evan Turner’s return from broken vertebrae was eight weeks. It turns out the Ohio State point guard didn’t even need five to get back onto the floor. After missing six games in which the Buckeyes (11-4, ...

Don’t call it a comeback: Hoosiers fall to Loyola

The road back from a 24-point deficit is a long one. But after a three-point play by Jeremiah Rivers with 3:48 remaining, the Indiana Hoosiers had their first lead, and for a few short moments, momentum, Tuesday night in Assembly ...

Creek, second half defense lead Hoosiers to 81-58 rout

After one of its best halves of basketball last week against Kentucky and a week of final exams, it was tough to imagine Indiana would come out with the same type of intensity for North Carolina Central. In front of ...

Second half run, rebounding too much for Hoosiers

BLOOMINGTON – For 20 minutes of basketball Saturday in Assembly Hall, Indiana stood toe-to-toe with one of the nation’s top teams. Fueled by 63 percent shooting in the first half, the Hoosiers trailed No. 4 Kentucky just 42-41 at halftime. ...

Hoosiers beat Pitt in the Garden for Crean’s 200th win

Indiana entered Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night a decided underdog against Pittsburgh. They left with a surprising and convincing 74-64 victory, the most impressive win to date of the Tom Crean era. It was the 200th career victory for ...