The Minute After Archive

The Minute After: Rutgers

Thoughts on a 76-69 loss to Rutgers: New coach, fresh system and it didn’t matter. Indiana remains a program that just can’t figure out the Big Ten tournament, it’s loss to Rutgers tonight one of its most confounding of the ...

The Minute After: Ohio State

Thoughts on an 80-78 loss to the Buckeyes: Indiana scrapped and clawed and scrapped and clawed some more, all the way through a brutal 50 minutes of action featuring two overtimes on senior night inside Assembly Hall. It was a ...

The Minute After: Nebraska

Thoughts on a 66-57 loss to the Cornhuskers: Despite a sloppy, ugly, lackadaisical night for the Hoosiers, they remained in striking distance of Nebraska in the final minutes. But down five with 3:22 to go in the contest, Josh Newkirk ...

The Minute After: Iowa

Thoughts on an 84-82 win over the Hawkeyes: Robert Johnson was today’s star. His nine 3-pointers — which tied an Indiana single-game record — saved the Hoosiers on a day their Big Ten best defense allowed 1.23 points per possession to ...

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 78-68 win against the Illini: All the passing beauty from Indiana’s Friday night win against Minnesota washed away in this one. It was a gunked up, ugly affair filled with fouls … and fouls … and more ...

The Minute After: Minnesota

Thoughts on a 80-56 win against Minnesota: The bricks Indiana’s laid this season from the 3-point and free throw line have ushered in a brutalist movement during Archie Miller’s first season. But tonight was a welcomed reprieve from the oftentimes ugliness ...

The Minute After: Rutgers

Thoughts on a 65-43 win over the Scarlet Knights: So often this season, Indiana has clanged shots from distance. But a hot start from beyond the arc lifted the Hoosiers to a double-digit lead early in this one and it was ...

The Minute After: Michigan State

Thoughts on a 63-60 loss to the Spartans: Indiana couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn. When the Hoosiers weren’t clanging shots, Michigan State’s length racked up block after block in the paint and made the Hoosiers trepidatious at ...

The Minute After: Ohio State

Thoughts on a 71-56 loss to the Buckeyes: There’s no rest for this Indiana team. Tonight marked its fifth contest in 12 days. Just a day sat inbetween an emotional contest against Purdue, the best team in conference, and another ...

The Minute After: Purdue

Thoughts on a 74-67 loss to the Boilermakers: Heading into Sunday’s lone meeting of the season with Purdue, the obstacles facing the Hoosiers were right there in the open for everyone to see. Indiana was clearly outmatched in the frontcourt. ...

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 73-71 loss to the Illini: Coming into this one, the narrative went like this: Illinois fouls more than almost any team in the country, but Indiana has the worst free throw percentage in the Big Ten. If ...

The Minute After: Maryland

Thoughts on a 71-68 win against Maryland: The first half played clean. There was little in the way of fouling as each team dropped in buckets with relative ease. Both the Hoosiers and Terrapins shot an effective field goal percentage ...

The Minute After: Michigan State

Thoughts on a 85-57 loss to the Spartans: Try as they might, the Hoosiers were absolutely no match for Michigan State this evening. While Indiana made some shots early to take a small lead and at least matched Michigan State ...