The Minute After Archive

The Minute After: Northwestern

Thoughts on a 66-46 win against the Wildcats: What a difference Juwan Morgan makes. Saddled on the bench for the final 17:46 of the first half due to two quick fouls, Morgan was no factor in the first half as ...

The Minute After: Penn State

Thoughts on a 74-70 win against the Nittany Lions: Playing in front of its home crowd for the first time in 11 days, the Hoosiers fed off the Assembly Hall faithful early. Indiana came out with an effort, focus and ...

The Minute After: Minnesota

Thoughts on a 75-71 win over the Golden Gophers: Indiana came into this one wounded. Its loss to Wisconsin, even in a season with huge losses at home to Indiana State and Fort Wayne, was arguably its worst game of ...

The Minute After: Wisconsin

Thoughts on a 71-61 loss to the Badgers: Another year, another trip to the Kohl Center, another lackluster performance from Indiana leading to a loss. New coach, new system and it didn’t matter — Ethan Happ remains an enormous thorn ...

The Minute After: Youngstown State

Thoughts on a 79-51 win over the Penguins: With the non-conference slate drawing to a close and full-time Big Ten play looming, Friday night’s game against the Penguins looked like an opportunity for this all-over-the-place team to develop some consistency ...

The Minute After: Tennessee Tech

Thoughts on an 87-59 win over the Golden Eagles: This is what happens when you’re locked in from the tip, when you play with high effort, energy and intensity. You beat a team like Tennessee Tech at home with ease. And ...

The Minute After: Fort Wayne

Thoughts on a 92-72 loss to Fort Wayne: The narrative heading into this one? Indiana had just a one-day turnaround after its emotional victory against Notre Dame. And the Hoosiers would be playing an inferior opponent. A chance for a ...

The Minute After: Notre Dame

Thought on an 80-77 win against Notre Dame:  Down eight with just 2:01 to go, the Hoosiers looked just about sunk. Sure, they’d rallied from a 14-point deficient in the first half to draw within one early in the second ...

The Minute After: Louisville

Thoughts on a 71-62 loss to the Cardinals: This one was there to be had. While Louisville held the lead for the majority of the second half,  it never ballooned to far enough away from Indiana until the bitter end ...

The Minute After: Iowa

Thoughts on a 77-64 win against the Hawkeyes: Despite a reeling Iowa squad as the opponent at home this evening, the promise of Indiana’s Duke performance and the ensuing egg it laid up in Ann Arbor made for some uncertainty ...

The Minute After: Michigan

Thoughts on a 69-55 loss to the Wolverines: The narrative heading into this one, and sure, the reality too, was the Hoosiers were beginning to find their stride under Archie Miller. The turnovers were down. Coach K told reporters after ...

The Minute After: Duke

Thoughts on a 91-81 loss to the Blue Devils: They turned the entrance of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall into a big movie screen tonight. Inside the Hoosiers and Blue Devils battled in an epic blockbuster, trading baskets and playing at ...

The Minute After: Eastern Michigan

Thoughts on a 87-67 win against the Eagles: Indiana’s had stretches of strong play this season, only to fumble for equally long stretches, too. But tonight? The breakthrough. The Hoosiers put together a full 40 minutes of play in this ...