The Minute After Archive

The Minute After: Minnesota

Thoughts on a 75-74 loss to Minnesota: Tom Crean tried a new starting lineup, inserting De’Ron Davis for Juwan Morgan and Devonte Green for Robert Johnson. He had a quicker hook for players committing bad turnovers. He stomped the sidelines with a ...

The Minute After: Michigan

Thoughts on a 75-63 loss to the Wolverines: Indiana entered Big Ten play riding high on a 26-game home winning streak — one of the longest in the country. No matter the ranking of the opponent that entered Assembly Hall, ...

The Minute After: Purdue

Thoughts on a 69-64 loss to Purdue: The Hoosiers came to play. They competed. They hustled. But despite the strong effort, the high energy, the collective will to win, it simply wasn’t enough. The reality twelve games into conference play? ...

The Minute After: Wisconsin

Thoughts on a 65-60 loss to the Badgers: Wisconsin shut down Indiana’s perimeter weave. The Hoosiers couldn’t drop in a 3-pointer. Turnovers were rampant. It was the kind of start that should have absolutely doomed the Hoosiers at the Kohl Center. ...

The Minute After: Penn State

Thoughts on a 110-102 win over the Nittany Lions: It was at times a hot mess, a dark comedy full of schadenfreude and calamity. But after three overtimes, the first ever for Indiana in Bloomington, it’s now finally … officially ...

The Minute After: Northwestern

Thoughts on a 68-55 loss to Northwestern: EVANSTON, Ill. — After its embarrassing loss to Michigan earlier in the week, Indiana started this one much better. The Hoosiers locked in on both ends and jumped out to a 10-1 advantage. But ...

The Minute After: Michigan

Thoughts on a 90-60 loss to the Wolverines: For as much good will as the Hoosiers built up over their three-game winning streak leading into this one, the reality remained clear: This team is still prone to wide variances in ...

The Minute After: Michigan State

Thoughts on a 82-75 win against the Spartans: Without OG Anunoby and Juwan Morgan, the Hoosiers stepped onto Branch McCracken Court with a sense of purpose this afternoon. The defense, spurned on by first-time starter Zach McRoberts, was stout. James ...

The Minute After: Penn State

Thoughts on a 78-75 win over the Nittany Lions: With the season hanging in the balance, Tom Crean stalked the court earlier than usual. It was an indicative sign of the moment: Indiana needed this one in the worst way, ...

The Minute After: Rutgers

Thoughts on a 76-57 win over Rutgers: Indiana’s defense has been a large factor in it failing to live up to expectations so far this Big Ten season. But in its win this afternoon against Rutgers, it was a strength. Did ...