The Minute After Archive

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 ...

The Minute After: Maryland

Thoughts on a 75-72 loss to Maryland: The slow starting Hoosiers were at it again. The silly turnovers raged. Damonte Dodd was blocking seemingly everything at the rim. But this one didn’t play out with Indiana getting blown out in ...

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 96-80 win over the Illini:  The free fall is over. As darkness fell on a sunny, chilly Bloomington Saturday, Indiana stepped onto Branch McCracken Court meaning business. There was no slow start. No silly turnovers. No wondering ...

The Minute After: Wisconsin

Thoughts on a 75-68 loss to the Badgers: Another loss, Indiana’s third straight for this first time since March 2015, and the sky grows darker over Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Does Indiana still possess talent? Yes. Were there some positives in ...

The Minute After: Louisville

Thoughts on a 77-62 loss to the Cardinals: This game goes down in the books as a loss. There was plenty of alarmingly bad play for the Hoosiers — particularly in the first half. Still, the feeling after this one ...

The Minute After: Nebraska

Thoughts on an 87-83 loss to Nebraska:  Yikes. No room for excuses tonight because the reality is this: Nebraska outplayed Indiana. The Cornhuskers deserved the victory. This is a Nebraska team that entered the contest with the worst offense in the ...

The Minute After: Austin Peay

Thoughts on a 97-62 win over the Governors: In their final cupcake contest of the season, the Hoosiers feasted on the Governors. We’ve mentioned a couple times since the weekend that after back-to-back seasons of elite 3-point shooting, Indiana’s taken a step ...

The Minute After: Delaware State

Thoughts on a 103-56 win over Delaware State: On a quick turnaround after Saturday’s loss to Butler, Indiana absolutely blew the doors off Delaware State back inside Assembly Hall. The numbers impress. According to Indiana basketball’s Twitter account, the 32 ...

The Minute After: Butler

Thoughts on an 83-78 loss to the Bulldogs:  Why did Indiana lose this one? Let us count the ways. 1) The Hoosiers allowed 1.18 points per possession, their worst defensive performance of the season. Did Butler hit some tough shots? ...

The Minute After: Houston Baptist

Thoughts on a 103-61 win over the Huskies: Another guarantee game graced us with it presence on Saturday. And another Indiana blowout ensued. Just two more remain — sandwiched between next Saturday’s Butler bout and the start of conference play ...