The Minute After Archive

The Minute After: Southeast Missouri State

Thoughts on a 83-55 win over the Redhawks: On its last leg of a four-games-in-eight-days stretch, Indiana slopped its way through the first half of Sunday afternoon’s contest. Over the first 20 minutes of the game, Indiana turned the ball ...

The Minute After: SIU Edwardsville

Thoughts on a 83-60 win over the Cougars: An inevitable sluggish start from the Hoosiers quickly turned. And by game’s end, Indiana had completely dismantled the Cougars, dominating the contest in impressive fashion. In terms of guarantee games, Indiana’s defensive performance tonight ...

The Minute After: North Carolina

Thoughts on a 76-67 win over the Tar Heels: It was a big night in Bloomington. The students lined up for hours on end, fighting to get inside the building. Isiah Thomas and his 1981 championship teammates were in town ...

The Minute After: Mississippi Valley State

Thoughts on a 85-52 win over the Delta Devils: This one was billed as a game the Hoosiers would have little trouble winning. The Delta Devils rank near the bottom of Division I in Ken Pomeroy’s rankings. They’ve played a brutal ...

The Minute After: Fort Wayne

Thoughts on a 71-68 loss to the Mastodons: Indiana’s trip to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne read as a road game on the schedule. But from all the pre-game chatter detailing the large swath of Hoosier ...

The Minute After: Liberty

Thoughts on an 87-48 win over the Flames: After a ho hum 100-78 win over UMass Lowell on Wednesday, it was worth watching how Indiana would come out on Saturday night against Liberty. The Hoosiers started with a different lineup ...

The Minute After: UMass Lowell

Thoughts on a 100-78 win over the River Hawks: After an epic, emotional win in Honolulu over Kansas, the Hoosiers returned to Bloomington for their first home game inside the newly renovated Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall to a sparse crowd. ...

The Minute After: Kansas

Thoughts on a 103-99 win over the Jayhawks: In an exhausting, back and forth, high-level basketball game between two of the nation’s better teams, you had to ask yourself once it finally wrapped: Is it really just November 11th? Tom ...

The Minute After: Bellarmine

Thoughts on a 73-49 win over the Knights: After struggling to take care of the ball against Hope College earlier this week, Indiana did a much better job in its rout of Bellarmine on Saturday night — turning the ball ...

The Minute After: Hope College

Thoughts on a 98-65 win over the Flying Dutchmen: Tom Crean constantly subbed. He tinkered with a number of different lineups. Juwan Morgan played point. A walk-on (Zach McRoberts) started. Indiana’s biggest players, De’Ron Davis and Thomas Bryant, shared the floor ...