NCAA Tournament Archive

Measuring Indiana’s NCAA tournament, Big Ten success since the 2011-2012 season

There are numerous ways to measure success in college basketball. And there’s no perfect equation to produce a list of the nation’s best programs. But few would argue that NCAA tournament and conference success, in that order, are the two most important ...

Tourney Watch: Indiana’s NCAA hopes continue to fade

Welcome to “Tourney Watch,” our weekly look at Indiana’s 2016-2017 NCAA tournament resume. This week’s edition takes a look at the damage done by IU’s losses to Purdue and Michigan, IU’s current nitty gritty profile, bracket projections and much more. Overview ...

Tourney Watch: Home games represent major opportunity for IU

Welcome to “Tourney Watch,” our weekly look at Indiana’s 2016-2017 NCAA tournament resume. This week’s edition takes a look at last week’s performances by the Hoosiers, IU’s current nitty gritty profile, bracket projections and much more. Overview At 15-9, Indiana already ...

Tourney Watch: An early look at Indiana’s resume

After finishing last season as Big Ten regular season champions, Indiana entered the 2016-2017 campaign with major expectations. But the Hoosiers have battled injuries and several close losses along the way. Despite those setbacks, Indiana has now won three in ...

NCAA Selection Sunday primer: IU sweating out tourney fate

After a 1-1 split in Chicago at the Big Ten tournament that included a win over Northwestern and a loss to Maryland, Indiana still finds itself squarely on the bubble for the NCAA tournament. The bracket will be revealed tonight ...

ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi weighs in on IU’s tournament chances

Tuesday afternoon, ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi participated in a conference call and fielded questions from reporters ahead of this Sunday’s release of the NCAA tournament bracket. Inside the Hall asked Lunardi, who currently has the Hoosiers as one of the last four ...

March Watch: Hoosiers squarely on the bubble

In last week’s March Watch, we wrote it was a critical week for Indiana’s NCAA tournament chances. Well, the Hoosiers lost to Iowa and Michigan State and now faces a must-win situation on Thursday versus Northwestern in the Big Ten tournament ...

March Watch: Critical week for Indiana’s tournament resume

After just one game last week that resulted in a loss at Northwestern, Indiana enters a crucial final week of the regular season with a pair of home games against Iowa and Michigan State. The Hoosiers are 19-10 overall and hold a ...

March Watch: IU a No. 7 seed in most recent projections

For the fourth straight week, Indiana split a pair of games, but the Hoosiers remain in very good position to return to the NCAA tournament after missing the postseason last season. The Hoosiers enter Wednesday’s game against Northwestern at Welsh-Ryan Arena with ...

March Watch: Will seven Big Ten teams go dancing?

After splitting a pair of games last week, Indiana remains in very good position to return to the NCAA tournament after missing the postseason altogether last season. The Hoosiers enter Thursday’s game at Assembly Hall with Purdue with an 18-8 ...

March Watch: A look at IU’s tournament profile, other Big Ten teams

After missing the postseason altogether last season, Indiana is in solid position to return to the NCAA tournament. IU split a pair of games last week and currently sits at 17-7 overall and 7-4 in Big Ten play. We’re back ...

March Watch: Hoosiers enter February in solid position

After missing the postseason altogether last season, Indiana is back in the NCAA tournament discussion thanks to a 16-6 start and a 6-3 mark in Big Ten play. This year’s debut of “March Watch,” which will be a weekly feature up ...

Bubble Watch: Is IU back in the discussion?

After a month hiatus, “Bubble Watch” is back following a pair of IU wins over ranked teams last week and a revival of NCAA tournament hopes for the Hoosiers. The return of Bubble Watch takes a look at IU’s current ...