Kevin Vera is a writer for Inside the Hall who covers men's and women's basketball. Follow him on Twitter.

Indiana faces its toughest challenge yet against South Carolina in tonight’s Sweet Sixteen

  • Kevin Vera 03/29/2024 7:22 am  

Indiana’s reward for reaching its third Sweet Sixteen in four seasons is a date with the nation’s top program: South Carolina. Indiana will face the No. 1 overall seed Gamecocks Friday night at MVP Arena in Albany, New York. The ...

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Fueled by mental toughness, Indiana pushes past Oklahoma for Sweet Sixteen berth

  • Kevin Vera 03/26/2024 8:15 am  

It looked like it was happening again. Two minutes and 41 seconds remained. Indiana’s time was running out and another disappointing loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament soon appeared to be the harsh reality. Oklahoma’s Aubrey Joens ...

Strong third quarter propels Indiana to win against Fairfield in NCAA tournament opener

  • Kevin Vera 03/23/2024 7:00 pm  

Adapt, adjust and move on. That’s the NCAA tournament. In Saturday’s NCAA tournament opener at Assembly Hall, Indiana found itself in potential danger after the first two quarters. The Hoosiers held a four-point lead – 38-34 – against Fairfield after ...

Connected and prepared, Indiana women’s basketball is ready for March Madness

  • Kevin Vera 03/22/2024 1:45 pm  

In college basketball, March always offers a level of unknown. Teams across the country battle throughout the regular season to work their way up and see their name in the NCAA tournament bracket. Indiana is no different; a new year ...

Indiana suffers third blowout loss to Nebraska, highlighting program’s deficiencies ahead of busy offseason

  • Kevin Vera 03/16/2024 8:54 am  

It was over shortly after it started. For the third time this season, Nebraska had its way against Indiana. It was a game that wasn’t much of a contest and this time, it ended Indiana’s season. The Hoosiers faced the ...

News and notes from Mike Woodson’s radio show

  • Kevin Vera 02/26/2024 8:40 pm  

“Inside Indiana Basketball with Mike Woodson” was back Monday night for the final episode of February. This week, Don Fischer and Indiana head coach Mike Woodson discussed what went wrong for Indiana against Nebraska and Penn State and what the ...

Indiana slows down Caitlin Clark in pivotal win against Iowa

  • Kevin Vera 02/23/2024 12:03 pm  

Three days before Indiana took on the Iowa Hawkeyes, the Hoosiers found themselves recovering from a bad loss. Indiana had been embarrassed at the State Farm Center. A 20-point defeat to Illinois sent them back to Bloomington, ashamed of the ...

After a tough second quarter, Indiana suffers crushing 86-66 loss at Illinois

  • Kevin Vera 02/19/2024 8:10 pm  

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Teri Moren watched on the sideline in a squatted position with a long face. She looked back at the bench, shaking her head with her hands in the air, looking for answers. The team she had been ...

Video: Mike Woodson, IU players react to loss at Purdue

  • Kevin Vera 02/10/2024 11:14 pm  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Mike Woodson, Kel’el Ware and Trey Galloway addressed the media following Indiana’s 79-59 loss to Purdue at Mackey Arena. Watch their postgame comments below:

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Strong second half pushes Indiana past Michigan State

  • Kevin Vera 02/09/2024 8:30 am  

Three seconds before halftime, Michigan State’s Julia Ayrault sank her fourth 3-pointer. All the momentum was in favor of the Spartans. Michigan State was in position to earn bragging rights against Indiana for the second straight season with a 53-43 ...

IU’s biggest comeback in over 25 years yields a road win against Ohio State

  • Kevin Vera 02/07/2024 8:05 am  

COLUMBUS, Ohio – It was an uninspired effort for Indiana for the first 20 minutes against Ohio State. The group looked worn down and found itself in a 13-point deficit in an uninspiring first half. The energy was low and ...

Video: Mike Woodson, IU players react to win at Ohio State

  • Kevin Vera 02/06/2024 10:23 pm  

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Mike Woodson, Anthony Leal, Malik Reneau and Trey Galloway addressed the media following Indiana’s 76-73 win against Ohio State on Tuesday at Value City Arena. Watch their postgame reaction below:

Indiana looking to carry over improvement shown at Illinois to this week’s homestand

  • Kevin Vera 01/30/2024 8:15 am  

Just under 90 seconds remained when a tough jumper from Mackenzie Mgbako tied Indiana and Illinois at 62 on Saturday afternoon in Champaign. The game was firmly in the balance as the Hoosiers were in the mix for their second ...

Video: Mike Woodson, Mackenzie Mgbako react to loss at Illinois

  • Kevin Vera 01/27/2024 5:55 pm  

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Mike Woodson and Mackenzie Mgbako addressed the media following Indiana’s 70-62 loss to Illinois on Saturday at the State Farm Center. Watch their postgame reaction below:

Scorching hot 3-point shooting leads Indiana past Purdue

  • Kevin Vera 01/22/2024 8:07 am  

Perimeter shot after perimeter shot, Indiana’s offense was the difference in a tough road environment on Sunday afternoon at Mackey Arena. The Hoosiers shot their way to a 74-68 victory against Purdue after an action-packed offensive performance from Indiana’s starting ...

Indiana women’s basketball bounces back from Iowa loss with blowout win against Minnesota

  • Kevin Vera 01/18/2024 8:36 am  

There’s no denying that Saturday’s performance in Iowa City was disheartening for Indiana. On national television, the Hoosiers suffered what Teri Moren described as an “uninspiring” loss to No. 3 Iowa. But Wednesday night was an opportunity to flip the ...