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What to expect: Princeton

Indiana will look for its fifth straight win on Wednesday night when it hosts Princeton at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The Tigers are 0-3 with losses to Duquesne, San Francisco and Lafayette. The game will be broadcast at 7 p.m. ...

At the buzzer: Indiana 100, Troy 62

Quick thoughts on a 100-62 win over Troy: How it happened: Indiana left little doubt about the outcome from the opening tip on Saturday. In a game riddled by fouls in the early going, the Hoosiers quickly took control and ...

What to expect: Troy

Indiana will look to start 4-0 for the first time since the 2014-15 season when it hosts Troy on Saturday night in the Indiana Challenge at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The Trojans are 0-2 with home losses to UAB and ...

At the buzzer: Indiana 91, North Alabama 65

Quick thoughts on a 91-65 win over North Alabama: How it happened: After a subpar first half in which it allowed Division I transition program North Alabama to score 40 points, Indiana pulled away after intermission for a comfortable win ...

What to expect: North Alabama

Indiana’s non-conference slate continues Tuesday as the Hoosiers host Division I transition program North Alabama at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The Lions, members of the Atlantic Sun conference, began D1 play last season and are ineligible for the NCAA tournament ...

At the buzzer: Indiana 85, Portland State 74

Quick thoughts on a 85-74 win over Portland State: How it happened: Indiana’s performance on Saturday was reminiscent of some of its non-conference performances from a year ago in Bloomington. The Hoosiers allowed an inferior opponent to stick around for ...

What to expect: Portland State

Indiana returns to action on Saturday afternoon at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall against Big Sky foe Portland State. The Vikings are 1-0 with a victory over Puget Sound, a Division III program. It is the first ever meeting between the ...

At the buzzer: Indiana 98, Western Illinois 65

Quick thoughts on a 98-65 win over Western Illinois: How it happened: At the 10:35 mark of the first half, Western Illinois led Indiana 15-12 after a made 3-pointer by Jaeden King. Indiana looked out of sorts offensively and needed ...

What to expect: Western Illinois

Indiana opens the 2019-2020 season on Tuesday night at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall against Western Illinois. The Leathernecks were 10-21 last season and are the lowest ranked KenPom team on IU’s schedule entering the season. Tuesday’s game will air live ...

At the Buzzer: Indiana 84, Gannon 54

Quick thoughts on an 84-54 exhibition win over Gannon: How it happened: Aside from a brief stretch late in the first half when Gannon took a one-point lead on two occasions, Indiana had little trouble with the DII Golden Knights ...

What to watch for: Gannon University

Indiana plays its lone exhibition on Tuesday night as the Hoosiers host Division II Gannon University from Erie, Pennsylvania at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Tuesday’s exhibition will air live exclusively on BTN+, which is not included with a BTN subscription. ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: Preseason edition

The start of the college basketball season is less than two weeks away and it is time for our preseason Big Ten power rankings. Before we dig into our projections, here’s a look at an aggregate table of preseason projections ...

2019-2020 Player Profile: De’Ron Davis

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ve transitioned from our look at other Big Ten programs to our player-by-player previews of the 2019-20 Indiana roster. Today, our player profiles conclude with a look at De’Ron Davis. ...