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At the buzzer: Indiana 82, Nebraska 74

Quick thoughts on an 82-74 win at Nebraska: How it happened: As has been the case all season with Indiana, nothing came easy on the road. The Hoosiers started soft defensively as Nebraska built a nine-point lead, its largest of ...

What to expect: Nebraska

Indiana will wrap up its regular season series with Nebraska later today in Lincoln at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Cornhuskers are 7-10 overall and 2-4 in Big Ten play. Tonight’s game will tip at 7 p.m. ET on BTN with ...

Evaluating Indiana’s individual 3-point shooting this season

In Archie Miller’s third season in charge of the Indiana men’s basketball program, trends have developed. One of the most concerning ones involves bad 3-point shooting. The 2017-18 season saw the Hoosiers shoot 32.2 percent on 3s. That number dropped ...

At the buzzer: Rutgers 59, Indiana 50

Quick thoughts on a 59-50 loss at Rutgers: How it happened: Indiana’s offense sank to a new low on Wednesday night at the RAC. The Hoosiers fell behind 12-0 early, but battled back and briefly grabbed a lead at 22-21. ...

What to expect: Rutgers

Indiana will look for its first road win of the season on Wednesday as the Hoosiers travel to Piscataway to take on Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights are 12-4 overall, 3-2 in the Big Ten and are unbeaten at home (11-0). ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 13

League play is a quarter of the way over and the middle of the conference is a glut of teams with legitimate NCAA tournament aspirations. Through Sunday’s games, the Big Ten has 12 teams ranked in the top 38 of ...

At the buzzer: Indiana 66, Ohio State 54

Quick thoughts on a 66-54 win over Ohio State: How it happened: After a dismal performance on Wednesday against Northwestern, Indiana looked like a different team at the start of Saturday’s tilt with the No. 11 Buckeyes. Rob Phinisee, in ...

What to expect: Ohio State

Indiana will seek its third Big Ten home win on Saturday afternoon when it hosts No. 11 Ohio State at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The Buckeyes are 11-4 overall and 1-3 in the Big Ten and enter Saturday’s game on ...

At the buzzer: Indiana 66, Northwestern 62

Quick thoughts on a 66-62 win over Northwestern: How it happened: This was nearly a disaster for the Hoosiers. After leading by as many as 10 in the first half, a long scoring drought from Indiana allowed Northwestern to march ...

What to expect: Northwestern

Indiana will look to snap a two-game losing streak on Wednesday evening when it hosts Northwestern at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The Wildcats are 5-8 overall and 0-3 in Big Ten play. Wednesday’s game will tip at 7 p.m. ET ...

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 6

Every Big Ten team has played three games and several have played four, which means it’s time for another Big Ten power rankings update. The power rankings will run each Monday throughout the remainder of the regular season. Twelve of ...

At the buzzer: Maryland 75, Indiana 59

Quick thoughts on a 75-59 loss at Maryland: How it happened: Hall of Fame broadcaster Don Fischer summed up Indiana’s afternoon succinctly on the radio call this afternoon: “Indiana looking inept in this one.” The Hoosiers were not competitive in ...

What to expect: Maryland

Indiana will return to action on Saturday afternoon against Maryland in College Park. The Terrapins are 11-2 and ranked No. 15 in the latest Associated Press top 25 poll. Saturday’s game will tip at noon ET on FOX with Joe ...