Recaps Archive

Hoosiers show lack of pride in blowout loss at Wisconsin

  • Alex Bozich 02/13/2010 4:55 pm  
 

Dan Dakich summed up Indiana’s effort Saturday afternoon at the Kohl Center on the Big Ten Network’s GMC Postgame Show with a concise, direct message. “Indiana didn’t show up,” Dakich told Dave Revsine immediately following IU’s 83-55 loss. “It was ...

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Indiana falls 69-52 to Ohio State, drops fifth straight

  • Alex Bozich 02/10/2010 8:40 pm  
 

The first meeting between Indiana and Ohio State produced a woefully one-sided contest, 79-54, back on January 6 at Value City Arena. Fast forward the calendar five weeks and the rematch was the same old story. Too much Will Buford, ...

Hoosiers lack toughness in 78-61 loss at Northwestern

  • Alex Bozich 02/07/2010 5:27 pm  
 

You could call it hot shooting by Northwestern. Or you could call it poor defense by Indiana. Maybe it was a little bit of both on Super Bowl Sunday in Welsh-Ryan Arena. But when the dust settled, Indiana looked nothing ...

Free throws, empty possessions spoil IU’s upset bid

  • Alex Bozich 02/04/2010 9:31 pm  
 

Bloomington, Ind. — Assembly Hall reached perhaps its highest decibel level of the season at the 5:44 mark of the second half. The Hoosiers had just taken a 69-66 lead over Purdue on a Jordan Hulls 3-pointer. Indiana had scored ...

Hoosiers show progress in 72-70 loss to Illini

  • Zachary Osterman 01/30/2010 5:20 pm  
 

A little over one year ago, I piled into a car with Matt Dollinger and Tom Kirby and headed west to Spaceship Assembly Hall for IU’s first post-Eric Gordon trip to Urbana-Champaign. Less than nine minutes later, Dollinger was begging ...

Hoosiers lack toughness, fight in 58-43 loss to Iowa

  • Alex Bozich 01/24/2010 8:49 pm  
 

After two confidence-building conference wins, Indiana entered Sunday’s game at Assembly Hall with Iowa with an opportunity to move above .500 and into a tie for third place in the conference. But when the dust settled, the Hoosiers (9-10, 3-4 ...

Hoosiers never trail, win 67-61 at Penn State

  • Alex Bozich 01/21/2010 10:13 pm  
 

Winning on the road is never easy. It’s made even tougher when the only player on your roster that’s experienced a conference road win is a walk-on named Brett Finkelmeier. But in what will be looked at down the road ...

Poor offense, turnovers doom Indiana in Ann Arbor

  • Zachary Osterman 01/15/2010 12:15 am  
 

Ann Arbor, Mich. — To be fair to Indiana, the final score was not reflective of the closeness of the game through the first 35 minutes. To be fair to Michigan, it still wasn’t that far off after the last ...

Turner returns, Buckeyes roll past Hoosiers, 79-54

  • Alex Bozich 01/06/2010 11:19 pm  
 

The original timetable for Evan Turner’s return from broken vertebrae was eight weeks. It turns out the Ohio State point guard didn’t even need five to get back onto the floor. After missing six games in which the Buckeyes (11-4, ...

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Don’t call it a comeback: Hoosiers fall to Loyola

  • Alex Bozich 12/22/2009 9:55 pm  
 

The road back from a 24-point deficit is a long one. But after a three-point play by Jeremiah Rivers with 3:48 remaining, the Indiana Hoosiers had their first lead, and for a few short moments, momentum, Tuesday night in Assembly ...

Creek, second half defense lead Hoosiers to 81-58 rout

  • Alex Bozich 12/19/2009 11:12 pm  
 

After one of its best halves of basketball last week against Kentucky and a week of final exams, it was tough to imagine Indiana would come out with the same type of intensity for North Carolina Central. In front of ...

Second half run, rebounding too much for Hoosiers

  • Alex Bozich 12/12/2009 4:22 pm  
 

BLOOMINGTON – For 20 minutes of basketball Saturday in Assembly Hall, Indiana stood toe-to-toe with one of the nation’s top teams. Fueled by 63 percent shooting in the first half, the Hoosiers trailed No. 4 Kentucky just 42-41 at halftime. ...

Hoosiers beat Pitt in the Garden for Crean’s 200th win

  • Alex Bozich 12/09/2009 12:59 am  
 

Indiana entered Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night a decided underdog against Pittsburgh. They left with a surprising and convincing 74-64 victory, the most impressive win to date of the Tom Crean era. It was the 200th career victory for ...

Terps use late run to pull away from Hoosiers, 80-68

  • Alex Bozich 12/01/2009 10:37 pm  
 

For 31 minutes, Indiana and Maryland were engaged in a back-and-forth battle in Assembly Hall. But after a Christian Watford free throw tied the game at 54 with 8:49 remaining, the more experienced Terrapins went on a 16-4 run on ...

Hoosiers return to Bloomington with 90-72 win

  • Alex Bozich 11/28/2009 7:31 pm  
 

BLOOMINGTON — It was a rough trip to Puerto Rico for Tom Crean and the Indiana Hoosiers. After beginning the season 2-0, Indiana dropped three straight games in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Tip-Off Classic to Ole Miss, Boston University and ...

Bank is open for George Mason, IU falls 69-66

  • Alex Bozich 11/22/2009 2:12 pm  
 

Cam Long’s three-pointer with 5.4 seconds remaining, a bank shot as the shot clock expired, lifted George Mason past Indiana 69-66 in the seventh place game of the O’Reilly Auto Parts Tip-Off Classic. Long hit the game-winner with the teams ...