The Minute After Archive

The Minute After: Ohio State

Thoughts on a 55-52 loss to the Buckeyes: In a Big Ten season full of frustration, anguish and pain, today’s loss to Ohio State might just take the cake. This was a game Indiana was downright putrid on the offensive ...

The Minute After: Iowa

Thoughts on 77-72 loss to Iowa:   Here the Hoosiers stood, knocking on breakthrough’s door in a second half they kept hanging around, down just three points with 1:45 to go after a Juwan Morgan putback. This felt like it might ...

The Minute After: Michigan State

Thoughts on a 79-75 win against the Spartans: Wow. After all the missed 3s, the dispirited defense, the lack of mental toughness, the complaining and arguing and moaning from the Indiana faithful as this season has seemingly sputtered away, Indiana ...

The Minute After: Rutgers

Thoughts on a 66-58 loss to Rutgers: Indiana set the table for a long overdue victory tonight. There was a different energy at the start of this contest, the Hoosiers’ defense stymying the Scarlet Knights early on, leading to transition ...

The Minute After: Michigan

Thoughts on a 69-46 loss to Michigan: Riding a five-game losing streak, four of which had been on the road, Indiana returned to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in desperate need of a good performance against No. 5 Michigan on Friday. ...

The Minute After: Northwestern

Thoughts on a 73-66 loss at Northwestern: EVANSTON, Ill. – In a Welsh-Ryan Arena with a fair amount of empty seats, and those filled containing a healthy number of Hoosier faithful, Indiana certainly didn’t walk into an intimidating environment on the ...

The Minute After: Purdue

Thought on a 70-55 loss to Purdue: The hits just keep coming for your 2018-2019 Hoosiers, the latest punch delivered from rival Purdue inside a rocking Mackey Arena on a wintry Saturday afternoon. Today’s loss marks Indiana’s fourth straight. The ...

The Minute After: Nebraska

Thoughts on a 66-51 loss to the Cornhuskers: At this point in the season, the slow start was no surprise. And as Indiana cut what was once a Nebraska 18-point lead to single digits at half — followed by a ...

The Minute After: Maryland

Thoughts on a 78-75 loss to Maryland:  It finally happened. And on the road no less. The Hoosiers, after so many slow starts, stormed out of the gates and left the Terps in their dust. It was a locked-in effort ...

The Minute After: Michigan

Thoughts on a 74-63 loss to the Wolverines: The margin for error against this terrific Michigan team — especially in Ann Arbor — is not big. And in some ways, the Hoosiers responded to the challenge. In a season where ...

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 73-65 win against the Illini: Here the Hoosiers went again with another slow start, the student-lacking Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall desperate to make some noise, but the on-court performance just not letting them. The sweat on Archie ...

The Minute After: Jacksonville

Thoughts on a 94-64 win against the Dolphins: In this season of giving, the Hoosiers were handing each other gifts all game tonight. Save for some outlier possessions, this was a balanced offensive attack, no one trying to do too ...

The Minute After: Central Arkansas

Thoughts on an 86-53 win against the Bears: This one started with Indiana’s normal trappings, too many turnovers leading to a deficit. But as the Hoosiers cleaned things up as the first half went along, it became apparent that their ...