The Minute After Archive

The Minute After: Rutgers

Thoughts on a 74-70 loss to Rutgers: On Thursday night in Iowa City, Indiana caught the Hawkeyes in a situation primed for an upset. Iowa had won five straight entering the contest. It had an off-shooting night from deep. Indiana ...

The Minute After: Iowa

Thoughts on an 81-69 win against the Hawkeyes: It’s been a long week for Indiana basketball. The home loss to Purdue last Thursday had fans upset, some cascading towards apathy for this season … and the program. The vacuum created ...

The Minute After: Purdue

Thoughts on an 81-69 loss to the Boilermakers: The Purdue Problem continues. The Hoosiers are now losers of 11 of their last 12 against the Boilermakers, including eight straight. Tonight’s loss also draws Archie Miller’s IU record against the Boilermakers ...

The Minute After: Nebraska

Thoughts on an 84-76 win against the Cornhuskers: At this point in the Big Ten season, Nebraska finds itself as the clear cellar-dweller in the conference. Fred Hoiberg has failed to find any roster continuity in his second season in ...

The Minute After: Wisconsin

Thoughts on an 80-73 loss in double OT to the Badgers: Indiana, playing without its best perimeter scorer in Armaan Franklin, gave Wisconsin absolutely everything it could handle tonight in Madison. This game was there to be had. At the ...

The Minute After: Maryland

Thoughts on a 63-55 win against Maryland: As Aaron Wiggins splashed home a 3-pointer with 15:14 to go in the contest, Indiana found itself down 10 points and in trouble. The first 25 minutes of action had been an abysmal, ...

The Minute After: Penn State

Thoughts on an 87-85 overtime win against the Nittany Lions: Rob Phinisee and Al Durham have disappointed of late. Both were called out by their coach on his radio program Monday evening and Phinisee lost his starting spot to freshman ...

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 69-60 loss to the Illini: The day after Christmas hangover was in full effect this afternoon at the State Farm Center. Both teams started off cold from the field, shots clanking from the perimeter and in the ...

The Minute After: Northwestern

Thoughts on a 74-67 loss to the Wildcats: Fresh off an upset win against Michigan State, the Wildcats proved tonight inside Assembly Hall that victory was no fluke. This team can flat out play. Couple that fact with a Chris ...

The Minute After: Butler

Thoughts on a 68-60 win against the Bulldogs: Make no mistake about it: The Hoosiers played an uninspired first half of basketball today against Butler. Indiana has been able to hang its hat on a stellar defense so far this ...

The Minute After: North Alabama

Thoughts on an 87-52 win against the Lions: A cupcake game on a Sunday afternoon with essentially no crowd in the building? It’s not the ideal environment for sustained focus and effort from a college basketball team. And the Hoosiers ...

The Minute After: Florida State

Thoughts on a 69-67 loss to the Seminoles:  Archie Miller called timeout in a huff and puff. His Hoosiers just gave up an offensive rebound off a Florida State free throw, the possession ending in a Raiquan Gray baseline drive ...

The Minute After: Stanford

Thoughts on a 79-63 win over the Cardinal: After a worrisome loss against Texas on Tuesday, the Hoosiers rebounded in today’s third place matchup against Stanford, cruising to a comfortable double-digit victory. Indiana saved face for the tournament and leaves ...