The Minute After Archive

The Minute After: Wichita State

Thoughts on a 73-63 loss to Wichita State: After a brutal start for both teams, neither shooting well or playing with much polish, the Shockers started to get it together. This is a team that entered Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall ...

The Minute After: Arkansas

Thoughts on a 63-60 win against Arkansas: Justin Smith drew an offensive foul. Devonte Green turned the ball over. Indiana’s offense couldn’t get much of anything going against Arkansas’ pressure. We’ve been here before and it isn’t pretty. But in ...

The Minute After: St. Francis

Thoughts on a 89-72 win against the Red Flash: There was no question heading into this one which team had more talent, more size and was just flat out better: your Indiana Hoosiers. But after falling short of making the ...

The Minute After: Ohio State

Thoughts on a 79-75 loss to the Buckeyes: CHICAGO – The ball tipped, and the Hoosiers were in a familiar spot. Ohio State and Kaleb Wesson dictated the terms, keeping the paint packed and the Hoosiers uncomfortable on offense. All ...

The Minute After: Rutgers

Thoughts on an 89-73 win against Rutgers: Rutgers quickly tossed up a 5-0 lead on the Hoosiers. But just as quickly, the Hoosiers took the lead, eventually pushing it out to a 10-point cushion at the 12:40 mark of the ...

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 92-74 win against the Illini: In terms of their NCAA tournament bubble status, the Hoosiers pretty much had to win this one tonight. So all they did was go out and post their best offensive performance of ...

The Minute After: Michigan State

Thoughts on a 63-62 win against the Spartans: Cassius Winston played maestro on Branch McCracken Court, orchestrating the Michigan State offense with an almost unstoppable mastery. With the ball in his hands, he kept it cool, calm and easy, carving ...

The Minute After: Wisconsin

Thoughts on a 75-73 win against the Badgers: It took nearly three hours, but Indiana finally, mercifully, has its first win in three and a half weeks. The Hoosiers hit a rare 6-of-14 from 3-point range in the first half ...

The Minute After: Iowa

Thoughts on a 76-70 loss to the Hawkeyes: Is this team cursed? Maybe this team is cursed. Because Indiana gave everything it had tonight. It never trailed in the second half. And yet, here came Jordan Bohannon heating up to ...

The Minute After: Purdue

Thoughts on a 48-46 loss to Purdue: The Hall was rocking. The Hoosiers appeared to have put the Minnesota debacle behind them. They fought, playing with a collective spirit that was downright hyperactive. Indiana was a team on a mission. ...

The Minute After: Minnesota

Thoughts on an 84-63 loss to the Golden Gophers: With De’Ron Davis into the starting lineup for Justin Smith and at least a competent start for the Hoosiers — even having a lead early! — it seemed as if Indiana ...

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 ...