The Minute After Archive

The Minute After: Nebraska

Thoughts on an 89-64 win against the Cornhuskers: Nebraska came out the gates with nothing to lose, playing at a spirited pace. The Cornhuskers were beating the Hoosiers off the perimeter, scoring on back cuts and dropping in 3s at ...

The Minute After: Wisconsin

Thoughts on a 60-56 loss to the Badgers: Indiana’s senior day started with perfection. Devonte Green and De’Ron Davis, both getting the rare start, carried the Hoosiers across the first several minutes of the contest. The seniors combined for Indiana’s ...

The Minute After: Minnesota

Thoughts on a 72-67 win against Minnesota: For all the good Indiana did in the first half — leading for much of it, getting up by as many as 10 points and playing with intensity — it was negated by ...

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 67-66 loss to the Illini: If there’s a silver lining to Indiana’s 0-2 week, it’s this: Unlike so much of the conference season, the Hoosiers competed and didn’t wilt away on the road. Despite an awful offensive ...

The Minute After: Purdue

Thoughts on a 57-49 loss to the Boilermakers: Mackey Arena rocked and rolled, leading to a frantic first half for this bitter in-state rivalry. Yet, Indiana seemed poised to match the moment. The Hoosiers grabbed an early 6-2 lead. They ...

The Minute After: Penn State

Thoughts on a 68-60 win against the Nittany Lions: Penn State isn’t a traditional Big Ten powerhouse, but make no mistake: The Nittany Lions are playing like one this year. To rip off eight straight wins (four of those coming ...

The Minute After: Minnesota

Thoughts on a 68-56 win against the Golden Gophers: By this point in the season with all the available evidence on hand, it’s fair to assume most of the Indiana faithful pegged tonight’s game as another road loss for these ...

The Minute After: Michigan

Thoughts on an 89-65 loss to the Wolverines:  It’s easy to look at this one as another disastrous double-digit Big Ten road loss for the Hoosiers. And that would be a fair assessment. Indiana had absolutely no answer for Michigan’s ...

The Minute After: Iowa

Thoughts on an 89-77 win against the Hawkeyes: With their season sliding downhill, the Hoosiers regained some footing tonight inside Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Indiana’s 3-point shooting, so often a weakness, was a strength in this one. Devonte Green was ...

The Minute After: Purdue

Thoughts on a 74-62 loss to the Boilermakers: As the stars of IU’s past, and the biggest figure in Indiana basketball history graced the floor at halftime, the program’s present continued to unravel around them. The Hoosiers are now losers ...

The Minute After: Ohio State

Thoughts on a 68-59 loss to the Buckeyes: It’s been a rough week for Indiana. The Hoosiers just weren’t able to find anything easy, anything to hang their hats on over the last two road contests — losses to Penn ...

The Minute After: Penn State

Thoughts on a 64-49 loss to the Nittany Lions: As January’s Big Ten slate comes to a close, one thing appears clear for these Hoosiers: They’re horrendous on the road. Sure, it’s not easy to win away from home in ...

The Minute After: Maryland

Thoughts on a 77-76 loss to the Terrapins: What an absolute gut punch. Oof. The Terrapins started the contest with a shooting barrage, scoring as high as 1.90 points per possession at one point in the first half. It helped ...