Dan Dakich Archive

On Dan Dakich and the dismissal at The Dagger

Headline alliteration is my favorite kind. Those of you interested, I wrote a quick post this morning discussing Dan Dakich’s huge huevos for dismissing Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis at the Dagger. Here’s a little taste: The entire situation is ...

The Morning After: That’s that

College basketball seasons are long and dynamic things. They’re not like college football seasons, which require drilled excellence from the outset and where a midseason loss can kill your chances at winning a truly screwed-up national championship. They’re not like ...

Dakich: “No question I should be the coach”

A member of the media asked Dan Dakich to lobby for himself as the next head coach at Indiana and he did just that following IU’s 86-72 loss to Arkansas. Here is that audio for you: [audio:dakich2.mp3]

Positive positivity going into tonight

I don’t think it takes any sort of expert in the field of season definition to tell us the overriding adjective to describe IU’s 2007-2008 season. If Big A were to put up a poll over on the right sidebar ...

Mike and Mike campaign for Dan Dakich, I shudder

On the drive in to the 9-to-5 this AM, I caught the tail end of Dan Dakich’s appearance on Mike and Mike in the Morning on ESPN Radio and the segment that followed the interview. Dakich did a bit of ...

Will Jamarcus Ellis return on Friday?

Update: According to Terry Hutchens of The Indianapolis Star, Ellis will play on Friday. That is the question heading into Friday’s Big Ten Tournament opener for the Hoosiers (which yours truly will be attending, by the way). Indiana interim coach ...

Going nowhere fast

Now that I’ve had a couple of hours to digest the debacle earlier this afternoon at Penn State, I’ve collected my thoughts on the game, the direction of this team and the program. E will weigh-in with more in The ...

Senior night part one: Dakich, Ahlfeld and managers

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The Morning After: Minnesota

Judging by the comments in our game thread last night, this was not a game most of you were stressing. That makes sense: It’s a late-season Big Ten game against Minnesota, the conference is now fully out of reach, and ...

Which Hoosier team will show up?

We’ll have a lot better grasp on whether Sunday’s debacle against Michigan State was an aberration when the Hoosiers take the floor tonight in Assembly Hall opposite the Minnesota Gophers. Tubby Smith’s club is 18-10 and is coming off a ...

Dan Dakich audio from Big Ten teleconference

Indiana interim head coach Dan Dakich addressed the media earlier today on the weekly Big Ten coaches’ teleconference. Here is the audio, courtesy of the Big Ten Network: You can listen to the other ten coaches by clicking here.

The Morning After: Michigan State

There are two ways to view yesterday’s debacle at Michigan State, and both depend on interpretation. The first interpretation relies on the notion that IU has some hand in everything that happens to them on the basketball court. As a ...

Dan Dakich on Pardon the Interruption

Indiana interim head coach Dan Dakich was on Pardon the Interruption today with Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon. Here’s the video, courtesy of the World Wide Leader: