Checking in from State College


Caught a bit of Penn State’s 65-51 win against William & Mary to open the basketball season tonight. Talor Battle, who was pretty stellar as a freshman last year, has really become a very dynamic guard at the Big Ten level. Of course I watched this game thinking about how Indiana would match up, and I’m anxious to see how Verdell Jones and Daniel Moore handle Battle at the point of attack. He’s awfully quick.

Anyway, the Hoosiers’ football team has arrived here and is back relaxing at the hotel. They were unable to go through a walk-through because the field at Beaver Stadium was covered. There’s been a ton of rain here, and last I checked there’s a 70 percent chance of more showers tomorrow. Not sure what that might mean as far as having an impact on the game. Probably means the Nittany Lions will rely more on the run; could see a lot of that “Wildcat” formation with Derrick Williams running around.

Anyway, this hasn’t been posted here yet and it should be: Here’s Jared Poertner’s free preview of the game. The Poert Report, if you will.

Share the Scoop!

One comment:

  • firemarshalbill #1


    Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 3:14 AM EDT

    I’m hoping Glasses first words are HEY BILL you are F**KING FIRED!

Scoop Poll:

Where will IU be ranked to start next season?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Indiana Spring Football Game

  • Jeremy Price:

    A couple of links to the story Ron referenced on Jordy winning the Bal [...]

  • Ron:

    And....Jordy scores 22 and team wins whatever European league champion [...]

  • jeromy whitehead:

    Although, Remy would have helped with on the ball defense ... He would [...]

  • Double Down:

    *They [...]

  • Double Down:

    I think Indiana could have benefitted from Remy's defense last year. [...]

  • Podunker:

    BeatPurdue, Crean's harshest critics ignore news, players' statements, [...]

  • iuhoosier1992:

    Pitching has been pretty good all year. However, I think IU is near t [...]

  • Draft day dreams for former Hoosiers -
    A full house is expected at Shane Wynn's Ohio home, where 30 friends and family members will gather this weekend to see where the former Indiana receiver is headed next. [...]
  • Yogi Ferrell back for more -
    When the words he waited on never came, when he was told that an NBA future was not guaranteed, Yogi Ferrell made the obvious decision. [...]
  • IU-UK series won't be renewed any time soon -
    There is hope that Indiana's longtime rivalry series with Kentucky will one day resume. [...]
  • Sycamores rally past reeling Hoosiers, 6-5 -
    As the home run ball flew over the fence and sent Indiana on the way to its fourth loss against the Missouri Valley Conference, Nick Ramos and Casey Rodrigue shared a look of incredulity, knowing thei [...]
  • IU baseball breaks out in 13-2 drubbing of Terps -
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Junior Nick Ramos tied an Indiana single-game record with three doubles as the Hoosiers exploded for their highest-scoring game in nearly a month in a 13-2 victory at No. 20 Maryla [...]
  • Wynn joins Coleman with Falcons -
    He wanted to be drafted, to see his name crawl across the television screen and be called up to football’s highest level. [...]
  • Moren says Kemokai the best PG available -
    Indiana officially announced the addition of junior college point guard Victoria Kemokai Thursday, marking Teri Moren’s third addition of the offseason. [...]


Find Kentucky basketball coverage on VaughtsViews.com - Find Notre Dame football coverage on NDInsider.com. © Hoosier Times Inc., all rights reserved.