1. HOOSIERS HQ
IU co-defensive coordinator Mike Ekeler says the effort is there, even if the results are not, Dustin writes.
The No. 14 Indiana men’s soccer team found its scoring touch thanks to Eriq Zavaleta in a 4-1 win at Kentucky, we reported.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Michigan State is ready for the Hoosiers to put the ball in the air, Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press writes.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Michigan’s Trey Burke, last season’s co-Big Ten Freshman of the Year with Cody Zeller, is looking to avoid the sophomore slump, Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com writes.
4. WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS
A judge’s most recent ruling in the Ed O’Bannon case is not a favorable one for ESPN or the NCAA, Michael McMann of SI.com writes.
5. ONE FOR THE ROAD
In honor of last night’s presidential debate, I present this patriotic offering of “Stars and Stripes Forever” by the Muppets.