1. HOOSIERS HQ
Aulani Sinclair scored a career-high 34 points as the IU women’s basketball team surpassed last season’s win total, Mike wrote.
The Indiana men’s basketball team has three games to right the ship after Saturday’s disappointing loss to Butler, I wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
The crowd and the coaches traded barbs Saturday, but Butler’s Alex Barlow got the last word against Indiana, Brian Hamilton wrote for SI.com.
Indiana’s loss reinforces the notion that there is no dominant team in college basketball, Jeff Goodman of CBSsports.com writes.
3. NATIONAL NUGGETS
Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin says the latest money-grab moves by conferences a good reason why athletes should be paid, David Steele of AOL Fanhouse writes.
Syracuse, Michigan and Duke could all be the last unbeaten team standing this season, Rick Bozich of WDRB.com writes.
New Illinois coach John Groce has been everything the school was looking for so far, Ethan Asofsky of The Daily Illini writes.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Butler’s Alex Barlow had his Jimmy Chitwood moment on Saturday against Indiana: