1. HOOSIERS HQ
First place in the Big Ten is on the line when Indiana and Wisconsin square off at Assembly Hall, with tempo key to the outcome, Dustin writes.
A look at the lineups and matchups for the Hoosiers and Badgers, from Dustin.
Eriq Zavaleta, Luis Soffner (with Salty the Sea Lion) and Todd Yeagley are capping off the MLS Combine today in Fort Lauderdale, I wrote.
The IU women’s basketball team is hoping a weekend bye gets them healthy for Thursday’s game at Ohio State, I wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
A much-improved Wisconsin defense will be tested by the nation’s top scoring team in Indiana, Jim Polzin of the Wisconsin State Journal writes.
Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh, Tom Crean’s brother-in-law, channeled his disappointment last year into the Hoosiers, and now has a shot at redemption vs. the Patriots, Les Carpenter of Yahoo!Sports.com writes.
IU soccer’s Eriq Zavaleta is eager and ready to pick a position in the pros, Simon Borg of MLSsoccer.com writes.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Slumping Illinois isn’t ready to hit the panic button … yet, Steve Porter of the Alton Telegraph writes.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
To celebrate tonight’s big game, I dug into the progressive rock archives for this gem by Badger. From the album One Live Badger, here’s “On My Way Home.”