1. HOOSIERS HQ
Indiana looks to avoid a trap game when it takes on rival Purdue ahead of Saturday’s clash with No. 1 Michigan, Dustin writes.
Purdue’s Terone Johnson vs. Indiana’s Victor Oladipo is one of the key matchups tonight, Dustin writes.
It’s still Michigan and Indiana 1-2 in this week’s Big Ten power rankings, I wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Purdue freshman center A.J. Hammons has his work cut out for him tonight against Cody Zeller, Michael Pointer of the Indianapolis Star writes.
If IU wants its NCAA Tournament road to go through Indianapolis, the Hoosiers will likely have to beat out Michigan, Andy Glockner of SI.com writes.
Former Hoosier Eric Gordon’s return from injury has been a boon for the New Orleans Hornet, er, Pelicans and bodes well for the future, AtTheHive.com blogs.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Deshaun Thomas came up big when Ohio State needed him Tuesday night, punching Wisconsin in the mouth in the process, Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch writes.
Minnesota got a much-needed win to end a four-game losing streak Tuesday night, Amelia Rayno of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
This doesn’t need much explaining: Rival Sons with “Pressure and Time.”