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4 comments by   |   Monday, February 11, 2013 - 10:37 am EDT

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Indiana beat a top 10 team on the road for the first time in 13 years Sunday at Ohio State, Dustin wrote.

The Hoosiers made the most of past experiences in throttling the Buckeyes, I wrote.

The IU women’s basketball team fell behind early and could not catch up at Wisconsin, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Victor Oladipo was the brightest star on the court Sunday in Columbus, Austin Ward of ESPN.com wrote.

Cody Zeller took charge to Indiana’s great benefit against Ohio State, Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports wrote.

Any notion of a ceasefire between Bob Knight and Indiana might have been dismissed in a pregame video Sunday in Columbus, Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo! Sports blogs.

Ohio State simply couldn’t match the depth of Indiana, Dave Hackenberg of the Toledo Blade wrote.

3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
If Tubby Smith can’t rally Minnesota into the NCAA Tournament, it’s time for the Gophers to find another coach, Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes.

It’s been a week to remember for suddenly revived Illinois, Mark Tupper of the Decatur Herald-Review writes.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
For those nutty Buckeyes, how about “Put a Lid On It” by the Squirrel Nut Zippers?

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4 comments:
#1
BallBoy
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 12:18 PM EDT

I really want to thank you guys for doing double duty of ht beat writer and keeping this blog up to the min accurate. I also really the appreciate the links to other news/local papers articles regarding our team. It also makes me appreciate your writing…..anyways this local Hoosier says keep up the good work. We appreciate it.

 
#2
Ron
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 12:53 PM EDT

The Tubby Smith/Minnesota article is interesting. Notes that the new’ish AD was the one who hired Shaka Smith at VCU. If a decent NCAA tourney run occurs it may be time to talk to Shaka again. That would add a new wrinkle to the B1G.

 
#3
Ron
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 12:56 PM EDT

…..if a decent NCAA blah, blah….does NOT occur….

 
#4
Podunker
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 3:40 PM EDT

I think Shaka Smith has already turned down jobs that would have been better opportunities than the MN job. It would be tough to get him to go to MN when he’s got all sorts of options with schools that have better locations, better facilities, and a better upside. Plus, unless Tubby is ready to retire (how old is Tubby?), I think he’s secure in that job. MN’s BB arena is a joke, and until they build a new one, they’ll be lucky to keep Tubby Smith.

My guess is that Shaka Smith will eventually wind up coaching at an ACC school that wants to challenge Duke, UNC, NCS, etc. That’s where the money and facilities will be and he’s already well known in that part of the country. But of course, I could be wrong.

 


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