Hoosier Morning


1. HOOSIERS HQ
The forces of gravity helped pull Indiana into the win column and to the Hoosiers’ first outright Big Ten title in 20 years, Dustin wrote.

Indiana got to properly celebrate a Big Ten title, raw emotion and all, on Sunday, I wrote.

The Hoosiers got a warm reception from fans outside of Cook Hall upon their return to Bloomington, Mike wrote.

Three IU wrestlers clinched NCAA berths, and the baseball team took the rubber match against Florida, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
It’s not the same old song and dance on or off the court for Victor Oladipo, Ben Shpigel of the New York Times writes.

Michigan’s choke job says the Wolverines just aren’t that good, Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press writes.

Indiana and Michigan provided a fitting finish to a memorable season in the Big Ten, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com wrote.

Calm and combustible, Tom Crean’s Hoosiers won’t be back down for the foreseeable future, Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports wrote.

IU recruit Luke Fischer led Germantown to its 56th straight win and second straight state title, picking up Wisconsin Mr. Basketball along the way, Nick Sunderland-Saied of the Wisconsin State Journal wrote.

3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Michigan State’s Derrick Nix shouldered responsibility on Senior Day for his inflammatory remarks prior to the Indiana game, Chris Solari of the Lansing State Journal wrote.

Ohio State rode its defense to victory against Illinois, capping a strong finish to the regular season, Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch wrote.

Traevon Jackson’s 3 at the buzzer bailed out Wisconsin at Penn State, Jim Polin of the Wisconsin State Journal writes.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
In recognition of Tom Crean’s spat with Jeff Meyer, here’s David Bowie with “Space Oddity (Ground Control to Major Tom).”

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3 comments:

  • Chet #1


    Monday, March 11, 2013 - 12:36 PM EDT

    Congrats to the Hoosier wrestlers headed to the NCAA Tournament. While I never got close myself I did get to watch one of my sons compete in the Championships.

    The match that advanced him to the final day?

    An 11-4 beat down of the representative of the maize and blue.

  • J Pat #2


    Monday, March 11, 2013 - 1:49 PM EDT

    wonder who will take that claim…banning someone from a blog, are you serious? Things do flow better without you Laffy and the place seems all around happy happy happy, I must say!

  • Punjab #3


    Monday, March 11, 2013 - 3:33 PM EDT

    He’ll never have hometown hero, foundation of the resurrection, savior of the program, legendary status that Cody has already cemented. But Fischer looks like he might have the skill set to be just about as good. (And that is by no means a knock on Cody!) The future continues to look bright.

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