1. HOOSIERS HQ
The Indiana men’s soccer team suffered an overtime defeat for the third straight game, losing to West Virginia 5-4 Sunday night, Andy wrote.
The IU defense and its coaching staff will be under the microscope more than ever, just one thing we learned from the football game against Navy, Dustin writes.
IU women’s soccer routed Eastern Kentucky to remain unbeaten, we reported.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Same old IU defense, same silly decision-making from Kevin Wilson against Navy, Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star writes.
Navy rode a wave of emotion in the wake of the death of coach Ken Niumatalolo’s mother to beat Indiana, Bill Wagner of the Capital-Gazette wrote.
Starter or not, Nate Sudfeld is Indiana’s No. 1 quarterback, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.
Goodluck Okonoboh will be the latest 2014 basketball recruiting target to visit Bloomington when he comes to town this weekend, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Illinois’ out of the conference cellar in football, and Purdue is in, while things are the same as ever at Michigan State and Indiana, blog Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg at ESPN.com.
The Illini basketball team is in the hunt for former Louisville commit Quentin Snider, as is Steve Alford and UCLA, Marcus Jackson of the Champaign News-Gazette reports.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
A fitting tribute to the broadside the Hoosiers took on Saturday, the U.S. Navy Band performing, “Anchors Aweigh,” a song originally written for the Army-Navy football game in 1906.