1. HOOSIERS HQ
One year at Indiana was enough for Noah Vonleh to realize his dream of going to the NBA, Dustin wrote.
Austin Etherington, Jeremy Hollowell, Jonny Marlin and Joe Fagan left the IU program en masse on Monday, Dustin wrote.
Bob Knight says the NBA has “raped college basketball,” Jeff Borzello of CBSsports.com reported.
The changing landscape of Indiana basketball isn’t the end of the world, but there’s reason to be concerned, I wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
IU is in crisis mode and back to rebuilding after the latest Hoosier one-and-done, Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star writes.
Considering the roster turnover, being an NIT team might be the extent of Indiana’s upside next season, Chris Goff of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette writes.
Temple transfer Anthony Lee has Indiana among his five finalists, Steve Jones of the Louisville Courier-Journal blogs.
The climb back to college basketball relevance just got steeper for the Hoosiers, Evan Hoopfer of the Indiana Daily Student writes.
Former Hoosier Steve Alford will do what Indiana won’t, play Kentucky on a neutral court in Chicago next December, Ryan Kartje of the Orange County Register reports.
3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
This seems like an appropriate choice under the circumstances — The Manhattan Transfer with “Route 66.”