Baseball America projects Indiana to host regional

By   |   Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 - 3:38 PM   |   1 comment

Aaron Fitt, national college baseball writer at Baseball America, put together an NCAA Tournament bracket projection and has Indiana hosting a regional but not as one of the top eight seeds. Based on Fitt’s projection, the Hoosiers would be paired with the Vanderbilt bracket in the Super Regional.

The Hoosiers are 19-10 and came into the week ranked No. 23 in the Baseball America Top 25. They have won seven straight games.


Live Chat Transcript

By   |   Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 - 1:44 PM   |   1 comment

Been lazy on this lately. But it’s back. Old Sports Dude was getting ticked.

QUESTION: Moderator: Good afternoon everyone. Thanks for joining us. We have several questions right off the bat so are we ready to get started?

JEREMY: Ready or not, here we come.

DUSTIN: That we are. Let’s get to it.

ANDY: Right off the bat? Yes, it’s baseball season!
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McShay predicts Latimer to go No. 23 to the Chiefs

By   |   Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 - 1:33 PM   |   13 comments

ESPN’s Todd McShay released a two-round mock draft and has Indiana wide receiver Cody Latimer going No. 23 in the first round to the Kansas City Chiefs. It’s Insider, so it’s subscription only, but McShay raves about him as the “surprise of the first round.”

Big Ten announces opening of satellite office in New York

By   |   Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 - 12:30 PM   |   1 comment

This has been widely discussed, but it’s officially a thing. The Big Ten is opening up a satellite office in midtown Manhattan that will be ready on June 1.

Big Ten Conference Announces New York City Office

East Coast office space provides expanded coverage and service

for 14 Big Ten institutions that span from the Colorado border to the Atlantic Ocean

Rosemont, Ill. — The Big Ten Conference announced it will open a second office in New York City to help serve the needs of its 14 member institutions. The Big Ten New York City office will be located at 900 Third Avenue and will be fully staffed and operational by June 1.

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Live Chat, 11 a.m.

By   |   Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 - 4:00 AM   |   1 comment

We’ll be here. 

Etherington to visit Butler, Missouri State

By   |   Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014 - 7:07 PM   |   1 comment

Former Indiana forward Austin Etherington will visit Butler this Saturday and Missouri State the weekend of April 19-20, a source confirmed. He is also contemplating a visit to New Mexico.

The story was originally reported by Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star.

Indiana State at Indiana

By   |   Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014 - 5:53 PM   |   No comments

Top 9th: Evan Bell gave up a single to start the ninth and came out of the game for IU closer Scott Effross. Effross got the first hitter he faced to ground into a 4-6-3 double play and then struck out the last batter looking to end the game. Indiana takes a 8-4 victory to improve to 19-10 and extend its winning streak to seven games.


Bottom 8th: Indiana had the bases loaded with one out in the eighth and first baseman Sam Travis hit a ball outfield depth, but it was foul and it was short enough for Indiana State first baseman Manuel Estevez to get to it. He not only did that, but threw Tim O’Conner out at home trying to score. IU takes an 8-4 lead to the ninth.

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