Roth’s injury not considered serious

From Indiana media relations:

Men’s Basketball player Matt Roth left Monday’s game against Ferris State with a right knee injury in the second half and did not return to the game.  Initial tests indicate it is not serious.  He is being treated and will be continually evaluated.

“All of us in the IU basketball program, especially Matt and his family have appreciated everyone’s concern for his health,” said IU Coach Tom Crean.  “Our prayers have been definitely answered and he will return to action in due time.”

Belcher named game captain for Wisconsin game

In a show of solidarity with their heartbroken wide receiver, the members of the Indiana football teams leadership council unanimously elected junior wide receiver Damarlo Belcher a game captain for Saturday’s game against Wisconsin, coach Bill Lynch said.

“That tells me they have his back,” Lynch said.

Belcher, the Big Ten’s leading receiver, had the game-winning touchdown in his hand against Iowa last week but dropped it and the Hoosiers lost 18-13. His teammates made a point in post-game interviews to say the loss was not Belcher’s fault and that he did a lot to put Indiana in the game.

“His teammates have rallied around him since we got off the field on Saturday,” Lynch said. (more…)

Zeller announcement Thursday

Cody Zeller will make his college decision at 1:05 Thursday at the Hatchet House in Washington, his mother, Lorri, confirmed moments ago.

There was no tipoff as to what college it will be.

Peegs had the info first, by the way.

10:19 A.M. UPDATE: A source with knowledge of the situation said Indiana has not heard from the Zeller family. The same source indicated that it is too early for that to mean anything.

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