Spitoon game on ESPN; Minny kick at noon

By   |   Monday, Sep. 22, 2008 - 12:29 PM   |   Comments Off

It’s your new Monday afternoon ritual: find out when IU’s next two games will be and who will televise them!

It’s the perfect follow to that “Why am I sitting in a cubicle on a day like this and how can I escape without the boss noticing?” moment. Really gets you re-focused to know that the networks have hashed it out and made their pronouncements.

So, on to it. This, courtesy of Jeff Keag at IU . . .

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GAME TIMES, NETWORKS SET FOR MSU, MINNESOTA GAMES

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana’s game against Michigan State on Saturday, Sept. 27, will kick off at noon EDT at Memorial Stadium and will be televised on ESPN, it was announced today. Additionally, the Hoosiers’ game at Minnesota on Oct. 4 will be carried on the Big Ten Network, with kickoff slated for 11 a.m. CDT/Noon EDT.


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Love remains in hospital

By   |   Monday, Sep. 22, 2008 - 10:05 AM   |   1 comment

Doug Zaleski, Ball State beat reporter for The Star Press of Muncie, spoke with Cardinals coach Brady Hoke and has a new report on the status of wide receiver Dante Love, who fractured his neck and injured his spine at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Love had surgery early Sunday morning.

“Everything went as the doctors thought, and even a little better,” Hoke said.

According to the story, Love has not yet been told he will be unable to resume his career. But it does say a return to the field seems doubtful.



Terone Johnson picks Purdue

By   |   Monday, Sep. 22, 2008 - 9:28 AM   |   1 comment

North Central (Ind.) guard Terone Johnson committed to Purdue on Sunday, reports the Indianapolis Star.

Johnson, a 6-2,  195 pound guard, had interest from and in Indiana during the late spring, but it seemed to lessen — on both sides — later in the summer.

Johnson is a powerful guard who averaged 18 points as a sophomore last year. He joins Danville’s Travis Carroll in what is shaping up to be another strong in-state class for the Boilermakers.

The Hoosiers have yet to take a commitment for the 2010 class; another player Tom Crean was recruiting, Georgia guard Jordan McRae, gave a verbal to Tennessee over the weekend.



A day later and it’s still not pretty

By   |   Sunday, Sep. 21, 2008 - 5:28 PM   |   26 comments

After Indiana’s first two games of the year, I meandered my way toward the duty of watching the broadcast of the game. And when I did get around to watching the wins against Western Kentucky and Murray State, my suspicions were confirmed: those games revealed almost nothing about the Hoosiers. (Though watching those games did make me hungry for Ro*Tel.)

Saturday’s loss to Ball State, on the other hand, wiped away much of the talk that has surrounded this team. The defense is not vastly improved; it was pushed around all day Saturday by a MAC team. IU’s running game has not really made strides; the three primary backs are inconsistent. Kellen Lewis was not able to overcome the time he missed while suspended; he’s very uncomfortable on the field right now. The no-huddle offense doesn’t guarantee an opponent will tire or struggle to react; Ball State was barely fazed by it. And the list goes on.

Obviously we’ll have coverage of where Indiana must go from here all this week.

For now, here are some observations from my viewing experience today.


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Men’s soccer: IU vs. Wisconsin

By   |   Sunday, Sep. 21, 2008 - 2:52 PM   |   1 comment

Armstrong Stadium bathed in sunlight as we get ready to start. Feel free to follow along here and on the Big Ten Network. Today’s soccer celebrity in the house is former Hoosier Pat Noonan. That’s enough name-dropping for now. Game will kick off a few minutes after 3 p.m.

FIRST HALF

We’re off and kicking in this Big Ten opener for both teams. Hoosiers are using the same lineup as the last four games with Rich Balchan at defender and Daniel Kelly at forward. Captain Brad Ring is back in the lineup after leaving early in last Sunday’s game against San Diego. Hoosiers 0, Badgers 0


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Update on Dante Love

By   |   Sunday, Sep. 21, 2008 - 2:15 PM   |   3 comments

Ball State has released this update on wide receiver Dante Love, who was carted off the field last night after taking a hit early in the second quarter.

This seems like it is good news, given the circumstances.

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Dante Love was examined by a team of neurosurgeons, who consulted with the Ball State medical and athletic training staffs, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.  Dante underwent surgery early Sunday morning, which lasted approximately five hours.

“Dante Love suffered a cervical spine fracture and spinal cord injury which required surgery to stabilize the fracture.  He is currently moving all four extremities.”
– Dr. Jay Matchett, Ball State team physician and orthopedic surgeon.

“We were told the surgery went well.  Sunday morning Dante was alert and extremely tired.  His attitude and spirits are good, and we are praying for him right now.”
– Ball State head football coach Brady Hoke, who was at the hospital with Dante throughout the night.



Women’s soccer: IU vs. Loyola

By   |   Sunday, Sep. 21, 2008 - 1:23 PM   |   Comments Off

SECOND HALF

With just under 30 minutes to play at Armstrong Stadium, the Indiana women’s soccer team leads Loyola U., 1-0. The Hoosiers’ goal was by Christie Kotynski off a corner kick. Hoosiers 1, Ramblers 0

No sooner do I hit save than Loyola ties it up. The Hoosiers have looked a bit sluggish in the second half and it costs them. Hoosiers 1, Ramblers 1

GOING TO OVERTIME

Indiana picked up the pace down the stretch, mounting several opportunities but could not finish. Hoosiers 1, Ramblers 1

FINAL — SUDDEN DEATH OT

Remember those missed opportunities? Well, IU didn’t miss this time as Kristin Arnold scores the game-winner after just two minutes. Hoosiers 2, Ramblers 1

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