- Knight turns down Hall-of-Fame invite from Indiana (chicagotribune.com)
- Iowa game analysis (GazetteOnline.com)
IU has a chance of a lifetime vs. Hawkeyes (The News-Sentinel - Fort Wayne IN)
Faith provides opportunity, and that's what IU seeks Saturday. The trip to Iowa figures to be the most challenging it will face all season. The No. 7 Hawkeyes are 8-0 for the first time in school history. They are tough and strong and tough-minded. They are, in so many ways, everything the Hoosiers (4-4) aspire to be.
Big Ten Power Rankings: Hawks, Nits, and Bucks Push for the Title (First and Big Ten)
Bill Lynch should take Jim Tressel's class on coaching that we have been hearing so much about this season. The several questionable decisions made by Lynch down the stretch were a big reason the Hoosier's squandered a four score lead in Evanston last week.
Hoosiers optimistic with Crean in Year 2 (The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind.)
"We’re better than we were a year ago. There’s better talent, there’s more of it," [Crean] said. "But we’re still a very young team that does not know the value of how hard you have to play, work and compete every day yet."
Big Ten's talent runs deep, coaches say (Quad City Times)
ROSEMONT, Ill. - Big Ten basketball coaches have changed their tune.
Hoosiers anticipate improvement after dismal season (NWI Times)
When asked to comment on the "bumps and bruises" his team endured during the 2008-09 basketball season, Indiana coach Tom Crean quickly corrected his questioner. "We had body parts removed," Crean joked during Thursday's Big Ten basketball media day. "We were in cement boots trying to catch up."