Hoosier Headlines for October 6th, 2012

Benny Sieu-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

News and notes on the Hoosier men's football, basketball, and soccer teams from around the country.

Football

Indiana beat writers: Hoosiers' defense could struggle against Michigan State's Le'Veon Bell | MLive.com

Indiana continues its rebuilding process, but do the Hoosiers have enough to compete with the Spartans? Dustin Dopirak, Terry Hutchens, Pete DiPrimio give their views.

Indiana University cancels homecoming parade | The Journal Gazette
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The traditional Indiana University homecoming parade through the streets of Bloomington isn’t being held this weekend for the first time in more than 50 years.

From the Spartan Sideline: Michigan State vs. Indiana, Keys to the Game | The Detroit Sports Site |
The Detroit Sports Site calls out a "sleepy Memorial Stadium"

Indiana will air it out against Michigan State | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

Indiana has been unable to do much during Kevin Wilson's short tenure, including beat a Big Ten -- or even full-fledged FBS -- opponent. The Hoosiers can do one thing. They can throw the ball around the field, and that's where all Indiana's hopes and Michigan State's concerns will be concentrated Saturday.

Basketball

Indiana basketball: 'Movement?' Nah, simply Hoosiers, says Yogi Ferrell | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com
Indiana's incoming freshman class has long been known as 'The Movement,' a term associated with the desire to hang a sixth national championship banner in Assembly Hall.

Notebook: IU wants to improve defense | The Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne's Journal-Gazette has quotes from Cody Zeller, Christian Watford about the increased focus on defense and the help they hope to get from the freshmen.

Soccer

The Hoosiers are coming off a 4-1 win over Kentucky, led by 2 goals and 2 assists from Eriq Zavaleta. Btw, if you attend the IU football game, the ticket stub will allow you to get into the IU Soccer game free!

The Badger Herald: Badgers look to regain traction in Big Ten race
The Wisconsin Student Newspaper has the opponent's perspective of the IU-UW game tonight. The Badgers, led by former IU player and coach John Trask, hope to make a good showing against the Hoosiers.

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