I haven't had the chance to watch the game yet, but will post something of a review this afternoon.
- Indiana 96, Grace 73 (The Hoosier Scoop)
Indiana struggles early, rolls past Grace in second half (Inside the Hall)
"After leading by just six at halftime, Indiana used a strong second half to win its exhibition debut 96-73 over NAIA opponent Grace College."
IU’s Crean uses exhibition win to teach young Hoosiers (TribStar.com )
"Indiana only led by six at halftime and was even in rebounds until midway through the second half. The game was at times sloppy as the teams combined for 42 turnovers."
- A look back at the first exhibition game against Grace College (Hoosiers Insider | The Indianapolis Star)
It's only up from here (Indiana Daily Student)
“I love their mind-set, I love their attitude, I love their desire to get better,” Crean said. It’s not an excuse that this team is very young – it’s a reality.
Hoosiers get fight from underdog in debut (Indiana Daily Student)
“We knew that we were going to be pushed because of how well Grace runs their offense,” IU coach Tom Crean said. “Our players might have been a little surprised.”
IU gains fresh start to season (The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind.)
"The Hoosiers eventually pulled away for a 96-73 victory over Grace in Wednesday’s exhibition game in front of 15,453 fans at Assembly Hall."
Big Badgers back to test IU defense (The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind.)
"Bill Lynch doesn’t like comparing players. But the Indiana coach mentioned former Wisconsin running back Ron Dayne, a Heisman winner, when the topic of current Badgers’ running back John Clay came up."