The freshman experience (IDS Basketblog): Lots of quotes from freshmen Christian Watford, Jordan Hulls, Derek Elston, and Bobby Capobianco, who met with the media yesterday.
Hoosiers Insider: Getting to Know Derek Elston and Bobby Capobianco (The Indianapolis Star): Much more on player quotes from Terry Hutchens. The official IU site has video here.
SI prediction leaves sour taste (Under the Rock, IDS): takes exception to SI's prediction of 2-10, 0-8 for the Hoosiers. I certainly hope that the prediction is wrong, but last season's results make it very easy to pencil IU into the #11 slot.
Big Ten could be out of Alamo; Texas Bowl next? (ESPN)
Adam Rittenberg notes that there could be some upheaval in the Big Ten's bowl tie-ins: five of the Big Ten's seven deals expire after this season. Please go away, Motor City Bowl.
Hoosier Headlines for August 14, 2009: IU basketball freshmen meet the media.
By John M. IU