Gophers Outworked by Hoosiers (The Daily Gopher)
"While the game went to overtime, it never really felt like the Gophers were playing a competitive game. Short of a few cold spells for the Hoosiers, Minnesota was outplayed in most every aspect of the game. Indiana out-rebounded the Gophers 43-31, and make no mistake, that advantage was in large part because Indiana wanted it more. The Hoosiers had 20 offensive rebounds."
SB Nation Bracketology: UNC, UConn Among Falling Powerhouse Programs -(SB Nation)
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- Crean talks free throws (The Hoosier Scoop)
Rick Bozich | Jones saves Hoosiers from a repeat performance (The Courier-Journal)
Three times this season Indiana had given back second-half leads and lost. Just eight days earlier the Hoosiers had burped up a 15-point second-half lead against Illinois. "My stomach was sick the next two days," Jones said.
IU's win was a confidence boost (Evansville Courier & Press)
"If ever so briefly, Verdell Jones III was thinking what thousands of Indiana University basketball fans, in their seats at Assembly Hall and at home in front of their TVs, were thinking: Oh no, not again."
Bigs lead IU to win against Minnesota (Indiana Daily Student)
"When a group of IU fans noticed former Pacers center Rik Smits at Sunday’s matchup between IU and Minnesota, they yelled "We need you, Rik!" But the Hoosiers didn’t need help from Smits. Or from anyone else. "
IMPERFECT STORM (Indiana Daily Student)
"Averaging 2.68 turnovers on the season, Jones lowered his total to only two in a category IU coach Tom Crean called one of the game’s most vital stats. "
Verdell Jones wills IU to win (Indiana Daily Student)
Jones hit his 11th free throw 45 seconds into the extra period. But he missed the second of two and later missed a pair with IU trailing 76-71. "Those free throws I missed, I think it was just my legs – the legs were gone," Jones said.