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Hoosier Headlines for February 17, 2011.

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Sorry that I have slacked on these posts.  Expect more in the near future. 

Former IU football coach Bill Lynch returning to Butler | The Indianapolis Star |
Good for Coach Lynch. | Any other IU football assistants leaving? | IU Insider blog | The Indianapolis Star
Terry Hutchens has a reasonable take on the recent exodus. "Someone posed the question to me last week that went like this: If I had accepted a job with the Indianapolis Star and had been here three or four weeks, and then had an offer to go to work for the Los Angeles Times (my dream job as a young boy growing up in Southern California) what would I do? Would I say thanks but no thanks, show loyalty to my new employer, or would I follow what had been my dream to that point? Looking back, especially if that opportunity arose when I was a much younger person, I’m guessing it would have been hard not to leave. Not a slam dunk, but close."

OSU's Todd Monken aims to learn Holgorsen attack, replicate success | Tulsa World
"I wasn't running away from something at Indiana, but the opportunities that Oklahoma State offers - I just couldn't pass it up," Singleton said.  I suppose it would be a surprise if Singleton said anything else, but there it is.

Crean says Watford won’t be 100 percent all season | Rick Bozich
But IU coach Tom Crean said that Watford would not be 100 percent for the rest of the season and will simply play through the pain. Watford has been IU’s leading scorer this season.