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Hoosier Headlines for October 6th, 2012

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

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

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 |

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.


Indiana basketball: 'Movement?' Nah, simply Hoosiers, says Yogi Ferrell | Indianapolis Star |
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.


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.