Tag Archives: Big 10 Tournament

Indiana beats Purdue in semi’s as Gene Keady makes peace between Archie and Painter
March 14, 2020

A simple basketball game became a showcase for the wisdom and old-school parenting from an 83-year-old mentor 15 years removed from coaching his final game. “I just wanted to get those two guys focused on their kids.  We can’t have Big 10 coaches squaring off like Ali and Frazier in front of 18,000 people.  Someone had to […]

Devonte Green’s miracle shot and Archie Miller’s temper lift Indiana past Penn State 74-73!
March 13, 2020

March Madness roared into Indy last night as Indiana completed the most unlikely comeback in Big 10 Tournament history, beating Penn State 74-73. With four minutes left, Indiana trailed by 18 points.  It looked like the Hoosiers’ tourney run might end, and its tenuous place on Joe Lunardi’s bubble quite insecure.  The typical malaise infused basketball that IU has […]

Sports media is no place to get informed perspective on Coronavirus spread and dangers
March 12, 2020

People working in sports media normally operate in a world where being wrong is inconsequential.  Debates rage about where Tom Brady will play and whether LeBron is better than Giannis.  Host A takes one side, and the Host B argues the opposite. Televised sports arguments are a frivolous exploit that reflects and services passion.  There is no […]

Indiana going to the NIT, and fans dazed by decade and a half of mediocrity
March 11, 2017

So now Indiana fans look ahead to Selection Sunday to find out where the Hoosiers will play in the NIT. After the false promise built on the spindly legs of early season victories against Kansas and North Carolina, the Hoosiers backtracked into a season where on-court confusion was such a consistent presence, it appeared to […]