CrimsonCast Ep 527 - Bucket Week Preview

November 23, 2017

Bucket Week this year has a lot on the line for both teams, and we have several guests on today's show to chat about it. We're first joined by Kyle Charters of Gold & Black Illustrated to talk about Purdue's surprising season, their strengths and weaknesses, and their key personnel. Next, Taylor Lehman of joins us to give an update on IU's injuries, the play of the offensive line, and Richard Lagow. We then welcome back Michael Rayome from PuntJohnPunt, and take a look at the statistical details of this matchup. Finally we answer some reader mail. 

All of us at CrimsonCast wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings. Be safe on the roads this year.


Podcast: Archie’s Packline Defense, Season Progress & More

November 22, 2017's Jordan Wells is joined by contributor Jim Reamer to breakdown Archie's packline defense, the team's progress this season and more.


CrimsonCast Ep 526 - Big win for football; Taking stock of basketball

November 19, 2017

We take the first segment of the podcast to talk about IU football. A dominating victory over Rutgers has created a compelling Old Oaken Bucket matchup with a lot on the line for both teams, and this becomes the last major chance for this year's team to make a statement about the year. Are fans sufficiently excited about the team and the chance of going to a third straight bowl? We also talk about the impressive offensive aspects of the Rutgers victory. Then, we switch gears to talk basketball (22:00), focusing on the early year offensive struggles, the problems with lack of veteran leadership so far, and the importance of the next three games.


CrimsonCast Ep 525 - A full weekend of IU sports

November 17, 2017

On this episode, Galen talks IU basketball with Inside Indiana's Ben Ladner, chats IU football with's Taylor Lehman, and previews IU Men's Soccer with the IDS's Josh Eastern. Plus, reader questions and comments!


CrimsonCast Ep 524 - IU Football victory, IU basketball struggles

November 12, 2017

We spend the first 20 minutes of the pod today breaking down IU football's victory over Illinois, highlighting the impressive performance of the defense, the contributions of Richard Lagow, the surprising success of the running game, and the continually uninspiring offensive playcalling. Then (20:20) we move over to a discussion of IU basketball, recapping the Indiana State debacle, rejecting the notion that panic is logical in this situation, and evaluating how much of a work in progress this IU program might actually be. We also give a quick preview of tonight's game vs Howard.


Recruiting: Latest on Darius Garland & Romeo Langford

November 10, 2017's Jordan Wells is joined by Chris Lee of to update the latest in the recruitments of Nashville (Tenn.) Brentwood Academy five-star point guard Darius Garland and New Albany (Ind.) High five-star shooting guard Romeo Langford.

IU and Vanderbilt are considered strong contenders in both recruitments. For the latest, tune in to the podcast.


CrimsonCast Ep 523 - IU Basketball Full Season Picks

November 4, 2017

Galen welcomes Assembly Call host/founder Jerod Morris to the podcast, as we engage in one of our favorite pastimes --- predicting each IU basketball game for the entire upcoming season. Do we see the Hoosiers making the NCAA Tournament? Do either of us pick IU over Duke in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge? How do we see Indiana handling the weird twists and turns of the compressed Big Ten schedule? Those items, and many more, on a special episode of CrimsonCast.


CrimsonCast Ep 522 - Badgered

November 4, 2017

A tough but predictable loss to Wisconsin drops the Indiana Hoosiers to 3-6 on the season and keeps them winless in the Big Ten. Galen and Scott break down the key elements of the game, including IU's offensive struggles, the control mastery of Wisconsin's offense, the officiating, and the team's mentality going down the final stretch of the season.


Previewing IU vs. No. 4 Wisconsin

November 3, 2017's Taylor Lehman sits down with Jason Galloway of the Wisconsin State Journal and Andrew Hussey of the Indiana Daily Student to discuss significan ttopics surrounding the matchup between IU and No. 4 Wisconsin on Saturday, including Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor's health and the quarterback position at IU.


CrimsonCast Ep 521 - Wisconsin preview

November 3, 2017
Scott talks with @JakeKocoB5q from Bucky's 5th Quarter (@B5Q) to preview the IU vs Wisconsin game this weekend.  
Jake talks about the mindset of the team and fanbase after Wisconsin's #9 ranking in the first BCS rankings.  Jonathan Taylor's injury and if he will be able to play this weekend, and if he can't play, who can take his place.
Jake also goes into detail about the defense and how strong they have been this season even while they battled injuries. 
He provides his thoughts on IU's season thus far and the high level of respect that the Wisconsin players have for IU.  Also talks about some of the plays that cause Alex Hornibrook problem and could benefit Indiana.