We look back at IU's wins over Northwestern and Penn State last week, then look ahead to Friday night's game against Michigan State. We also discuss what Indiana needs to do over the next four games, plus whether they have a shot against Michigan State and later Purdue.
TheHoosier.com's Jordan Wells is joined by Jim Reamer to talk emerging recruiting names in the state and the latest progress with IU's team.
Topics include Cathedral guard Armaan Franklin, New Castle forward Mason Gillis, Culver Academies guard Trey Galloway, how the team looks in Archie Miller's first year and how the program moves on without De'Ron Davis for the rest of the season.
Host Stu Jackson is joined by Bill Murphy, author of The Indiana Hoosiers Fans' Bucket List and IU season ticket holder for more than six decades, for historical insight on the coaching changes experienced by the IU men's basketball program. Murphy discusses common elements in each of those transitions, how long it typically took for the players and coaches to adjust, and similarities he sees in those adjustments with this current Indiana team.
Despite losing two key players, IU traveled to Minneapolis and managed to pull off a victory in a traditional house of horrors. How did they do it? We talk about big games from Johnson, Morgan, and McRoberts, an unexpected 20-point gem from Justin Smith, and an excellent coaching job by Archie Miller. We also take a boatload of listener questions, and address everything from future lineups to the importance of three pointers. All of that and more, on this episode of CrimsonCast.
Scott has no voice, but that doesn't stop us from putting in a solid hour of evaluation of the current state of IU basketball. We talk about the Hoosiers' current struggles, why they are struggling, and what we see as the right and wrong answers to the situation. We also address some of the suggestions for how the situation can be rectified, and talk about what the future holds for the IU program under Archie Miller and with this group of players.
Host Stu Jackson is joined by Rivals Midwest Recruiting Analyst Josh Helmholdt to discuss IU football's 2018 signing class, including signees from the midwest and the state of Indiana.
We busted out a special edition of CrimsonCast Live in honor of the first big win of the Archie Miller era, and spent most of the time recapping the Hoosiers' thrilling victory over Notre Dame. Juwan Morgan, Zach McRoberts, and Archie Miller get plenty of talk time, as do the uneven performances from some other players. We answer reader questions from both Twitter and YouTube, and look ahead to IU's roster development and rest-of-season prospects.
On the newest edition of CrimsonCast, Galen talks with 24/7 Sports' Ben Ladner about IU basketball 1/3 of the way through the season. We cover some of the reasons why certain players have had success, dissect the weak points of the team so far, and also discuss the factors that are contributing to IU getting better as the campaign progresses. We also preview the matchup between Notre Dame and Indiana, and talk about why IU has a chance in the contest.
Host Stu Jackson is joined by Blue & Gold Illustrated's Corey Bodden of the Notre Dame Rivals site to preview Saturday's Crossroads Classic matchup between the Irish and the Hoosiers.