Indiana celebrates a stressful and aesthetically unpleasing win at home against Wisconsin, and we try to figure out how much joy to take out of it. Podcast topics include breaking down what IU did successfully against the Badgers, what optimistic signs might exist for both the near future and next year, and thinking about the nature of youth and the sudden impact of depth pieces like Race Thompson. We also take questions from Twitter and from the live audience.
Who would've thought that we could squeeze 90 minutes of podcast out about a team that's lost 11 of 12 games? We take a whole bunch of questions from Twitter and live chat, talking about everything from the problems with IU's offense to concerns with the roster to long-term prognoses for recovery. It's a long and winding conversation, and you'll probably find things in it that you both agree with and disagree with.
Stu Jackson and Jon Sauber discuss some of Indiana's targets and Jon breaks down what he sees in each player's game.
CrimsonCast fires up once again to look at IU basketball after a disappointing last week, with both hosts bringing a realization to the table that IU is who they are at this stage, and proceeding accordingly. We give a 10,000-foot view of the outcomes vs Iowa and Ohio State, but spend most of the podcast fielding questions from the Twitterverse and looking ahead to the suddenly daunting remainder of the schedule.
What's been behind Indiana's up and down performances in Big Ten play? TheHoosier.com's Stu Jackson and Jon Sauber discuss in the latest podcast.
The 2018-19 season has been the cause of some soul-searching on the part of the IU fanbase. CrimsonCast delves into the larger questions of the program as a whole by turning back the clock and looking at the antecedents that led us to this point. How does IU basketball's historical narrative answer the question of "Why are we here?" IU Artifacts and Matthew Blaszka join for this episode, as we take you on an abbreviated history of Hoosier hoops, touching on Branch McCracken's final years, the evolution and devolution of the Knight era, the chaos of the 2000s, and the transition from Tom Crean to Archie Miller, plus a whole lot more in between.
Indiana wins at Michigan State and the world both falls into place and doesn't make sense anymore. We giddily recap the reasons for IU's surprise victory, talk about the impact of Juwan Morgan's in-game injury, and praise the collective contributions from the Hoosiers' role players. We also discuss whether this is a one-time event or something that Indiana can build on, and what indicators IU fans should be looking for to judge such things.