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Indiana Hoosiers

Hoosiers is the nickname of the sports teams at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. The school colors are crimson and cream. The Hoosiers joined the Big Ten Conference on December 1, 1899, and 22 teams currently represent the university.
Hoosiers is the nickname of the sports teams at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. The school colors are crimson and cream. The Hoosiers joined the Big Ten Conference on December 1, 1899, and 22 teams currently represent the university. « Show less

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  • Whitley: Kentucky Wildcats are great, but they aren't greatest ever

    Whitley: Kentucky Wildcats are great, but they aren't greatest ever
    Contrary to rumor, Kentucky will not replace the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs. But as the Wildcats storm closer to the first perfect season in 39 years, one question is becoming louder. Is this the greatest college basketball team ever? No, though...
  • NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business

    NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business
    If it were feasible on such short notice to relocate the college men's basketball Final Four, set to tip off next weekend in Indianapolis, the NCAA would have to consider it. For everyone's sake. Indiana decreed Thursday that what people believe can...
  • Bruins' Steve Alford can count on a coaching forebear: his dad, Sam

     Bruins' Steve Alford can count on a coaching forebear: his dad, Sam
    The phone rings at 2 a.m. in a lakefront home in a wooded hamlet in southern Indiana. The old coach smiles. He's been waiting for the call. He picks it up and hears a voice that's been in his ear for 50 years, going from the squeal of a child to the...
  • Come March Madness, Michigan State's Tom Izzo works his magic

    Come March Madness, Michigan State's Tom Izzo works his magic
    The calendar said March 1, but Tom Izzo knew better. It's not March until the brackets come out. So on the day that followed Feb. 28, Izzo set a lineup at Wisconsin that didn't include his most important player. He benched the bruising Branden Dawson,...
  • March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops

    March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops
    Who knew? For months, we've heard all about the sorry state of college basketball. The sport was in trouble. It was unwatchable thanks to a combination of low scoring and painfully slow play. Most of the sport's recognizable stars were leaving after just...
  • March Madness: It'll be a big blue heaven for Kentucky at the end

    March Madness: It'll be a big blue heaven for Kentucky at the end
    It took UC Irvine 38 years to qualify for the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, but now that the Anteaters are in, can they win a game? It's a tall order, but Irvine just might be in the zone. So predicts national college basketball writer...
  • With top-heavy bracket, look for chalk to prevail in NCAA tournament

     With top-heavy bracket, look for chalk to prevail in NCAA tournament
    At the risk of alarming Virginia and Duke faithful, a confession: Bracket chaos has followed me like a stray puppy for the last five NCAA tournaments. Our fling began in 2010 where many flirtations commence: New Orleans. There I saw Old Dominion, an...
  • Big Ten winners and losers on Selection Sunday

    Big Ten winners and losers on Selection Sunday
    Couldn't Scott Barnes have lied? C'mon, Mr. NCAA Selection Committee Chairman. Did you really have to admit that Wisconsin would have been a No. 1 seed regardless of how the Big Ten tournament played out? OK, OK. We appreciate the honesty. And it's...
  • Kentucky and UCLA separated by more than brackets in NCAA tournament

    Kentucky and UCLA separated by more than brackets in NCAA tournament
    It was two different Selection Sundays for the two greatest men's college basketball programs in the history of the NCAA tournament. First off, one of the teams was anointed, not selected. Kentucky, winner of eight national titles, earned the top...
  • Signs point to Northwestern's NCAA breakthrough in 2015-16

    Signs point to Northwestern's NCAA breakthrough in 2015-16
    Northwestern players celebrated Big Ten victories this season with locker-room eruptions, circling their coach and spraying him with water while jumping up and down. Chris Collins loved it. "At Duke, people got spoiled to the winning," he said. "You'...
  • Bruins hope their NCAA tournament bubble doesn't burst Sunday

    Bruins hope their NCAA tournament bubble doesn't burst Sunday
    The weekend was a numbers-lovers paradise that took us from Friday the 13th horror (ask Virginia and Duke) to the celebration of Pi Day (3.14159 …), where it was hard to differentiate the conferences from the circumferences. From there, all...