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Purdue was looking for a sweep this year against directional schools. They'd gladly settle for best two-out-of-three at this point. Southern Illinois pays Ross-Ade a visit as the Boilers play their final non-league tilt for 2014. Avoiding embarrassment has been the exact...
Rumors of the demise of Notre Dame football were apparently greatly exaggerated. Two games in, the Irish have outscored Rice and Michigan by a combined total of 79-17. Smacking down Rice was to be expected, but punishing Michigan by a 31-0 margin last Saturday night in prime...
Consider this your scouting report on speed. It's the one thing to look for from your favorite Indiana collegiate team for Saturday's game. With Indiana already getting a weekend off, here are three things to watch from three games tomorrow. Notre Dame v. Michigan: Can Golson...
I cringed at writing an Indiana basketball article after the football team just completed its first week of the season. Then again, in the press box and on the scoreboard during the game, it was announced that Hoosier Hysteria would be held on October 25th. Conversation about a...
Purdue and Indiana combined to run for 681 yards in season-opening victories on Saturday. You would have thought that Anthony Thompson and Mike Alstott were back on campus and in uniform for each team. Indiana ran the ball 69 times for 455 yards in downing Indiana State 28-10...
Over the last handful of years, the big guys in college football locally have had a tough time keeping up with their small college brethren. Indianapolis, Franklin, Wabash, Marian, and St. Francis have all extended their season towards Thanksgiving if not behind on several...
For the first time in the Kevin Wilson era in Bloomington, the Hoosiers are facing a particular type of challenge. It's not expectations, that was last year. And Indiana failed to live up to them , winning just five of eight home games in missing out on a bowl for a sixth...
Pete Lembo has already built it up once during his tenure in Muncie. He faces the challenge of potentially starting that trek again in 2014. After back-to-back bowls for his Cardinals, several new faces will need to make an impact for Ball State in Lembo's fourth season. And for...
The good news for Purdue football: they could match last year's win total before the calendar turns to September. The bad news for Purdue football: they can't schedule games just against directional Michigan schools. They'll just have to settle for being in what's considered the...