IU coach Bill Lynch brought in referees and piped crowd noise inside Mellencamp Pavilion during practice this week to prepare his team for its first road game at Akron this Saturday.
IU Athletics Director Fred Glass announced Tuesday that the department has sold more than 6,000 student section season ticket passes, which hasn’t happened since 2006.
After a bobbled fourth-quarter snap on a Western Michigan punt, IU recovered the ball and stood 14 yards from sealing its second consecutive victory. If only it were that easy.
After last week’s close victory against Eastern Kentucky, the biggest question regarding IU was its lack of production on the ground.
He was expected to be the answer for the Hoosiers’ running back problems in the post-Anthony Thompson world, and fans wrapped their proverbial arms around Willis as the first savior of the infamously dire program.
As the rest of the Big Ten showed last weekend, you can’t judge a team by its opening act. The Hoosiers still have 11 games to show what their 2009 version is capable of doing.