Found October 25, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
Much discussion has surrounded the preseason #1-ranked Indiana Hoosiers, as they’re re-climbing the ranks of the sport faster than most thought they would. With lofty expectations officially getting kicked off last Saturday as ‘Hoosier Hysteria’ was hosted at Assembly Hall, things couldn’t be better in ‘B-Town.’ However, Wednesday evening a bit of cold water was thrown onto the excitement. It was reported first by Zach Osterman of Inside Indiana, and confirmed by Inside The Hall, that senior forward Derek Elston has a torn meniscus and is expected to miss a couple of months. The 6’9 Tipton, IN native has seen his playing time decrease throughout the past three seasons, from about 15 to 12 minutes per game. Nonetheless, he’s made great strides in his game, gained some muscle, and become one of the team’s leaders since he joined Tom Crean’s squad back in 2009. An Elston 3-pointer gets Assembly Hall as rockin’ as just about anything. Credit: Getty Images Although Elston only averaged ...

Elston suffers torn meniscus, will have surgery

Indiana senior forward Derek Elston has suffered a torn meniscus that will require surgery and force him to miss several weeks of the regular season. The news was first reported by Zach Osterman of Inside Indiana and Inside the Hall has confirmed the report. Elston is expected to have surgery to repair the injury this week. The 6-foot-8 senior averaged 4.2 points and 2.4 rebounds...

HD Video: Christian Watford at Big Ten Media Day

Indiana senior forward Christian Watford talked about his game and the upcoming season to the assembled media at Thursday’s Big Ten Media Day. Watch and listen to his comments below:

Indiana tops preseason Associated Press top 25 poll

As expected, Indiana opened as the No. 1 team in the preseason Associated Press top 25 poll released today. The Hoosiers are also No. 1 in the preseason USA Today/ESPN coaches top 25 poll. Indiana’s last appearance at No. 1 in the Associated Press top 25 poll came during the 1992-93 season, when the Hoosiers advanced to the Final Four. This is the third time Indiana has opened...

Transcript: Tom Crean at Big Ten Media Day

Indiana coach Tom Crean took the podium today at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois at the Big Ten’s annual media day. A full transcript of his comments is available below and the complete video will be available later today: THE MODERATOR: Next up is Indiana head coach, Tom Crean. He enters his fifth season and returns all five starters from last year’s team that...

At a Glance: Indiana

A quick look at Illinois' week nine opponent -- the Indiana Hoosiers.

Notebook: Media Day buzz firmly affixed to Hoosiers

ROSEMONT, ILL — The preseason accolades continue to pile up for the cream and crimson. As Big Ten Media Day kicked off Thursday morning, it was announced the conference media selected the Hoosiers as the favorites to win the conference. Cody Zeller was named the Preseason Player of the Year and was a unanimous selection for first team All-Big Ten. It was hard to find a seat at...

Podcast on the Brink: James Blackmon Jr.

Wonder what it was like to be a recruit at Hoosier Hysteria? We’ve got you covered. Podcast on the Brink is back this week with IU class of 2014 recruit James Blackmon Jr., who discusses his recent trip to Bloomington and what other recruits are thinking about Indiana. Hosts Matt Dollinger and Greg Rosenstein talk with Blackmon Jr. about his recent discussions with Tom Crean, what...
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