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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer No. 1 hasn't been a lot of fun lately.
Over the past five weeks, Indiana, Duke, Michigan and Louisville have swapped the top spot in the poll, the second-longest streak since the first Associated Press poll in 1949.
Indiana was No. 1 the first five weeks of the season and moved back to No. 1 this week.
The Hoosiers became the latest top-ranked team to take a tumble Thursday night, losing to unranked Illinois after giving up an uncontested layup at the buzzer.
With an expected new No. 1 next week, that will be six weeks in a row with a new team atop the poll, the longest streak since five teams traded the top spot over seven straight weeks in 1994.
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They’re back! College-themed race helmets!
Previously on the site we have shared a look at auto racing helmets honoring the Oregon Ducks and Alabama Crimson Tide. Today we were made aware of an Indiana Hoosiers inspired helmet being worn by driver Kraig Kinser. Indiana may be a basketball school but we will give Kinser a thumbs up here for emulating the look of Indiana’s football...
I’m not talking about the picture above; I’m talking about the Chicago Tribune photo after the jump. It’s Illini coach John Groce and his son embracing the moment after knocking off the #1 Indiana Hoosiers, their hated rival. Of course, there’s conflict for Groce as he grew up a huge Hoosiers fan in Muncie, Indiana. And his wife went to IU as well.
Tonight was so big for...
The Indiana Hoosiers extended an offer to one of the top juniors in their home state on Friday, as Fort Wayne South Side cornerback Donovan Clark received the good news.
A quick look at Illinois' Thursday opponent - the Indiana Hoosiers.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Christian Watford, Cody Zeller and Jordan Hulls met with the media following No. 1 Indiana’s 74-72 loss to Illinois on Thursday at Assembly Hall.
Watch and listen to their postgame comments in the embedded media player below: