Thoughts on a 99-45 win over the Bearkats:
I. Indiana breezed through their first two regular season contests, but tonight was just another level. Unlike the first two wins that started a little slow, Indiana was all gas, no brakes from the start here and this thing reached blowout territory before the halftime buzzer even sounded. It was, to quote the great offensive cliché, a clinic. The ball movement was hot — 24 assists on 30 field goals — and there were highlights galore. Jordan Hulls throwing no-look passes all over the place. (More on him in a bit.) Cody Zeller doing Cody Zeller things. Christian Watford finding a cutting Victor Oladipo on a give-and-go for a dunk. And Austin Etherington capping the night off in style with an alley-oop courtesy of Maurice Creek.
It was a laugher all evening, and the Hoosiers had fun clowning.
II. This was Jordan Hulls’ night. Beyond reaching 1,000 points — a special milestone Tom Crean made sure to highlight — there was just someth...