Originally written on Inside the Hall  |  Last updated 10/5/13
The 2013-2014 season got underway with Indiana's annual tip-off event - Hoosier Hysteria - Friday night in Assembly Hall. Here’s a look at five takeaways from Indiana's first public practice: · The youth must come through: Yes, Will Sheehey and Yogi Ferrell both return and played starter's minutes a season ago. And Evan Gordon arrives as a graduate senior with plenty of experience after stops at Liberty and Arizona State. But the reality beyond that is this: Indiana is very thin on experience. The Hoosiers have six freshman and three of their returning sophomores have played limited minutes. Peter Jurkin and Hanner Mosquera-Perea barely played a season ago and Jeremy Hollowell, who will be counted to shoulder a much bigger role, only averaged 9.7 minutes per game as a freshman. There will be bumps in the road early for this team, but the young talent is there to mold into a tough out come March. · Injuries aren't a major concern, yet: It wasn't a surprise that Troy Williams and Lu...
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