Coach: Tom Crean (4 seasons at Indiana 82-84) Overall 272-180, 13 years
2011-12: Record 27-9 overall, 11-7 in Big Ten (5th)
Starters Returning (5) Jordan Halls, Christian Watford, Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo, Will Sheehey
Preseason Tournament: Legends Classic
Top Non-Conference Games: vs. North Carolina, vs. Butler
Sat Out: Maurice Creek (injury)
Yes, Indiana Basketball is back. Tom Crean rebuilt Indiana the right way and the Hoosiers should be near the top for years to come. Indiana is the preseason top 10 for the first time since 2007. Indiana made it to the Sweet 16 last year after losing to Kentucky. The Hoosiers return one of the best players in the country and all five of their starters from last season plus they bring in a top five recruiting class. They Hoosiers return a key player from injury. They do lose 3 reverses but they were such a deep team last year that it won’t matter.
The Hoosiers will have one of the top frontcourts in the country. Leading the way for t...