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Indiana becomes second No. 1 seed to lose before Sweet 16 of women's NCAA Tournament, falling to Miami

Mar. 20, 2023 22:19 PM EDT
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana becomes second No. 1 seed to lose before Sweet 16 of women's NCAA Tournament, falling to Miami.

Top-seeded Hoosiers end long break as March Madness begins

Mar. 17, 2023 16:43 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Hoosiers got back to work Friday with a sharp and spirited NCAA Tournament practice. They've been waiting an excruciatingly long time to relish this moment. Since clinching their first Big Ten regular season title in 40 years on...

John Mellencamp donates archives to Indiana University

Mar. 03, 2023 18:06 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Hoosier rocker John Mellencamp is donating an archived collection of his life and work to Indiana University, IU President Pamela Whitten announced Friday. The collection will include original creative works, photographs, instruments and other significant...

Indiana lawmakers back defunding Kinsey sex institute

Feb. 22, 2023 18:49 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican lawmakers voted Wednesday to prohibit Indiana University from using any state money to support its sexual research institution after a far-right legislator unleashed disputed allegations of child exploitation by its founder and famed mid-20th century...

Indiana jail officer fired after inmate hit during struggle

Feb. 10, 2023 18:45 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A white correctional officer in southwestern Indiana who is seen in body camera footage punching a Black inmate during a struggle has been fired. Monroe County Sheriff Ruben Martè said Friday that the decision to terminate James Mitchell was part of his...

Big battle takes center stage in No. 1 Purdue-No. 21 Indiana

Feb. 02, 2023 13:34 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Zach Edey arrived on Purdue's campus three years ago as an intriguing, inexperienced prospect. Today, college basketball's biggest player also is its most immovable force. At 7-foot-4, 305 pounds and armed with a standing reach of 9 feet, 9 inches,...

University: Student stabbed on bus because she is Asian

Jan. 14, 2023 13:50 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana (AP) — A 56-year-old woman has been charged after an 18-year-old Indiana University student repeatedly was stabbed in the head on a public bus in an attack the school says was because the victim is Asian. The victim told investigators she was standing and...