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Indiana picks Dolson to succeed Glass as athletic director

Mar. 17, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana will promote longtime athletic department administrator Scott Dolson to the top job of athletic director. School President Michael A. McRobbie made the announcement Tuesday. Dolson, who has spent the past 11 years as the department's deputy director and chief operating...

Wisconsin forward Micah Potter, right, hugs Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard after defeating Indiana 60-56 in an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

No. 24 Badgers clinch share of Big 10 title, beat Indiana

Mar. 7, 2020 5:25 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Brad Davison and a bunch of Wisconsin players jumped around as the buzzer sounded Saturday, celebrating the end of a five-year Big Ten title drought. They just wished assistant coach Howard Moore could have been there with them. Ten months after an automobile accident killed his...

Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis (4) shoots against Minnesota's Isaiah Ihnen (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Hoosiers earn crucial victory, 72-67, sweep Golden Gophers

Mar. 4, 2020 10:10 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Joey Brunk spent most of Wednesday night fighting and scrapping against one of the Big Ten's top post players. His hard work eventually paid off. The graduate transfer scored 12 points, grabbed eight rebounds and continually chased Daniel Oturu, leading the Indiana Hoosiers to a...

Patberg scores 26, No. 22 Indiana women beat Nebraska 81-53

Feb. 27, 2020 8:13 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ali Patberg had 26 points, five rebounds and four assists to help No. 22 Indiana beat Nebraska 81-53 on Thursday night. Patberg made a 3-pointer at the end of the third quarter to extend Indiana's lead to 50-41, and the Hoosiers started the fourth on a 23-4 run, making all four of...

Hoosiers suspend all-conference tight end following arrest

Feb. 24, 2020 8:11 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen has suspended record-breaking tight end Peyton Hendershot indefinitely. Monday's announcement comes less than two days after Hendershot was arrested. He allegedly entered the apartment of a former girlfriend without her permission. He also is accused of...

Indiana forward Trayce Jackson-Davis (4) shoots over Penn State forward Seth Lundy (1) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Durham, Jackson-Davis lead Indiana past No. 9 Penn State

Feb. 23, 2020 3:59 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — In a game full of wild swings, Indiana boxed out No. 9 Penn State. The Hoosiers let a 19-point first-half lead completely disappear, fell behind by six and then rallied for a 68-60 victory Sunday. “We play the game in 10 four-minute battles or rounds like a fight,”...

Washington Post wins 'Grand Slam' honors at APSE contest

Feb. 20, 2020 3:39 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Post is the lone media group to earn Grand Slam honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors’ writing and sections contest that wrapped up this week in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Post, competing in the A Division (83,000 and over circulation), placed...

Greene rallies Ohio State women to win over No. 20 Indiana

Feb. 16, 2020 4:43 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Madison Greene scored 14 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter and Ohio State rallied to beat No. 20 Indiana 80-76 on Sunday. Indiana (20-7, 10-5 Big Ten Conference), which was trying to end a 13-game skid against the Buckeyes (16-9, 9-5) dating to 2010, led 36-34 at halftime and...

Iowa guard Bakari Evelyn (4), left, swats the ball away from Indiana forward Jerome Hunter (21) who drives to the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Indiana uses 3-point flurry to beat No. 21 Iowa, end skid

Feb. 14, 2020 12:03 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Devonte Green started fast Thursday night. After making his first four 3-pointers, Green's teammates cranked up the pace, too. And it worked, for a change. Green knocked down a season-high seven 3s, finished with 27 points and helped the Hoosiers break out of their offensive funk...

Indiana forward Justin Smith (3) makes contact with Purdue guard Nojel Eastern (20) as he drives the ball towards the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Boilermakers deliver winning road show at Indiana, 74-62

Feb. 8, 2020 6:57 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Purdue finally figured out how to put together an impressive road show. Just make shots. Eric Hunter Jr. scored 12 points, Aaron Wheeler added 11 and Wheeler and Isaiah Thompson didn't miss a 3-pointer Saturday to send the Boilermakers past Indiana 74-62. “Ïsaiah and...