Indiana Preview Capsule
Last season: 16-15, lost to Rutgers in first round of Big Ten Tournament.
Coach: Archie Miller.
Conference: Big Ten.
Who's gone: Guard Robert Johnson, guard Josh Newkirk, forward Colin Hartman, forward Freddie McSwain Jr.
Indiana’s defense delivers knockout punch against Illinois
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — When Illinois tried to negate Juwan Morgan's offensive impact Wednesday, the Indiana forward found other ways to finish the job.
His supporting cast pitched in, too.
Morgan was one of three Hoosiers to score 14 points, posted his eighth double-double this season and blocked a career-high five shots to lead Indiana past the Fighting Illini 78-68.
Morgan scores 24, Johnson adds 19 as Indiana beats Rutgers
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After falling to .500 coming off four straight losses at the end of a stretch of seven games in 17 days, Indiana was desperate for a win to keep the rebuild season meaningful.
Juwan Morgan and Robert Johnson helped the Hoosiers do just that.
Morgan had 24 points and eight rebounds and Johnson scored 19 points to lead Indiana past Rutgers 65-43 on Monday night.
Hoosiers use 2nd half surge to pull away from Northwestern
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana has figured out how to win with style — Archie Miller's style.
The Hoosiers have embraced the tough, defensive-minded concept of their new coach and it paid off big-time Sunday.
On a day Robert Johnson scored 17 points and Josh Newkirk had 12, the Hoosiers used an 18-0 second-half run and tenacious defense to pull away from Northwestern 66-46 for their third consecutive win.
Hoosiers hold off pesky Penn St. 74-70 in defensive grinder
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Archie Miller gave his team one basic instruction Tuesday night.
Find a way to win.
The Hoosiers seem to have figured it out. Juwan Morgan cleaned up on the dirty work by scoring 21 points with 11 rebounds, Josh Newkirk finished with 16 points and Devonte Green made four free throws in the final 7.5 seconds to seal a 74-70 victory over Penn State.
Indiana wins third straight with 87-67 win over EMU
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The second half against Eastern Michigan could prove to be the blueprint for the rest of Indiana's season — but for now, the Hoosiers are just happy to get another win against a quality opponent.
Robert Johnson scored 18 points, Josh Newkirk added 17 points and Indiana won its third straight with a 87-67 win over Eastern Michigan on Friday.