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Court’s in Session: I’d Rather Smell the Roses

I’d Rather Smell the Roses By: Andrew Vailliencourt Welcome week signals the start of many things: the school year, fall, football season and this column. Since most of you don’t know me, I’ll start with a brief introduction. I am currently a sophomore here at IU, studying journalism. I cover men’s soccer for the IDS…


Little 500: Here we go again

Here we go – it’s that time of the year once again, ladies and gentlemen. Little 500 week. The three words as exciting to an IU student’s ears as the event itself. And what’s not to get excited about? It’s an entire April week of partying, concerts, beautiful weather, and of course, the race itself.…


Recapping the Madness that was College Basketball 2013-14

The college basketball season ended Monday night with Shabazz Napier and the Connecticut Huskies cutting down the nets in North Texas. This game just capped off what was a wild season in college basketball. This season was deemed the “Year of the Freshman” with so many highly touted NBA prospects in this year’s freshman class,…


James Blackmon Jr. on “Friday Night Lights”

Heralded IU recruit James Blackmon Jr. called into “Friday Night Lights” to talk IUBB and his recent experience at the McDonald’s All-American Game in Chicago. Listen below as Alex, Arthur, Ethan and Quinn interview the future Hoosier guard.    


Indiana’s Season Fades into the Sunset

Sitting behind the microphone facing reporters after Indiana’s loss to Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament, Tom Crean was asked the simple question. “How would you define this season?” Crean, seemingly knowing this kind of question would come, was quick to respond, “I wouldn’t…I hope we get to continue to play.…


Hoosiers Fall to Illinois in Big Ten Quarterfinals

INDIANAPOLIS — Tom Crean sat dejected for 15 seconds before answering the first question. According to the sixth year coach, his Indiana squad didn’t match the toughness and competitive spirit of Illinois, and was eliminated from the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. Tracy Abrams scored a game-high 25 points to lead Illinois past Indiana 64-54 Friday…


PODCAST: Will Noah Vonleh Stay or Go?

As the season winds down, Hoosier fans are starting to look toward next season with little hope of the basketball team making this year’s NCAA Tournament. With many quality players coming in and current ones developing, the only question left to be answer is, ‘Will Noah Vonleh stay or go?’ Although it seems almost definite…


Big Ten Power Rankings 3-7

For the final time this year, our personalities compiled Big Ten Power Rankings as the regular season is about to wrap up. This week’s rankings were voted on by Ethan Gaba, Kevin Hyland, Sam Rumpza, Andrew Vailliencourt, Eli Wilz, and Tori Ziege. Team Name, First Place Votes, Record (overall, conference), Average, High/Low 1. Michigan Wolverines,…


Hoosiers Fall on Senior Night to Nebraska

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — On the night when IU needed a victory most, the Hoosiers just could not get over the hump. Despite tying the game with 10:08 to go, the Hoosiers ended up falling to Nebraska 70-60 on Senior Night at Assembly Hall. In the final regular season home game for Taylor Wayer, Jeff Howard,…