The hopes were high all season long for the Indiana Hoosiers because of numerous weeks at the No. 1 ranking and winning big games. The Hoosiers ended the season with a 61-50 loss to Syracuse in the Sweet 16. That certainly wasn’t what IU was expecting, coming into the NCAA tournament with the No. 1 seed in the East region.
But, all Indiana can do now is reflect on the positives from the season and look forward to the next year. The Hoosiers won 29 games this season, beat Michigan and Michigan State twice and most importantly won the outright Big Ten tile for the first time in 20 years.
This team set the standard for winning in the Big Ten with success throughout the regular season.
The team will be different next year with Christian Watford, Jordan Hulls and Derek Elston graduating and Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo entering the NBA draft, but nothing can change what they accomplished this season.
Here are the six best moments from Indiana's 2012-13 season: