Indiana basketball's roster is in a state of significant flux, forced to replace five of its top seven contributors from the Big Ten championship team of 2012-13.
A whopping 73.6 percent of IU's points and 66.7 percent of the team's rebounds walked out the door via graduation, NBA draft defections or transfer. With the need to make up for so much production, it's always difficult to gauge what to expect from a team in the Hoosiers' situation.
And since we're talking about expectations, what about another Big Ten title?
A ludicrous idea, right? A team that will almost certainly have only one upperclassman in the regular rotation can't contend in the toughest basketball league in America, can it?
Or can it? Let's examine some reasons why.