1. Final Four: Butler's Hayward (Almost) Hits the Greatest Shot in History

    The title game of the NCAA tournament tonight was, no question, a fitting end to what has been an unbelievably good three weeks of college basketball...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 4 years ago 779 reads 22 comments

  2. NCAA Sweet 16: Underdogs Could Cause Chaos

    Think about this: almost every single match-up in the Sweet Sixteen is primed for an upset both today and tomorrow. Here is how I would rank the probability of the lower seeds continuing the Madness...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 4 years ago 235 reads 3 comments

  3. 2010 NIT Bracket Breakdown: It's (Kinda) Awesome, Baby!

    The National Invitation Tournament is the red-headed stepchild of the college basketball postseason. While 65 programs get to experience the glory and the headlines that come with ...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 4 years ago 6,579 reads 12 comments

  4. NCAA Tournament Upset Madness: Three First-Round Match-ups To Watch

    The brackets are out and it's official: College basketball is now the lord of the land for the next few weeks...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 4 years ago 957 reads 1 comments

  5. Big Ten Tournament: Armchair Superstar's All-Tourney Team and Awards

    It was a great weekend in Indianapolis. We were sorry that the weather didn't cooperate for tailgating purposes, but several awesome games and huge shots, as well as over achievement ...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 4 years ago 244 reads 4 comments

  6. Minnesota Hands Hoosiers Eighth Straight Loss: What Now for Indiana?

    It's rough being an Indiana fan at the moment. Actually, I'm guessing it's pretty rough being on the team, too. After losing another yawner tonight at the Golden Gophers' venerable venue, IU's skid stands at eight games...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 4 years ago 166 reads 12 comments

  7. The Ultimate Big Ten Basketball Team 2009-10

    My objective tonight is simple: Pick the thirteen Big Ten basketball players who would make the best team, a team that would dominate the nation and steamroll to a title...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 4 years ago 261 reads 9 comments

  8. After Tough Loss, Hoosiers Face Three Critical Battles

    EDIT: Michigan just ran away from Indiana 69-45.  Definitely not the best way to open these four games! Tom Crean's Indiana Hoosiers (7-8, 1-2) will face the inconsistent Michigan Wolverines ...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about almost 5 years ago 118 reads 8 comments

  9. Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings, Version 1.0

    It may be early in the college basketball season, but the Big Ten pecking order has already begun to take shape. Star-laden Purdue is no surprise at the top of the pile, but they are joined by a Wisconsin squad that is better than anyone expected...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about almost 5 years ago 922 reads 10 comments

  10. Indiana Hoosiers All-Decade Team: Assembly Hall Superstars 2000-2009

    It sure has been a long ten years for fans of Indiana basketball. Just a decade ago, Bobby Knight was still working the sidelines in Bloomington...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about almost 5 years ago 855 reads 8 comments

  11. Tom Crean Gets His Hoosiers in Line, Indiana's Rotation Is Emerging

    The Indiana University men's basketball team saw their undefeated season end tonight, as the Rebels of Mississippi spotted the Hoosiers an early nine-point lead before settling down and dominating in the school's first round Puerto Rico Tip-Off matchup...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about almost 5 years ago 397 reads 2 comments

  12. Tobias Harris Picks Bruce Pearl, Tennessee Volunteers

    Bruce Pearl has to be happy tonight, as his star recruiting prospect, five-star forward Tobias Harris of Dix Hills, N.Y., just announced his commitment to the University of Tennessee...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about almost 5 years ago 185 reads 3 comments

  13. Indiana Basketball Early Season Guide: How Will Hoosiers Fare Out of Conference?

    Between now and New Year's Eve, the fledgling Indiana Hoosiers basketball team will face 10 opponents ranging from pushovers (hello, Bryant University!) to a possible powerhouse (rival Kentucky)...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about almost 5 years ago 306 reads 5 comments

  14. Big Ten Power Rankings (Week 11), Part Two: The Bad and the Ugly

    After running down the Top Five in Great Lakes/Cornfields 12 Football, it's time to get to the rest of the conference! If there's a consistent theme to these squad's seasons, it's inconsistency...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about almost 5 years ago 154 reads 4 comments

  15. Big 10 Power Rankings (Week 11) Part One: The Good

    As promised, here are my Power Rankings for the future Heartland/Midwestern 12. There has been a lot of movement since I last did this a few weeks ago, especially in the case of Purdue (upwards), and Michigan (free fallin')...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about almost 5 years ago 446 reads 21 comments

  16. Big Ten Power Rankings: Is Iowa for Real?

    Big victory tonight for the Iowa Hawkeyes in Iowa City, as they defeated Michigan 30-28 on a final minute interception of Denard "Shoelace" Robinson...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about 5 years ago 336 reads 3 comments

  17. Sox Finally On Track, Buehrle Rocks Again

    After what seemed like an eternity of our South Siders scuffling along at a few games under .500, the Boys in Black have finally woken up...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  18. A Few Thoughts on the NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls Edition

    Thursday is Draft Day, and I'm very excited. Although the NFL draft is more researched and hyped than its basketball counterpart, the two big drafts are always fun...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 459 reads 1 comments

  19. Bring the Big Ten/ACC Challenge to Football

    Noffke got me thinking recently about how messed up major college football scheduling has become. The Big Six conference teams try to schedule mostly puff cakes who will come play in their stadiums without requiring a home-and-home series...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 537 reads 18 comments

  20. The Armchair Superstar Mock Draft

    Steve and I took about an hour in between, well, grilling and sitting around to do our very own NFL Round One Mock Draft. Here are the results. Thank you, Google Chat! [SN is Steve Noffke, MF is Mark Fodor, both from armchairsuperstar...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 855 reads 19 comments

  21. Tom Crean After One Year: Can He Save Indiana Basketball?

    On April 1, 2008, Tom Crean inherited an Indiana University program in complete disarray. A year later, Crean and the Hoosiers hit rock bottom with a 6-25 season, the worst in history for a program with five national championships to its credit...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 911 reads 13 comments

  22. Three Games to Watch - Upset Alert

    You know, I've been debating over what exactly to write about this week. The tournament is in full swing, but it seems as though everyone and their mom is doing previews, commentary, postgame analysis, and so on and so forth...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 320 reads 8 comments

  23. Five Reasons To Love the NIT

    College basketball is a magical thing, and we fans are on a collision course for three of the finest weekends of the year. The brackets are out and being pored over...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 946 reads 5 comments

  24. Getting To Know Wake Forest's Aaron Curry

    As the NFL Draft approaches, possible top picks are falling like dominoes. Alabama's Andre Smith did a thorough job of shooting himself in the foot at the Indianapolis Combine. The monster tackle, who looked like a stone-cold lock for the No...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 357 reads 2 comments

  25. Northwestern Ends Assembly Hall Streak, Hoosiers Fall Again

    It was a beautiful day in Bloomington, Ind., with temperatures in the 50s and a springtime feel in the air...

    Mark Fodor Written by Mark Fodor about over 5 years ago 410 reads 0 comments