Sports Media

What you’ll learn

  • how sports media messages are distributed and consumed
  • how consumers of sports media are influenced by sports news and sports organization messaging
  • foundational knowledge of sports writing, broadcasting, online media, advertising and video production

Courses

Your courses will give you the opportunity to try out a variety of roles within the sports media industry, including sideline reporter, social media manager and sports writer. Here are a couple experiences to look forward to.

Sportscasting Techniques

Produce live, on-air broadcasts of sporting events, with particular focus on play-by-play and analysis.

Applied Social Media in Sports

Learn effective use of social media channels for news distribution, communication with consumers, source development and personal brand building.

Student work

Our Indiana

Students in the Advanced Production Workshop ran all control room and studio operations, while also producing all story content for "Our Indiana," a sports entertainment program. This episode covers men's soccer, football, and men's and women's basketball, and includes a panel discussion recapping the semester. 

Description of the video:

"Our Indiana" logo appears on the screen.

Spencer Davis and Joe Canter sit at a news desk.

Joe Canter:

Right now on "Our Indiana": IU men's soccer team is headed to the College Cup semifinals in Philadelphia to take on the North Carolina Tarheels.

Spencer Davis:

And Archie Miller secured his first Big Ten win as head coach of the Hoosiers hoops team.

Joe Canter:

All that and more. "Our Indiana" starts right now.

A cheerleader holds an IU flag on the football field. Aerial view of an Assembly Hall crowd. External view of Henke Hall of Champions. Aerial view of Little 500. "Our Indiana" logo.

Spencer Davis and Joe Canter sit at a news desk.

Joe Canter:

Hello, and welcome to "Our Indiana." I'm Joe Canter.

Spencer Davis:

And I'm Spencer Davis. Our first story tonight: The IU volleyball team has parted ways with head coach Sherry Dunbar-Kruzan after 11 seasons with the program.

Close-up of Spencer Davis.

Spencer Davis:

After the Hoosiers finished the season 12-20 overall and just 1-19 in Big Ten play, The IU Athletic Department will search for someone new to take the reigns of its volleyball team next season. Dunbar-Kruzan's IU tenure will be most favorably remembered for the 2010 season in which the Hoosiers advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first and only time in school history. Dunbar-Kruzan went 162-196 at the helm for the Hoosiers and will be succeeded by assistant coach Paul Koncir until senior associate athletic director Mattie White completes the new head coach search. And the IU men's soccer team defeated Michigan State on Friday night to clinch its NCAA-record 19th College Cup berth. "Our Indiana"'s Mackenzie Salmon was at Bill Armstrong Stadium for all of the action and ensuing celebration.

IU-Michigan soccer game at Bill Armstrong stadium. A goal is blocked. Fans cheer. IU players celebrate.

Mackenzie Salmon:

Philadelphia is the next step for the Indiana men's soccer team after freshman goalkeeper Trey Muse saved Giuseppe Barone's penalty kick to advance the Hoosiers to their 19th College Cup in program history. But IU had to do something they hadn't done all season in order to get there

A Michigan State player attempts a goal. It's blocked.

Mackenzie Salmon:

which is play from behind, after Michigan State's goal in the third minute.

Todd Yeagley:

It wasn't a panic. And I know Michigan State is a team that

Todd Yeagley appers.

Todd Yeagley:

you know, having to defend as long as they kinda got in that defensive

A goal is attempted and blocked. Another goal is attempted and blocked.

Todd Yeagley:

early goals aren't always the best, but we'd always take one, but when it's super early, it can get you in a little bit of a defensive stature.

An IU player scores a goal. IU players celebrate.

Mackenzie Salmon:

It wasn't until the 60th minute when Trevor Swartz found the equalizer off a corner kick that would eventually send the game into overtime and penalty kicks.

Trey Muse practices saves on the sidelines.

Mackenzie Salmon:

Muse, who could only watch from the bench in the Big Ten Championship penalty kicks

Trey Muse saves a goal.

Mackenzie Salmon:

rose to the occasion tonight, saving three of five Spartan penalty kicks.

Trey Muse appears on screen.

Trey Muse:

Today I got the nodd, and I just felt confident and excited to go out there and then once I pulled that first save out I just

Trey Muse saves a goal. He celebrates.

Trey Muse:

kept going and then I made that second and third and I was just This is a great feeling. They try to do what they can to throw me off a little bit, so

Trey Muse saves a goal.

Trey Muse:

I'm prepared for that, and the coaches definitely prepared me for that.

Mackenzie Salmon appears on the field at Bill Armstrong Stadium.

Mackenzie Salmon:

After tonight's win, the quest for nine continues for the IU men's soccer team as they had to Philadelphia next Friday at the Talen Energy Stadium.

Trevor Swartz appears on screen.

Trevor Swartz:

Obviously the ultimate prize is the national championship.

IU fans celebrate with Trevor Swartz on the field.

Trevor Swartz:

So we're very happy that we're still in it and can't wait for the College Cup.

Trevor Swartz appears on screen.

Trevor Swartz:

It's a great feeling. I mean I'm excited for my teammates just to be able to finish out here

IU players celebrate and hug on the field.

Trevor Swartz:

on our home field, for the seniors, to get a win. I think it's a great feeling, and we're definitely excited to go to the College Cup.

Todd Yeagley:

They've left their mark and they continue to leave it.

Todd Yeagley appears on screen.

Todd Yeagley:

And we're always trying to live in the moment and let these guys understand what they're doing currently.

IU players celebrate on the field.

Todd Yeagley:

They've changed a lot of banners today in our stadium. They're forever going to be in our locker room. And we don't lose sight of that, and we always have the ultimate

Two IU players dump a bucket of water onto Yeagley in celebration. They cheer.

Todd Yeagley:

goal of winning a championship. Hard to really leave your mark here. And this group's doing it in so many ways.

Mackenzie Salmon:

For "Our Indiana," I'm Mackenzie Salmon.

Joe Canter sits at the news desk.

Joe Canter:

Thanks Mackenzie. Indiana men's soccer will head off to Philadelphia this week as they prepare for their NCAA-record 19th College Cup appearance and their first since 2012. They'll square off with the three-seed North Carolina Tarheels in the semifinals. We'll see if the Hoosiers' top-ranked defense led by freshman goalkeeper Trey Muse can propel the Hoosiers to a ninth national championship in school history and the first under head coach Todd Yeagley.

Spencer Davis appears at the news desk.

Spencer Davis:

The Indiana wrestling team improved to 6-1 after sweeping its final non-conference duals 3-0. The Hoosiers defeated Northern Illinois, SIU Edwardsville and Cleveland State by wide margins Saturday at the Hoosier Duals, winning each dual by at least 27 points. IU begins its Big Ten slate on Sunday on the road against No. 2 Ohio State. And fall sports have provided IU fans with innumerable Hoosier highlight plays this semester. And lucky for you, "Our Indiana's" Tommy Poore is back again this week with a special compilation reel for the final edition of "Top Plays With Tommy."

Tommy Poore stands next to a screen with the "Our Indiana" logo.

Tommy Poore:

Lucky they are, Spencer, because after looking through the film and some and intense debates between the "Our Indiana" crew, we have found the top five plays from this past semester. Let's head back to the

Footage from IU-Georgia Southern football game. The score is Georgia Southern 0, Indiana 7, with 6:43 left in the first quarter. Georgia Southern is on its fourth down with five yards to go. Georgia Southern punts to the IU 30-yard line. J-Shun Harris recovers the ball and runs a 70-yard touchdown.

Tommy Poore:

replacement game in September as the Georgia Southern Eagles punt the ball to one of the most dangerous returnmen in the country, J-Shun Harris, proceeds to make the Eagles look absolutely hopeless as eludes the special teams' coverage for a 70-yard return for the touchdown.

IU players celebrate.

Tommy Poore:

The Hoosiers grounded the Eagles 52-17.

Footage from the IU-Howard basketball game. The score is Indiana 23, Howard 20, with 5:12 left in the first half. Rob Johnson passes to Justin Smith, who dunks the ball.

Tommy Poore:

To Assembly Hall: Rob Johnson finds Justin Smith

Footage of the same play from a different angle.

Tommy Poore:

as they take Howard to lob city.

Footage from the IU-Purdue football game at Purdue. The score is Purdue 31, IU 17, with 1:09 left in the fourth quarter. IU is first and goal. Richard Lagow passes to Whop Philyor, who catches it near the end zone before falling out of bounds.

Tommy Poore:

Back to the gridiron, Richard Lagow finds our boy Whop Philyor, who dives in for four out

Philyor and Lagow celebrate while runnign down the field with Purdue's 21.

Tommy Poore:

to get to the promised land. Let's head back to the opener.

Footage from the IU-Ohio State football game at Memorial Stadium. The score is Ohio State 3, IU 0, with 7:54 left in the first half. IU is second and four. Richard Lagow passes to Ian Thomas, who catches it in the end zone and then rolls out of bounds.

Tommy Poore:

Richard Lagow throws a "Dilfer Dime" to Ian Thomas who somehow drags his foot

Footage of the same play from a different angle.

Tommy Poore:

right before stepping out to secure the big touchdown.

Footage from the IU-South Florida men's soccer game. The score is 0-0, with 31:50 left in the first half. One IU soccer passes to another, who passes back, and passes back to the first, who scores.

Tommy Poore:

But let's not forget about our College Cup 11 as Andrew Gutman and Thomas Warr connect with a beautiful 1-2 to put the Hoosiers up by one.

Footage from the IU-Ohio State football game at Memorial Stadium. The score is IU 7, Ohio State 6, with 8:34 left in the second quarter. IU is second and 10. An IU player throws from the 30 and Simmie Cobbs catches at the 10.

Tommy Poore:

And the best play goes to the all-hands-team player Simmie Cobbs

Replay of the same play from a different angle.

Tommy Poore:

who only needs one hand to snag the ball.

Tommy Poore stands next to a screen with the "Our Indiana" logo.

Tommy Poore:

It's been a wild year for Hoosier sports, and with basketball starting up, you can only bet that more moments are coming. That's all I got here. Now let's look at the year-end review with Alex.

The words "Cream v Crimson" appear on screen.

Alex Emoff, Zain Pyarali, Mackenzie Salmon and Brandon Riley sit in chairs in the Beckley Studio.

Closeup of Alex Emoff.

Alex Emoff:

Thanks Tommy. Since our season is coming to a close, we wanted to take the opportunity to bring a few of our hosts and anchors back today to recap some Hoosiers sports before we sign off for the semester. We're happy to have our own Zain Pyarali, Mackenzie Salmon and Brandon Riley here. Each of them report for different Hoosiers sports, so we're happy to hear their take on a couple fall sports themselves, their seasons so far and the future of each team. Mackenzie and Zain follow men's soccer

Alex Emoff, Zain Pyarali, Mackenzie Salmon and Brandon Riley sit in chairs in the Beckley Studio.

Alex Emoff:

pretty closely. So they've had a lot of success this season. They've been exciting to watch. We kind of want to see what's gone into that this season, what you guys think are the big factors that played a role in their success so far.

Mackenzie Salmon:

Well I think for me what was really cool to see this season

Closeup of Mackenzie Salmon.

Mackenzie Salmon:

from the guys is how close all of them were. And you had so much depth in the team. So it really helped. You know, you had younger guys stepping up, taking the plate from the seniors at left. And I think what also really helped was Coach Yeagley. Him being a former player, being an assistant coach, to coach, just all his experience really helped to add up and just help the guys altogether. But what what do you think?

Zain Pyarali:

Yeah, I mean this team really

Closeup of Zain Pyarali.

Zain Pyarali:

starts from the defense. This defensive unit returned this year from last year, and all of them returned. Same with the midfield. Pretty much the same bunch was back. And the only thing that differentiated this year was up top at forward. Mason Toye steps in. True freshman.

Mackenzie Salmon:

He's huge.

Zain Pyarali:

Leads the team in goals, was the Big Ten Freshman of the Year. He was really the difference maker that made this team kind of elevate its game from last year to this year. And then also a net between the pipes: Trey Muse, an MLS Academy- type goalkeeper that really elevated their defense. Although that defense was already stout in front of him, he really took them to the next level.

Alex Emoff, Zain Pyarali, Mackenzie Salmon and Brandon Riley sit in chairs in the Beckley Studio.

Alex Emoff:

Yeah and the most exciting thing about that is we get to keep seeing them play. They're not stopping in the fall. They're making their way into winter. Anything you're predicting from the College Cup? How many times have we been here? It's kind of, IU's a little used to seeing it, but it's been a minute since they've been there.

Zain Pyarali:

Yeah, the last time they've been there was 2012, but this is their

Closeup of Zain Pyarali.

Zain Pyarali:

19th appearance. I truly think they should be able to make a run and win the College Cup. They have a tough game against UNC in the semifinals. And if they win that they go on to play either Stanford or Akron. It's really every team in the College Cup is great and really true soccer programs.

Mackenzie Salmon:

And I think they're really hungry for the win too. They want this for Yeagley

Closeup of Mackenzie Salmon.

Mackenzie Salmon:

for his first. So I think it should be a good game regardless. I do feel like once they get there, they're going to be ready for it, because they have had a little bit of rest. So it should be fun. I'm excited for it.

Alex Emoff:

Between the rookies and the

Alex Emoff, Zain Pyarali, Mackenzie Salmon and Brandon Riley sit in chairs in the Beckley Studio.

Alex Emoff:

vets, we have a pretty good squad out there. As much success as we've seen on the field, it hasn't been the same on the court for volleyball. We expected a lot more from them. I know, Brandon, you've called a ton of games for them. You follow collegiate volleyball very closely. And there's kind of a big coaching change going on within IU volleyball as well, if you have any insight on that for us?

Brandon Riley:

Yeah.

Closeup of Brandon Riley.

Brandon Riley:

They did not have a very good year this year, mainly because of the lack of experience they had. I mean, luckily they do only lose two players from this year's team. So that's a plus, and they had a lot of young players step up. And you know, it showed that there is a brighter future for IU. Now whoever inherits this program also brings them back and a good recruiting class, one of the best in Coach Dunbar's, if he can keep them.

Alex Emoff:

Yeah, so

Alex Emoff, Zain Pyarali, Mackenzie Salmon and Brandon Riley sit in chairs in the Beckley Studio.

Alex Emoff:

is there anyone you have in mind that you could see filling that coaching role or kind of your superstar hopeful that you'd love to see take over the program and kind of turn it around?

Brandon Riley:

One person that I would love to see IU go after is head coach Matt Botsford. He coaches for Florida Gulf Coast University. He's from Indiana actually. You know, he was the lead recruiting

Closeup of Brandon Riley.

Brandon Riley:

assistant at Notre Dame, brought in a big-time recruiting class at Notre Dame that ranked 13th and 15th nationally, won two conference titles at Colorado State as an assistant, and he also is now, his past three seasons at Florida Gulf Coast, they've eclipsed the 20-win mark. So he's a very, he knows how to develop players, he knows how to recruit and he knows how to win. So if they want to compete in the best conference in college volleyball, they're gonna have to go after someone like that.

Alex Emoff, Zain Pyarali, Mackenzie Salmon and Brandon Riley sit in chairs in the Beckley Studio.

Alex Emoff:

Well hopefully they can lock down someone who's going to further their program, help it develop and whatnot, but be sure to follow men's soccer all the way to Philly for the College Cup. It's really exciting,

Closeup of Alex Emoff.

Alex Emoff:

only happens every once in a while, but hopefully it can happen even more. Follow our winter sports all the way into spring as well. We're going back to you at the desk, Joe.

Spencer Davis and Joe Canter sit at the news desk.

Joe Canter:

Thanks guys. Well that was some great banter about IU athletics, and no one knows IU athletics better than our own David Williams. He took to the streets once again to capture the buzz surrounding the fanbase's love affair with IU basketball. This is "Hoosier on the Street."

Words appear: Hoosier on the Street.

David William stands outside Assembly Hall.

David Williams:

I'm here outside Simon Skodjt Assembly Hall to catch up with IU students and fans alike to see how they feel about IU athletics. This is "Hoosier on the Street: Outside the Hall."

David Williams talks to two IU fans.

David Williams:

What is your favorite part about IU athletics?

Fan 1: Probably just like the atmosphere. Getting hype, and really getting into all the games.

Fan 2: Definitely the student section chants.

David Williams talks to an IU fan.

Fan: Probably the Assembly Hall environment.

David Williams talks to a boy and his mom.

Boy: The basketball.

David Williams: The basketball. And for you?

Mom: Football.

David Williams talks to two IU fans.

Fan 1: I love going to the games with all my friends and just hanging out either before the game or after, but I also just love watching it, because I'm a huge sports fan.

David Williams: Alright, well great. And for you?

Fan 2: I'll say the tradition, the spirit and the history of it.

David Williams talks to a man holding a trumpet.

Man holding a trumpet: It's gotta be basketball. I mean there's nothing like being in Assembly Hall when it's a packed crowd and it's really loud on the court. It's great.

David Williams talks to an IU fan.

Fan: Is there anything other than basketball?

David Williams talks to an IU fan.

Fan: Basketball, football and women's basketball.

David Williams shouts at a group of people off-screen.

David Williams: Alright if you could describe IU athletics in one single word, what would it be?

IU fans walk by and speak into his microphone.

Fan: Prepared.

David Williams: Prepared.

Fan: Epic.

Fan: Championships baby.

David Williams: Championships baby.

Fan: Sensational.

Fan: Excellent.

Fan: Unexpected.

Fan: Killer.

Fan: Hype.

Fan: Historic.

Fan: Phenomenal.

Fan: Phenomenal.

Fan: Amazing.

Fan: Lit.

Fan: Fantastic.

Fan: Tradition.

Fan: Large.

David Williams: Large, and in charge.

Fan: Hot.

David Williams: Hot.

Fan: Oh, definitely exciting.

Fan: Godless.

Fan: Perfect!

Fan: Enthusiastic.

A man plays a trumpet while David Williams dances.

David Williams stands outside of Assembly Hall.

David Williams:

Alright, this has been "Hoosier on the Street: Outside the Hall." For "Our Indiana," I'm David Williams.

Spencer Davis and Joe Canter sit at the news desk.

Joe Canter:

Thanks David. Another great edition of "Hoosier on the Street." We're going to take a short break, but when we come back, it's "Bball Blah," where we've got everything IU basketball, men's and women's.

Spencer Davis:

And then "Our Indiana"'s Dan Black will preview what Hoosier fans have to look forward to this week. Stay tuned.

Words appear: Our Indiana.

A young Michael Uslan moves into the Sigma Alpha Mu house. He unpacks Batman comic books in his bedroom.

Words appear: Michael. Indiana University. 1970.

Actors sword fight near the Jordan River. A cameraman films. Michael Uslan takes notes.

Michael Uslan taps a professor on the shoulder and points to three comic books. Then he points to a sign that says: Mythology and Folklore Seminar. Room 206.

Michael Uslan draws Batman. A professor gives him critiques.

Michael Uslan pins a flier onto a bulletin board labeled "Folklore Department." The flier has an image of Batman, and it advertises "The Comic Book in Society: J213. Instructor: Michael Uslan. Spring 1972."

Michael Uslan points to a chalkboard that says: "Superman > Zeus. Flash > Hermes. Aquaman > Poseidon. Silver Surfer > Apollo. Green Lantern & Power Lantern > Aladdin & Magic Lamp."

Michael Uslan poses with three other people holding an IU diploma and wearing a cap and gown.

A clapboard appears. Michael Uslan appears (current), standing in front of a Batman statue.

Words appear: "Michael Uslan. Executive Producer, Batman Films."

Michael Uslan:

I wouldn't be here if it weren't for Indiana University.

Words appear: "Indiana University. Fulfilling the Promise. iu.edu"

Words appear: "Our Indiana."

Spencer Davis and Joe Canter sit at the news desk.

Spencer Davis:

Welcome back to "Our Indiana."

Joe Canter:

The annual Big Ten-ACC Challenge was underway this past week. And as always, the excitement was palpable at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers squared off against fellow blue blood, the Duke Blue Devils, and our own Zain Pyarali was at Assembly Hall to capture all the action.

IU and Duke compete in basketball at Assemby Hall. An IU player dunks the ball.

Zain Pyarali:

Indiana battled with Duke for 35 minutes Wednesday night, but with the game tied at 75

An IU player makes a field goal.

Zain Pyarali:

with five minutes to play, IU failed to make a field goal the rest of

An IU player misses a free throw shot.

Zain Pyarali:

the game and didn't hit their free-throws either,

Archie Miller and Mike Krzyzewski shake hands on the sideline.

losing 91 to 81.

Archie Miller appears on camera.

Archie Miller:

Like I said, I think they really, they turned it up. They made things very hard, some switches, keeping our guards in front of them.

An IU player misses a free throw. Duke gets the rebound.

Archie Miller:

When we did get fouled, we went 0-2, 0-2. It's like a turnover.

An IU player misses a free throw. Duke gets the rebound.

Archie Miller:

You know, if you get fouled, and you go make two free-throws, it's a different story.

An IU player misses a free throw. Duke gets the rebound.

Archie Miller:

The free-throw line killed us as much as anything. So when you say no field goals in five

Archie Miller appears.

Archie Miller:

minutes, we got fouled. You gotta be able to knock those in.

A Duke player dunks the ball.

Zain Pyarali:

Duke's freshman front court of Marvin Bagley and Wendell Carter

A Duke player dunks the ball.

Zain Pyarali:

were a huge concern for Indiana entering this game, but

An IU player hits a layup.

Zain Pyarali:

the Hoosiers held their own against them down low.

An IU player dunks the ball.

Zain Pyarali:

Indiana outscored Duke in the paint by two, even with

An IU player fouls a Duke player.

Zain Pyarali:

De'Ron Davis being in foul trouble for most of the first half.

Archie Miller appears.

Archie Miller:

De'Ron plays three minutes in the first half, so we didn't have that ability to post it, but I still think offensively in the first half,

An IU player hits a free throw.

Archie Miller:

especially playing through Collin, who really is almost like a quarterback out there, really knows what he's doing.

An IU player is fouled but then makes a field goal.

Archie Miller:

Being able to play through De'Ron in the second half one-on-one and the post, he's tough to deal with with that type of space. And he delivered for us. He really played well.

Zain Pyarali appears on the court of Assembly Hall.

Zain Pyarali:

Although Indiana fell short tonight against Duke, there's a lot to take away from this game for Archie Miller's club, especially looking at the turnover margin: just single-digit turnovers for the third straight game. That's the first time that's happened in IU history since 1996-1997 season.

Robert Johnson appears.

Robert Johnson:

Gave us sort of an identity and a standard to which, you know,

An IU player makes a field goal.

Robert Johnson:

a baseline level of, we need to play that hard and that intense every night.

An IU player makes a field goal.

Robert Johnson:

And I think if we get better from here, day-by- day, drill-by-drill in practice,

An IU player dunks the ball.

Robert Johnson:

I think we'll be right where we want to be at the end of the season.

Fans in Assembly Hall cheer.

Zain Pyarali:

The crowd energy inside of Assembly Hall was

A fan holds a homemade sign that says "Miller Time." It shows a caricature of Archie Miller and Duke player on the ground frowning.

Zain Pyarali:

incredible Wednesday night and even caught the

A Duke player makes a three-pointer.

Zain Pyarali:

attention of a veteran Blue Devil.

Grayson Allen appears in the locker room.

Grayson Allen:

Well they really brought it. They were loud from start to finish. There were loud when we went on runs, and they were loud when the other team went on runs. And so this was an amazing experience to play here.

An IU player dunks the ball.

Zain Pyarali:

Indiana now has to take their strong play from tonight with them

An IU player makes a field goal.

Zain Pyarali:

moving forward as they begin Big Ten play Saturday at Michigan.

IU players celebrate on the court.

Zain Pyarali:

For "Our Indiana," I'm Zain Pyarali.

Spencer Davis appears on screen.

Spencer Davis:

The Indiana men's basketball team opened up its conference schedule this past week with games against Big Ten foes Michigan and Iowa.

Words appear: Big Ten Men's Basketball. Indiana (4-4)(1-1): 55. Michigan (7-2)(1-0): 69. Final. Indiana: Juwan Morgan - 24 pts, 8 rebs. De'Ron Davis - 4 pts, 1 reb. Rober Johnson - 6 pts, 4 rebs. Michigan: Moritz Wagner - 13 pts, 7 rebs. Jordan Poole - 19 pts, 3 rebs. M-A Abdur-Rahkman - 8 pts, 11 rebs.

Spencer Davis:

The Hoosiers struggled in Ann Arbor on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Wolverines 69-55. One of the lone bright spots in that loss, though, was junior forward Juwan Morgan, who put up a Big Ten career- high 24 points on nine of 14 shooting and having eight rebounds for IU.

Spencer Davis appears.

Spencer Davis:

On Sunday, IU basketball fans got news of a roster shakeup when the team announced that sophomore guard Curtis Jones left the program. He intends to transfer at the end of fall semester. The Hoosiers evened up its Big Ten record at 1-1 on Monday night after grabbing a victory over Iowa at Assembly Hall. Here's "Our Indiana"'s Zain Pyarali with the post-game report.

Footage of the IU-Iowa basketball game at Assembly Hall. An IU player steals the ball and misses a layup. A teammate gets the rebound and dunks the ball.

Zain Pyarali:

Basketball is often a game of runs, and that proved to be the case Monday night. Indiana ended the first half on a 21-5 run against Iowa,

An Iowa player dunks the ball.

Zain Pyarali:

but then the Hawkeyes opened up the second half on a 16-2 run of their own, making it a one-point game.

Collin Hartman appears.

Collin Hartman:

I think coming out at halftime is a mindset. You don't have a lot of physical time to prepare, change much. You just can change your mentality.

The IU players huddle.

Collin Hartman:

So I think that's the biggest thing. We had that little lull there, and we came in and changed our mindset after the timeout and got it back rolling.

An IU player hits a three-pointer.

Zain Pyarali:

However, the Hoosiers would regroup and make nine straight field goals, going on an

An IU player hits a three-pointer.

Zain Pyarali:

18-0 run in the second half to pull away and get their first Big Ten win 77-64.

Archie Miller appears.

Archie Miller:

I think we were able to regroup defensively, and then our defense to offense was pretty good in this game. I think you saw a much faster-playing team than we were on Saturday.

An IU player makes a three-pointer.

Archie Miller:

And again I think that the skill level that was out there with Juwan and Collin really

An IU player makes a field goal.

Archie Miller:

spaces the floor. So we were able to get some really good unselfish plays, unselfish passing. And that team got going and transitioned.

Collin Hartman celebrates.

Zain Pyarali:

Collin Hartman was key in the win tonight, finishing with a plus-minus of 29,

An IU player makes a field goal.

Zain Pyarali:

but also junior forward Juwan Morgan racked up his second doubled-double in six games with a 15-point, 10-rebound effort.

Juwan Morgan appears.

Juwan Morgan:

Not so much as forcing, trying to create things, off the dribble or anything, but it's just getting other teammates open, and if they're getting open looks, although I know they think it's going in,

An IU player shoots and misses. Another player rebounds and makes a field goal.

Juwan Morgan:

I always think it's a miss and just getting on the glass, things like that, create all the opportunities for me.

Zain Pyarali appears on the Assembly Hall court.

Zain Pyarali:

Big Ten play started a little earlier this year as Indiana went to Michigan on Saturday and now played Iowa at home tonight. But for Archie Miller, he likes the challenge.

Archie Miller appears.

Archie Miller:

I think it's great. I mean, playing Big Ten game here early, you get tested, you're on the road

Archie Miller and Fran McCaffery shake hands.

Archie Miller:

and you're at home. You know it's kinda one of those deals where you gotta have that bounceback mentality. It's tough to do,

IU players foul an Iowa player.

Archie Miller:

but I like it. I think it's gonna be great for our league as as we continue to push forward with 20 games.

IU players huddle

Zain Pyarali:

Indiana will now take a break in conference play, but their schedule won't get any easier as they play at Louisville on Saturday. For "Our Indiana," I'm Zain Pyarali.

Joe Canter appears.

Joe Canter:

The lady Hoosiers fell on the hardwood when they faced off against Myisha Hines-Allen and the No. 4-ranked Louisville Cardinals. The Hoosiers saw some good things from their freshmen in this one, including a hot shooting performance from Jaelynn Penn. She had 17 points on the day.

Footage from the IU-Louisville women's basketball game. A Louisville player makes a field goal.

Joe Canter:

Indiana had this one as close as eight points in the fourth quarter, but in the end, the Cardinals showed

A Louisville player makes a field goal.

Joe Canter:

why they're the No. 4 team in the country. Hines-Allen and the Cardinals had 54 points

A Louisville player makes a field goal.

Joe Canter:

in the paint, 24 of them belonging to Allen. Here she is saying, "That's mine Isha." She slippery extends that

IU and Louisville players shake hands after the game. Words appear: Louisville Cardinals 72. Indiana Hooseirs 59.

Joe Canter:

long arm of the law up and lays it in. Louisville gives IU their fourth loss of the season.

Joe Canter appears.

Joe Canter:

The Hoosiers would try to bounce back from a tough loss when they squared off with the Auburn Tigers, and our Alex Emoff has the recap of that one.

IU women's basketball players huddle at Assembly Hall.

Alex Emoff:

The Hoosiers were forced to battle through a slow start against the Auburn Tigers

Auburn women's basketball players huddle at Assembly Hall.

Alex Emoff:

at home Sunday afternoon that eventually led to a loss, leaving them

An IU player talks to the coach on the bench.

Alex Emoff:

at .500 on the season so far.

Teri Moren appears.

Teri Moren:

We made some really freshman-like mistakes. Tyra has seven turnovers. You know, your point guards turn the ball over. And not taking care of it. You know that sometimes can be a contagious thing.

IU turns the ball over the Auburn.

Alex Emoff:

After turning the ball over 12 times in just the first quarter

Auburn makes a run for a goal.

Alex Emoff:

IU easily dug themselves into a 14-point

IU turns the ball over the Auburn.

Alex Emoff:

deficit.

Teri Moren:

The first quarter really really hurt us today.

Auburn scores a field goal.

Teri Moren:

20, 25 points off of our turnovers. You won't win very many games when you do that.

Tyra Buss appears.

Tyra Buss:

We weren't being very aggressive. We let them, you know, kind of set the pace.

An IU player gets a rebound.

Alex Emoff:

While the Hoosiers outrebounded the Tigers by

An IU player misses a shot. Another IU player gets the rebound.

Alex Emoff:

double digits with a total of 33 grabs, but still shot well under

An IU player misses a field goal. An Auburn player gets the rebound.

Alex Emoff:

30 percent from both the field and the three-point, leaving IU head coach Teri Moren beside herself.

Teri Moren appears.

Teri Moren:

Very disappointed

Teri Moren watches from the sideline.

Teri Moren:

in how we handled ourselves out there this afternoon.

Alex Emoff does a standup on the court.

Alex Emoff:

While Auburn dominated in the first half, the Hoosiers did show glimpses of what they can do in the third quarter.

Jaelyn Penn makes a field goal.

Alex Emoff:

Freshmen guard Jaelynn Penn stood out against Auburn, picking up her second double-double

Jaelyn Penn makes a field goal.

Alex Emoff:

in the season and tallying 16 points for Indiana.

Teri Moren appears.

Teri Moren:

I kept trying to just give her some good juice, remind her that we needed her, we needed her to be great. And it's good to see her knock down shots finally.

An IU player makes a field goal.

Alex Emoff:

The Hoosiers were able to outscore the Tigers 18-11 in the third quarter,

An IU player makes a field goal.

Alex Emoff:

bringing it to a one-possession game,

An IU player makes a field goal.

Alex Emoff:

but their mistakes early on were too damaging for the Hoosiers.

Teri Moren appears.

Teri Moren:

Convince those guys in that locker room that are disappointed that there's a lesson here we'll learn. We'll be better.

The Hoosiers huddle.

Alex Emoff:

The Hoosiers will look to bounce back on Tuesday at home as they host North Texas. For "Our Indiana," I'm Alex Emoff.

Joe Canter appears at the news desk.

Joe Canter:

Following the tough loss to Auburn, the Hoosiers were back in action on Tuesday when they hosted the Mean Green of North Texas, and I have the story from Assembly Hall.

Music plays. Closeup of basketballs going into the basket.

Joe Canter:

After dropping three straight games, Indiana woman's basketball looked to get back on track Tuesday when they hosted the Mean Green

A North Texas player attempts a field goal and misses.

Joe Canter:

of North Texas. The Hoosiers started off fast, controlling the first half,

An IU player passes to another IU player, who scores a field goal.

Joe Canter:

led in scoring by Tyra Buss and Amanda Cahill.

An IU player attempts a field goal and misses. North Texas gets the rebound.

Joe Canter:

But the Mean Green would battle back in the second half. Foul trouble for the Hoosiers Jaelynn Penn and Bendu Yeaney sparked a North Texas

A North Texas player makes a free throw.

Joe Canter:

run that gave them the lead late.

Teri Moren appears.

Teri Moren:

To come in here and play as well as they did and got a lead, and then they fought right back, so really impressed with where they were a year ago to where they are now.

The Hoosiers huddle.

Joe Canter:

Luckily for the Hoosiers the leadership of their

A North Texas player accepts an inbound pass and passes it back to the original player, who takes the ball down the court.

Joe Canter:

reliable duo, Amanda Cahill and Tyra Buss, was enough to close this one out.

An IU player makes a free throw.

Joe Canter:

And in the process, Cahill recorded a special milestone:

An IU player rebounds the ball and passes it to another player.

Joe Canter:

her 900th career rebound.

Teri Moren appears.

Teri Moren:

Really happy. Didn't realize it. And we knew kind of going into this year there were going to be some milestones, there were gonna be some

A North Texas player misses a field goal, and an IU player gets the reboubd.

Teri Moren:

records broken. And look back, she 'll be one of the all-time best

Teri Moren apperas.

Teri Moren:

women's basketball players to ever play here.

The Hoosiers stand in a line on the court, swaying to music played by the pep band.

Joe Canter:

The Hoosiers will look to build on this win when they take on Northern Kentucky on December 9. Reporting for "Our Indiana," I'm Joe Canter.

Spencer Davis and Joe Canter appear at the news desk.

Spencer Davis:

Thanks Joe. Now it's time to look ahead at this week in Hoosier sports. This'll be "FastForward" with Dan Black.

Words appear: "FastForward." Dan Back appears next to a screen that says "Our Indiana."

Dan Black:

Thanks guys. It's a big week for IU sports. So let's get started.

Music plays. An image of a track runner with a baton appears on the screen next to Dan Black.

Dan Black:

On Friday the track and field team will host the Hoosier Open At Harry Gladstein Fieldhouse. This will be the indoor team's first meet of the season. Later that same night, IU men's soccer will be in

An image of an IU soccer game appears on the screen next to Dan Black.

Dan Black:

Philadelphia to face off against the UNC Tar Hills in the Final Four of the College Cup. The Hoosiers advanced to the Final Four last Friday after beating Big Ten rival Michigan State in shoot-outs 3-2. Should they win this Friday, Indiana will play Sunday afternoon for the championship. To the hardwood.

An image of an IU men's basketball player entering the court wearing candy stripe pants appears on the screen next to Dan Black.

Dan Black:

After a 77-62 lost last season to Louisville, the men's basketball team will look to get revenge this year when they head down to the Yum! Center in Lousville Saturday for a 2 p.m. tip. The Hoosiers are coming off a big win against Iowa Monday night, the first Big Ten victory of Archie Miller's career. The women's team

An image of an IU women's basketball player appears on the screen next to Dan Black.

Dan Black:

will also be traveling to Kentucky but will be in Highland Heights battling with Northern Kentucky Saturday night. The Hoosiers defeated in North Texas Tuesday night in a hard-fought battle 68-63 and will look to build on that win come Saturday. That's all I have for you

The words "Our Indiana" appear on the screen next to Dan Black.

Dan Black:

this week, and of course, if you miss any of the action, you can always find it on IU Hoosiers.com. Back to you guys at the desk.

Spencer Davis and Joe Canter appear at the news desk.

Joe Canter:

Thanks Dan. Well that does it for this episode and this season of "Our Indiana." For the final time, I'm Joe Canter.

Spencer Davis: We all had a blast putting each and every show together this semester. And we'd like to thank you for tuning in week after week. Until next time, this has been "Our Indiana."

The camera pans to a screen with the words "Our Indiana."

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