When you finish 4-28, an 8-24 season would be a 100% upgrade and still unacceptable, right? I get that. More >>BOZICH | Early, early projected win totals, rankings for U of L, UK, IU, WKU, Bellarmine hoops
Cheaney had spent the previous three seasons on the staff of the NBA's Indiana Pacers. More >>Hoosiers bring back Calbert Cheaney as assistant coach
One day, you're wearing your green No. 9 Rajon Rondo Boston Celtics' jersey and practicing ball-handling in the driveway. The next day, you're pulling on your No. 34 Indiana Fever jersey and preparing for your professional debut. More >>BOZICH | Grace Berger's journey from family driveway to IU to WNBA is complete
Woodson is the Man of the Hour, positioning himself to be the Man of the Year. More >>BOZICH | In recruiting, you're a hero or a bum; Ask Mike Woodson or Kenny Payne
Before there was Darrell Griffith, Pervis Ellison or any other recruit who believed in Denny Crum's basketball vision at the University of Louisville, somebody had to be first to commit to a rookie coach. More >>BOZICH | Who was first Cardinal to believe in Denny Crum? Junior Bridgeman
Kentucky has not competed in the NCAA Tournament since 2017. Indiana came to Louisville in 2019 and was eliminated in three games. More >>BOZICH | U of L, UK, IU projected as NCAA Baseball Regional hosts; Can they deliver?
Are you confused and uncertain what to think? More >>BOZICH | What do you — the paying customer — think of NCAA transfer portal?
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – WDRB sports journalist Rick Bozich was inducted into the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis. For Bozich, it was another honor in a storied career. And it won't be the last. More >>CRAWFORD | WDRB's Rick Bozich enters Indiana sportswriters Hall of Fame
Over five seasons with the Indiana University women’s basketball program, Grace Berger was rarely a player who wanted the spotlight turned directly on her. More >>BOZICH | Fever make Grace Berger Indiana's first WNBA first-round pick
Only 216 days until the start of the 2023-24 college basketball season. More >>BOZICH | 10 takeaways from puzzling, entertaining, unpredictable college hoops season
The men's basketball teams from the University of Louisville and Indiana University will be part of the 2023 Empire Classic field, along with national champion Connecticut and Texas. More >>Louisville, Indiana to join national champ UConn and Texas in 2023 Empire Classic
An email was sent out to Knight's former players. More >>Former IU basketball coach Bob Knight released from hospital after illness
In a Final Four lacking brand names, FAU brings the least name recognition but the most magical pull of Cinderella. More >>BOZICH | Improbable journey from IU student manager to Final Four coach by FAU's Dusty May
The first time the tournament stretched as deep as March 29 was in 1975, one of the most unforgettable days on the local sports calendar. More >>BOZICH | March 29 once was magical for Cardinals, Wildcats, Hoosiers
The 2023 men's NCAA Final Four in Houston this weekend will be unlike the ending that unfolded in New Orleans last season or in Indianapolis in 2021 or ... (fill in the blank). More >>BOZICH | Transfers, no McDonald's All-Americans, newcomer coaches create unusual Final Four
Welcome to the 2023 NCAA men’s Final Four, where nobody seeded among the top dozen teams will make the trip to the NRG Stadium in Houston. More >>BOZICH | Fantastic tournament, but will anybody watch this men's NCAA Final Four?
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — You can fuss or rage about the call that pushed Creighton to its 57-56 loss to San Diego State in the South Regional title game on Sunday afternoon until the Fourth of July — 2027. More >>BOZICH | Creighton won more than it lost in NCAA regional final to San Diego State
Louisville, Kentucky and Indiana — programs with a combined 16 national titles — all whiffed on making the field. More >>BOZICH | Historic 2nd weekend NCAA drought continues for Louisville, Kentucky, Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Destiny Harden made a shot in the lane with 3.5 seconds left to send ninth-seeded Miami past top-seeded Indiana 70-68 on Monday night, lifting the Hurricanes to their first Sweet 16 since 1992. More >>Miami women hold off Indiana rally to advance in NCAA Tournament
ALBANY, N.Y. (WDRB) — This is how it ended for the Indiana University men’s basketball team in the NCAA Tournament Sunday night: More >>BOZICH | Miami's punishing 85-69 win shows gap between Indiana and national contention
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- This is the first time since 2015 that the University of Louisville women's basketball team has not been at home for at least the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament. They are ready to face the challenges of winning on the road to advance to the Sweet 16. More >>U of L women must win on the road, IU will have Holmes back at home
Jackson-Davis and Woodson are joined by their spots in the IU 2,000-point club — by being without a national title or even a trip to the Final Four. More >>BOZICH | Can Jackson-Davis, Woodson fill the hole in their Indiana basketball resumes?
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Sydney Parrish scored 19 points and had eight rebounds to lead the top-seeded Indiana Hoosiers past Tennessee Tech 77-47 in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Saturday. More >>Indiana women open NCAA Tournament with rout of Tennessee Tech
ALBANY, N.Y. (WDRB) —The Big Ten basketball universe howled when Indiana backed up its second-place finish in the regular season by losing in the conference tournament semifinals last weekend in Chicago. More >>BOZICH | Indiana looks like the team Big Ten expected while handling Kent State, 71-60
The Hoosiers will play Kent State in the first round. More >>BOZICH | Can Indiana find help for Jackson-Davis, Hood-Schifino in the NCAA Tournament?
Purdue's Zach Edey and Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis have given the Big Ten Conference a third straight year with multiple first-team Associated Press All-America picks, while Kansas had a second straight first-teamer in Jalen Wilson. More >>Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis selected as 1st-team AP All-American
The tournament field was announced Sunday evening during the annual selection show. More >>Make your 2023 NCAA Tournament picks with our printable bracket
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — For the first time in program history, the Indiana University women’s basketball program earned a No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament. More >>Indiana women earn first No. 1 seed, open NCAA Tournament play at home Saturday
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The Indiana men’s basketball team will begin its NCAA Tournament push Friday, matched against Mid-American Conference champion Kent State. More >>Indiana men open NCAA Tournament push against Kent State Friday
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Book a 2-on-2 tournament for the NCAA men’s basketball championship, and I’d be comfortable making a Final Four selection: More >>BOZICH | Indiana whiffs in Big Ten Tournament again, losing to Penn State, 77-73
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Over last four seasons of Tom Crean and the entire Archie Miller Era, the Indiana University men’s basketball team failed to make the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament. More >>BOZICH | Indiana storms into Big Ten semifinals with 70-60 win over Maryland
Tune in this week as the fun begins in Chicago on Wednesday evening. More >>HOW TO WATCH | Big Ten Tournament — TV times, favorite, who's hot, who's not
I don’t have time for extra words today — even for my new fan club of Kansas State fans More >>BOZICH | My weekly AP Top 25 poll ballot: Is Kelvin Sampson the NCAA favorite?
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis walked off Indiana’s home court for the final time a winner. More >>No. 15 Indiana rallies late to beat Michigan 75-73 in OT
Michigan State was supposed to be a payback game for the Indiana University women's basketball team. More >>Indiana wobbles but rallies past Michigan State, 94-85
Thank you, Antoine Davis. Thank you so much. More >>BOZICH | College hoops can celebrate Antoine Davis AND Pete Maravich
The Crimson Tide, Cougars, Jayhawks and Bruins should be the four top seeds for the NCAA Tournament. More >>BOZICH | My weekly AP college basketball Top 25 ballot: Where to rank IU and UK?
A decade ago, IU failed to rank in the top 50 in attendance, averaging 2,157 per game, which was less than Indiana State, Hampton University or Chattanooga. More >>BOZICH | Indiana women head to Iowa, ESPN Game Day with Big Ten title secured
Only 19 days until Selection Sunday for the NCAA men's basketball tournament — and The Crankiness Factor has secured its position as a No. 1 seed. More >>BOZICH | Unhappy coaches, questionable rankings confirm March Madness is near
We have officially reached the point in the season where I burned through two hours Sunday night completing this ballot in the men’s AP college basketball Top 25 poll. More >>BOZICH | Another challenging men's AP college basketball Top 25 ballot
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Farewell, Purdue. I stuck with the Boilermakers after their loss to Indiana. But Matt Painter’s team forced me to shake my AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll ballot after they lost to Northwestern Sunday. More >>BOZICH | Purdue loses again: Who's No. 1 on my AP college basketball ballot?
Here are some college basketball notes written above the grumbling. More >>BOZICH | Cal's record vs. Tubby; Cards vs. Cards; IU schedule vs. Purdue schedule
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) —At Kentucky, the worrying about making the NCAA Tournament has escalated to a roar again. More >>BOZICH | Kentucky slides; Indiana soars; Louisville flat-lines
Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 20 points and had 18 rebounds while reaching yet another major milestone in leading No. 18 Indiana past No. 24 Rutgers 66-60 on Tuesday night. More >>Jackson-Davis leads No. 18 Indiana past No. 24 Rutgers 66-60
Informed sources report that I wrote this column last season and in 2021 and, perhaps, in every season since John Wooden retired. More >>BOZICH | Who's the 2023 NCAA Tournament favorite? Applications remain open
Matt Painter’s Big Ten-leading Purdue team earned all 62 first-place ballots in the men’s Associated Press college basketball poll last Monday. More >>BOZICH | My weekly AP Top 25 men's college basketball ballot; Now who's No. 1?
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WDRB) — For 23 games nobody had knifed through the Purdue defense. Nobody made the Boilermakers flinch. More >>BOZICH | Jackson-Davis carries Indiana past Edey, No. 1 Purdue, 79-74