Fall Report: IndianaFall Report
It isn’t easy to regularly make the NCAA tournament out of the Big Ten. The 13-team conference has become dramatically more competitive from top to bottom over the course of the last decade, and the Big Ten race has become an annual battle royale. Ten different Big Ten programs have made at least one regional since 2012, and new coaches helped transform Northwestern and Purdue from doormats to contenders in 2017, when both finished .500 or better in league play.
Against that backdrop, Indiana has emerged as the Big Ten’s most consistent winner, leading the conference with four[…]