Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
1 The Hoosiers Are a Perfect 32-0
1(4)
2 Smart's Shot Bails Out Title
5(5)
3 Knight's Firing Angers Thousands
10(3)
4 1981 Hoosiers Turned Season Around
13(6)
5 Any Seats Available?
19(3)
6 Five Points from Going Undefeated
22(4)
7 Hoosiers Adjust to New Coach
26(2)
8 Loss to Kentucky Bitter End to '75 Season
28(3)
9 A New Sheriff in Town
31(2)
10 The Night Dan Brought Michael Down
33(3)
11 A Cold Day in July
36(2)
12 Jimmy Rayl...the Splendid Splinter
38(5)
13 Although Criticized, Hall Helps IU Win
43(3)
14 Schlundt Set Standard for Big Men
46(2)
15 A Great IU Team Not Allowed to Dance
48(3)
16 Edwards Just Beats the Clock
51(2)
17 Slim Bill from Shelbyville
53(3)
18 Tournament Was Different in 1940
56(3)
19 IU Got Off to Rough Beginning
59(2)
20 Watch IU and See a Crean Pep Talk
61(3)
21 Dean: A Winner at Two Schools
64(2)
22 Cheaney Still Part of IU Basketball
66(5)
23 Steve Alford---The Perfect Hoosier
71(3)
24 Davis Became Coach by Default
74(4)
25 Three Guards Were Key in 1989
78(2)
26 Kentucky Wanted Kent Big Time
80(3)
27 Look Out for the First Step
83(4)
28 IU Broke Ground with Telecasts
87(2)
29 Santa Comes Early for Watford
89(3)
30 Bailey, a Legend in the Eighth Grade
92(2)
31 Archie Dees Walked Among Giants
94(3)
32 Bob and Bob Make a Great Team
97(6)
33 Valentine's Day in Bloomington
103(2)
34 Hoosier Earned Duke's Respect
105(3)
35 Kitchel Nears Perfection Against Illini
108(3)
36 A Temporary Home for 11 Years
111(3)
37 Hoosiers Did Their Part in War
114(2)
38 Haston Shot Trips No. 1 Spartans
116(2)
39 IU Teams Practice in Style
118(2)
40 Sampson's Hiring Shakes IU
120(3)
41 Frank Cut His Teeth as IU Manager
123(3)
42 Hoosiers Dominate List of Top Marksmen
126(2)
43 Lou Watson Was Sandwiched Between Legends
128(2)
44 A Tale of Cerebral Reversal
130(2)
45 The Call Could Have Gone Either Way
132(4)
46 Turning Over a New Leaf at IU
136(2)
47 IU's Campus Loved Nationwide
138(1)
48 Breaking Away, an IU Classic
139(2)
49 Sending Shaq Off to the Pros
141(2)
50 Have That Seat in the Corner
143(3)
51 Old Hoosier Classic Was Popular
146(2)
52 No One Could Tell the Difference
148(2)
53 Don't Miss Hall of Fame Pictures
150(5)
54 Senior Night Stirs Players' Emotions
155(3)
55 Bracey Came with High Acclaim
158(4)
56 Bird Was in the Hand, but Others Got Away
162(2)
57 Knight's Whip Snaps Back at Him
164(1)
58 Hall of Champions Honors All Sports
165(2)
59 IU History Lies in the Weeds
167(2)
60 Hoosier Fans Loved Moye
169(3)
61 This Is No Dungeon
172(3)
62 Students Push Social Skills to No. 1
175(1)
63 Little 500 Known Nationwide
176(1)
64 Only Rayl Outscored Mike Woodson
177(2)
65 Cuban Made Use of IU Degree
179(3)
66 Bellamy Owned the Backboards
182(2)
67 IU Scores 122, 74 in the Second Half
184(2)
68 Hoosiers Honored as Conference MVPs
186(3)
69 Staring Down an Adversary
189(2)
70 Turn an Ear to Dakich's Talk Show
191(2)
71 School Song a Century Old
193(5)
72 No Cheering on the Microphone
198(4)
73 The Grinch Actually Stole This Game
202(2)
74 A Blow to International Diplomacy
204(2)
75 Assembly Hall Goes High Tech
206(2)
76 Nick Nailed It from Midcourt
208(2)
77 IU Women Win Big Ten by a Neck
210(2)
78 Chronology of IU Basketball, etc
212(3)
79 Bloomington Home to Mellencamp
215(2)
80 Writer Set Screen for Player
217(1)
81 Recker's Leaving Stirs the Fans' Wrath
218(3)
82 Long, Son Have Roles in Hoosiers
221(1)
83 Indiana Won NIT Once---Over Purdue
222(2)
84 Hoosiers Recognized in State Hall
224(3)
85 Big Ten Tournament Unkind to IU
227(2)
86 It's Intense Behind the Scenes
229(3)
87 Ex-Hoosiers Flock to NBA
232(4)
88 Coach Was Unpredictable on the Air
236(3)
89 IU Claims 26 Mr. Basketballs
239(1)
90 Felling: Did He, or Didn't He?
240(3)
91 It Really Isn't Junk, But Artifacts
243(3)
92 Border War Is Intense
246(3)
93 Hoagy's Stardust Covers IU
249(2)
94 Jeffries, Hulls Among Few Wearing No. 1
251(4)
95 Wilkerson, Knight Had Eye-to-Eye Meeting
255(2)
96 Trip to IU Game Offers Food Choices
257(1)
97 School Song Erupts From Hallway
258(1)
98 Johnson Found Niche in Football
259(1)
99 Basketball's Greatest Timeout
260(1)
100 It's Not Just Basketball
261(2)
Sources 263(10)
About the Author 273