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We are the official podcast of IndianaHQ. Our mission and goal is simple: we want to bring in-depth analysis and coverage for Indiana University sports to as many fans as possible across a multitude of modern platforms. "The Hoosier Sound" was founded in 2017 by Noah Freeman and Matt Lukens who had a passion for all IU sports. The guys wanted to give listeners analysis of programs such as Indiana basketball, Indiana football, Indiana soccer, Indiana women's basketball, Indiana baseball, Indiana swim and dive, and more. We also do a daily IU sports news roundup called "Hoosier Sound-Off."

We are the official podcast of IndianaHQ. Our mission and goal is simple: we want to bring in-depth analysis and coverage for Indiana University sports to as many fans as possible across a multitude of modern platforms. "The Hoosier Sound" was founded in 2017 by Noah Freeman and Matt Lukens who had a passion for all IU sports. The guys wanted to give listeners analysis of programs such as Indiana basketball, Indiana football, Indiana soccer, Indiana women's basketball, Indiana baseball, Indiana swim and dive, and more. We also do a daily IU sports news roundup called "Hoosier Sound-Off."

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United States

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We are the official podcast of IndianaHQ. Our mission and goal is simple: we want to bring in-depth analysis and coverage for Indiana University sports to as many fans as possible across a multitude of modern platforms. "The Hoosier Sound" was founded in 2017 by Noah Freeman and Matt Lukens who had a passion for all IU sports. The guys wanted to give listeners analysis of programs such as Indiana basketball, Indiana football, Indiana soccer, Indiana women's basketball, Indiana baseball, Indiana swim and dive, and more. We also do a daily IU sports news roundup called "Hoosier Sound-Off."

Language:

English


Episodes

Resetting the IUBB Roster and a Look at the Depth Chart [192]

4/14/2021
The news kept coming furiously last week. Mike Woodson added Xavier Johnson from Pitt, but lost Armaan Franklin and Joey Brunk. Nithin and Matt zoom out and look at the IU roster going into Woodson's first season. Also, what will the depth chart and rotations look like? IU baseball and men's soccer had good weeks, and the guys fill you in on their current seasons. Tom Allen also reportedly landed 2023 top-100 safety Daeh McCullough from Kansas. Should we expect more big recruiting wins like...

Duration:00:56:51

IU Hires Dane Fife, Lander and Geronimo are BACK! [191]

4/6/2021
There's more breaking news! Hours before the National Championship game, a slew of reports came out that 1) IU plucked Dane Fife from MSU to be an assistant for Mike Woodson, 2) Khristian Lander returned to Indiana, and 3) Jordan Geronimo came back as well. Nithin, Noah, and Matt discuss and debate the moves, and talk about what to expect for the IU men's basketball program in the season(s) to come. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter:...

Duration:01:03:27

Woodson and Dolson United and a Special IUWBB Season [190]

4/1/2021
After an eventful and consequential last few days in the world of IU basketball, Nithin and Matt dive into Scott Dolson's hire of Mike Woodson to lead the men's program. What stood out from the introductory press conference? Also, five Hoosiers remain in the transfer portal, and Al Durham is off to Providence. What does Woodson need to do to keep them in Bloomington? Sadly, the IUWBB season came to an end on Monday night, with a 66-53 loss to Arizona. Still, the guys reflect on a memorable...

Duration:00:50:31

NEW COACH: MIKE WOODSON (and Thad Matta) [189]

3/29/2021
Indiana Basketball has hired a new coach! Mike Woodson has officially been named the 30th Indiana Men's Basketball Coach. The guys do an emergency podcast to discuss the hire, along with the hiring of Thad Matta as the Associate General Manager of the program. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheHoosierSound • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehoosiersound/ • iTunes:...

Duration:00:30:54

Basketball Bonanza in Bloomington [188]

3/24/2021
This past week really put the madness back into March. A slew of upsets shook the NCAA Tournament, and while Indiana has not yet announced a new head coach, Armaan Franklin entered the transfer portal. The IU women's team restored some sanity, stomping VCU to make the Round of 32. Matt and Jevan dive into that and give you an up-to-the-minute update on the Hoosiers' coaching search. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter:...

Duration:00:35:17

Coaching Search Update and Looking at the Bracket (187)

3/23/2021
(Sorry for getting this up late, it's been on YouTube) Now that things have settled a bit, Matt and Nithin run through some of the hot names in the IU coaching search. Which guys are realistic targets? Also, they play a game of "Flourish or Falter", predicting how certain coaches would do in Bloomington if they got the job. Also, for those of you still filling out your bracket, they go through the field and pick out first round upsets, Sweet 16 suspects, and Final Four predictions. Also, we...

Duration:00:54:30

Archie Miller Fired as IU Head Coach [186]

3/16/2021
After four underwhelming seasons in Bloomington, Archie Miller and Indiana parted ways on Monday morning. Matt and Nithin recap his tenure, talk about the current state of the program, and discuss potential names for the next Hoosiers men's basketball coach. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/indianahq • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehoosiersound/ • iTunes:...

Duration:00:57:51

Big Ten Tournament and a Raise for Tom Allen [185]

3/11/2021
Forget the past. Focus on the future. Tournament play offers this Indiana squad a clean slate, so Matt and Nithin break down IU's Big Ten Tournament chances, and take a look at the bracket as a whole. Which teams are on upset alert this week? Also, on Monday, the university gave Tom Allen a pay bump. The guys talk about what the news means for the Hoosiers' football future. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter:...

Duration:00:43:59

Talking IUBB, Archie Miller, and Brackets with Ant Wright [184]

3/4/2021
With Indiana's losing streak stretched to four games, and NCAA Tournament chances all but extinguished, the guys bring in some fresh perspective with a special guest! Ant Wright, a former Michigan basketball player and host of the Michigan State of Mind podcast, joins the guys to talk about all things college basketball. What does he make of IU's coaching situation? His thoughts on Dane Fife and John Beilein? Should Trayce Jackson-Davis return to Bloomington next year? All that and so much...

Duration:00:52:43

We're Not Mad, Just Disappointed [183]

2/24/2021
In a week where IU had two "must-win" games, the Hoosiers split two home contests, casting further doubt on their NCAA Tournament hopes. Nithin, Matt and Jevan dig into what went wrong against Michigan State, debate hot topics, and preview two massive matchups coming up against Rutgers and Michigan. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/indianahq • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehoosiersound/ • iTunes:...

Duration:00:55:28

Slow starts? Change the starters! [182]

2/17/2021
While Indiana expectedly went 1-1 this past week, one common theme emerged in both games: slow starts. IU fell behind quickly against Northwestern and Ohio State, which now makes three-straight games with a double-digit first half deficit. Matt and Nithin wonder why there has not been a lineup change yet, and the guys dig deeper into what issues they see at the beginning of games. Also, the Hoosiers head into a week where they must win both games against Minnesota and Michigan State to...

Duration:00:55:51

It's Now or Never for IUBB [181]

2/10/2021
Be honest. You did not expect Indiana to beat No. 8 Iowa for the season sweep of the Hawkeyes. You definitely did not expect it after IU went down 17-4. Nithin, Matt and Jevan break down the Hoosiers' win, and debate whether or not that victory -- along with Khristian Lander and Anthony Leal's play -- changes the trajectory for Indiana for the rest of the season. The guys also talk about Tom Allen bringing back Deland McCullough to the Hoosiers staff. Additionally, "Who won the week?",...

Duration:00:53:10

February Fury, not March Madness [180]

2/5/2021
It's another Big Ten loss for the Hoosiers, as the offense skidded to a halt in the final minutes against No. 12 Illinois. Nithin, Matt and Jevan cover a wide variety of topics from what happened down the stretch. Who needs to step up now and what does Indiana's tournament situation look like? Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/indianahq • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehoosiersound/ • iTunes:...

Duration:00:54:35

This Episode Could Have Been More Fun [179]

1/27/2021
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Okay, that's the last time we will ever use that Dickens line. Indiana went to Iowa City and knocked off the fourth-ranked Hawkeyes, but not even three days later, killed the buzz, losing to a struggling Rutgers team. The Scarlet Knights stopped a five-game losing streak and won their first ever game in Assembly Hall. Matt and Nithin recap both contests, and look into what Indiana can do in their extended time off before facing Illinois on...

Duration:00:57:02

Evaluating Indiana's Future [178]

1/20/2021
It's time to address the elephant in the room. After a brutal 81-69 home loss to Purdue, the Hoosiers have now dropped eight straight to the Boilermakers. Archie Miller is 0-6 against the in-state rival, and Hoosier fans' displeasure is growing, to say the least. Should IU move on from Miller in the offseason? Will athletic director Scott Dolson entertain the idea? Also, reports are circulating that Indiana will hire Charlton Warren as its new defensive coordinator, after Warren spent two...

Duration:01:08:27

What Have We Learned about IUBB? [177]

1/13/2021
Another intense week of Big Ten basketball has come and gone, and Indiana is holding steady, tied for fifth in the league. What have we learned about the team so far? Jevan and Nithin also play a fun game of "Impeach or Inaugurate" about various IUBB topics and preview big matchups against Purdue and Michigan State. The guys also summarize all of IUFB's stay-or-leave decisions, and pick out the ones that make the biggest impact. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE:...

Duration:01:03:42

Outback Bowl Aftermath and a Good Week for IUBB [176]

1/6/2021
Unfortunately, Tom Allen and the Indiana Hoosiers couldn't punctuate their historic season with a bowl win, falling to the Ole Miss Rebels in the Outback Bowl. Matt, Jevan, and Nithin pick out the key moments from the 26-20 defeat. Also, what's next for the IUFB program? Who should be on the short list for the DC opening? On the hardwood, IUBB went 2-0, taking care of business against Penn St. and Maryland at Assembly Hall. Who had a good week for the team, and who needs to pick it up? Also,...

Duration:00:49:12

Outback Bowl Preview and Fixing IUBB [175]

12/30/2020
Bowl week for Indiana has arrived. IU's Outback Bowl matchup vs. Ole Miss kicks off on Saturday afternoon, so Matt and Nithin take you through the keys to the game. The Hoosiers look for their first bowl win since 1991. Meanwhile, on the hardwood, Archie Miller's crew had a rough week, dropping contests vs. Northwestern and at Illinois. The guys offer their New Year's resolutions for the squad as they continue taking on a grueling conference schedule. Check us out and follow us on social...

Duration:01:03:56

Indiana Deserved Better [174]

12/23/2020
After a disappointing college football selection on Sunday, Matt and Nithin attempt -- and fail -- to make sense of how the selection committee passed on Indiana, 6-1, and No. 7 in the AP Poll, for a New Year's Six bowl game. The Hoosiers will now play in the Outback Bowl against 4-5 Ole Miss. The guys also recap IU basketball's win over Butler and look ahead to the first Big Ten matchups of the year against Northwestern and Illinois. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE:...

Duration:01:05:11

IUFB and IUBB Power Hour [173]

12/16/2020
So much to talk about, so little time. Nithin is joined by long-time host and The Hoosier Sound co-founder Noah Freeman to discuss, debate, and decipher all the latest IUFB and IUBB news, from the most recent ridiculous version of the CFP rankings to Parker Stewart's commitment to IU basketball to Kane Wommack taking the head coaching job at South Alabama. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/indianahq • Facebook:...

Duration:01:21:32