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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

IUBB Storylines Heading into Hoosier Hysteria, and IUFB's Common Sense Problem [266]

10/4/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* With Hoosier Hysteria coming up on Friday, the guys discuss what they're most excited to see heading into the most-anticipated IUBB season in years. Mike Woodson told Jon Rothstein to expect a 10-man rotation. Who may end up missing out? IUFB showed many of the same issues in their 35-21 loss at Nebraska on Saturday. Tom Allen and the Hoosiers have to adapt faster during and between games. Why did Jaylin Lucas disappear after his...

IUFB Makes Too Many Mistakes in First 2022 Loss. Now, They Head to Nebraska. [265]

9/27/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Simply put, Indiana made too many mistakes in a 45-24 loss at Cincinnati on Saturday. It's unacceptable. Tom Allen has raised the standard at IU. Why have the Hoosiers repeatedly started slowly through four games? The guys also consider Indiana's bowl game chances with the Hoosiers sitting at 3-1. What do they have to do to get to that six-win mark? Also, they look ahead to IU's primetime affair at Nebraska, and give you their Big...

Duration:01:00:51

The IUFB Rorschach Test- How Do You Interpret This 3-0 Team? [264]

9/23/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Tom Allen's Hoosiers are 3-0. That's a notable accomplishment, especially in this upset-riddled September across college football. Yet, IUFB leaves fans wanting more after shaky offensive line play, inconsistent play-making, and an exposed defense, especially on Saturday. A road trip to Cincinnati comes next. How can IU pull off the upset as big underdogs? Who are some of the new players we want to see get more playing time? Also,...

The IUFB Rorschach Test- How Do You Interpret This 3-0 Team? [264]

9/21/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Tom Allen's Hoosiers are 3-0. That's a notable accomplishment, especially in this upset-riddled September across college football. Yet, IUFB leaves fans wanting more after shaky offensive line play, inconsistent play-making, and an exposed defense, especially on Saturday. A road trip to Cincinnati comes next. How can IU pull off the upset as big underdogs? Who are some of the new players we want to see get more playing time? Also,...

Duration:01:02:27

IUBB's Schedule is Here! IUFB Slips 'n' Slides by Idaho, WKU is Next [263]

9/14/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Mike Woodson and the Indiana Hoosiers now have a complete 2022-23 schedule! The guys offer their main takeaways. How many games will IU win to start conference play? On the gridiron, Tom Allen's team defeated Idaho, but not before a disappointing first half. What happened? Finally, what does IU have to do to knock off upset-minded Western Kentucky in week three? WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter:...

Matthew Bedford is Injured, and Where Does IUFB Need to Get Better vs. Idaho? [262]

9/5/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* First, we welcome our newest IndianaHQ contributor, Charlie, to our podcast team! He was in person to watch IU's significant 23-20 win over the Illini, and he talks about the environment at Memorial Stadium. On Monday, Tom Allen announced that starting OT Matthew Bedford tore his ACL and will miss the rest of the season. The guys dive into how big that loss is and tell you about new starting tackle Parker Hanna. Also, they give you...

Duration:00:40:08

BONUS Podcast Alert! Indiana knocks off Illinois to Start 1-0! [261]

9/3/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Indiana wins! Indiana wins! IU football off to a 1-0 start after Connor Bazelak pushes the Hoosiers on a last-second game-winning drive, ending with a Shaun Shivers touchdown. We give our immediate postgame reaction. WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/thehoosiersound • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehoosiersound/ • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indiana.hq/ • iTunes:...

Duration:01:03:00

A "Must-Win" Opener? Indiana Begins Redemption Season with a Huge Home Showdown vs. Illinois [260]

9/1/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Let's do this. On Friday night, Tom Allen and the Hoosiers kick off another football season with a Big Ten game under the bright lights of Memorial Stadium in Bloomington. It's another conference season opener, but this time, Indiana is favored to knock off its opponent, Illinois. Should Connor Bazelak or Jack Tuttle get the start? Which players do we think can lead the Hoosiers to victory? One thing's for certain: it can't go...

Duration:01:00:28

IUFB Camp Continues: Which Hoosiers are Turning Heads with Illinois Around the Corner? [259]

8/24/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* As Tom Allen and the Hoosiers practice and prepare for the upcoming football season, certain players, on both sides of the ball, have changed their perception heading into week one. The guys listened in on comments from the coaching staff over the last two weeks and give their take on which guys could make a splash early. Dasan McCullough, Jaylin Lucas, D.J. Matthews, the QB battle, and practically the entire defensive line get...

Duration:01:00:00

The NIL Era- What Has Worked, What Hasn't, and How Can NIL Improve? [258]

8/14/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Over a year ago, the NCAA adopted a new policy to permit student athletes to profit off their Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL). Since then, an exciting new world of endorsement deals, social media campaigns, and guest appearances have opened up, giving current players an opportunity to capture the value they provide to their university. It's even offered a chance for players to give back to their communities, like many IU student...

Duration:01:01:30

50 Days to Football- Answering Burning Questions about IUFB. What's New? [257]

8/14/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* One of the most fascinating IUFB seasons is around the corner, as Tom Allen's team is just 50 days away from taking on Illinois in the season opener in Bloomington. Nithin and Matt walk you through all of the key changes, starting with OC Walt Bell, DC Chad Wilt, and QB Connor Bazelak, as the Hoosiers plan on bouncing back from a 2-10 season. WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/thehoosiersound •...

Duration:01:11:42

Making Your Layups: Previewing the Seven Other Matchups on IUBB's Non-Conference Schedule [256]

8/14/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Everyone knows about Mike Woodson scheduling tough when it comes to the upcoming 2022-23 season. The truth is while there are four key showdowns, there are seven other teams that Indiana HAS to defeat. Matt and Nithin give you everything you need to know from Morehead State on opening to the last non-conference matchup against Kennesaw State. WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/thehoosiersound •...

Duration:00:57:28

WHO is Trying to Join the B1G? Also, IUBB Will Face UNC and Xavier. [255]

7/2/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* WHAT IS HAPPENING?! On Thursday, it was reported that the Big Ten is keen on adding two college powerhouses in 2024, and both have nothing to do with the Midwest. How do Matt and Nithin feel about this news and conference realignment overall? Also, Mike Woodson and the Hoosiers received big news recently with potential preseason No. 1 North Carolina and Sean Miller-coached Xavier both now slated to face Indiana this upcoming...

Duration:00:41:35

Let's Talk IUBB's Shooting. What's a Reasonable Goal? Also, IU's Tough Big Ten Draw [254]

6/23/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* We're back! After an early summer hiatus, the guys discuss the biggest question surrounding IU men's basketball this upcoming season. Who's going to take and make the shots from downtown? Nithin and Matt also look at IU's Big Ten opponents after they were released on Thursday. WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/thehoosiersound • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehoosiersound/ • Instagram:...

Duration:00:43:29

"I'm Back." Trayce Jackson-Davis RETURNS to Indiana. What Can IUBB Achieve Next Year? [253]

5/21/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Earlier on Friday, all of Hoosier Nation, including head coach Mike Woodson, received great news as star big man Trayce Jackson-Davis announced his return to Indiana. Based on this decision, Indiana will almost definitely begin the preseason as a Top 25 team with expectations of breaking into the Top 4 of the Big Ten, if not contending for a title. The guys dive into whether or not those are realistic aspirations. Also, what does...

Duration:01:00:27

Drafting IUBB's 2022-23 Roster and Discussing Jordan Geronimo's Return [252]

5/5/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Note: This episode was recorded on Thursday, April 28, and wasn't uploaded until later due to technical difficulty. Expect a new podcast episode every week throughout the offseason! With draft season upon us, Matt and Nithin go back-and-forth, taking their pick of the scholarship players on the upcoming season's IU men's basketball roster. If you take Trayce Jackson-Davis out of the equation, which Hoosier would you pick first to...

Duration:00:46:16

MALIK RENEAU COMMITS TO IU! Mike Woodson adds ANOTHER 5-star Recruit [251]

4/18/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Break out the commitment siren. After a successful official visit this past weekend, 2022 5-star forward Malik Reneau announced his commitment to Indiana! He joins CJ Gunn, Kaleb Banks, and fellow 5-star and Montverde teammate Jalen Hood-Schifino to make up the fifth-ranked recruiting class in the country, per 247Sports. Hood-Schifino accompanied Reneau on his visit to Bloomington. What does this mean for the IUBB program going...

Duration:01:01:14

Race Thompson Announces Return, TJD Declares While Maintaining Eligibility [250]

4/14/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* Our 250th podcast episode brings some news with two staples of this program announcing big news over the last few days. On Saturday, Trayce Jackson-Davis declared for the 2022 NBA Draft while maintaining his eligibility. "Buddy Ball" teammate Race Thompson, on the other hand, announced he would RETURN to the IUBB program on Thursday. What does all of this mean for the Hoosier program next season? When does Jackson-Davis have to...

Duration:00:40:24

WAY-Too-Early IUBB and College Basketball Predictions for 2022-23 [248]

4/8/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* With the college basketball season officially in the books (Congrats, Kansas), our podcast is officially in offseason mode as we look ahead to transfers, draft declarations, and so much more. ESPN and CBS are among the outlets that have included Indiana in their *extremely* early Top 25 projections for next season. As a result, the guys get a little crazy tonight with the hottest of predictions sure to go wrong for the 2022-23...

Duration:01:15:58

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes- IUBB Begins Reshaping Program for Next Season [248]

3/30/2022
*Like, subscribe, comment, and follow us on social media!* As is the case in all sports, the conclusion of the season brings changes in personnel, both in players and leadership. Not even two weeks after IU's NCAA Tournament defeat, Mike Woodson deemed a change was needed on his bench, as Dane Fife will not return next year. Khristian Lander, Rob Phinisee, Parker Stewart, and Michael Durr entered the transfer portal, and major decisions remain for Hoosier standouts Trayce Jackson-Davis,...

Duration:01:17:07