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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."

Location:

United States

Description:

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

IUFB Recruiting Is on Fire and Big Ten MBB Power Rankings [207]

7/19/2021
It might be the middle of the summer, but there is plenty of IUFB and IUBB to discuss. Four highly-touted players committed to the Hoosiers' football program, vaulting IU to 20th in 247Sports' 2022 rankings. Is this type of success sustainable in Bloomington? Also, a number of key players made stay or go decisions for the NBA Draft, and the guys rank the Big Ten basketball programs first to 14th. Where does Indiana stand in mid-July? Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE:...

Duration:01:17:03

The Name, Image, and Likeness Era is Upon Us [206]

7/7/2021
It's a new day and age in the NCAA. Starting July 1st, college athletes were permitted to monetize their names, images, and likenesses thanks to a ruling from the Supreme Court. In the days since, plenty of college football, college basketball, and Olympic sport players have signed deals to endorse businesses and products or earn money through their social media presence. Our political pundit Jon and legal expert Mike Pudlow join us to discuss what you need to know about NIL and how the IU...

Duration:01:01:23

IUFB Commitments and IUBB Schedule Updates! [205]

6/30/2021
For the first time ever, Matt and Nithin record a THS episode from the same room! The guys discuss the five different 2022 prospects that committed to Tom Allen and Indiana over the last 10 days. How big is it that Trevell Mullen will be wearing Hoosier colors starting in a year's time? Also, the first non-conference schedule in the Mike Woodson era will have a home game against St. John's and a road trip to Syracuse. What do you need to know about those two matchups? Also, don't overlook...

Duration:00:41:03

A New IUBB Book! Talking "Heart of a Hoosier" with Authors Del and Michelle [204]

6/23/2021
**Free giveaway information at the end of this description!** It's a SPECIAL episode of The Hoosier Sound! Tonight, we are joined by Del Duduit and Michelle Medlock Adams, who wrote the latest and greatest IUBB book "Heart of a Hoosier: A Year of Inspiration from IU Men's Basketball". They talk to us about their motivation for writing the book as well as their favorite stories and chapters. We are excited to announce we're giving away two free copies of the book! Visit the link below,...

Duration:00:46:47

Ranking ALL the Big Ten's Basketball and Football Environments [203]

6/17/2021
Nithin and Matt break down the best (and worst) Big Ten basketball arenas and football stadiums around the country. OSU, PSU, or Michigan for football? IU, Purdue, or MSU for basketball? Which ones are underrated and overrated? Also, Hoosier Nation may want to brace for some bad news in the football portion of the episode. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/indianahq • Facebook:...

Duration:00:59:41

IUFB Odds and Overs.Unders for the 2021 Season [202]

6/9/2021
Don't look now, but college football season is not even three months away. FanDuel Sportsbook already has odds on your Indiana Hoosiers for the 2021 season. How many wins are the oddsmakers projecting for IUFB? What value can you get for the Hoosiers to win the Big Ten, or even finish as national champions? We also come up with our own over/unders on current Hoosier players. Which side will you take? Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ •...

Duration:01:05:24

Our ALL-TIME IUBB Superteam Draft [201]

6/3/2021
We are really, really excited for our first June episode. Nithin, Jevan, and Matt draft their IUBB super teams from all Hoosiers past and present. Who goes first overall? How about the first round? The end of the draft gets crazy, to say the least. How will the teams look after 45 minutes of drafting? Come join us! Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/indianahq • Facebook:...

Duration:00:44:34

Our 200th Show! The Crew Reflects on Memorable IU Moments in the THS Era [200]

5/27/2021
It's a great day for The Hoosier Sound! Nithin, Matt, and Jevan update you on recent IUBB and IUFB news, then dive into some of their most memorable moments since the inception of the podcast. What was best? What was worst? How about the most emotional and unexpected Hoosier games, plays, and experiences? Join us as we celebrate 200 episodes of The Hoosier Sound. Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/indianahq •...

Duration:00:51:33

An IU Sports Cornucopia [199]

5/19/2021
After we had a bonus Michael Durr episode on Monday, Nithin and Matt tie the loose ends from Durr's commitment, and dive into a whole boatload of IU sports hot topics. They recap IU men's soccer's intense national title contest vs. Marshall and discuss former five-star and USC RB Stephen Carr's choice to play for Indiana. Carr's commitment means Tom Allen has now added transfers from Ole Miss, Michigan, FSU, Auburn, and USC this offseason. That and so much more on episode 199! Check us out...

Duration:00:39:45

Surprise! Michael Durr Commits to Indiana [198]

5/17/2021
More IUBB roster news! This morning, 7-foot center Michael Durr committed to Mike Woodson and the Hoosiers, taking the last available scholarship spot. Nithin and Rob break down Durr’s game and what his addition means for IU next season (hint: frontcourt depth always, always helps). 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:00:25:09

Three Words for Every IUBB Player (and Mike Woodson) [197]

5/12/2021
On this week’s episode, Nithin and Matt play the three-word game (popularized by Colin Cowherd) to describe each IU basketball player and Mike Woodson. What should the players focus on this summer? Also, the guys fill you in on the men’s soccer team making their 21st College Cup! 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:00:57:49

Straight No Chaser Joins the Show! [196]

5/4/2021
SPECIAL GUEST(S) ALERT! Seggie, Steve, and Jerome from Straight No Chaser join Nithin and Noah to talk some IU sports! Listen and get to know their takes on the recent basketball news, how Tom Allen has been doing with Indiana football, and much more! 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:00:45:40

Hoosiers in the NFL Draft and Talking IUFB Newcomers [195]

4/28/2021
With the 2021 NFL Draft just days away, Nithin and Sudhin break down which Hoosiers to look out for in the annual event. Will IU continue its streak of seven years with a draftee? Also, the guys talk about what Mike Woodson's non-conference scheduling philosophy should be in year one. Lastly, which IUFB newcomers should you pay attention to before the 2021 season? Check us out and follow us on social media! WEBSITE: https://www.indianahq.com/ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/indianahq •...

Duration:00:45:53

More News! Miller Kopp Commits to Indiana [194]

4/21/2021
Emergency podcast! Miller Kopp commits to Indiana after transferring from Northwestern. The guys talk about what it means for the program, and how the roster shapes out now that the 13 scholarship spots are currently filled out. 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: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1282226985?mt=2&ls=1 • Google...

Duration:00:24:56

Tamar Bates Commits to Indiana, IUFB Schedules Notre Dame [193]

4/19/2021
Another big week of IU basketball news culminated in the surprising announcement of 2021 4-star SG Tamar Bates’ commitment to Mike Woodson and the Indiana Hoosiers. Nithin, Matt, and Jevan break down the newest addition to the team, and how he slots into a crowded backcourt. Also, on the football side of things, Indiana and Notre Dame agreed to a home-and-home series in 2030 and 2031. The guys discuss what that means for the Hoosiers’ football program and debate what IU’s non-conference...

Duration:00:50:44

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