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CrimsonCast is the original and best source for your IU basketball and football podcast coverage. Founded in 2008, CrimsonCast provides weekly commentary on all things relating to the Hoosiers, including live call-in shows, interviews with sports media covering the team, and much more.






CrimsonCast – Special Announcement

We’d like to thank all of you loyal listeners and readers that have stuck with us over the past 9 years. Today is a great day to let you know that CrimsonCast is moving to a new home, starting later this month! We’re very pleased to announce a partnership with, which will be the […]

Duration: 00:06:45

CrimsonCast 08.05.17 – GameDay!

College GameDay coming to Bloomington still seems like some sort of weird IU fanfic instead of a real thing, but it’s happening, and we’re pretty excited about it. We talk about what it means for the football program, how the teams might react, and what we can expect as far as ESPN’s stage setup is […]

Duration: 00:27:08

CrimsonCast Live – July 17 2017

On this emergency edition of CrimsonCast Live, we delve into the sudden recruiting successes of the last 24 hours, and discuss how the perspective around IU basketball has changed so rapidly. We also talk about what to expect moving forward with IU recruiting, and what we might expect from Archie Miller and company when it […]

Duration: 01:08:02

CrimsonCast 3.25.17 – Travis from Hammer and Rails

Scott reaches out across the aisle and is joined by Travis from Hammer and Rails to discuss how the Purdue community viewed the Tom Crean era, his firing and their views on Archie Miller. Learn why much of the Purdue fanbase was eager to see us hire Steve Alford. They also talk about the Matt Painter […]

Duration: 01:01:32

CrimsonCast 3.25.17 – Miller High Life

Galen and Scott host a giddy CrimsonCast as we break down the Archie Miller hire, evaluate the now-completed IU basketball coaching search, and answer a cavalcade of listener questions. This podcast is obscenely long and we don’t care. Hope you enjoy it.

Duration: 01:28:19

CrimsonCast 3.21.17 – Mike Miller

We’re joined by Bloomington Herald-Times beat writer Mike Miller, as we talk about the Crean era at IU. Mike talks about his experiences on the beat covering Crean, the disconnect between the coach’s plan and the execution of that plan, and what lasting impact Crean had on the program. We also get into the coaching […]

Duration: 00:54:43

CrimsonCast 03.20.17 – Dustin Dopirak

The Tom Crean era went for nine years at Indiana, and Dustin Dopirak was the Bloomington Herald-Times beat writer during the heart of that era. He joins us on this episode of CrimsonCast to talk about his perspective on covering Crean at IU, the struggles the program had under Crean with putting the finishing touches […]

Duration: 01:05:49

CrimsonCast 3.19.17 – Chronic Hoosier

CrimsonCast and Hoosier Chronicles unite! Galen and Chronic Hoosier sit down for a wide-ranging conversation about IU basketball, deep-diving into the Crean era, the national position of IU basketball, Indiana fandom, and what direction IU will (or should) go for a new coach.

Duration: 01:19:10

CrimsonCast 3.18.17 B – Alex McCarthy

When the IU coaching job is open, we have to talk about it with the people who know it. Our guest on this podcast is Alex McCarthy, former writer for 24/7 and Inside Indiana, as he gives his thoughts on Tom Crean, the Tom Crean era, and what’s next for Indiana basketball.

Duration: 00:54:26

CrimsonCast 3.18.17 – Sam Beishuizen of

Galen is joined by Sam Beishuizen of to talk about his reaction to the firing of Tom Crean. Sam gives us his post-mortem on the Crean era, and we discuss what might have gone wrong to lead to the firing this week. We also talk about the coaching search for Indiana, what we think […]

Duration: 00:38:21

CrimsonCast 3.17.17 B – Zach Osterman of the Indy Star

Galen is joined by Zach Osterman, IU insider for the Indy Star, to talk about Tom Crean’s firing, the past nine years of IU basketball, the status of the Indiana men’s basketball position, and what’s next for IU and for Tom Crean. Come for the expert analysis by one of IU’s most respected media members, […]

Duration: 00:46:24

CrimsonCast 3.17.17 – Day Two

It’s day two of the interregnum for IU basketball, and we’re still trying to get our heads wrapped around the firing of Tom Crean. Scott and Galen sit down and look back at the Crean era, talk about what went wrong, and evaluate where we are as IU fans in the aftermath.

Duration: 00:45:56

CrimsonCast 3.15.17 – The Ides of March

We give a quick post-mortem to the NIT game, then dive in and get to the heart of the controversy surrounding Coach Crean’s job status at Indiana University. The contents of this podcast are probably going to expire within days (if not hours).

Duration: 01:05:18

CrimsonCast 3.5.17

On this regular season finale episode of CrimsonCast, we talk about the Big Ten Tournament draw for IU, their chances of picking up enough wins to make the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team (yes, it’s still possible), and the possible NIT opponents awaiting IU if they don’t. We also talk about Indiana’s sordid Big […]

Duration: 00:49:27

CrimsonCast 2.12.17

We got together to talk IU basketball for a few minutes and ended up going for an hour and a half. We cover the Michigan loss, the general malaise of the program, the near future, and the far future — basically everything regarding the current and future state of the program. It’s a noisy podcast […]

Duration: 01:28:12

Mid-season basketball discussion – 12.30.16

On this episode, we talk a bit about the loss to Nebraska, discuss the broader implications of the team’s struggles and the program’s difficulty in getting over the hump, and answer a bunch of reader questions about a variety of things.

Duration: 00:58:23

Final 2016 Football Show

Scott and Galen recount their viewing experiences and reflections about the 2016 Foster Farms Bowl, and talk about the state of the program moving forward.

Duration: 00:41:01

2016 Football Recap with Zach Osterman

Here’s the first of three podcasts today — a sit-down interview with Zach Osterman of the Indy Star, fresh off his trip to Santa Clara for the Foster Farms bowl. We discuss the outcome of the bowl game, then take a retrospective look at the forces that decided this season for IU, breaking down the […]

Duration: 00:39:55

CrimsonCast 12.21.16 – The Fake Coach Wilson exit interview

We got a chance to sit down and talk with man behind the @fakecoachwilson Twitter account. Here’s our conversation, where we talk about the background and development of the account, the experiences along the way, and whether the account has a future in a post-Indiana Kevin Wilson world. We also talk about some of the […]

Duration: 00:21:04

Alumni Lounge Season 2 Episode 3

Adam and Anthony stay up late Friday night to take a look at #iubb’s next Top 25 challenge in the Butler Bulldogs. The two preview the matchups for the Hoosiers, how the pace of the game could dictate the pace of the game, and so much more! Don’t forget to follow the show on twitter […]

Duration: 00:32:46

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