Local organizers think Indiana and Notre Dame played in front of the biggest in-state crowd ever to watch a college baseball game. IU Athletic Director Fred Glass was so thrilled he wants to brand the game and bring it back on an annual basis.
On the same day IU basketball coach Tom Crean landed a prize recruit, he was roundly booed after being recognized on the court Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium. It's likely some IU fans joined Kentucky and Wisconsin fans in the unkindly reception.
Former IU basketball star Victor Oladipo was born a long way from Indiana. But during this year's NBA All-Star Weekend, the Maryland native said the Hoosier state will always be near his heart. A local charity was the recent beneficiary of that closeness.
IU Athletic Director Fred Glass hopes to raise the funds to enclose the south end of Memorial Stadium through alumni donors. He said donation commitments are already coming in, and a naming rights deal is possible.
When it comes to getting into college football games, not many places are more expensive than Notre Dame. IU meanwhile depresses ticket prices on the secondary market more than any school in the Big Ten except one.