Hoosiers Don’t Always Win First Big Ten Road Game (But When They Do, Great Seasons Happen)


It goes without saying, even though I’m about to say it, that there is no better way to open conference play than with a road victory in a venue that’s been a house of horrors.

That’s exactly what Indiana did last night in Lincoln.

The Hoosiers had a big opportunity, they seized it, and are already in a better position for NCAA Tournament consideration than they were at any time last season.

And it got me thinking …

How often does Indiana win its first Big Ten road game? And what has it meant when this happens?

I went to kenpom.com to find out. [Read more…]