Video: Watch Cody Zeller’s Ridunkulous Jam Over Pau Gasol

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Cody Zeller’s play has been vastly improved in his second NBA season … and last night he announced his presence in a HUGE way.

Just ask Pau Gasol.

Sit back and enjoy this emphatic piece of work by the IU legend:

Wow.

Unfortunately, Zeller’s Hornets did what they’ve been doing a lot of this year … and that’s lose. The Bulls won 102-95.

But Zeller is the real winner here. He started again, and scored 12 points while grabbing 8 rebounds.

And he authored this monstrous, reputation-buoying jam.

Well done Cody. (We miss you.)

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IU-Michigan State Postgame Show … a.k.a. It’s Time To Start Stan

As Andy Bottoms said on the postgame show, this wasn’t a game that he or many others (except Jerod) expected to win going into the year. And after the Hoosiers’ porous play of late, it was hard to expect too much in a game against one of the nation’s best teams.

Still, we all know the Hoosiers have a shot in any game at Assembly Hall, and some shreds of optimism were swirling leading up to Saturday afternoon’s B1G bout.

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QuickTake: Syracuse 69, IU 52

Much like in the Sweet 16 last April, the face-off between the Indiana Hoosiers and the Syracuse Orange, this time in the B1G-ACC Challenge was dominated by Jim Boeheim and ‘Cuse.

SYRACUSE, NY - DECEMBER 03: C.J. Fair #5 of the Syracuse Orange drives to the basket around Will Sheehey #0 of the Indiana Hoosiers during the first half. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)
C.J. Fair of the Syracuse Orange drives to the basket around Will Sheehey of the Indiana Hoosiers during the first half. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images) via ESPN

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QuickTake: IU Beats Stony Brook 90-74, Improves to 4-0

As much of Hoosier Nation expected, this young Indiana basketball team has been a roller coaster of a squad in the early goings. But in their third game of the week, IU looked much more like the team we saw rout Samford on Friday than the one that squeaked out a win over LIUB on Tuesday, taking down a very solid Stony Brook team 90-74.

Can't live without the big heads. Credit: Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports
The “Big Heads” –  Credit: Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports

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