Interview with Chronic Hoosier on a Lifetime of Hoosier Loyalty

Our newest feature here at The Assembly Call is our IU Interview Series.

In it, we are interviewing some of the behind-the-scenes folks who make, and who have made, Indiana basketball the proud and successful program it is and always will be.

chronic-hoosierThis installment is an interview I conducted with Chronic Hoosier, your favorite IU Twitter fanatic.

Below, Chronic provides anecdotes and opinions on a number of topics including:

  • Where that name came from
  • The craziest moment he’s ever experienced in the Assembly Hall
  • His favorite Hoosier player to interact with over all of these years
  • Why he feels like he and the rest of us are still getting to know Tom Crean

And a lot more. Enjoy.

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Indiana-Kentucky Sweet 16 Preview Show with Chronic Hoosier

And you thought we only did postgame shows…

Well, we did. But when Indiana is facing Kentucky with a spot in the regional final game on the line, and it’s a rematch of the biggest IU victory in many, many years, we thought it warranted a pregame and postgame show.

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IU-Penn State Big Ten Tournament Game Quick Recap and Postgame Show

For the first time since 2007, Indiana and its fans tasted victory in a postseason game. Not since that year’s opening round win over Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament had a Hoosier team won a Big Ten Tournament or NCAA Tournament game. Today, Indiana bested Penn State exactly as they should have, 75-58, controlling the game’s final 30 minutes.

Unfortunately, the news is not all positive coming out of Indianapolis tonight.

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IU v Nebraska Postgame Show

Well that sucked.

Indiana lost tonight 70-69 to Nebraska after leading by 13 at one point in the second half. There is a lot that can be said about tonight’s game, and we said most of it during tonight’s postgame show, but I think this collapse – and it was a collapse, an utter f’ing collapse – can be summed up with accuracy thusly: WTF?

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