After Indiana’s win over Notre Dame in the Crossroads Classic and the looming holiday lull, head coach Mike Woodson returned Monday night for his weekly radio show. Inside Basketball UI moderated by Don Fischer.
This week, Woodson details Indiana’s victory over Notre Dame in the final game of the Crossroads Classic. Woodson talks about his early displeasure with offensive flow and IU’s stagnation to open play, explains how the Hoosier defense was able to buckle up and control the majority of the game. Woodson also dives into the end of Indiana’s first half, how the players are progressing academically and what the holiday game and practice schedule will look like in the coming days. Finally, Woodson provides insight into IU’s recruiting efforts and what it takes to keep the coaching staff persistent on the recruiting trail.
Later in the show, assistant coach and former Hoosier Dane Fife joins the show to discuss his return to Indiana in more detail, what he learned as a head coach at IPFW and assistant coach at Michigan State, and his first impressions of the Indiana team this season.