No. 1 Question: Are Hoosiers That Good?

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Five games into the season, if you take off your crimson-colored glasses for a moment, when you look at this Indiana basketball team does it really have the feel of the top-ranked team in the country?

I’m not sure it does. I think it has the feel of an elite team for sure. Top 10? Absolutely. Top 5? I think you can make the case as well. But the best of the best? I just don’t know. I guess I’m comparing the Hoosiers to some of the really elite teams in recent college basketball seasons and wonder if they really measure up.

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