Hoosier Links: Aug. 30, 2013

IU coach Kevin Wilson (USA Today)

This is a look back at how some of the local outlets that cover Indiana wrote about Thursday night's 73-35 victory over Indiana State.

Every day, we'll take a quick look around the Indiana beat with a couple of stories that could be of interest to IU fans.

Here's the list for Friday, Aug. 30, 2013:

The focus today is on game coverage following Thursday night's 73-35 Indiana season-opening victory over Indiana State. Here's a sampling of that coverage from Indiana outlets:

1. This wasn't Ohio State, writes Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel but it is the way Division I teams should manhandle Division I-AA opponents, something Indiana hasn't done a lot of in recent years. IU gives substance to preseason hype

2. Indiana coach Kevin Wilson said his team would be different, writes Sean Morrison of the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette. Thursday night, they proved that to be true. Hoosiers open with a bang

3. Indiana State trailed Indiana by 38 points late in the first half, writes Todd Golden of the Terre Haute Tribune-Star. If that wasn't bad enough, its best player Shakir Bell left the game at that point with a separated shoulder. Sycamores overwhelmed by Hoosiers in football opener

4. Fred Glass wanted better fireworks at Memorial Stadium. Boy did he get fireworks, writes Robby Howard of the Indiana Daily Student. Fireworks abound in Hoosiers' 10-touchdown performance

5. Here's the basic Associated Press version of the story written by Mike Marot. Associated Press story of IU's 73-35 victory

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