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'The Barn' presents unique challenges for IU

Hanner Mosquera-Perea (USA Today)

Indiana faces unique challenges tonight in 'The Barn' against a Minnesota team that has dropped three in a row. The raised floor is one thing but IU is also 3-11 in its last 14 trips to the Twin Cities.

There are few college basketball venues more unique than Williams Arena, home of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Nicknamed ‘The Barn' , the arena is old school in many ways. Nothing is more unusual, however, than the raised floor. The playing surface is several feet above where the players sit on the bench. Player are eye level with the playing surface from their seats. For Indiana, the venue has...

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