Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Indiana Hoosiers

Head Coach: Archie Miller

Team Mascot: No Mascot

Year Opened: 1971

Capacity: 17472

City / State: Bloomington / Indiana

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Indiana vs Illinois

Rival Team: Illinois Fighting Illini

When it comes to basketball, the Indiana’s biggest rivals are the Illinois Fighting Illini. The two schools are located only 153 miles apart and for years have been trying to recruit the same players creating one of the fiercest Big Ten basketball rivalries. The Hoosiers and Illini first met in 1906 when Illinois downed the Hoosiers 27-24, and the rivalry has been going strong ever since. If you want to see the Indiana crowd at a fever pitch, then make sure to be in attendance when the Illini come to town.

Indiana vs Purdue

Rival Team: Purdue Boilermakers

These two schools are the largest in Indiana creating an intense intra-state rivalry. IU and Purdue have been competing on the hardcourt since 1901, and the rivalry has produced many memorable moments over the years. One of the most famous moments in the rivalry occurred on February 23, 1985, when Hoosiers head coach Bob Knight famously threw a chair across the court after receiving a technical foul. You’ll always be in for a good show when these two meet, so don’t miss your chance to see this intense rivalry in person.

Indiana vs Kentucky

Rival Team: Kentucky Wildcats

The rivalry between Indiana and Kentucky began with a football game in 1893, however, over the years the basketball rivalry between these two powerhouses has overshadowed the football one. The two schools are two of the most decorated programs in college basketball with the Hoosiers having won five national championships and the Wildcats claiming eight. The rivalry hasn’t been a regular fixture since 2011, so you’ll want to be there when these two get together next.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Indiana Hoosiers

Head Coach: Archie Miller

Team Mascot: No Mascot

Year Opened: 1971

Capacity: 17472

City / State: Bloomington / Indiana

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