Indiana Ranks No. 13 in Final ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll
April 3, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana men's basketball team ended the 2011-12 season ranked No. 13 in the final ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll.
The Hoosiers ended the season with a 27-9 record. Indiana made its 36th appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the sixth most in the event's history and the most among Big Ten members. IU is 62-31 overall, the sixth most wins in the tournament after advancing to the Sweet Sixteen with a second round win over New Mexico State (79-66) and third round win over VCU (63-61) in Portland, before falling to top-seed Kentucky in Atlanta on Friday, March 23 (102-90). IU's trip to the Sweet Sixteen was its first since 2002 and just the second berth into the round of 16 since 1995.
IU's ranking marks the first time that the Hoosiers have been ranked among the top 25 in the final ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll since the 2001-02 season.
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