Hoosiers Open 2006-07 Season Monday, Nov. 13 at Conseco Fieldhouse
Nov. 13, 2006
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Kelvin Sampson Era officially gets underway on Monday, Nov. 13 when Indiana (0-0, 0-0 Big Ten) opens the 2006-07 regular season against Lafayette (1-0, 0-0 Patriot League) in the first round of the Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off. The Leopards and Hoosiers clash at 9 p.m. at Conseco Fieldhouse (18,345). The game will be televised live by ESPN2.
Monday's game marks Lafayette's second of the season. The Leopards downed host Wagner, 76-70 on Nov. 10. Senior captain Jamaal Hilliard's 16 points paced three Lafayette players in double figures.
Indiana closed exhibition action with an 83-46 victory over Indianapolis on Nov. 10. Five IU players scored in double figures, highlighted by junior forward D.J. White's 17 points (11-of-14 from the free throw line).
The Indiana University Radio Network will air every Hoosier game, as WHCC (105.1 FM) serves as the flagship station for a network that has over 50 statewide affiliates. Don Fischer is in his 34th season as the play-by-play man, with former IU guard Todd Leary in his sixth season as color analyst and Joe Smith is in his 24th season as the pregame, halftime and postgame host.
Dan Shulman (play-by-play), Dick Vitale (analysis) and Doris Burke (sideline) will be on the call for ESPN2.
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