The Indiana Pacers, along with the rest of the NBA, are about to experience the strangest ending to a year in league history. On paper, this season promised to be one of the most competitive in recent memory. And it was, up until the mid-March shutdown. Now teams are preparing for life inside “The Bubble”, […]

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced us all to consider what life will be like over the next few months as we adapt to a new normal. The NCAA is no exception to this forward thinking. The president of the NCAA, Mark Emmert, expressed in a press conference that: “If a school is still closed down, […]

Steven King | Getty Images Indiana basketball’s struggles continued over the weekend after they got blown out by Michigan in Ann Arbor 89 – 65.  The loss came a few days after the Hoosiers rebounded in a much-needed way at Assembly Hall against 20th ranked Iowa. That was at home.  It’s been a totally different […]

Justin Casterline | Getty Images Don Fischer has been the voice of the Indiana Hoosiers for over 40 years.  He has had the best seat in the house for generations of Indiana basketball teams mostly led by Bob Knight.  Fischer joined Dan Dakich on Monday for his weekly appearance to give his thoughts on Knight’s […]

Ethan Miller | Getty Images The Pacers head into Wednesday night’s game against the Bucks having lost six straight games.  If they lose on Wednesday night, it’ll mark the longest home losing streak for the franchise since 1985.  My mother hadn’t started high school in 1985.  Seriously.  The league’s All-Star break couldn’t come at a […]

Justin Casterline | Getty Images It was a big weekend in Bloomington, Indiana at Assembly Hall.  The Hoosiers welcomed Purdue for their first meeting of the season, but overshadowing that was the return of Coach Bob Knight for the first time in 20 years.  Dan talked about that, where he was during the reunion on […]

Joe Robbins | Getty Images Victor Oladipo returning on January 29th was supposed to rocket the Pacers up the Eastern Conference standings, right?  Besides his debut on the 29th where he hit the game-tying three with nine seconds left, it’s actually been the opposite of that for Indiana.  The blame isn’t solely on Oladipo at […]

Ethan Miller | Getty Images Dick Vitale will be on the call of the IU-Purdue matchup Saturday in Bloomington.  The iconic sportscaster spent some time on The Dan Dakich Show on Wednesday to preview the game but also talk about one of Indiana’s most asked questions:  Will Bob Knight come back to a game at […]

Chris Graythen | Sean Haffey | Getty Images Picking 13th in the NFL Draft can be a tough spot when you think you may need a quarterback.  It’s not likely you’ll be able to get the top guy coming out, which stinks, but you have to think about the situation that they’ll be walking into.  […]

Emilee Chin | Getty Images The Hoosiers are 15-7 on the season.  They’re 5-6 in the Big Ten which is good for 8th in the conference. They’ve lost three straight and four out of the last six games.  It’s been a rough go for Archie Miller’s squad as of late.  The long time voice of […]