Report: Former Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson expected to be next Ohio State offensive coordinator

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Report: Former Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson expected to be next Ohio State offensive coordinator

It seems Kevin Wilson will go from being a Big Ten East head coach to being a Big Ten East offensive coordinator.

According to a Tuesday-night report from Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman, Ohio State is expected to name the former Indiana head coach its new offensive coordinator.

Wilson recently resigned as the Hoosiers' head coach, departing the program amid what athletics director Fred Glass called "philosophical differences," though it was later revealed that the athletics department had investigated claims of player mistreatment.

Wilson was pretty successful in recent seasons, leading Indiana to back-to-back bowl games, the first time the Hoosiers made back-to-back postseason appearances in 25 years.

His offenses were always prolific, ranking in the top five in the Big Ten in each of the last four seasons. Indiana led the conference in total offense during the 2015 season and ranked in the top 15 nationally in both 2015 and 2013.

Wilson has previously worked as an offensive coordinator at Oklahoma, Northwestern and Miami (Ohio).

Ohio State is undergoing an offensive makeover after Saturday night's startling shutout loss in the Fiesta Bowl. The Buckeyes were held to just 216 total yards and just 88 on the ground. The play-calling was particularly criticized, with freshman running back Mike Weber receiving just three carries. But quarterback J.T. Barrett, who despite winning the conference's Quarterback of the Year award struggled to find consistency passing the ball this season, was constantly under pressure by the Clemson defense, which recorded 11 tackles for loss.

It was the first time ever an Urban Meyer coached team was shut out, the first time Ohio State was shut out since 1993 and the first time Ohio State was shut out in a bowl game since 1920.

After the game, Meyer vowed offensive improvement, and he started that process Tuesday, Ohio State announcing Ryan Day as the team's new quarterbacks coach with former co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks Tim Beck heading to Texas. Co-offensive coordinator Ed Warinner remains on staff, though it was reported Tuesday that his role might change. Wilson's arrival could certainly mean that will be the case.

Indiana announces OG Anunoby is out indefinitely with knee injury

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Indiana announces OG Anunoby is out indefinitely with knee injury

Explosive Indiana star OG Anunoby will be sidelined indefinitely, the team announced Thursday.

Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean said in a statement that Anunoby suffered a knee injury when he fell awkwardly at the end of the first half of Wednesday night's win over Penn State.

"OG sustained a knee injury in this past Wednesday night's game against Penn State and is in the midst of ongoing medical evaluations," Crean said. "He will be out indefinitely. On behalf of OG and our entire program, we thank you for all of the support and well wishes that have been sent his way."

Anunoby is one of the better players on the Hoosiers, currently ranking fourth on the team with an 11.1 points-per-game scoring average. He's also averaging 5.4 rebounds per game, 1.3 blocks per game and 1.3 steals per game. Anunoby has made a habit of landing on the highlight shows with his thunderous dunks, like this one from last week's game against Maryland.

Anunoby's absence is tough news for an Indiana team off to a tough start to Big Ten play. After Wednesday's win, the Hoosiers sit at 3-3 in six league games.

Big Ten Talk Podcast: Picking contenders and pretenders in the Big Ten title race

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Big Ten Talk Podcast: Picking contenders and pretenders in the Big Ten title race

Welcome to the first Big Ten Talk Podcast of basketball season.

The Big Ten season is off to an intriguing start despite there not being an overwhelming of standout teams looking capable of challenging for a national championship.

But one of these teams is guaranteed to win at least a league title.

In this episode of the Big Ten Talk Podcast, CSN's Vinnie Duber and Matt Maniscalco go team by team to decide who's a contender and who's a pretender in the conference-title race.

Plus, they take in-depth looks at where Northwestern and Illinois stand — and which direction each program is heading — at this point in the season.

Take a listen below: