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Saturday, November 13, 2004

revisionist history

Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports (who knew Yahoo had a College Basketball Preview?) began his recent piece on the Indiana Hoosiers with a lead paragraph that turned out not to be true. In November of 2004, Wetzel wrote:

It was stark and obvious and a clear sign of things to come. Walking into a preseason Indiana practice on last year's Road to College Hoops was seeing an Indiana team that didn't look like an Indiana team.

Talent? Not enough. Depth? Not enough. Experience? Not enough.

But in October of 2003, Dan either thought differently or kept his thoughts to himself. Because here and here, Wetzel included as many favorable readings of Indiana's talent as he did unfavorable reviews.