After the Bobby Knight saga, Mike Davis put together the best season of any first-year coach in Indiana”s history with a 21-13 record.
Now, Davis” challenge is how to repeat the Hoosiers” success without last season”s leading scorer and rebounder Kirk Haston.
Certainly the Hoosiers are not lacking talent. The team returns four regulars from the starting lineup.
“I expect Jared (Jeffries) to have a good season,” Davis said. “You want him to be a leader.”
The 6-foot-9 forward won the Big Ten Freshman of the Year award and was a Sporting News Freshman All-American after scoring 14 points and tallying seven boards a game. Jeffries is a part of a frontcourt made up of mostly forwards.
“We don”t have a true center,” Davis said. “The issue is just finding points.”