The UTEP Miners did just enough to avoid what would have been an embarrassing opening day loss.
This is going to be the toughest opener I have ever been involved in as a Head Coach. Wow. Stony Brook plays relentless and tough.— Tom Crean (@TomCrean) November 10, 2011
I know it's usually a courtesy on the part of the opposing coach from a big time basketball school to speak nice of mid-majors shipped in for a solid home-opening W...but this tweet from Indiana head coach Tom Crean is making the rounds in Bloomington. Obviously I'm not banking on an away game win over a Big 10 basketball program, but this game might be closer than anyone thought it could be a year ago.