Heart of a Hoosier

Five NCAA Championships, 22 Big Ten Conference Championships―this is the candy-striped legacy of the Indiana University men’s basketball team. In its 120-year history, Indiana basketball has become a giant in college basketball and earned a legion of fans.

In Heart of a Hoosier: A Year of Inspiration from IU Men’s Basketball, authors Del Duduit and Michelle Medlock Adams show readers how the famous moments and personalities of the Indiana Hoosiers can inspire them to reach for success, overcome adversity, be a great team member, and more. Readers will be inspired by a year’s worth of stories featuring fierce rivalries with Purdue and Kentucky and legendary players and coaches such as Steve Alford, Isiah Thomas, Calbert Cheaney, George McGinnis, Branch McCracken, and Bobby Knight.

Heart of a Hoosier will entertain and motivate every fan who bleeds Cream & Crimson. Relive the triumphs, groan at the losses, and revel in great traditions!

Heart of a Hoosier releases in July 2021. Preorder your copy now!

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About the Authors

Del Duduit is an award-winning nonfiction author and former sportswriter from Lucasville, Ohio. His weekly blog appears at delduduit.com, and his articles have appeared in multiple national publications. His books include Buckeye Believer: 40 Days of Devotions for the Ohio State Faithful and, (with Cyle Young) Michigan Motivations: A Year of Inspiration with the University of Michigan Wolverines.

Michelle Medlock Adams is an IU alum, a New York Times bestselling ghostwriter, and the author of 100 multiple-award-winning books. She has earned top honors from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Hoosier State Press Association, to name a few, and her books have sold 4 million copies to date. This is her second book with Indiana University Press. The Perfect Persimmon debuted August 2020. When not writing or teaching writing, Michelle enjoys bass fishing with her husband and cheering on the Hoosiers.