Hoosiers hopeful of defensive improvement

BLOOMINGTON, IN (AP) - Indiana coach Kevin Wilson expects more out of his maligned defense this season.

He's hoping it will be good enough to put the Hoosiers in the postseason mix.

It can't be much worse.

After allowing the most yards and points per game in the Big Ten each of the last three years, Wilson shook up his coaching staff, changed from a 4-3 defense to a 3-4 alignment and started moving players around.

When practice opened Monday, Wilson was impressed by what he saw and heard. The real test will come Aug. 30 when the Hoosiers open the season against Indiana State.

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