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Bibliography of Indiana University History

IU Athletics



Bowlus, W. C. (1972). An analysis of the vocational status of Indiana University varsity athletic letter winners and non-letter winners graduating between June, 1946 and June, 1965 (7227993). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ CIC Institutions; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (302625357). 

Brown, J. R. (1973). Social mobility and race of former athletes at state supported universities in Indiana (7402584). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ CIC Institutions; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (302654441). 

Gregg, E. A. (2007). A history of women's intercollegiate athletics at Indiana University-Bloomington: 1965–2001. A historical case study (3283104). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ CIC Institutions; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (304854595). 

Lighty, S. Chandler. “James Naismith Didn't Sleep Here: A Re-examination of Indiana Basketball's Origins." Indiana Magazine of History 110, no. 4 (2014): 307-23. doi:10.5378/indimagahist.110.4.0307.

Okinaka, A. M. (1990). Social factors influencing the academic performance of student-athletes at Indiana University (9122811). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ CICInstitutions; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (303860959). 

Sulek, R. P. (1989). Academic support services for college basketball programs: A case study of Indiana University during coach Bob Knight's tenure (1972-present) (9000884). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (303753653). 


Journal Articles

Brecciaroli, Thomas, Amy Dinise, Joseph Halter, Matthew Nelson, and Jessica Shivers. “Go Big Red! Assessing Outcomes of Student Attendance at Indiana University Bloomington Athletic Events.” Journal of the Student Personnel Association at Indiana 35, no. 1(2005): 54-71.

Martin, Charles H. “The Color Line in Midwestern College Sports, 1890–1960.” Indiana Magazine of History 98, no. 2 (2002): 85-112.

Pierce, David and Galen Clavio. “From Dickens to Sampson: An Examination of NCAA Rules Violations at Indiana University.” Indiana Magazine of History 107, no. 2 (2011): 123-152.



Byrd, Cecil R. and Ward W. Moore. Varsity Sports at Indiana University: A Pictorial History. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1999.

Gregg, Elizabeth Anne. A History of Women’s Intercollegiate Athletics At Indiana University- Bloomington: 1965–2001: a Historical Case Study. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, 2007.

The Herald Times. This is INDIANA: Tom Crean, the Team, and the Exciting Comeback of  Hoosier Basketball. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2012.