Relive four of the greatest moments in Indiana basketball history. Each set comes with four laser-etched coasters depicting these historic plays:
1976 National Championship vs Michigan - Undefeated champs
1987 National Championship vs Syracuse - The Shot
2001 Regular Season vs Michigan State - The buzzer ends the streak
2011 Regular Season vs Kentucky - For the win!
These slate coasters are laser-etched indelibly into the stone itself. - Size: 4'' x 4'' x 0.25'' per coaster - Weight: 0.25lbs (4oz) - Natural edge
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1976 National Championship
Indiana vs Michigan
86 - 68
29 March, 1976
Indiana was trailing by 6 pts at the half, but the undefeated team was up for the challenge. Quinn Buckner helped shift the momentum with this great steal to give Indiana a 4 point lead. Indiana went on to win by 18 points, getting their third National Championship title.
1987 National Championship
Indiana vs Syracuse
74 - 73
30 March, 1987
Trailing by 1 pt with 27 secs left, Indiana brought the ball upcourt. Steve Alford is covered so Keith Smart gets the ball and penetrates, passing to Daryl Thomas. Thomas can't get a clean shot and finds Smart again who hits a jumper with 5 secs remaining, securing Indiana its 5th championship.
2001 Regular Season
The buzzer ends the streak
Indiana vs Michigan State
59 - 58
7 January, 2001
No one gave unranked Indiana much of a chance when it faced #1 Michigan State. But Indiana stayed close, playing ferocious defense, but trailed by 2 with 7 seconds left. Indiana inbounded and found Kirk Haston on the 3 point line. Haston sank the 3 as time expired to win the game.
2011 Regular Season
For the win!
Indiana vs Kentucky
73 - 72
10 December, 2011
Indiana and Kentucky had battled back and forth for the lead but with time running out Kentucy was up by 2 points. Verdell Jones III took the ball with 5 seconds left and drove the court, kicking back to Christian Watford who put up the game-winning three-pointer as time expired.
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