SI’s college basketball preview is out with covers featuring Cody Zeller (Indiana), Elijah Johnson (Kansas), Peyton Siva (Louisville) and Brandon Triche (Syracuse). (Todd Rosenberg/SI, Indiana; David E. Klutho/SI, Kansas; John W. McDonough/SI, Louisville; Dennis Wierzbicki/US Presswire, Syracuse)

GALLERY: A History of SI’s College Basketball Previews

On this day in 2000, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to their first of three consecutive championships with a 116-111 victory over Indiana in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. O’Neal would win MVP honors after averaging 38 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks during the series. (John Biever/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Shaquille O’Neal | Kobe Bryant

On this day in 2000, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to their first of three consecutive championships with a 116-111 victory over Indiana in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. O’Neal would win MVP honors after averaging 38 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks during the series. (John Biever/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Shaquille O’Neal | Kobe Bryant


Indiana’s Reggie Miller and New York’s John Starks react during Game 5 of the 1994 Eastern Conference Semifinals at Madison Square Garden. Miller would score 25 points in the fourth quarter in leading the Pacers to a 93-86 win (though the Knicks would win the series in seven games). In September, Miller was be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame. (Lou Capozzola/NBAE via Getty Images)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Reggie Miller

Indiana’s Reggie Miller and New York’s John Starks react during Game 5 of the 1994 Eastern Conference Semifinals at Madison Square Garden. Miller would score 25 points in the fourth quarter in leading the Pacers to a 93-86 win (though the Knicks would win the series in seven games). In September, Miller was be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame. (Lou Capozzola/NBAE via Getty Images)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Reggie Miller

Hoosiers forward Christian Watford hits a three pointer at the buzzer to defeat Kentucky during a December game at Assembly Hall. SI has it’s midseason college basketball report and declared Indiana’s upset as the game of the season. See more awards and second-half predictions below. (Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE)
DAVIS: Handing out my college hoops midseason awardsWINN: Crean, Haith among top coaches at midway pointVIDEO: Who will rise, who will fall in second half of season?

Hoosiers forward Christian Watford hits a three pointer at the buzzer to defeat Kentucky during a December game at Assembly Hall. SI has it’s midseason college basketball report and declared Indiana’s upset as the game of the season. See more awards and second-half predictions below. (Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE)

DAVIS: Handing out my college hoops midseason awards
WINN: Crean, Haith among top coaches at midway point
VIDEO: Who will rise, who will fall in second half of season?

Kentucky’s  Doron Lamb looks petrified as teammates  Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Anthony Davis fight with Indiana’s Cody Zeller for a rebound. Lamb and the Wildcats fell to the Hoosiers, 73-72, on a last-second buzzer beater. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
GLOCKNER: Indiana provides positive moment during ugly weekend VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Watch Indiana upset top-ranked Kentucky

Kentucky’s Doron Lamb looks petrified as teammates Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Anthony Davis fight with Indiana’s Cody Zeller for a rebound. Lamb and the Wildcats fell to the Hoosiers, 73-72, on a last-second buzzer beater. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

GLOCKNER: Indiana provides positive moment during ugly weekend
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Watch Indiana upset top-ranked Kentucky

Indiana guard Isiah Thomas glides past North Carolina’s Jimmy Black during the 1981 NCAA championship game in Philadelphia. See who’s going to dominate the conference this year in SI.com’s Big Ten preview. (Rich Clarkson/SI)
WINN: Big Ten primer - questions surround possible title contenders GLICKSMAN: Sullinger, Craft are crucial anchors for Ohio StatePOWER RANKINGS: See who’s on top to start the season

Indiana guard Isiah Thomas glides past North Carolina’s Jimmy Black during the 1981 NCAA championship game in Philadelphia. See who’s going to dominate the conference this year in SI.com’s Big Ten preview. (Rich Clarkson/SI)

WINN: Big Ten primer - questions surround possible title contenders
GLICKSMAN: Sullinger, Craft are crucial anchors for Ohio State
POWER RANKINGS: See who’s on top to start the season

Today is Bobby Knight’s 71st birthday. In this 1980 photo, the former Hoosiers coach barks at a referee during a game against Kentucky. Below are some stories from the SI Vault about the coaching legend. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
SI VAULT: Cooler, calmer Knight has Indiana rolling (2.19.73)SI VAULT: Knight, The Rabbit Hunter, stalks the insignificant (1.26.81)SI VAULT: For coarseness, Indiana’s Knight can’t be beat (5.9.88)

Today is Bobby Knight’s 71st birthday. In this 1980 photo, the former Hoosiers coach barks at a referee during a game against Kentucky. Below are some stories from the SI Vault about the coaching legend. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

SI VAULT: Cooler, calmer Knight has Indiana rolling (2.19.73)
SI VAULT: Knight, The Rabbit Hunter, stalks the insignificant (1.26.81)
SI VAULT: For coarseness, Indiana’s Knight can’t be beat (5.9.88)