Disappointment hit Bloomington on Tuesday morning.

For a second straight week, Purdue and Indiana came to a mutual decision to cancel the Old Oaken Bucket game due to COVID-19 concerns in both programs. For the Hoosiers, it means the season is over with a 6-1 record, and now they wait and see what bowl destination awaits them.

Even though there is no game scheduled for this week, IU head coach Tom Allen met with the media to talk about the season, the cancellation, his team’s ranking and defensive coordinator Kane Wommack getting a head coaching job at South Alabama.


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There was still plenty to discuss while meeting with reporters.

Allen is in the running to be the B1G Coach of the Year, and potentially a national candidate after a memorable year in Bloomington. Here’s what the fourth-year head coach of the Hoosiers had to say on Tuesday: