The Hoosiers are better known around the country as a basketball school, but anyone who has been to a home game at Memorial Stadium can tell you that Indiana loves Hoosier football too. One of the most memorable bowl games in Indiana Hoosiers history was the 1967 Rose Bowl. Although the Hoosiers lost, it was their first trip to the history Rose Bowl, and their first trip to a bowl game in the history of the program. Indiana’s first bowl victory came in the 1979 Holiday Bowl, where they defeated BYU in a very tightly contested game.
The most successful era for the Indiana Hoosiers was during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s when Bill Mallory was the head football coach. From 1986-1993, the Hoosiers had a run during which they played in bowl games six out of eight seasons. Indiana had played in only two bowl games prior to this time.
Indiana Hoosier fans, have always grasped the opportunity to see their Hoosiers play in the postseason and have had a very strong bowl showing each time the Hoosiers qualify. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Indiana Hoosier Bowl Game tickets.
Indiana Hoosiers Recent Bowl Game History
The Indiana Hoosiers squared off against Duke Blue Devils in the 2015 Pinstripe Bowl. This was the Hoosiers first bowl game since the 2007 Insight Bowl. The Pinstripe bowl was an exciting and close game resulting in Indiana and Duke going into overtime where in the end Duke took the win, 44-41. The average ticket price was $59, a decrease from the $131 average price for the 2014 Pinstripe Bowl between Boston College and Penn State.