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Indiana AD Sends Message To Students About 'Profane' Chants

A cheerleader from the Indiana Hoosiers waves a flag with Indiana's logo on the court against the Illinois Fighting Illini.

CHICAGO - MARCH 09: A cheerleader from the Indiana Hoosiers waves a flag with Indiana's logo on the court against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Conference Tournament March 9, 2007 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Illinois won 58-54 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

On Tuesday night, the Indiana Hoosiers hosted the Purdue Boilermakers in a pivotal Big Ten matchup. Purdue walked out with a win, though both teams struggled mightily from the floor en route to the 48-46 finish.

Indiana guard Romeo Langford finished the night as the top scorer with 14 points and was just one of two players in double figures in terms of points scored. While Langford's effort nearly led to an upset, it was the crowd who stole the show on Tuesday night.

During the course of the game, Indiana fans chanted unsavory things at Purdue star Matt Haarms. "F*** you Haarms" was the chant from Hoosiers fans in the latter stages of the game.

On Wednesday, Indiana athletic director Fred Glass had a message for students.

"The profane chants directed at a specific Purdue player were not part of your positive contributions. They were embarrassing and unacceptable and reflected poorly on you and Indiana University. Knock off the profane chants," Glass said in a statement.

Indiana is hardly the first fanbase to have fans chant un-pleasantries at the opponent.

However it's difficult to get away with foul language when your game is being broadcast on national television.

In the end, Haarms got the last laugh with a last-second tip-in that gave Purdue a 48-46 win.