Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Ind.

Founded: 1820

Student Population: 42,464

President: Michael McRobbie

Colors: Cream and Crimson

Nickname: Hoosiers

Athletics: 24 Div. I/IA NCAA teams

Famous Alumni:

Donald Fehr, managing director, Major League Baseball Players Association

E. W. Kelley, founder and former chairman of Steak ‘n Shake

Angelo Pizzo, screenwriter and co-producer of "Hoosiers"

Steve Alford, New Mexico head coach

Fun Fact: The IU athletics endowment is the largest in the Big Ten Conference, valued $42 million.

Ball State University

Location: Muncie, Ind.

Founded: 1918

Student Population: 21,401

President: Jo Ann Gora

Colors: Cardinal and White

Nickname: Cardinals

Athletics: 19 Div. I/IA NCAA teams

Mascot: Charlie Cardinal

Famous Alumni:

David Letterman, host of "Late Show with David Letterman"

Jason Whitlock, sportswriter for The Kansas City Star and Fox Sports

Larry Bigbie, Los Angeles Dodgers player

Mike Lopresti, national sportswriter for the Gannett News Service

Fun Fact: The Indiana General Assembly renamed the school Ball State University in 1965 in recognition of its enrollment growth and for becoming more than an institution to train only public school teachers.