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Welcome to 8 Points, 9 Seconds, the Indiana Pacers news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. 8 Points, 9 Seconds is dedicated to providing top-notch Pacers news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and discuss their passion.

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Ryan Stano

Ryan is the site expert for 8 Points, 9 Seconds. He's an Indianapolis area native, a graduate of THE Ohio State University, and a very passionate fan of all things Ohio State, Colts, and Pacers. He's been writing about the Ohio State Buckeyes since 2020 and also covers the Indiana Pacers.

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Hery Acosta Acosta

I am a Sports Journalism Master's student at IU Indianapolis. I was born in Cuba but have lived in Indianapolis most of my life and I am a big Indy sports fan.

Mueez Azfar

Aspiring results and detail-oriented journalist and skilled writer with a proven ability to engage and grow audiences through various media platforms. Very adept at generating compelling content, conducting in-depth research, and delivering captivating storytelling across multiple topics. Proficient in adapting writing styles to suit different platforms and audiences (family-friendly, or not), ensuring maximum impact and resonance.

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Madie Chandler

I am a Sports Journalism graduate student at IU Indianapolis and have grown up in Indiana. I'm a lifelong Pacers and other Indy sports fan, including Purdue basketball.

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Scott Conrad

With years of experience in sports journalism and freelance writing (as well as working on my second published title), I am looking forward to sharing my talents with the FanSided community.

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