Indiana offers 2013 JUCO forward Jameel McKay

  • 04/18/2012 4:54 pm in

As first reported by Dave Spahn of Slam Magazine, Indiana has offered a scholarship to 2013 Indian Hills Community College forward Jameel McKay after watching him work out today for the second time in a week.

McKay told Inside the Hall this afternoon that he did receive an offer from the Hoosiers and Indian Hills coach Barrett Peery confirmed the offer to Dustin Dopirak of The Herald-Times.

The 6-foot-8, 190-pound forward, a Milwaukee native, averaged 14.6 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in his freshman season at Indian Hills. He was named a first team NJCAA All-American.

McKay will play next season at Indian Hills, based in Ottumwa, Iowa, before moving onto to play two seasons at a Division I school beginning in the fall of 2013.

Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa State, Marquette, Memphis and Missouri are also recruiting McKay, according to his Rivals profile.

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  • JerryCT

    Is it me ………….. or do you just not hear “Mambo Italiano ” on these videos anymore ?

  • SirEric

    C’mon dude. Lets not say things like that.

  • IU_HoosierNation

    Some of these kids are crazy talented! But what happens when too much talent is brought to the same team? In a way I feel that there is going to be a fight for the “Spot” and more than likely cause issues!

  • Evansville Hoosier

    To be honest, we should wait for guys who are the best at their position in their class regularly. If we really want to have perennial top 5 classes, these guys aren’t usually gonna decide as early as Trey and James did. We should expect to wait. Trey is the only guy in the top 25 in his class to have already committed somewhere.

    Basically, how long can we wait? Really? We should be expecting to wait if Coach Crean actually thinks we have a legitimate shot with Anya.

  • Evansville Hoosier

    To be honest, we should wait for guys who are the best at their position in their class regularly. If we really want to have perennial top 5 classes, these guys aren’t usually gonna decide as early as Trey and James did. We should expect to wait. Trey is the only guy in the top 25 in his class to have already committed somewhere.

    Basically, how long can we wait? Really? We should be expecting to wait if Coach Crean actually thinks we have a legitimate shot with Anya.

  • IUeconAlum

    Come on board Jameel!

  • IUMIKE1

     Aaahhh, Brian Sloan, can still remember watching that team with my buddies and when someone became the recipient of a good hard screen by him all of us hollering out “ooohhhh he just got Sloaned”. The guy should have written a text book on how to set screens it would have been required reading by all coaches and players.

  • Mr_Howard8h

     I have some oceanfront property in Nebraska you might be interested in.

  • Hoosieriniowa

    I live in Des Moines.  If he shows some interest in IU going into the fall I think I might go down to Ottumwa and check him out.  I’ll take my video camera with me………

  • 888

    I dont see Trey decommiting with Cody having success. Also Good freinds with Blackmon and Jaquan who is probably IU bound.

  • Evansville Hoosier

    Are you Trey? Cause I tweeted to him about this. Ha you sound like someone who is pretending to not be Trey.

  • SCHoosier

    I think Davis can do it all…Hartman..not so much. Gotta be a strategy to the offers..let’s hope Crean is again on top of his game.

  • Kelin Blab

     Just like any recruit…if they want to IU and they have an offer they will take it, if not, to quote crean…Recruiting never stops.

  • HoosierDadE

    Oh I remember the lefty fastball from Lewis against Iowa, I believe the player was Greg Brunner (spelling might be incorrect) that got the heater to the face

  • AJ_IU_ColtsFan

    LMAO!!

  • iufan4life10

     Hopefully Fischer has a year to learn under Zeller before taking over.  Although we will have options at the 5 by then with Jurkin or Fischer.

  • marcusgresham

    Was Jadlow the one with the facial tic or was that Courtney Witte?

  • marcusgresham

    Yeah, but I hated him because I went to USI and he was from KWC.

  • Mrkev

    What I don’t understand is why Crean didn’t consider juco players during the past three years (especially bigs). I view them as instant help for a struggling program with no long term commitment. On the other hand, maybe it is a sign that McKay is the real deal. 

  • Mrkev

    What I don’t understand is why Crean didn’t consider juco players during the past three years (especially bigs). I view them as instant help for a struggling program with no long term commitment. On the other hand, maybe it is a sign that McKay is the real deal. 

  • shearer99z

     Didn’t see anything special. Plus, the song sucks!

  • ThePureDivine

    I dont think it would have anything to do with him being friends, at least i hope not! Because this isnt like hes going to play a pick up game, this is going to be his life. And to be honest I’ve heard the same :-/

  • ThePureDivine

    I think its the same big kid..doing big kid things.

  • Jrrob23

    anyone know what this song is and the Artist

  • FreeAgentID

    Come to the Hoosiers Jameel!