Remy Abell to transfer from Indiana

  • 04/12/2013 11:19 pm in

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Sophomore guard Remy Abell will transfer from Indiana and seek a different playing style, according to a release sent to the media by IU on Friday night. Abell averaged 4.0 points for the Hoosiers last season.

Indiana has been rumored to still be recruiting 2013 guard Jaren Sina, who was released from his commitment to Northwestern in recent weeks after head coach Bill Carmody was fired. With Abell’s transfer, Indiana is no longer oversigned for next year.

The release from Indiana:

Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean has announced that sophomore guard Remy Abell will transfer to a school where he can increase his playing time.

“Remy has been an outstanding citizen and a solid player for us the past two years,” said Crean. “He indicated to us that he would like to look to go to a program that has a different style of play and one where he can get more playing time.”

During his career with the Hoosiers, the Louisville Eastern High product has averaged 3.5 points in 10.7 minutes of action per game.

“Being at Indiana has been the best two years of my life,” said Abell. “I love the school, the program, the fans and I want to thank everyone for their support. The coaching staff has been great to me and I couldn’t ask to have had better teammates while I was here. I am going to miss everyone, but I just feel at this time a fresh start and new opportunities are what is best in following god’s plan for me.”

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  • Ole Man

    Totally agree. Collins is going to turn that NW program around.

  • Ole Man

    What is your major malfunction? This is a site wherein posters share opinions AND info constantly. Probably with your lifestyle all you have to do is live on the internet. Some of us have other priorities in life.
    SHEESH! Yourself!
    Some of you posters have an idea of “self-importance” that is in no way related to reality.
    And one last thing, this is a basketball site. Disagree with someone over a basketball opinion. Otherwise, to post just to slam someone is the classic action of a TROLL!

  • Ole Man

    You mean when they’re disagreeing with you. That doesn’t make it stupid.
    Nor does it excuse you from doing the very thing you’re dissing everyone else about.

  • Ole Man

    Thanks!

  • Ole Man

    Appreciate that!

  • Ole Man

    He’s going to a good university on a full ride; he’ll be starting and will probably develop into a stud.
    So how is that messing up and paying for it?
    And who is this “we” you’re talking about. Unless you’re connected to the program, you’re just a fan like the rest of us.
    Drop it? I wasn’t making anything out of it. And despite the fact that your hairdresser heard from his hairdresser, etc, WHO do you think you are to give anyone a command to do anything?

  • Ole Man

    He’s going to a good university on a full ride; he’ll be starting and will probably develop into a stud.
    So how is that messing up and paying for it?
    And who is this “we” you’re talking about. Unless you’re connected to the program, you’re just a fan like the rest of us.
    Drop it? I wasn’t making anything out of it. And despite the fact that your hairdresser heard from his hairdresser, etc, WHO do you think you are to give anyone a command to do anything?

  • chiswede

    That’s not what I said and not what I meant. Have the last word as always. I don’t feel like arguing with you.

  • Hardwood83

    I assume if Mo ‘moves on’ it is to the real world and out of basketball, I wasn’t implying he would transfer.

  • Hardwood83

    You guys might want to check your sarcasm meters. I was mocking the conspiracy theory guys…. look, now you took all the fun out of ridiculing others.

  • Dagwoods

    He may have well been the first guard off the bench, but it was looking like he would always be behind Yogi. Yogi being younger than him meant that he would never start while here, he probably simply wanted a chance at something more significant and NOW was the time to make a move.

  • Dagwoods

    Jonny Marlin is no Danny Moore (with no offense to Danny as he did CONTRIBUTE to our team within his role). I have heard all year of practices where no one (yes, no one) on our team could stop him from shooting lights out in our practices. Think about it – he has practiced against the #1 team in the country all season. Maybe, just maybe, Remy saw that he was behind Yogi at the 1 and behind Jonny at the 2. And, if Yogi can contribute as a freshman, the door is open for Stanford to contribute as a freshman (maybe another thing Remy saw and factored into his decision).

  • Guest

    Remy was our 2nd best guard coming back, yet he felt he was not going to get enough playing time. My guess is, there are plenty of goods guards next year that had him worried – we will soon see who they are.

  • Snookafly

    Sina is a 4-star on ESPN, but Scout and Rivals has him as a 3.

  • chiswede

    I believe the correct response is “WHOOOOSH”. 🙂

  • IUMIKE1

    Agree, I know rebuilding is a tired cliche, and one that some don’t feel like fits anymore, but IMHO it does, only in a different way. Call it Rebuilding Phase 2 or whatever. A lot of people think just because we surprised everyone with the first sweet 16 that the rebuilding was done, over with and the only thing left to do was to hang the banners. Wrong, it was only the next point on the map of rebuilding and now CTC is proceeding to the next point on the map. I would even go as far as saying that next year we will see remnants of the rebuilding process.

  • IUMIKE1

    Agree, well put. In a round about way, when it has happened, and with the way it appears that it has happened, it’s kind of reassuring. Just my 2 cents worth.

  • SCHoosier

    Keep in mind..all the recruits have to clear the academics yet. Not to say they won’t…but….

  • Dagwoods

    It is if you’re on the program he was under, which he did not fulfill. Ron’s grades were okay by NCAA standards, but NOT IU’s standards – the same standards the rest of the students at IU are required to maintain.

  • Dagwoods

    Well, if I were going to ‘force” anyone out on purpose, I could think of a couple of OTHER people than Ron or Remy. I think Crean is smarter than that (Ron could have really helped us this year).

    As far as coaches that “force” people out, let’s not forget Knight for the many he was responsible for (Delray Brooks comes to mind first, but I remember this happened frequently under Knight – I believe he tried real hard to run Lyndon Jones off too but Lyndon fought hard to stay, earning Knight’s respect in the process).

  • Hardwood83

    That would surprise me because usually teams don’t release players to other programs they are scheduled to play. IU is scheduled to play Butler year after next in the Crossroads classic, just in time for Remy to be eligible.

  • IUJeff

    U mean PUke think.

  • IUJeff

    True. Marlin put on a display of shooting like I have never seen. He knocked Jordy out of the shooting contest by hitting about 60% on the 30 ft shots he was taking. I mean he was asbolutely drilling threes from just off the bench.

  • IUJeff

    You are way wrong H3D. Will is a stud. You will see this year what he can do as a starter.

  • IUJeff

    There won’t be that many turnovers once we have players that can play as fast as Yogi.

  • IUJeff

    I think something is amiss with you old man. In fact, I think you must be a PU grad or a glass all the way empty type person.

  • Ole Man

    LOL, Jeff. That was funny; and I’m only slightly put off by the PU grad crack!
    Nah; just too old to totally buy into the hoopla on each year’s class being the latest and greatest. Always hope for the best, but wait to be shown on the court.
    And by amiss– I didn’t mean CTC–I guess I should have been clearer and stated something like “the program may be experiencing growing pains.”

    The other part is true..for whatever reason, Remy, in his two short years, had become one of my favorite players. And I hate that, for whatever reason, he felt that he needed to transfer. I honestly believe he might have pushed for starting time next year.

    PS: I did empty a few glasses in my time at Indiana; accompanied with a few other “substances”.

  • Ole Man

    I think Will may have some ceiling left; but I concur that he might “only be” a solid starter for us.
    Sometimes this past year, I thought he was pressing and hurrying at times in his play; as if he had to live up to that Rep of being a spark coming off the bench.
    I hope he doesn’t feel too much pressure as a starter this year and try to do the same thing.
    And I hope he goes back to annoying the heck out of everyone!!

  • Ole Man

    “I know IU fans are passionate about their basketball but calling players weak, stupid, lazy and selfish is going to far. Its probably only 3% of the fan base but they can ruin the appearance of a great fan base.”

    I am so glad you said that Kevin. Every time I’ve said anything like that, I’ve been slammed. And I couldn’t agree with you more.

  • Ole Man

    Wasn’t Burke from Ohio? Or did you not include him among the 3 best?

  • hoosier1158

    Trey Burke is from Columbus OH. I am referring to Spike Albrecht from Crownpoint, Glen Robinson III up around Hammond and Mitch McGary from Chesterton.

  • Ole Man

    Thanks for the clarification. And he was a beast in that game.

  • hoosier1158

    That worked out rather conveniently, didn’t it? : )

  • Dagwoods

    Remy has 2 years of eligibility left after sitting out a year. It was the perfect time for him to leave if he was unhappy. When juniors leave, you’ve got to wonder what else is going on, but it still happens (Ricky Calloway).