Max Hoetzel to transfer from Indiana

  • 03/27/2015 12:11 pm in

Freshman wing Max Hoetzel is leaving the Indiana program to seek more playing time.

Hoetzel becomes the second Indiana player to leave the program this week as it was announced on Wednesday that sophomore Stanford Robinson would transfer.

Indiana confirmed the news of his departure in a release.

“We were always impressed with Max’s upside and potential but unfortunately in his view it did not turn into the extended minutes he wanted,” Tom Crean said. “He would like to find a clear cut opportunity to play more and we hope he finds that. He is a hard worker who we hope will fulfill his potential and have the chance to play closer to his family.”

Hoetzel, a native of Calabasas, California who played his final high school season at Wilbraham and Monson Academy in Massachusetts, averaged 2.4 points per game last season.

“I loved my time here at Indiana and can’t thank Coach Crean enough for this opportunity,” Hoetzel said in a release. “I want to find a school where I can have a bigger impact on the court. Hopefully, it will be somewhere my family can see me play more often.”

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  • hardly

    which implies the ringleader’s decisions off the court make about as much sense as the decisions on the court….

  • Rick Pearson

    well I think he actually tries but a lot of the Indiana kids going to Kentucky going to Louisville going to Michigan State Michigan Ohio State they’re not staying at home

  • Rick Pearson

    has anybody heard any more on the recruiting of Thomas Bryant coming to Indiana pand has Tom Priller and Jeremiah April decided to transfer that is what I had been hearing hey microphone for variety and maybe that other big man