Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff.
· Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com writes that Indiana’s guard play will be very good next season.
· Indiana is adding the top two shooters in the country to its roster next season according to Evan Daniels.
· Rick Bozich of WDRB.com calls Kenny Johnson a “five-star” hire for the University of Louisville. He also writes that Tom Crean must respond to Rick Pitino’s shrewd move.
· Tom Dienhart of BTN.com hands out his final grades for Big Ten teams last season.
· Cody Zeller checks in with another Rookie Diary for SI.com and discusses facing the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs.
· Michigan sophomore center Mitch McGary is headed to the NBA draft after failing a drug test in the NCAA tournament.
· C.L. Brown of ESPN.com examines the Big Ten in the World Wide Leader’s “Look back, look ahead” series.
· Victor Oladipo recaps his rookie season with the Orlando Magic.
· ESPN NBA draft analyst Chad Ford believes Noah Vonleh is “the one guy that could jump into the top four.”
· UMHoops.com examines Michigan’s frontcourt next season, which is young following the losses of Jordan Morgan, Jon Horford and McGary.
(Photo credit: McDonald’s All-American game)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former Indiana assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Kenny Johnson was introduced as a member of Rick Pitino’s coaching staff at the University of Louisville on Wednesday afternoon.
In his press conference, Johnson talked about his time at Indiana, how tough the decision to leave Bloomington was and much more:
Indiana coach Tom Crean also released a statement on Johnson, which is available after the jump.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Check out 30 photos by Jamie Owens from Friday’s Derby Festival Basketball Classic at Freedom Hall featuring IU signees Max Hoetzel and Robert Johnson in the embedded photo gallery after the jump. Purchase prints from J. Scott Sports.
Future Indiana guard Robert Johnson was one of the standouts in Wednesday’s Derby Festival Basketball Classic practice at Basketball Academy in Louisville.
Here’s a quick look at Johnson’s play in the practice:
Via Pete Christopher of Oregon Live:
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Check out 17 photos of James Blackmon Jr. from his time this week in Chicago for the 2014 McDonald’s All-American game in the embedded photo gallery after the jump. The 2014 McDonald’s All-American game airs tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
All photos courtesy of Brian Spurlock for the McDonald’s All-American game.