Recruiting Archive

A look at how Indiana recruiting targets performed in the first Nike EYBL session

The Indiana coaching staff spent a lot of time over the weekend evaluating prospects on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) circuit, which features Trayce Jackson-Davis, Keion Brooks Jr. and several others. Here’s our recap of how some of ...

Q & A: New Albany coach Jim Shannon on Romeo Langford the player and the person

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Jim Shannon has won more than 500 games in his career and won a Class 4A state championship in 2016 at New Albany. He also coached Romeo Langford for the past four seasons, which gives him ...

Keion Brooks Jr. Nike EYBL Dallas highlights, interview

Class of 2019 Fort Wayne North Side and Indy Heat forward Keion Brooks Jr. had a strong opening weekend on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) circuit. Brooks Jr., an IU recruiting target, averaged a team-high 21 points over ...

A look at how IU’s four signees finished in the final 2018 rankings

The national high school all-star events are in the books and all of the major recruiting services have released their final rankings for the class of 2018. Indiana’s four-man class – Jerome Hunter, Robert Phinisee, Damezi Anderson and Jake Forrester ...

Recruiting notebook: Final ESPN rankings released, three 2019 guards claim IU offers

The final ESPN 100 rankings for the class of 2018 were released on Tuesday and just one of Indiana’s four signees is included. Pickerington North (Ohio) forward Jerome Hunter is ranked No. 64 in the final ESPN 100. The three ...

All four IU signees ranked in final Rivals150

The final Rivals.com rankings were revealed on Monday afternoon for the class of 2018 and all four of Indiana’s signees are included. The highest ranked of the four signees is Pickerington North (Ohio) forward Jerome Hunter. The 6-foot-7 forward is ...

Romeo Langford to announce college decision on Monday, April 30

Romeo Langford has set a date to announce his college decision. Langford, a class of 2018 five-star guard from New Albany, will announce his decision on Monday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in New Albany’s gymnasium. The announcement will be ...

IU commit Damezi Anderson scores nine points in North-South game

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. –– Class of 2018 South Bend Riley forward and IU signee Damezi Anderson scored nine points in the 30th Annual North-South Indiana All-Star Classic, but his North squad fell to South, 129-124. All nine of the points for ...

Romeo Langford updates recruitment at Jordan Brand Classic

Class of 2018 New Albany guard Romeo Langford is playing in the Jordan Brand Classic on Sunday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and on Saturday, the five-star prospect gave a few notable updates on his recruitment. First, according to ...

Five-star New Albany guard Romeo Langford sticking with three finalists

After reports on Tuesday that Louisville had reached out after its coaching change, class of 2018 New Albany five-star guard Romeo Langford is sticking with his three finalists and will not consider any additional schools in his recruitment. Langford’s father, ...

Anderson, Langford fall short in quest for state finals bid

Only two teams remain in each class following semi-state play on Saturday in the 108th annual IHSAA boys basketball tournament. IU signee Damezi Anderson and South Bend Riley were eliminated by Carmel at Lafayette Jeff. New Albany and Romeo Langford ...

IU signee Jake Forrester featured in SI documentary We Town

Class of 2018 Westtown (Pa.) forward and IU signee Jake Forrester is featured in a recently released Sports Illustrated documentary titled We Town. The 77-minute documentary, which is available via Sports Illustrated TV over on Amazon, follows the Westtown program ...

Anderson, IU recruiting targets set for semi-state play this weekend

The 108th annual IHSAA boys basketball continues this weekend with semi-state play as Damezi Anderson and several IU recruiting targets will look to advance to next weekend’s state finals at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Here’s the schedule this weekend for Anderson ...