Recruiting Archive

Crean making the most of spring contact period

If you’ve had a hard time keeping up with Tom Crean’s whereabouts the past couple of days, that’s because he’s been all over the country watching potential recruits workout. Various reports have indicated that Crean has been to see Indianapolis ...

Hoosiers enter the picture for two junior guards

According to Louisville Courier-Journal sports columnist Rick Bozich, Indiana has entered the mix for Brandon Knight, the No. 2 player in the 2010 according to Rivals and Moses Morgan, a four-star guard from Las Vegas: Indiana is now involved with ...

Jeremiah Davis looking for the right fit

Muncie Central’s Jeremiah Davis was thrust into the national spotlight when then Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie offered him a scholarship following his freshman season. With his sophomore season in the books, Davis is on the spring AAU circuit with Indiana ...

Zeller looking to find his role with Indiana Elite

6-9 Washington (HS) junior-to-be Cody Zeller has one leg up on most of his peers going through the recruiting process for the first time. He heard the pitches various schools made to his older brothers Luke and Tyler, both Mr. ...

DeShaun Thomas says he’s sticking with Ohio State

In an interview with Michael Rothstein of The Ft. Wayne Journal-Gazette, Bishop Luers junior and Ohio State commit DeShaun Thomas says he’ll honor his commitment and play for the Buckeyes. This, according to Thomas, is despite pressure from teachers, friends, ...

Marquis Teague looking hard at six schools

The notion it’s a foregone conclusion that Marquis Teague will play for Rick Pitino at Louisville is all but gone. Several weeks ago, I had numerous people tell me it was a lock for Teague to be a Cardinal. But ...

Dominique Ferguson opens up his recruitment

According to a tip we received early this evening, Lawrence North junior Dominique Ferguson has de-committed from the University of Kentucky. It was speculated after the coaching change in Lexington that Ferguson would re-open his recruiting process and a tipster ...

Darius Smith commits … to UConn

Darius Smith, a 6-2 point guard from Marshall high school in Chicago, has committed to Jim Calhoun and the Connecticut Huskies. Indiana hoped to add Smith during the spring signing period, but the opening at point guard created by the ...

Tom Crean spotted at state finals

I just got a call from a friend at the morning session of the state finals at Conseco Fieldhouse and Tom Crean is there taking in the action between Bishop Luers and Brownstown. Crean is signing autographs for IU fans ...

Report: “Strong possibility” Ferguson will re-open recruitment

You remember Dominique Ferguson, right? IU was hot on his trail until the whole Kelvin Sampson fiasco. And then out of the blue last April, he verbally committed to Billy Gillispie and Kentucky. But with today’s firing of Gillispie, it’s ...