Recruiting Archive

Indiana’s four class of 2018 commitments to sign in early period

The early National Letter of Intent signing period begins today and all four of Indiana’s class of 2018 commitments will sign with the Hoosiers. The first player expected to sign is South Bend Riley’s Damezi Anderson, who told Inside the ...

Keion Brooks Sr. on Hysteria: “I thought it was done at a high level”

Fort Wayne North forward Keion Brooks Jr. was one of three five-star recruits on campus for Indiana’s Hoosier Hysteria on Saturday night at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The Hoosier coaching staff has prioritized the class of 2019 forward since taking ...

Hysteria an “electrifying” atmosphere for five-star guard Romeo Langford

The loudest ovation at Saturday’s Hoosier Hysteria at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall went to Indiana’s new head coach, Archie Miller. The second loudest ovation of the evening may have gone to New Albany star Romeo Langford, who was making his ...

Five-star point guard Darius Garland has “awesome” official visit to IU

Indiana made quite the impression on five-star point guard Darius Garland over the weekend in Bloomington. Garland, who is originally from Gary, Indiana, but has lived in Nashville since seventh grade, was in town for his official visit. “The trip ...

Robert Phinisee on Hysteria reception: “I got chills from it”

Saturday’s trip to Bloomington for Hoosier Hysteria for McCutcheon point guard Robert Phinisee wasn’t his first to IU’s season opening event. It was, however, the first time he had the opportunity to walk onto Branch McCracken Court at Simon Skjodt ...

Q & A: 2019 forward Trayce Jackson-Davis recaps Hoosier Hysteria

Center Grove forward Trayce Jackson-Davis is one of Indiana’s top priorities in the class of 2019 and a top 50 prospect nationally. Jackson-Davis was on Indiana’s campus three times in the past week and talked to Inside the Hall on ...

Indiana commit Jerome Hunter enjoys reception at Hoosier Hysteria

The smile on the face of Pickerington North (Ohio) forward Jerome Hunter told the story of what he thought of his reception on Saturday night at Hoosier Hysteria at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Despite being the highest ranked member of ...

Damezi Anderson on Hoosier Hysteria: “It was amazing”

Saturday’s trip to Bloomington for Hoosier Hysteria for South Bend Riley forward Damezi Anderson wasn’t his first for IU’s annual season tipoff event. But there was something different about this year’s event, according to the four-star prospect and IU commit. ...

Recruiting Notebook: Langford, Garland talk recruiting at USA Junior National team mini-camp

Indiana’s top two remaining class of 2018 recruiting targets – Romeo Langford and Darius Garland – were participants in USA Basketball’s Junior National team mini-camp over the weekend in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Both players did several interviews at the camp ...

Indiana has “terrific” in-home visit with five-star point guard Darius Garland

Even with four players already committed for the class of 2018, Indiana isn’t done recruiting. The entire Hoosier staff was in Nashville on Monday night for an in-home visit with five-star Brentwood Academy point guard Darius Garland. The 6-foot-1 point ...

Q & A: Trendon Watford and his father, Ernest, recap IU visit

Class of 2019 Mountain Brook (Ala.) forward Trendon Watford was in Bloomington this weekend for an unofficial visit to Indiana. Watford, a five-star prospect nationally, was on campus for the Hoosier Volleyball Classic as his older sister, Elise, is an ...

Q & A: Jake Forrester’s father, Dwight, discusses his son’s IU commitment

Indiana added its fourth class of 2018 commitment on Monday evening with Westtown (Pa.) forward Jake Forrester. The three-star forward joins Robert Phinisee, Jerome Hunter and Damezi Anderson in what is currently a top five recruiting class nationally. Inside the ...

Jake Forrester joins Indiana’s 2018 recruiting class

Indiana added to its 2018 recruiting class on Monday with the commitment of Westtown (Pa.) forward Jake Forrester. “I fell in love with the school right when I stepped foot on campus,” Forrester told Inside the Hall. The 6-foot-9 forward ...