Recruiting Archive

Annual Indiana junior-senior All-Star exhibitions tip off tonight at New Albany

The annual Indiana junior-senior All-Star exhibition games will tip-off Tuesday night at New Albany and the event will be full of prospects on the IU recruiting radar. Class of 2018 prospects Robert Phinisee (McCutcheon), Eric Hunter (Tindley), Damezi Anderson (South ...

Five-star guard Darius Garland talks recruitment, Peach Jam berth

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Five-star Darius Garland continues to showcase why he’s the top-ranked point guard in the class of 2018. The Brentwood Academy (Tenn.) floor general averaged 16.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.1 steals per game on 53 percent ...

Class of 2019 forward Trendon Watford discusses IU offer

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Five-star class of 2019 small forward Trendon Watford now has a ‘Wat Shot’ to call his own. The 6-foot-8 Watford’s Nike Team Florida squad entered session four of the Nike EYBL circuit with a 5-7 record. To qualify ...

Four-star guard Jalen Carey talks relationship with Archie Miller

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – 6-foot-4 guard Jalen Carey was the leading scorer for the New Jersey Playaz during the EYBL regular season, helping lift them to a 10-6 record and a berth at Peach Jam. The Harlem native attends Immaculate ...

2019 five-star forward Keion Brooks Jr. talks Indiana interest, recruiting

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Five-star small forward Keion Brooks Jr. continued to show why he’s Indiana’s top-ranked player in the class of 2019 last weekend. The 6-foot-8 wing from Fort Wayne finished the Nike EYBL regular season with averages of 18.2 ...

2018 forward Cole Swider talks recruitment, Indiana

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Three-star wing Cole Swider continued his strong play on the EYBL circuit over the weekend, continuing to show why he has the potential to be one of the best shooters of the 2018 class. The 6-foot-7 Swider ...

Former Dayton commit Nahziah Carter receiving IU interest

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – 6-foot-6 small forward Nahziah Carter turned quite a few heads at the Nike EYBL Circuit last weekend. Ranked outside the top 300 of the class of 2017 by 247Sports, Carter has seen his profile rise considerably in ...

A look at how Indiana recruiting targets have performed on the Nike EYBL circuit

The new Indiana coaching staff spent a lot of time last month evaluating prospects on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) circuit, which features Darius Garland, Jalen Carey, Cole Swider and several others. Here’s our spring recap of how some ...

Indiana offers class of 2019 five-star forward Trendon Watford

Indiana took the next logical step in its recruitment of one of the top players in the class of 2019 on Thursday. The Hoosier staff extended a scholarship offer to Mountain Brook (AL) and Nike Team Florida forward Trendon Watford, ...

A look at how Indiana recruiting targets have performed on the adidas Gauntlet circuit

The new Indiana coaching staff spent a lot of time last month evaluating prospects on the adidas Gauntlet circuit, which features Romeo Langford, Robert Phinisee, Race Thompson, Robby Carmody and many others. Here’s our spring recap of how each of ...

Five-star forward Matthew Hurt talks injury, recruitment

MINNEAPOLIS – Basketball is in five-star forward Matthew Hurt’s blood. His older brother, Michael, is a member of the University of Minnesota basketball team. Michael was the runner-up for Mr. Basketball Minnesota for his senior season at Rochester John Marshall High School, ...

Four-star forward Race Thompson talks IU offer

MINNEAPOLIS – Four-star class of 2018 forward Race Thompson continued his strong stretch of AAU play this past weekend, helping lead D1 Minnesota to a record of 3-1 at the Battle at the Lakes. Throughout the three-day event, Thompson displayed the attributes; solid ...

First look: 2018 Indiana basketball recruiting board

With the two April evaluation periods behind us, it’s time to introduce our 2018 Indiana basketball recruiting board. Included are 13 rising seniors to watch with several other prospects to keep an eye on. We’ve also included links to recruiting profiles ...