Glass on Louisville-IU series: “I don’t think it will be for this upcoming season”

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In February, word broke that Louisville and Indiana were in talks for a three-year series. Cardinals coach Rick Pitino said at the time the two teams could play during the 2015-2016 season at Lucas Oil Stadium.

On Wednesday at IU’s first “on the road” tour stop at Huber Winery, athletics director Fred Glass said the two sides continue to talk, but do not have plans to play next season.

“No update other than both sides wanna do a deal,” Glass said. “We’ve had very serious conversations about that. Like everything else, the devil’s in the details. There are conference challenges and schedule challenges, but coach Pitino and everybody at Louisville and coach (Tom) Crean and everybody at Indiana wanna get a deal done and I expect that to happen in fairly short order. I don’t think it will be for this upcoming season.”

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Video: Crean, Glass address media at Huber Winery

BORDEN, Ind. – Before addressing a large contingency of fans who gather annually at Hubery Winery to hear from the coaches from a variety of Indiana’s athletic programs, Tom Crean and Fred Glass met with the media at length on Wednesday evening and addressed a variety of topics.

Inside the Hall was in attendance and we’ve got the full video of comments from both Crean and Glass from earlier tonight. Watch the in-depth update from Crean and comments from Glass from the first stop of the 2015 “On the Road” tour below:

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Q & A: Max Bielfeldt talks decision to transfer to IU

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Indiana added a fourth member to its 2015 recruiting class on Tuesday with the addition of Michigan transfer Max Bielfeldt.

The 6-foot-8 forward, who averaged 5.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in 14.5 minutes per game last season for the Wolverines, will have one year of eligibility and will be able to play immediately.

Inside the Hall talked to Bielfeldt in-depth on Tuesday evening on a variety of topics and our full Q & A is available after the jump:

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Michigan transfer Max Bielfeldt commits to Indiana

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Michigan graduate transfer Max Bielfeldt, who won an appeal that will allow him to transfer within the Big Ten, will play for Indiana next season.

Bielfeldt made the announcement on his Twitter account.

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Indiana enters the mix for Kameron McGusty

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Class of 2016 shooting guard Kameron McGusty, currently the leading scorer on the Under Armour Association circuit, says Indiana is now heavily involved in his recruitment.

The 6-foot-5, 180-pound scorer, who plays at Seven Lakes high school in Katy, Texas, was offered a scholarship by the Hoosiers in a telephone conversation last week with Tom Crean.

Interest from Indiana began shortly after the first April live period, according to McGusty.

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The Inside the Hall Mailbag: June 2

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The Inside the Hall Mailbag is a collection of questions tweeted to us via Twitter (@insidethehall), via email, submitted on our premium forum and sent to us via our Facebook page. Submit your questions and we’ll answer as many as we can.

Shknqk on the premium forum writes: If we assume Troy expects to play himself into the NBA, and in the league he will be a guard, can you characterize the likelihood he is the third guard in our three guard lineup? He will have to be able to go from being the killer baseline threat to truly driving and able to hit a 3-pointer. Having CH or EH at the 4 gives an excellent corner 3 threat (really valuable) and a great defensive threat (really valuable), respectively. I could see TW at the 3 being slightly less individually effective but better for the team.

Maybe I’m in the minority here, but I think Indiana sticks with Yogi Ferrell, James Blackmon Jr., Robert Johnson and Troy Williams as starters and plugs in Thomas Bryant to the spot formerly occupied by Hanner Mosquera-Perea.

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2017 point guard Markus Howard “excited” by Indiana offer

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If class of 2017 guard Markus Howard wants to learn more about Indiana University, he doesn’t have to go far to get answers to his questions.

That’s because his father, Chuck, now the director of performance athletics at Grand Canyon University, was a running back for the Hoosiers and earned his degree from IU in exercise science and recreation in 1986.

The 5-foot-11 Howard, who will play next season at Findlay Prep after averaging 32.4 points per game last season for Gilbert Perry (Ariz.), has emerged this spring as a major recruiting target for Indiana.

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