Farewell, friend

Ladies and gentlemen of the ITH blogging republic (to steal a line from Eamonn), it is with a great deal of excitement and also some sadness that I write you today. The sad part: This week marks the end of ...

Hamilton Southeastern’s Gary Harris: A two-sport star

It’s not as crazy as it seems. Yes, Gary Harris is an elite basketball recruit, particularly after what has been a successful and massively impressive summer. But there’s value, he said, in finding his escape from the hectic universe of ...

adidas Nations: Quick chat with new IU commit Peter Jurkin

I only caught part of the Africa-Latin American third-place bout tonight at the University of Illinois-Chicago Pavilion. But one thing that stuck out to me about Jurkin beyond his obvious size? He was impressively fast, and smooth, running down the ...

Peter Jurkin joins Indiana’s 2012 recruiting class

As expected, Indiana received its first 2012 commitment on Monday night as Peter Jurkin gave a verbal pledge to the Hoosiers during halftime of the adidas Nations Global Challenge championship game in Chicago. “I have decided to commit to Indiana ...

IU, Evansville to play 3-game series

The following release just popped into our inbox: (EVANSVILLE, IN) РThe last time they faced off in Evansville was December 20, 1995. Today, Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel had the pleasure of announcing that the University of Evansville’s Purple Aces will ...

Indiana Class of 2012 Rankings

Joe Eberhardt is a high school sports blogger and writer in Indiana. He created Indy Hoops Blog and contributes to the Hoosier Hoops Report. You can follow him on twitter at @IndyHoopsBlog. The state of Indiana is known for producing ...

adidas Nations interview: Christian Watford

IU sophomore Christian Watford is a college counselor at adidas Nations this weekend in Chicago. I intercepted him for a quick interview while he was on his way over to chat with IU commit Austin Etherington, who was taking in ...

Interview: Cody Zeller, Yogi Ferrell at adidas Nations

Just walked back up to my place after brief chats with IU recruiting targets Cody Zeller (2011) and Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell (2012) at the Swissotel here in Chicago in conjunction with adidas Nations. First up: Mr. Zeller. Let’s get this ...

Five minutes with IU guard Matt Roth

After missing the majority of the 2009-2010 season with a broken fifth metatarsal in his right foot, Matt Roth, arguably Indiana’s best pure shooter, is 100 percent healthy. Inside the Hall went one-on-one with the junior guard on Thursday about ...

Video: Returnees meet with the media

We were unable to make today’s availability, but IU Media Relations posted the following videos of Verdell Jones, Bobby Capobianco, Jordan Hulls and Derek Elston meeting with the media at Assembly Hall: