The Big Ten’s money play

From Brian Bennett of THE WORLDWIDE LEADER IN SPORTS: Big Ten officials discussed a proposal that would pay athletes to help cover living expenses on top of their scholarships during the league’s spring meetings this week. The idea, which is ...

Spring Scouting: James Blackmon Jr.

(Photo credit: Jamie Owens of J. Scott Sports) Much of Inside the Hall’s focus over the past two weekends at the Spiece Run ‘N Slam and adidas May Classic has been on Indiana’s two commitments for the class of 2014, ...

Crean on Indiana’s latest signee, Remy Abell

Indiana coach Tom Crean took to Twitter this afternoon to offer his thoughts on the Hoosiers’ latest signee — Louisville Eastern guard Remy Abell. Crean’s tweets, formatted here into one paragraph, are below: “Excited that Remy Abell will be joining ...

HD Video: Demetrius Jackson at adidas May Classic

Thanks to Dylan Burkhardt and Josh Houchin over at UMHoops for providing this HD video of Demetrius Jackson at last weekend’s adidas May Classic. We profiled Jackson earlier in the week and the 2013 Mishawaka Marian point guard’s recruitment is ...

adidas May Classic Q & A: Hanner Perea

Hanner Perea became Tom Crean’s first five-star recruit at Indiana last fall when the Colombia native gave a verbal pledge to the Hoosiers on Halloween. Perea met with reporters after a pool play game at Assembly Hall on Saturday and ...

Indiana to play at NC State in 2011 Big Ten-ACC Challenge

Matchups for the 13th annual Big Ten-ACC Challenge were announced this afternoon and Indiana will go on the road to face Mark Gottfried and North Carolina State. The Hoosiers fell to Boston College, 88-76, in last year’s challenge. IU is ...

Donnal commanding high major attention

(Photo credit: Jamie Owens of J. Scott Sports) Indiana fans made their way to Assembly Hall on Saturday afternoon to watch two of the nation’s best freshmen — James Blackmon Jr. and Trey Lyles — meet Dan Dakich’s Indiana Elite ...

Jackson talks improvement, interest from Indiana

(Photo credit: Jamie Owens of J. Scott Sports) After a standout weekend at the Bill Hensley Memorial Spiece Run ‘N Slam All-Star Classic, the list of schools looking to get involved with 2013 Mishawaka Marian point guard Demetrius Jackson has ...

Hulls, Oladipo to tour far east with Reach USA

(Photo credit: Jamie Owens of J. Scott Sports) Per IU media relations: Bloomington, Indiana – Indiana University men’s basketball players Jordan Hulls and Victor Oladipo will join eight other Division I college basketball players on a trip to the Far ...

Recruitment blowing up for 2012 big man McGary

(Photo credit:┬áJamie Owens of J. Scott Sports) A year ago, Mitch McGary’s recruitment was limited due to question marks about his academics. So the 6-foot-11, 255-pound Chesterton native made the decision to transfer to Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire ...