IU avoids penalty with improved APR score

Among the various landmines Kelvin Sampson left in Bloomigton was an APR (Academic Progress Rate) score that was, in a word, unacceptable. Let’s go to the archives from May of 2009: The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores ...

Hey, look, Roshown McLeod can recruit

After two disappointing seasons on the IU staff led to his dismissal in early March, former assistant coach Roshown McLeod was announced as the head coach at St. Benedict’s Prep on April 20. And since that time, McLeod has been ...

Report: Jeff Watkinson leaving Indiana

According to Chris Korman of The Herald-Times and The Hoosier Scoop, Jeff Watkinson, the men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach for the past four seasons, is leaving the program to train former IU guard Eric Gordon. Watkinson joined the program ...

Video: Crean talks Guy-Marc, Oladipo, Sheehey

Before we get to the aforementioned video, I’d like to publicly begin a campaign for Tom Crean to wear his crimson blazer in a game next season. In case you’re unaware of the story behind the blazer, Crean received it ...

An expansion manifesto after midnight

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Noted political scientist Thomas Hobbes once wrote that man, in his basest state of nature, lives a life that is “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” As a distant observer-turned-one-time insider, this is the best way ...

2012 Intro: Kenny Kaminski

The Essentials: 6-7, 190-lb forward for Medina (OH) and Indiana Elite The Schools: According to Rivals.com, Arizona State, Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Wisconsin have offered scholarships. Florida has expressed interest. The Numbers: 17.0 ppg and 7.0 rpg ...

2012 Intro: Jeremy Hollowell

The Essentials: 6-6, 195-lb forward for Lawrence Central and Eric Gordon Central Stars The Schools: Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio State, Tennessee and Xavier have offered scholarships. Florida, Louisville and Michigan have expressed interest. The Numbers: 17.0 ppg and 8.0 rpg ...

2012 Intro: DeJuan Marrero

The Essentials: 6-5, 205-lb forward for Bowman Academy and Spiece Indy Heat The Schools: Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State and Purdue have offered scholarships. Florida, Kentucky, Marquette, Michigan and Xavier have expressed interest. The Numbers: 17.0 ppg and 12.0 rpg ...

2012 Intro: T.J. Bell

The Essentials: 6-7, 185-lb forward for Bloomington South and Indiana Mean Streets The Schools: According to Rivals.com, Indiana, Oregon, Oregon State, Virginia, Washington and Washington State have offered scholarships. Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Purdue have expressed interest. The Leaders: Indiana ...

2012 Intro: Peter Jurkin

The Essentials: 7-0, 195-lb center for United Faith Christian Academy and Indiana Elite The Schools: Clemson, Indiana and South Carolina have offered scholarships. Memphis, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Tennessee have expressed interest. The Leaders: Indiana, with its ties ...