Carlino talks Indiana Elite chemistry, Bloomington

Indiana Elite One Orange is on a roll at the Kentucky Hoopfest. After going 3-0 in pool play, the Elite team featuring Matt Carlino, Marshall Plumlee, Cody Zeller and Spencer Turner rolled into Sunday’s quarterfinals with a 77-54 win over ...

Zeller keeping his focus on the court, not in stands

During the first week of the July evaluation period, it’s easy for any 16-year old to get caught up by the faces in the crowd. For Washington (IN) big man Cody Zeller, worrying about who is watching does nothing to ...

Youngest Plumlee continues to grow game, interest

After watching his two older brothers, Miles and Mason, go through the recruiting process, Marshall Plumlee has a pretty good idea of what to expect. The youngest Plumlee, a 2011 center who attends the Arden Christ School in North Carolina, ...

Kentucky Hoopfest: Day One

The Kentucky Hoopfest kicked off Thursday in Louisville and Inside the Hall attended the evening session at Hoops and Basketball Academy. + Among the coaches in attendance: Tom Crean and Tim Buckley; Michigan State’s Tom Izzo; Butler’s Brad Stevens; Xavier’s ...

Crawford dunk is the talk of the Interwebs

(You can listen to Crawford talk about the dunk here.) The last time most Indiana University fans thought about Jordan Crawford was probably June 11, 2008. That was the day when Crawford announced he would not return to Bloomington for ...

Around the Hall: Irving, Teague, Jordan Crawford and Ferguson

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. + Kyrie Irving backs off of comments that Indiana is his leader and says the Hoosiers are the “same as every other school.” {The Hoosier Scoop} + Irving ...

Audio: Austin Etherington at adidas It Takes 5ive

2011 wing Austin Etherington, the No. 57 player nationally in his class according to Scout.com, talked to a group of reporters Monday morning at the adidas It Takes 5ive Classic. Etherington, who was offered a scholarship just a few days ...

It Takes 5ive opens July evaluation period

A who’s-who of college coaches arrived in Cincinnati Monday for the opening of the July evaluation period at the adidas It Takes 5ive Classic. Among the coaches spotted: Tom Crean and assistants Tim Buckley and Bennie Seltzer; Louisville’s Rick Pitino, ...

July evaluation period set to kick off on Monday

The July evaluation period kicks off Monday for college coaches and their assistants. And with coaches being unable to attend AAU tournaments in the month of April, July’s evaluation period has even more importance in 2009. In no particular order, ...

Hoosiers will face Pittsburgh in Jimmy V Classic

As speculated a couple of weeks ago, Indiana will face Pittsburgh at Madison Square Garden in December. The game will be part of a doubleheader in the Jimmy V Classic. Here’s the official release from IU: The Indiana University men’s ...

No shortage of IU targets in new Scout.com rankings

With the summer evaluation period set to begin next week, Scout.com expanded their rankings for the 2011 class to include 75 prospects. And several players being pursued by Indiana made the list. Matt Carlino, the only player committed to Indiana ...

Sampson’s appeal to NCAA: Denied

As you may recall, the NCAA levied a five-year show-cause order on Kelvin Sampson back in November, along with slapping IU with three years probation for “failure to monitor.”  Essentially, this means Sampson has little to no chance at being ...

Crean, Calipari discuss moving rivalry back to neutral site

The annual Indiana-Kentucky game may be returning to its rightful location: a neutral site. According to comments made by UK coach John Calipari on Monday’s SEC teleconference, the UK coach and Tom Crean have discussed moving the rivalry game back ...