NCAA, per the usual, drops the ball with Memphis ruling

The story of the day Thursday in college basketball was the NCAA’s announcement that the run to the national championship for the 2007-2008 Memphis Tigers is now wiped from the record books. That Memphis club, which won 38 games before ...

Audio: Tom Crean on Indy’s XL 950

Our friend Derek Schultz, sports director at Indianapolis’ XL 950, passed along the audio from an interview with Tom Crean that aired Wednesday afternoon. The Indiana coach talks about the recently released schedule, Dick Vitale, Bawa Muniru/Maurice Creek and the ...

2009-2010 schedule: Five easiest opponents

Indiana released it’s 2009-2010 schedule earlier today and here’s a look at five of the easiest opponents on the docket. Going to format this a little different from Alex, via a process of elimination (and since my scouting prowess does ...

2009-2010 schedule: Five toughest opponents

Indiana released it’s 2009-2010 schedule earlier today and here’s a look at five of the toughest opponents on the docket. 5. Maryland (Assembly Hall, December 1, 7:30 PM, ESPN2): Senior guard Greivis Vasquez returns to lead a Terrapin team that ...

Indiana releases 2009-2010 men’s basketball schedule

Indiana released it’s 2009-2010 men’s basketball schedule just a couple of minutes ago. Aside from a few dates and times, the schedule is complete and features the following non-conference opponents: Howard, USC-Upstate, Ole Miss, Northwestern State, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Kentucky, North ...

Bobby Capobianco and Christian Watford speak

We’re a couple of days late to the punch on these, but since I was on vacation last week, I have a reasonable excuse, no? Last week, the four IU freshman who’ve been on campus all summer, Bobby Capobianco, Christian ...

Maurice Creek says he’s headed to Bloomington

The last time we were able to speak with Maurice Creek was at the at the Kentucky Derby Festival Classic in late April. At the time, we were under the assumption that Creek would arrive with the other IU freshmen ...

Could Rick Pitino’s indiscretions put Marquis Teague back into play?

Until recently, the idea of prized 2011 Indianapolis Pike guard Marquis Teague playing college basketball somewhere other than Louisville was hard to imagine. Teague’s father, Shawn, played for Louisville coach Rick Pitino at Boston University. And after the Louisville coach ...

Fan Report: Bawa, Pritchard, Dumes and Verdell

If you’re following us on Twitter, you know by now that Bawa Muniru is in Bloomington and Maurice Creek should be there shortly. And if you’ve browsed the various IU message boards, you may have read some reports of Bawa ...

Report: IU and Duke will get official visits from Irving

After a glowing performance at the Nike Global Challenge in Oregon this past weekend, St. Patrick’s (NJ) point guard Kyrie Irving revealed on Tuesday to Dave Telep of Scout.com that he will take an official visit to Indiana. Irving, the ...