Darius Smith commits … to UConn

Darius Smith, a 6-2 point guard from Marshall high school in Chicago, has committed to Jim Calhoun and the Connecticut Huskies. Indiana hoped to add Smith during the spring signing period, but the opening at point guard created by the ...

Thunder send D.J. White back down to the D-League

Ridiculous Upside has the news: After a short stint on the Thunder’s bench, D.J. White was sent back down to the D-League. If nothing else, Hoosier fans will at least be able to catch White in action this coming Sunday, ...

One thing I thought I’d never see: Bob Knight in his underwear

I’ve gotta hand it to the brass at Activision. They’ve consistently produced an all-star lineup for their Guitar Hero commercials. And their latest installment, which apparently debuted during this weekend’s NCAA Tournament, is no exception. Prepare to witness Coach Knight, ...

Jordan Hulls talks state title, future at IU

The Palestra caught up with the runaway favorite for Mr. Basketball and IU signee Jordan Hulls and got his reaction to Bloomington South’s state title as well as some comments on his future at IU:

Michigan State does the Big Ten proud

In a game that no one gave them a chance to win, Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans proved on Sunday afternoon why they’ve been the premier program in the Big Ten since the turn of the decade. The ...

Hulls, South capture 4A title, 69-62

Bloomington South completed its dream season with a 69-62 win over Ft. Wayne Snider in the Class 4A state championship last night. Jordan Hulls finished with 14 points, Darwin Davis had 17 and Spencer Turner had 10. The state title ...

Tom Crean spotted at state finals

I just got a call from a friend at the morning session of the state finals at Conseco Fieldhouse and Tom Crean is there taking in the action between Bishop Luers and Brownstown. Crean is signing autographs for IU fans ...

Run Billy, Run

Unless you’ve been away from a computer, TV, radio and civilization all day, you’ve heard by now that Billy Gillispie has been relieved of his coaching duties at the University of Kentucky. But what you probably haven’t seen is the ...

Report: “Strong possibility” Ferguson will re-open recruitment

You remember Dominique Ferguson, right? IU was hot on his trail until the whole Kelvin Sampson fiasco. And then out of the blue last April, he verbally committed to Billy Gillispie and Kentucky. But with today’s firing of Gillispie, it’s ...

Malik Story decides to transfer

We heard the rumors toward the end of the season. But Malik Story told reporters after IU’s season ending loss to Penn State that he was planning to stick around for another season in Bloomington. Here’s a refresher of what ...