Bud Mackey is a free man (for now); Jordan Crawford down to five schools

Bud Mackey, who lost his opportunity to attend IU after being caught at school with crack, is a free man once again. WKYT in Lexington, Kentucky reports that Mackey was released at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday: Former Scott County High ...

And Kelvin Sampson claims another casualty

We’ve seen the reverberations inside the program since Sampson left: players getting dismissed, scholarships being lost, an AD peacing out on the program. But what about us common folk who were looking at the Sampson tenure in the long haul? ...

Crean hitting the road this weekend

Tom Crean is expected to use one of his seven remaining recruiting evaluation days this weekend to watch the It Takes 5IVE event at the University of Cincinnati. Crean will get a good look at the Indiana Elite team, featuring ...

IU giving up scholarships in anticipation of APR penalties

In another attempt to be proactive in its dealings with the NCAA, IU will give up two scholarships for the upcoming season due to less than satisfactory APR scores. The Associated Press has the details: Assistant Athletic Director Frank Cuervo ...

McRobbie on Sampson: “A risk that should not have been taken”

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie, who might be finally starting to figure out the importance of the basketball program in Bloomington, told the NCAA infractions committee in a hearing last month that hiring Kelvin Sampson was a mistake. Who knew? ...

Crean talks newest 2008 recruit, Malik Story

Here is an IU release on Malik Story, the latest and likely the last recruit to join the 2008 class: Bloomington, Indiana – Indiana University Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Crean has announced that Malik Story, a 6-5 forward/guard who led ...

Severance package details for Richard Greenspan

Forgive us for being a little late to the party on this — yours truly is under the weather — but both Hoosier Nation and The Hoosier Scoop have uncovered the severance package details for everyone’s favorite athletic director, Rick ...

NCAA advises IU to halt the barnstorming tour

The Barnstorming Tour, which is run annually by Criss Beyers, has likely seen its last stop. According to our friend Chris Korman of the H-T/Hoosier Scoop, the NCAA has advised the Big Ten to not allow the tour to take ...

Around the Hall: NBA Draft reaction

A pair of Hoosiers landed in the first round in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Eric Gordon became the first top 10 pick out of IU since Calbert Cheaney in 1993, going No. 7 to the Los Angeles Clippers. Birmingham native D.J. ...

Video: Rick Greenspan steps down

Here’s video of the presser, courtesy of the Big Ten Network: