2011 adidas Invitational Archive

HD Video: Jeremy Hollowell vs. Connecticut Basketball Club at adidas Invitational

Watch close to two minutes of high-definition quality footage of 2012 Lawrence Central wing and IU commit Jeremy Hollowell in a 81-73 Indiana Elite win over Connecticut Basketball Club at the adidas Invitational in the embedded media player below. Hollowell finished with 23 points. (Note: You can expand the video to full screen by using the arrows in the bottom right hand corner of the player.)

HD Video: Yogi Ferrell vs. Connecticut Basketball Club at adidas Invitational

Watch close to two minutes of high-definition quality footage of 2012 Park Tudor point guard and IU commit Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell in a 81-73 Indiana Elite win over Connecticut Basketball Club at the adidas Invitational in the embedded media player below. Ferrell finished with 15 points. (Note: You can expand the video to full screen by using the arrows in the bottom right hand corner of the player.)

HD Video: Ron Patterson at adidas Invitational

2012 Broad Ripple guard Ron Patterson scored a team-high 23 points for Indiana Elite One in a 66-54 pool play win over the Northern Kings. Watch high-definition quality of Patterson from that contest, as well as his postgame meeting with reporters, in the embedded media players below: (Note: You can expand the video to full screen by using the arrows in the bottom right hand corner of the player.)

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adidas Invitational: Day One

Inside the Hall spent the opening day of the live July evaluation period at the adidas Invitational in Indianapolis. Our recap and notebook from day one follows. Photo courtesy of Jamie Owens of J. Scott Sports.

Tom Crean was front and center for Indiana Elite’s opening game against guard Shabazz Muhammad and Dream Vision. Elite built a 16-point lead, but couldn’t hold off a brilliant effort by Muhammad, the country’s No. 1 player. Jeremy Hollowell paced Indiana Elite with 23 points in the 80-73 loss, Hanner Perea had 14 and Yogi Ferrell added six. Afterward, Ferrell blamed sloppy ball handling as a primary reason that Elite was unable to hold the lead. Muhammad finished with 39 points.

— Elite bounced back from the loss with a 81-73 victory over Connecticut Basketball Club, which features the country’s top big man, Andre Drummond. Ferrell was strong as both a playmaker and a scorer (15 points), Hollowell put up another twenty-point effort with 23 and Hanner Perea had seven, but four of those came on thunderous dunks that brought the Indiana fans on hand to their feet. The second dunk drew a questionable technical foul on Perea that was his fifth foul. Indiana assistant coach Tim Buckley was in attendance for this game as was Connecticut’s Jim Calhoun, Texas’ Rick Barnes and Xavier’s Chris Mack.

2013 commitment Collin Hartman caught fire from the perimeter and finished with 22 points in an afternoon win over the Atlanta Celtics. Eric Gordon All-Stars coach Matt Green said Hartman is becoming more assertive in looking for his offense in recent weeks. Hartman’s teammate, Devin Davis Jr., had 10 points in a morning win over New Heights and four points in the Atlanta Celtics win. Green said he sees Davis Jr. ultimately playing the four in college.

2013 New Haven wing V.J. Beachem still claims offers from just Butler and Purdue, but told reporters he’s very interested in Indiana. Beachem has always been labeled as a “potential” guy, but is beginning to show signs of putting things together.

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