Bob Kravitz Archive

A few thoughts on recruiting the state of Indiana

In Tuesday’s edition of The Indianapolis Star, Bob Kravitz penned a column (link) expressing concern over Tom Crean’s ability to recruit the state of Indiana. The headline: “Crean needs to start getting in-state talent.” The overall tone of the column ...

Crean: “We have to have a balancing act right now”

After having a day to listen to the various interviews after Indiana’s season-ending loss on Thursday to Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament, I came across one particular question and answer that I felt worthy of our attention. The question ...

Around the Hall: Vitale, Plumlee, Poole and more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. + Indianapolis Star columnist Bob Kravitz talks to Dick Vitale, a long-time advocate of a Bob Knight return to IU, about whether he thinks the former coach will ...

Knight to be inducted into IU Hall of Fame, but will he attend the ceremony?

Word broke late last night that Indiana will announce plans Saturday to induct Bob Knight into its Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in November. Indianapolis Star columnist Bob Kravitz spoke with Fred Glass and revealed that the AD is already ...

Dominique Ferguson on Kravitz & Eddie

For those of you outside of the Indianapolis area, Indy Star columnist Bob Kravitz (a huge fan of blogs, by the way) hosts a weekly radio show with Eddie White on 1070 the Fan. And on today’s show, Bob & ...

Pay to play? I don’t think so

First, a preface: I’m no fan of the current rules that prevent athletes, specifically in college basketball and college football, from entering the professional league of their choice at the conclusion of high school. It’s probably a good rule in ...

Around the Hall: Not this guy, again

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. + Indy Star columnist Bob Kravitz discusses Kelvin Sampson’s unwillingness to take responsibility for what went down in Bloomington. As Kravitz notes, “Haven’t we gone through this already?” ...

Around the Hall: Dakich, Meyer, Greenspan and more

— Dan Dakich talked to Terry Hutchens of The Indianapolis Star and the former interim coach addresses Kelvin Sampson, Armon Bassett, Jamarcus Ellis and the overall state of Indiana basketball. Dakich will get $180,000 promised to him by the university ...

Friday Roundup: Wisconsin, Kravitz and Knight

— Wisconsin, barring a total choke job, wrapped up at least a tie for the Big Ten title with a 57-42 beat down of Michigan State at the Kohl Center. A couple of observations: Brian Butch should be a first ...

Media piling on Sampson in wake of sanctions

(Editor’s Note: The Indianapolis Star has revealed secondary violations that have taken place in the last 15 months. You can read that report by clicking here.) Updated, 10/16, 7:15 AM: Those of you hoping for a “this too shall pass” ...