Branden Dawson Archive

Observations from the 100th Indiana State Finals

For the first time since the launch of this blog, I made my way to Conseco Fieldhouse for the state finals on Saturday. I did not leave disappointed. My observations from the day begin … now: + Faces in the ...

Cody Zeller leads Washington to 3A title, 65-62 in OT

In what will go down as one of the most exciting state final games in recent history (and maybe ever), Cody Zeller and the Washington Hatchets knocked off Gary Wallace, 65-62 in overtime, to win the Class 3A state title. ...

Notes from Saturday’s Elite Camp

Here’s what we’ve been able to piece together from Saturday’s Elite Camp that took place at Assembly Hall: + Both of IU’s 2011 commitments, Austin Etherington (pictured) and Matt Carlino, played well. Carlino’s shot reportedly looked much better than it ...

No shortage of IU targets in new Scout.com rankings

With the summer evaluation period set to begin next week, Scout.com expanded their rankings for the 2011 class to include 75 prospects. And several players being pursued by Indiana made the list. Matt Carlino, the only player committed to Indiana ...

2011 class loaded with talent; scholarships could be limited

With roughly two and a half years to recruit before the early signing period in November of 2010, the fruits from the Indiana staff’s recruiting efforts for the 2011 class could be plentiful. The only catch? The uncertainty of the ...

High majors in pursuit of Branden Dawson

Despite reports that he is Purdue’s to lose, Gary Lew Wallace rising junior Branden Dawson isn’t counting out the basketball program in Bloomington. After a breakout sophomore season in which he averaged 16.7 points, 15.5 rebounds and four assists, the ...