Bud Mackey Archive

Mackey enters guilty plea in crack cocaine case

Instead of moving into one of the IU residence halls on Wednesday morning — former recruit Bud Mackey, the subject of the first post published on this very site (Thus the continued coverage of this story until its conclusion. We’re ...

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 ...

Inside the Hall turns one year young

A year ago today, Big A tossed down the very first post on this here blog. (About Bud freakin’ Mackey of all people.) Since then, it’s been about the most gosh darn eventful time in IU’s recent — or perhaps ...

Mackey: “My future is in someone else’s hands”

Speaking on the record for the first time since last September when he was arrested for possession of crack cocaine at Scott County High School, former Indiana recruit Bud Mackey tells Jillian Ogawa of The Lexington Herald Leader that he’s ...

Bud Mackey jailed on contempt of court charges

You remember Bud Mackey, right? The former IU recruit who was arrested back in September on charges of possession of crack-cocaine at his high school has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for contempt of court, reports Lex 18: ...

Should Bud Mackey be on the court?

The saga of Bud Mackey has taken another twist. The former IU commit has enrolled at Harmony Prep in Cincinnati and is suiting up alongside IU signee Terrell Holloway. Nevermind pending felony charges on trafficking in a controlled substance within ...

Bud Mackey enrolls at Atlanta high school

We haven’t talked about Bud Mackey in quite a while and for good reason: He was found at school with crack-cocaine in his shoe. The former Scott County (KY) star who was the MVP of the 2007 Kentucky state tournament ...

Signing period kicks off; Jones decision expected

The Hoosiers are expected to sign four players in the early signing period, which begins today and runs through Nov. 21, and we’ll also learn where Mt. Vernon (NY) forward Kevin Jones will continue his career. The four-man class, highlighted ...

Bud Mackey’s plea: Not guilty

C. Ray Hall of the Louisville Courier-Journal reports from Georgetown, Kentucky: One of Kentucky’s top high school basketball players plead not guilty to felony drug charges today in District Court. Jonathan “Bud” Mackey, a 6-foot-4 senior guard at Scott County ...

Katz: IU to withdraw Mackey offer regardless of outcome in court

It’s been quiet on the Bud Mackey front these past two days, but now ESPN.com basketball columnist Andy Katz is reporting that IU will withdraw its offer to the Scott County standout regardless of how everything shakes out in court. ...