D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera Archive

Notebook: Ferrell-Smith-Rivera battle highlights loss to Georgetown

NEW YORK — With the Hoosiers trailing by five against Georgetown on Saturday with just 37 ticks left, Yogi Ferrell (27 points) rose from the top of the key and banked in a three to pull Indiana within two points. ...

Video: All-American Championship highlights

Here’s some selected, scattered highlights from the inagural All-American Championship featuring IU recruiting target Gary Harris (No. 40 in red) and the uncommitted D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera (No. 4 in red). IU verbal commits Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell (No. 8 in red) and Hanner Perea (No. ...

Notes from the inaugural All-American Championship

A pair of Indiana commitments — Hanner Perea and Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell — as well as Hamilton Southeastern’s Gary Harris and North Central’s D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera participated in the inaugural All-American Championship on Sunday at the M.O. Campbell Center in Houston. ...

Report: D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera back on the board

Update: Smith-Rivera told Greg Rosenstein of The Indiana Daily Student that’s he’s considering the following schools: Florida, Miami, Kentucky, Louisville, Kansas and Ohio State. When asked about IU, here’s what DSR told Rosenstein: “Maybe they’ll continue to recruit me, but ...

Report: D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera commits to Xavier

This is coming from our friend Kyle Neddenriep at the Star. I would link to his tweets on the subject, but I’m blogging from friend’s iPhone and don’t know how to link. I will say Neddenriep didn’t mention IU as ...

Recruiting notes: Guerrero, Hollowell, Goff and more

(Photo Credit: Jack Arent/adidas) + Dustin Dopirak of The Herald-Times writes that Indiana is targeting 2011 California point guard Cezar Guerrero (pictured), a 6-foot point guard from Bellflower, California. The H-T also posted a mixtape of Guerrero. Korman is gone ...

Around the Hall: Youth Clinic, 2012 rankings, Zeller, more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. So go ahead, get your read on, kids. + Led by Tom Crean, the IU players and staff put on a youth clinic on Tuesday at Municipal Gardens ...

Just another ordinary day in June …

Actually, not really. I’ll keep this quick, but a couple of notes to pass along: + Kyle Neddenriep of The Indianapolis Star is reporting that North Central guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera will not transfer to St. Benedict’s Prep. This, if you ...

2012 Intro: D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera

The Essentials: 6-3, 220-lb guard for North Central and Indiana Elite The Schools: Cincinnati, Indiana, Louisville, Purdue, Tennessee and Xavier have offered scholarships. Georgetown, Kentucky, North Carolina and Ohio State have expressed interest. The Numbers: 19.5 ppg for North Central, ...

adidas May Classic video: Kenny Kaminski, Hanner Perea, D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera

Indiana Elite teammates Kenny Kaminski, Hanner Perea and D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera met with media Saturday afternoon in Assembly Hall following a pool play contest in the adidas May Classic. Watch what the three IU targets had to say in the embedded ...

Checking in on (possible) future friends, (definite) future enemies

So after sleeping until noon — I was quite tired — in my bid to recover from my New Orleans shenanigans this week, I realized that a) there were two semi-state games at Southport and b) thanks to the convenient ...

Around the Hall: Grace preview, D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera injury and more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. Send us your links to [email protected] + Game notes for Indiana’s exhibition opener against Grace, a NAIA opponent. {IUHoosiers.com} + One of Indiana’s top recruiting targets in 2012, ...

Q & A: North Central’s D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera

After speculation that he wouldn’t attend Friday’s Hoosier Hysteria, 2012 Indianapolis North Central guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera made it to Bloomington this weekend for the kickoff of the 2009-2010 season and Indiana’s 27-14 homecoming football win over Illinois. Smith-Rivera averaged 15.4 ...