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 ...