Jamarcus Ellis Archive

And finally, they’ve all surfaced, let’s move on

Despite the fact that nearly everybody associated with the Indiana program is moving on to the future, we’ve still received a few requests for updates on the departed from last season. We’ve tracked Kelvin Sampson, Brandon McGee, Jordan Crawford, Eli ...

Jamarcus Ellis to Northern Kentucky University?

Our old friend Jamarcus Ellis, who somehow got me to believe he was “happy to be a Hoosier” last summer, is reportedly considering a transfer to Northern Kentucky University. Here’s the scoop, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer: It’s been an ...

Indiana press release on dismissed players

Here is a statement released a short time ago by IU Media Relations: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – ­ Indiana Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Crean announced today that junior DeAndre Thomas has been dismissed from the program and will not have his ...

Report: Bassett, Ellis, Thomas and Holman gone

Andy Katz over at the World Wide Leader is reporting the following this afternoon: New Indiana coach Tom Crean will be down to three returning scholarship players and eight players in all for next season once the school officially announces ...

Academic woes still creeping around

Both Hoosier Nation and the USA Today threw down stories yesterday about IU’s academic woes. We all know the gist by now: first semester the basketball team rocked it out in the classroom — if you want to call a ...

Decision on dismissed players looms for Crean

With the news on Sunday that both Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis have contacted Tom Crean to discuss reinstatement, the new Indiana coach is faced with a pivotal decision less than a week into his tenure. From a basketball standpoint, ...

On Dan Dakich and the dismissal at The Dagger

Headline alliteration is my favorite kind. Those of you interested, I wrote a quick post this morning discussing Dan Dakich’s huge huevos for dismissing Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis at the Dagger. Here’s a little taste: The entire situation is ...

Report: Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis dismissed

Update: J.D. Campbell confirms Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis have been dismissed from the team. According to a report by Terry Hutchens of the Indianapolis Star, interim head coach Dan Dakich has dismissed Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis from the ...

The Morning After: That’s that

College basketball seasons are long and dynamic things. They’re not like college football seasons, which require drilled excellence from the outset and where a midseason loss can kill your chances at winning a truly screwed-up national championship. They’re not like ...

Ellis, Thomas and Holman plan to return to IU

According to a report by Terry Hutchens of the Indianapolis Star, Jamarcus Ellis, DeAndre Thomas and Eli Holman are all planning to return to Bloomington next season. However, Brandon McGee, Jordan Crawford and Armon Bassett have yet to decide, according ...