James Blackmon Jr. Archive

Around the Hall: Big Ten coaching stability, Bryant’s return, more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. Over at ESPN Insider ($), Jeff Goodman takes a look at coaching stability for Big Ten coaches. The piece ranks John Groce and Richard Pitino as the two ...

Crean on injuries: “We have no reason to believe that anybody is going to be behind”

Speaking to the media for the first time this offseason, Indiana coach Tom Crean talked provided injury updates on several players on Wednesday evening at the “On the Road with the Hoosiers” tour stop at Huber’s Winery in Borden. Here’s what ...

Offseason storylines: How will Indiana replace Yogi Ferrell?

Welcome to offseason storylines, a look into some of the biggest storylines surrounding the 2016-2017 Indiana Hoosiers. First up, a look at the point guard position going into next season and a question to ponder: How will Indiana replace Yogi Ferrell? As ...

POTB 130: Blackmon Jr. stays, Williams goes

Podcast on the Brink is back for another episode with host Jerod Morris of The Assembly Call. The show is currently available weekly. You can access a full archive of episodes here. In this edition of the show, Morris and ...

James Blackmon Jr. returning to Indiana for junior season

After testing the NBA draft waters, James Blackmon Jr. has decided he’s not yet ready to take the next step in his career. Inside the Hall has confirmed that the 6-foot-4 guard and former McDonald’s All-American will return to Bloomington for ...

To stay or to go: Breaking down the impact of Williams, Blackmon Jr. NBA decisions

The deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft is Wednesday, May 25, which means we’ll know in the next 72 hours whether Troy Williams and James Blackmon Jr. will return to Indiana next season. Here’s a look at the impact ...

Around the Hall: Ferrell “the fighter”, NBA decisions, more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. · NBA.com takes a look at Yogi Ferrell, “the fighter”: As for the coaches’ pitch about his senior year propelling him into the NBA, well, when Ferrell didn’t ...

Transcript: James Blackmon Jr. discusses future on Moritz Sports

Indiana sophomore James Blackmon Jr. was a guest on Moritz Sports on 1400 WBAT in Marion on Tuesday and discussed a variety of topics, including his future in Bloomington. We’ve transcribed the complete interview below, which is also available to ...

Draft watch: Pre-NBA draft combine update

With a pair of NBA lottery picks in 2013 and one in 2014, draft watch was a regular feature on the site during the 2012-13 and 2013-2014 seasons. The Hoosiers didn’t have an early entry to the draft last season, ...

Ranking the importance of Big Ten NBA draft decisions

The NBA draft combine takes place next week in Chicago and the deadline for players who haven’t hired an agent to withdraw from school is now just three weeks away. Ten Big Ten underclassmen have opted to test the draft waters without hiring an ...