James Blackmon Jr. Archive

An early look at the 2016-2017 backcourt

With the official start of practice now just a week away, the 2016-2017 season is growing closer. We’ll have comprehensive player-by-player previews next month, but here’s an early look at some of the storylines to keep an eye on with this ...

Indiana ranked preseason No. 13 by The Sporting News

We recently shared preseason projections from the Athlon Sports college basketball preview and the Lindy’s Sports college basketball preview, which had differing opinions on Indiana. Now the third preseason college magazine preview magazine out this fall, published by The Sporting News, is ...

Notes and quotes from Thursday’s media availability

On Thursday, Indiana’s OG Anunoby, James Blackmon Jr. and Robert Johnson as well as associate head coach Tim Buckley addressed the media following individual workouts at Cook Hall. The full press conference is available here, but we’ve summarized the most ...

Video: Anunoby, Blackmon Jr., Johnson and Buckley offseason update

Sophomore OG Anunoby, junior James Blackmon Jr., junior Robert Johnson and associate head coach Tim Buckley met with the media on Thursday afternoon at Cook Hall to provide an offseason update as the Hoosiers gear up for the start of ...

Indiana picked to finish sixth in Big Ten by Lindy’s Sports

We recently shared preseason projections from the Athlon Sports college basketball preview, which was bullish on Indiana for the 2016-2017. The second preseason college magazine preview magazine out this fall, published by Lindy’s Sports, is not as high on the ...

Around the Hall: Scruggs leaves Southport for Prolific Prep

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. Gregg Doyel of The Indianapolis Star has a serious question: Why did Paul Scruggs choose prep school over Southport? For one thing, Scruggs is transferring to a school ...

Around the Hall: BTN TV schedule, Blackmon Jr., Anunoby’s dunk, more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. The Big Ten Network announced its “most compelling” non-conference TV schedule and BTN.com has the details: BTN today announced the most-compelling Big Ten men’s basketball non-conference television schedule ...

Big Ten’s top 25 players for 2016-17: 20-16

With the official start of practice less than two months away, UMHoops and Inside the Hall have again partnered to bring you a preseason breakdown of the top 25 players in the Big Ten for the 2016-2017 season. Our selection ...

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 ...