Jeremy Hollowell Archive
It’s time for Inside the Hall’s player-by-player breakdown of the 2012-2013 Indiana Hoosiers. Today, our final profile: Jeremy Hollowell.
After a highly successful high school career at Lawrence Central that included a spot on the Indiana All-Stars, a top 50 national ranking and participation in both the NBPA Top 100 camp and adidas Nations, Jeremy Hollowell arrives in Bloomington with plenty of accolades under his belt.
But the sense you get from watching Hollowell is that he’s still a player with plenty of untapped potential and room for growth. At 6-foot-8 and 217 pounds, he’s the most versatile of IU’s 2012 recruits because he can play and guard multiple positions. He’s been frequently compared to IU senior Christian Watford because of his size and laid back demeanor, but Hollowell comes with a more polished floor game than Watford had as a freshman.
His most natural position is on the wing, but he’s an adequate enough ball handler to spend time at the two and if Indiana ever elects to go small, he’s capable of crashing the glass and spending time at the four as well. Offensive rebounding was a big part of Hollowell’s game in AAU and high school. With Tom Crean always looking for more second chance scoring opportunities, it could be something that helps the freshman wing gain more playing time.
Another major strength of Hollowell’s offensive game is the plethora of ways he can score. He’s a very good perimeter and midrange shooter, is efficient in transition and can take smaller defenders into the post.
He’s already made significant strength gains since arriving in Bloomington in June and working with Je’Ney Jackson will be key in helping him adjust to the physical play that awaits in the Big Ten. The challenge as a freshman for Hollowell is finding time at positions that are already producing at a high level for the Hoosiers. Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey, starters on IU’s Sweet 16 team a season ago, are back, as is Watford.
Indiana’s highly ranked 2012 recruiting class — Hanner Mosquera-Perea, Jeremy Hollowell, Peter Jurkin and Yogi Ferrell — met with reporters as a group Thursday at IU’s annual media challenge. The group talked about a variety of topics including the adjustment to college life, the speed of the college game, their progress since arriving on campus and more.
Watch and listen to their comments in the embedded media player below:
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Led by 17 points from 2012 Indianapolis Star Indiana Mr. Basketball Gary Harris, the Indiana All-Stars completed a sweep of the Kentucky All-Stars, 83-73, on Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Kentucky All-Stars held a 41-40 lead at halftime, and led early in the second half, but a 30-5 second half run pushed the Indiana All-Stars to their ninth straight win in the series.
Igniting the second half run was a unit of Harris, Jeremy Hollowell, Yogi Ferrell, RJ Hunter and Austin Burgett.
IU signee Ron Patterson was one of three Indiana All-Stars in double figures with 14 points in 20 minutes. The Broad Ripple product also had four rebounds.
Ferrell, the runner-up in Mr. Basketball voting, had six points, four assists, two steals and two rebounds in 23 minutes and Hollowell chipped in nine points, nine rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals in 16 minutes.
Watch and listen to the Indiana All-Stars postgame press conference and comments from Hollowell in the embedded media players below:
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Coach Craig Teagle, Mr. Basketball Gary Harris and Yogi Ferrell met with the media following the Indiana All-Stars’ 90-85 win over Kentucky on Friday night at Freedom Hall and Inside the Hall also caught up with Jeremy Hollowell for his reaction.
Watch and listen to the Indiana All-Stars press conference and Hollowell’s comments in the embedded media players below:
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Indiana All-Stars entered Friday night’s meeting with the Kentucky All-Stars at Freedom Hall as heavy favorites.
The 13-man Indiana roster features 13 Division I signees, nine of which will attend high-major programs.
The 12-man Kentucky roster, by comparison, has just four Division I signees.
But for most of the second half, the talent discrepancy didn’t seem to matter as Kentucky led for several possessions in the final ten minutes.
And just as the Kentucky All-Stars seemed poised to take a lead after R.J. Hunter missed a pair of free throws with 24.7 seconds remaining, Yogi Ferrell made a play.
With his team clinging to an 86-85 lead, Ferrell intercepted a pass from Kentucky’s Adam Wing which led to a transition dunk by Glenn Robinson III to give the Indiana All-Stars an 88-85 cushion.
“I forget who else was down there, but they came up to the ball, so I knew he was going to pass that down. He had no other option,” Ferrell said Wing’s pass that he was able to intercept. “I just ran down the floor as quick as I could. I figured he’d pass it and I just stole it.”
Kentucky could only manage an off balance 3-point attempt from Alan Stenzel in the final seconds and two subsequent free throws by Hunter with 1.3 seconds left sealed a 90-85 win for Indiana.
Mr. Basketball Gary Harris paced four players in double figures for the Indiana All-Stars with 20 points.
Ferrell finished with 10 points, six assists, five rebounds and two steals. Ron Patterson added nine points, three rebounds, two assists and a block and Jeremy Hollowell had two points and six rebounds.
With a narrow win in Kentucky’s home court under their belt, Ferrell said he and his teammates must defend better on Saturday night when the series shifts to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.