Kelvin Sampson Archive

Sampson via Goodman: White likely out vs Purdue

Still nothing official from the Hoosier camp, but Jeff Goodman of Foxsports.com reported late last night that a knee sprain is likely to keep D.J. White from taking the court on Tuesday against Purdue. Here are the details: White landed ...

The Morning After: Michigan State

We’ve all been guilty of it. We are finished with Kelvin Sampson, done, finito, that’s it. As you read this, Sampson could win the Big Ten, blow out Purdue by 40, capture a national title, and cure lupus (does lupus ...

McRobbie seeks recommendation from investigation

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie announced earlier this afternoon that the school has ordered an immediate investigation into the NCAA allegations involving the basketball coaching staff and Athletic Director Rick Greenspan will report back in a week with his recommendation ...

Rumor Alert: After one-week investigation, Sampson suspension likely

Rumor. Repeat: rumor. This is merely what we’re hearing from a friend, a friend who also happens to be relatively well-connected, and this is what we’re getting. If the rumor’s wrong, then we’re wrong, and we’ll be the first to ...

Gasaway on Sampson: What a shame

Despite a respectful tussle with John Gasaway (aka Big Ten Wonk) in the offseason, all three of us love his work, both in his old format at the Wonk and at his new location, Basketball Prospectus. He and Ken Pomeroy ...

Katz via source: Sampson’s tenure is on game-by-game basis

Those of you hoping Kelvin Sampson is cut loose sooner rather than later by IU — and the more I read today, the more I think it makes more sense to do so because the NCAA is likely to come ...

The Morning After: Wisconsin

By far the saddest part about everything that happened yesterday is that a fine performance by the Hoosiers — a well-executed gameplan against a good team — went totally by the wayside. It was overshadowed. Overshadowed not only because Brian ...

Link dump: Kelvin Sampson edition

There is no shortage of reading material out there this morning and I’ve gathered the best in an all encompassing link dump for your convenience. Have fun out there, boys and girls. Indiana’s choice: its integrity or Sampson’s job (Rick ...

Surprise, surprise: Sampson ducks questions about major violations

Just as he did four months ago when IU’s self-reported violations came to light, Kelvin Sampson dodged questions about his latest violations this evening in the post-game press conference. Doug Wilson of the Hoosier Scoop has the details: Sampson has ...

Hoosiers lose nailbiter at home against Badgers

I’m having a hard time not starting off this recap with an expletive, but alas, I will refrain. Anyone who watched this one can tell you the drill: it was a highly contested, great game. Unfortunately, IU came out on ...

A matter of when, not if…

Let’s be honest with each other: Kelvin Sampson needs to go. There’s really no reason to justify keeping him. Sampson was handed a golden ticket and he pretty much threw it away in all of our faces. He had plenty ...

Summary of NCAA allegations

The following is from a media release issued this morning by Indiana University. The named players were not included in the original report, but we’ve added them for your convenience. Here is a detailed summary of the allegations: 1. That ...

NCAA report says Sampson lied about calls

So says a report this morning from the Indianapolis Star… The ugly details, below: The “notice of allegations” sent to IU president Michael McRobbie on Feb. 8 and released publicly today alleges that Sampson and his staff violated telephone recruiting ...