Lance Stemler Archive

Around the Hall: Friday, August 20

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. So go ahead, get your read on. + Stephen Curry is hoping for a quick recovery from an ankle sprain, but missed Team USA’s practice on Thursday. Curry, ...

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 ...

The nightmare is over: Hoosiers bow out in 1st round

A season that started with promise and aspirations of a run to San Antonio ended Friday night as Indiana fell to Arkansas 86-72 in the first round of the East Regional in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Hoosiers (25-8) started the ...

Keys to the game: Arkansas

Strong out of the gate: In each of IU’s last three losses, they’ve trailed at halftime and in two of the games (Michigan State and Minnesota), they’ve trailed big early. Playing from behind is not advisable for anybody in the ...

The Morning After: Penn State

Bad decisions. If you can boil down IU’s entire struggle with injured little meek please-govnah-don’t-hurt-us Penn State yesterday, that was it. Bad decisions. Bad decisions from the three-point line. Bad decisions in the post. Bad decisions on defense. Whatever bad ...

Senior night part two: Mike White, Stemler and D.J.

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White, Gordon help IU pull away against Northwestern

It took a while for the Hoosiers to pull away in this one — thanks to Northwestern’s back cuts and three-point shooting — but with around eight minutes to go, Eric Gordon hit a few shots, D.J. White chipped in ...

The Four Spot: Who ya got?

(Yes, we are aware of the Eric Gordon wrist injury rumors floating around various message boards. We’ll keep you updated if anything official comes to the surface. Now, onward…) Ahh, the four spot. No doubt about it, the lack of ...

The Morning After: UConn

There have been plenty of moments of frustration thus far this season. E.J.’s turnovers, seemingly the one thing keeping him from being a truly dominant college basketball player. The lack of a true point guard, leading to skittish play from ...

Sloppy Hoosiers grit out win in The Barn

Talk about a frustrating, sloppy night for the Hoosiers. EJ picked up three fouls in the first half, (the first ticky-tac; the second a charge; the third was a bit suspect, but there was no reason for him to be ...