Luke Fischer Archive

Notebook: Blackmon Jr. nominated for McDonald’s All-American game

Class of 2014 Marion guard and IU signee James Blackmon Jr. will try to make it a fourth consecutive year in which the Hoosiers have signed a McDonald’s All-American. Blackmon Jr. was one of close to 1,000 nominees named for ...

Former IU big man Luke Fischer picks Marquette

Former Indiana center Luke Fischer is making a move closer to home. The 6-foot-10 Wisconsin native announced via his Twitter account on Sunday morning that he is transferring to Marquette. Fischer said he also considered UW-Milwaukee and Creighton. “I am ...

Fischer rules out transfer to Big Ten school

In his first public comments since Monday’s announcement that he had withdrawn from Indiana, Luke Fischer said he will not consider any Big Ten schools when deciding where he’ll continue his college basketball career. Fischer, who averaged 2.8 points and ...

Hoosiers and Illini to battle in Champaign; Crean elaborates on Fischer’s departure

Indiana fans might like to forget the last time the Hoosiers played in Champaign, Ill. On Feb. 7 earlier this year, the then-No. 1 Hoosiers went into Illinois and collapsed, losing on a buzzer-beating layup to an unranked Illini squad. Almost ...

Video: Crean discusses Fischer’s departure, previews Illinois

Tom Crean met with the media on Monday afternoon to discuss Luke Fischer’s decision to leave the Indiana program and also preview Tuesday’s Big Ten opener at Illinois. Watch his comments in the media player below:

Luke Fischer leaves Indiana, will transfer

Freshman center Luke Fischer is no longer enrolled at Indiana University, Indiana announced in a press release Monday afternoon. “Luke has decided to withdraw from Indiana and pursue another educational and basketball opportunity,” Indiana coach Tom Crean said in the ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Kennesaw State

Indiana closed out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a comfortable 90-66 win over Kennesaw State on Sunday afternoon at Assembly Hall. Here’s a look at five takeaways from IU’s tenth win of the season: · Yogi’s consistency: Through 13 ...

Ferrell leads IU to win over Kennesaw State

Long before this season even started, much had been made about Yogi Ferrell’s improvements over the summer: how much his game and leadership had improved, how perhaps his shooting, specifically, had come a long way. And how his newfound scoring ...

Video, Quotes: IU players react to win over Kennesaw State

Yogi Ferrell, Will Sheehey and Luke Fischer met with the media following Indiana’s 90-66 win over Kennesaw State on Sunday at Assembly Hall. Watch their postgame comments in the media player below: A transcript is available after the jump.

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Oakland

Indiana picked up its eighth win over the season in convincing fashion on Tuesday night with an 81-54 rout of Oakland at Assembly Hall. Here’s a look at five takeaways from the victory over the Golden Grizzlies: · Indiana’s first half ...