Maurice Creek Archive

Good, Bad and Ugly: Ole Miss

THE GOOD: FIRST FIVE MINUTES. This is what this Hoosiers team can be. Running the break efficiently, not letting teams get set up on D, pushing the pace, getting controlled buckets in transition with Jeremiah Rivers and Verdell Jones leading ...

Turnovers, pour foul shooting sink Hoosiers in Puerto Rico

For seven minutes in Puerto Rico, Indiana looked capable of hanging with Ole Miss. And just like that, the Rebels reeled off a 28-5 run en route to a comfortable 89-71 win in the opening round of the O’Reilly Auto ...

The Morning After: Hey, That’s Doc Rivers!

Did anyone else get a minor chill seeing Doc Rivers in Assembly Hall? I can’t explain this at all. I don’t really like Rivers. I’m not sure he’s a great NBA coach so much as a decent NBA coach who ...

Winning ugly: Hoosiers beat USC Upstate, 69-61

It wasn’t pretty, but Tom Crean and the Indiana Hoosiers won for the second time in four days, laboring past USC-Upstate 69-61 Monday night in Assembly Hall. IU committed 18 turnovers and hit just 16 of 30 free throws, but ...

Freshmen hit the ground running in Indiana opener

In front of a near capacity crowd Friday night at Assembly Hall, a trio of Indiana freshmen each turned in a debut to remember. Leading just 20-18 with 7:03 remaining in the first half, Maurice Creek and Derek Elston sparked ...

Howard postgame audio: Crean, Pritchard, Watford, Creek

Indiana head coach Tom Crean, Tom Pritchard, Christian Watford and Maurice Creek met with the media following Indiana’s season-opening 83-60 win at Assembly Hall over Howard. Listen to their comments in the embedded media players below: Tom Crean [audio:CreanHoward.mp3] Tom ...

Hoosier Hysteria Audio: Maurice Creek

Indiana freshman guard Maurice Creek met briefly with the media before Friday night’s Hoosier Hysteria. Listen to Creek’s comments in the embedded audio player below: [audio:CreekHH.mp3] Update: Creek also talked after Hoosier Hysteria and here are his comments: [audio:CreekHH2.mp3]

Notes from Tom Crean’s Thursday press conference

Tom Crean met with the media Thursday and we’ve sifted through his comments and posted some highlights below. A full transcript is available here and you can listen to the audio from the H-T/Hoosier Scoop here. On Jeremiah Rivers: “As ...

ITH Super Happy Fun Time Player Profile: Maurice Creek

Hoosier Hysteria is on the horizon and it’s time for Inside the Hall’s player-by-player breakdown of the 2009-2010 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Maurice Creek. To get a good idea of the impact Tom Crean expects Maurice Creek to have on the ...

Tom Crean delivers high praise for incoming class

Given the situation inherited, the argument can be made that the 2009 recruiting haul made by Tom Crean and his staff was as impressive as any class in the country. Before ever coaching a game at Indiana, Crean held on ...