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Around the Hall: Ferrell’s impact, an early top ten

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff:

+ DraftExpress has a detailed scouting report on Yogi Ferrell from the McDonald’s All-American game and offers perspective on how his speed and ball handling will impact next year’s Indiana team.

+ Terry Hutchens of The Indianapolis Star tabs an early stab at a top ten for next season.

+ IU assistant Steve McClain is in the mix for the coaching vacancy at SMU, according to Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com.

+ Pete DiPrimio of the Ft. Wayne News-Sentinel recaps Ron Patterson’s performance at the IBCA Top-60 senior workout.

+ Indiana is among the 16 schools still in the mix for 2013 DeMatha big man BeeJay Anya.

+ Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger has a decision to make after the Buckeyes’ loss to Kansas in the national semifinals on Saturday.

+ Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com chimes in on the hiring of Bruce Weber by Kansas State.

+ The announcement of John Groce as head coach was met with favorable feedback from several of Illinois’ recruits.

Ferrell, Hollowell claim sectional crowns

Throughout the season, Inside the Hall will keep you posted on how IU’s five 2012 signees, five verbal commitments and other notable prospects with interest in the Hoosiers are performing at their respective schools. (Photo credit: Jamie Owens/J. Scott Sports)

You can send us stats or results for this report at insidethehall@gmail.com. (Note: This is not a complete list of prospects IU is recruiting. Prospects may be added/removed on a week-to-week basis depending on the availability of stats.)

2012 SIGNEES

Hanner Perea (La Porte La Lumiere): Regular season (25-2) complete.

Jeremy Hollowell (Lawrence Central): Team-high 24 points, including the game-winner as time expired, in a 61-59 win over Indianapolis Tech on Feb. 28. (Video) Thirteen points in limited minutes (hip) in a 61-58 win over Warren Central on March 2. Eighteen points and 11 rebounds in 53-51 sectional championship win over Roncalli on March 3. Next: Regional vs. Indianapolis Pike at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 10.

Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell (Park Tudor): Eight points in a 48-38 win over Indianapolis Marshall on Feb. 28. Twenty points in a 47-37 win over Heritage Christian on March 2. (Video) Eighteen points in a 65-44 sectional championship win over Broad Ripple on March 3. (VideoNext: Regional vs. Union County at Connersville on March 10.

Peter Jurkin (United Faith Christian Academy, NC): Season is complete as United Faith Christian Academy has been banned from the state tournament.

Ron Patterson (Broad Ripple): Twenty-two points in an 83-45 win over Indianapolis Shortridge on Feb. 28. Eighteen points in an 83-28 win over Indianapolis Herron on March 2. Eleven points in a 65-44 sectional championship loss to Park Tudor on Mar. 3. Next: Season complete.

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Hollowell, Mosquera-Perea and Patterson to play in Derby Festival Classic

2012 Indiana signees Jeremy Hollowell, Hanner Mosquera-Perea and Ron Patterson will play in the 2012 Derby Festival Classic at Freedom Hall in Louisville on Friday, April 6.

All three will be teammates on the White roster and will also participate in the Horseshoe Foundation Night of Future Stars on Thursday, April 5, at New Albany High School.

“This is one of the strongest lineups in the recent history of the Derby Festival Basketball Classic,” said Mike Gandolfo and Keith Conrad, the event’s co-recruiting chairs, in a release. “We expect it will be a highly entertaining and competitive game. Many of the top programs in the country are represented on the roster and we know the players will have great success at the next level.”

Basketball Classic tickets are $11 and $16 (includes $1 facility fee) and are available at TicketMaster locations or ticketmaster.com, by phone (800-745-3000) or the Freedom Hall box office (502-367-5144).

Full rosters are available after the jump.

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Lawrence Central, Tech to meet in sectional opener

Throughout the season, Inside the Hall will keep you posted on how IU’s five 2012 signees, five verbal commitments and other notable prospects with interest in the Hoosiers are performing at their respective schools. (Photo credit: Jamie Owens/J. Scott Sports)

You can send us stats or results for this report at insidethehall@gmail.com. (Note: This is not a complete list of prospects IU is recruiting. Prospects may be added/removed on a week-to-week basis depending on the availability of stats.)

2012 SIGNEES

Hanner Perea (La Porte La Lumiere): Fifteen points in a 82-44 win over North Chicago (Ill.) on Feb. 25. Regular season for La Lumiere is complete.

Jeremy Hollowell (Lawrence Central): Eighteen points and a career-high 20 rebounds in a 60-55 win over Broad Ripple on Feb. 21. (Video highlights and postgame interview.) Next: Sectional vs. Indianapolis Tech (at Tech) on Feb. 28.

Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell (Park Tudor): Did not play as regular season is complete. Next: Sectional vs. Indianapolis Marshall (at Broad Ripple) on Feb. 28.

Peter Jurkin (United Faith Christian Academy, NC): Season is complete as United Faith Christian Academy has been banned from the state tournament.

Ron Patterson (Broad Ripple): Twenty-three points and six rebounds in a 60-55 loss at Lawrence Central on Feb. 21. (Video highlights.) Next: Host Indianapolis Shortridge in sectional on Feb. 28.

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Video: Jeremy Hollowell, Ron Patterson square off

They’ve been friends for many years off the court, but future teammates Jeremy Hollowell and Ron Patterson were foes on Feb. 20 when Broad Ripple visited Lawrence Central.

Patterson finished with a game-high 23 points, but it was Hollowell’s 18 points and career-high 20 rebounds that led Lawrence Central to a 60-55 win.

Inside the Hall was there and we’ve compiled highlight of both players in the embedded media players below:

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Around the Hall: Crean radio show, Patterson’s toughness

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall. So go ahead, get your read on.

+ Dustin Dopirak of The Herald-Times recaps Tom Crean’s comments on his weekly radio show which included discussion of Indiana’s philosophy on defending ball-screens.

+ Sean Morrison of Inside Indiana profiles Ron Patterson and his growth into one of the toughest players in the class of 2012.

+ The Hoosiers moved up five spots to No. 18 in the Associated Press poll and moved up three spots to No. 20 in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 released on Monday.

+ Indiana continues to improve from an efficiency margin standpoint and the Hoosiers are No. 5 in ESPN.com’s latest Big Ten power rankings.

+ Cody Zeller picked up his sixth freshman of the week award from the Big Ten.

+ Crean addressed the media on the Big Ten’s weekly coaches teleconference.

+ Indiana checks-in at No. 6 in the first class of 2013 team rankings on Rivals.com.

+ A few days old, but Kyle Neddenriep of The Indianapolis Star breaks down the race for Mr. Basketball.

+ One-time Indiana recruiting target Wannah Bail committed to Texas Tech.

+ Former Illinois star and ESPN analyst Stephen Bardo says Bruce Weber is on the hot seat and is being evaluated with a fine-tooth comb.

Jurkin finishes senior season with double-double

Throughout the season, Inside the Hall will keep you posted on how IU’s five 2012 signees, five verbal commitments and other notable prospects with interest in the Hoosiers are performing at their respective schools. 

You can send us stats or results for this report at insidethehall@gmail.com. (Note: This is not a complete list of prospects IU is recruiting. Prospects may be added/removed on a week-to-week basis depending on the availability of stats.)

2012 SIGNEES

Hanner Perea (La Porte La Lumiere): La Lumiere defeated Detroit Consortium (Mi.) 61-59 on Feb. 7, but no stats for Perea were available. Did not play due to a sprained ankle in a 65-62 win over St. John’s Military (Wis.) on Feb. 11.

Jeremy Hollowell (Lawrence Central): Twenty-seven points, including the game-winner at the buzzer, in a 59-56 win over Warren Central on Feb. 9. Twenty-eight points and nine rebounds in a 61-45 win over Mt. Vernon on Feb. 11.

Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell (Park Tudor): Seventeen points and 10 assists in an 81-40 win over Indianapolis Scecina on Feb. 8. Twenty-two points and six assists in a 53-48 win over Broad Ripple at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Feb. 11. (Video here.)

Peter Jurkin (United Faith Christian Academy, NC): Sixteen points in a 102-53 win over Statesville Christian on Feb. 7. Thirteen points, 12 rebounds, five steals and three assists in a 74-57 win over Flora McDonald on Feb. 9. Seventeen points and 20 rebounds in a 74-61 win at Upper Room on Feb. 11. Season is complete as United Faith Christian Academy has been banned from the state tournament.

Ron Patterson (Broad Ripple): Seventeen points in a 53-48 loss to Park Tudor at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Feb. 11. (Video here.)

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