Tom Crean Archive

Tom Crean speaks publicly for first time since IU firing

Tom Crean, who was fired on Thursday after nine seasons at Indiana, spoke publicly for the first time since being dismissed to Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated. You can read the entire piece at this link, but here are some of ...

The year it all ended

A confidence-boosting win over Kansas in Hawaii set the year off with a bang. ESPN’s post-game interview with Tom Crean on the court turned into a celebration, his players preening and pumping their chests as they tussled his hair. This ...

Around the Hall: Reaction to IU’s decision to fire Tom Crean

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports writes that Tom Crean’s firing was a surprise: I talked to Tom Crean on Wednesday afternoon. He said he had “heard nothing” from ...

What we know about Indiana’s coaching future

Less than three hours after announcing via press release that Tom Crean would no longer be the head coach of IU basketball, Athletic Director Fred Glass spoke to the media inside Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The press conference lasted nearly ...

Indiana fires Tom Crean after nine seasons

Tom Crean, who led Indiana to two Big Ten regular season championships and three Sweet Sixteen appearances, was fired on Thursday. Crean, who took over in Bloomington in April of 2008 with the program under NCAA sanctions, was 166-135 in ...

Around the Hall: IU loses in NIT, but what’s next?

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. Rick Bozich of WDRB.com writes that the spotlight in Bloomington has turned to Athletic Director Fred Glass: Glass must make a call on the marriage between IU basketball ...

Video: Tom Crean reacts to loss at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA – Tom Crean met with the media following Indiana’s 75-63 loss to Georgia Tech on Tuesday night at McCamish Pavilion in the NIT. Watch his postgame comments below:

Video: Tom Crean, IU players react to loss to Wisconsin

WASHINGTON – Tom Crean, James Blackmon Jr. and Juwan Morgan addressed the media following Indiana’s 70-60 quarterfinal loss to Wisconsin in the Big Ten tournament on Friday at the Verizon Center. Watch their postgame comments below:

Video: Tom Crean, IU players react to win over Iowa

WASHINGTON – Tom Crean, De’Ron Davis, Juwan Morgan and James Blackmon Jr. met with the media following Indiana’s 95-73 win over Iowa in the Big Ten tournament at the Verizon Center. Watch their postgame comments below:

News and notes from Tom Crean’s radio show

Inside IU basketball with Tom Crean was live on Monday evening from the Holiday Inn in Bloomington with player guest Thomas Bryant for the final show of the season. Below are news and notes from Crean and Bryant (all quotes ...