Tom Crean Archive

Tom Crean’s pregame speech against Illinois

… So it didn’t exactly work out as he’d hoped (at least as of halftime), but it’s worth listening to if you didn’t get a chance to hear it. Even in the midst of a blowout, it’s things like this ...

Proof that Tom Crean’s human: Audible frustration

Since the day Tom Crean arrived on campus in Bloomington last April, he’s said all of the right things. After inheriting a situation that quickly turned far more sour than anyone could have ever imagined, Crean still managed to give ...

Crean and Dumes discuss the evil elbows

Tom Crean made Devan Dumes face the media briefly yesterday — part of the new “face the music” ethos at Assembly Hall — and the audio of their Q&A session is available via The Hoosier Scoop here. One observation: Yes, ...

Tom Crean Big Ten teleconference audio

Here is the audio of Tom Crean’s appearance on the weekly Big Ten coaches teleconference, courtesy of the Big Ten Network: Related: Tom Izzo teleconference audio Bruce Weber teleconference audio

Devan Dumes suspended indefinitely

IU media relations sent along the following earlier this evening: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean has suspended indefinitely junior guard Devan Dumes for his actions during Saturday’s game at Michigan State. “After coming home and ...

Tom Crean (raspy voice and all) on Dan Patrick

It’s been a long season for Tom Crean. Maybe that explains the raspy voice that no amount of Starbucks tea can remedy. I mean, really, it’s hurting me just listening to him. Raspiness aside, here’s the audio from his appearance ...

Tom Crean tackles band director, calls him a lightweight

Our always-interesting friends at the Palestra passed along this footage of a joyous crowd after last night’s win, promptly followed by Tom Crean’s decision to tackle IU band director Dave Woodley. Dave, Tom’s right. You are a lightweight. NOW GET ...

The Morning After: It’s a win, and I feel fine

The Indiana Hoosiers have not been an easy team to root for this season. In their 11-game losing streak and Big Ten winlessness, they’ve struggled to inspire much of anything in the way of interest, or intrigue, or emotion, really. ...

Losing streak halted: Hoosiers drop Hawkeyes, 68-60

The 11-game losing streak is over. In a game that looked eerily similar to earlier contests the Hoosiers haven’t been able to close out down the stretch, Tom Crean’s club reversed the trend and fended off Iowa 68-60 in front ...

Reporting live from Tom Crean’s speech at Joe’s on Weed Street

It’s 9:30 at night, around 45 minutes after he’s left the stage, and Tom Crean is drawing a basketball court on a napkin with a sharpie. A fan has just asked the first-year IU coach to teach him how to ...

The Morning After: Minnesota

All we are past the mopey part of the season now? I’ll admit, I’ve gone through some weird attitudinal shifts toward the 2008-09 Indiana Hoosiers — going from depression to blind faith to cheeriness and back again a couple of ...

Free throws doom Hoosiers in ninth straight loss

In what has been a theme throughout this season of rebuilding, the inexperience of Tom Crean’s club shined through down the stretch as Indiana fell 67-63 to Minnesota at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers (5-13, 0-6 Big Ten) cut the Minnesota ...

Audio: Crean on Minnesota

Indiana coach Tom Crean addressed the media on Friday in advance of Sunday’s game with Minnesota at Assembly Hall. You can listen to the audio by clicking here.