Tom Crean Archive

Crean updates Creek/Muniru, talks Knight induction

New Herald-Times IU beat reporter Dustin Dopirak is wasting no time getting himself acclimated to the workings of Hoosier athletics. Dopirak was on hand for Wednesday night’s IU Tailgate Tour stop in Indianapolis with a pen and notepad in hand. ...

Audio: Tom Crean on Indy’s XL 950

Our friend Derek Schultz, sports director at Indianapolis’ XL 950, passed along the audio from an interview with Tom Crean that aired Wednesday afternoon. The Indiana coach talks about the recently released schedule, Dick Vitale, Bawa Muniru/Maurice Creek and the ...

Tom Crean updates the status of Maurice Creek and Bawa Muniru

With classes set to start at the end of the month, there are still two noticeable absences from IU’s 2009 recruiting class on campus: Maurice Creek and Bawa Muniru. The details have been a little murky, but it’s believed Creek, ...

Around the Hall: Bloomington South, Irving and Vegas

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. + It’s been viva, Las Vegas for Bloomington South basketball team. {The Louisville Courier-Journal} + According to John Calipari’s Twitter page, Tom Crean’s son, Riley, has challenged Calipari’s ...

Highlights from Tom Crean’s appearance on The Drive

This is a couple of days old, but Tom Crean was on The Drive on JMV late last week and talked about a variety of topics including recruiting and reality television. You can listen to the complete podcast here. Here’s ...

Open Thread: Build your 2010 recruiting class

You are Tom Crean. (Not really, but for this exercise, you’ll be playing the part.) The first July evaluation period has come and gone. As of this writing, your lone commitment for the 2010 recruiting class is David Williams, a ...

It Takes 5ive opens July evaluation period

A who’s-who of college coaches arrived in Cincinnati Monday for the opening of the July evaluation period at the adidas It Takes 5ive Classic. Among the coaches spotted: Tom Crean and assistants Tim Buckley and Bennie Seltzer; Louisville’s Rick Pitino, ...

Crean, Calipari discuss moving rivalry back to neutral site

The annual Indiana-Kentucky game may be returning to its rightful location: a neutral site. According to comments made by UK coach John Calipari on Monday’s SEC teleconference, the UK coach and Tom Crean have discussed moving the rivalry game back ...

Crean mum on status of Creek, Muniru

One of the major storylines this summer besides recruiting is the eligibility status of incoming freshmen Maurice Creek and Bawa Muniru. Neither player reported to Bloomington for the second semester of summer school. Creek is believed to be waiting for ...

Tom Crean talks recruiting, kind of

With the uncertainty of the scholarship situation going forward, it was only a matter of time until the questions started on the availability of grants for future recruiting classes. In Wednesday afternoon’s press conference, Tom Crean was asked about IU’s ...