Tom Crean Archive

Hoosiers speak on Nebraska

This release just popped into the inbox from J.D. Campbell over at IU Media Relations. Normally wouldn’t be posting much about Bill Lynch on here, but under the circumstances, it can’t hurt. “We are excited to welcome the University of ...

Video: Tom Crean says hello, friends

And discusses the topics of the week, including Tom Izzo, how much he loves being at IU, APR, Big Ten expansion, Eric Gordon, Jeff Watkinson and summer camps:

IU avoids penalty with improved APR score

Among the various landmines Kelvin Sampson left in Bloomigton was an APR (Academic Progress Rate) score that was, in a word, unacceptable. Let’s go to the archives from May of 2009: The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores ...

Video: Crean talks Guy-Marc, Oladipo, Sheehey

Before we get to the aforementioned video, I’d like to publicly begin a campaign for Tom Crean to wear his crimson blazer in a game next season. In case you’re unaware of the story behind the blazer, Crean received it ...

Scholarship situation will work itself out

I needed a few days to gather my thoughts on this topic, but since it seems be a frequent point of discussion in the comments, I figured it was worth addressing. On paper, the signing of Guy-Marc Michel has left ...

Indiana makes Michel signing official

Release as follows: IU ADDS CENTER GUY-MARC MICHEL TO 2010 MEN’S BASKETBALL RECRUITING CLASS. PRONUNCIATION:  (GEE-Marc MEshell) BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University men’s basketball head coach Tom Crean has announced that Guy-Marc Michel, a 7-1, 265 lb., center from North ...

Video: Tom Crean on Cook Hall, NCAA Tournament expansion, more

Indiana head coach Tom Crean met with the media on Friday to introduce Steve McClain as an assistant coach and Drew Adams as Director of Operations/Video Coordinator. Crean was also asked about the recruiting impact of Cook Hall, NCAA Tournament ...

Observations from the 100th Indiana State Finals

For the first time since the launch of this blog, I made my way to Conseco Fieldhouse for the state finals on Saturday. I did not leave disappointed. My observations from the day begin … now: + Faces in the ...

Report: Moses Abraham to visit Indiana

For those of you without a NCAA recruiting pocket calendar, today was the first of the contact period. As such, Indiana coach Tom Crean traveled to the Washington D.C. area to meet with 2010 forward Moses Abraham. Shortly after the ...

Crean: “We have to have a balancing act right now”

After having a day to listen to the various interviews after Indiana’s season-ending loss on Thursday to Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament, I came across one particular question and answer that I felt worthy of our attention. The question ...