Tom Pritchard Archive

Indiana: Where normal matters so much

BLOOMINGTON — I’m sitting here in front of my computer, and trying to figure out what to write, and it is next to impossible. We could touch on Tom Pritchard’s impressive day (Five blocks? Dang.), or Maurice Creek’s return to ...

The Minute After: Evansville

Thoughts on a 67-54 win over the Evansville Purple Aces: Can the Hoosiers put it together for a full 40 minutes? That’s the challenge heading forward. After a first half thick with turnovers (12), fouls (three each for Bobby Capobianco, ...

Believe It: These Hoosiers are maturing

BLOOMINGTON — Let it be pointed out that, on the night Tom Crean cemented his first-ever 3-0 start at Indiana, his team struggled. The Hoosiers shot barely over 38 percent, Verdell Jones had more turnovers (7) than points (5) and ...

Night of the Living Red: Talking Points

BLOOMINGTON | So no column tonight. I am robbed — devoid, even — of meaningful candor with regard to Night of the Living Red. Or, more specifically, you and I would both probably prefer we just throw some info out ...

2010-2011 Player Profile: Tom Pritchard

It’s time for Inside the Hall’s player-by-player breakdown of the 2010-2011 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Tom Pritchard. Ah, the curious case of Tom Pritchard. Ah, the cliche of using odd, catchy movie titles as ledes. Which one shall we talk about ...

A brief treatise on loving and losing

It recently came to my attention, through the technological wonder of our Disqus-powered comments section, that Beth Pritchard (or someone claiming to be Beth Pritchard, mother of Tom) dropped a note under the much-discussed open thread Alex composed about this ...

An early look at the 2010-2011 frontcourt

So piggybacking off Alex’s good work yesterday in filling the summer malaise with some solid depth chart discussion as we hit July, let us open our textbooks to chapter two. Last season’s frontcourt was something of a mixed bag, with ...

That’s A Wrap: Tom Pritchard

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to um, wrap up the 2009-10 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Final Stats (31 games): 4.2 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 60.9 % FG, 37.3% FT, 1.1 tpg. When ...

Free throws, empty possessions spoil IU’s upset bid

Bloomington, Ind. — Assembly Hall reached perhaps its highest decibel level of the season at the 5:44 mark of the second half. The Hoosiers had just taken a 69-66 lead over Purdue on a Jordan Hulls 3-pointer. Indiana had scored ...

Measuring the progress of Tom Pritchard

Remember when Tom Pritchard was the future? No seriously, remember when he was the next prototype Indiana big man—not big or nimble enough to just dominate, but automatic to the point of getting his numbers every single night. Or at ...