Richmond Times-Dispatch profiles Robert Johnson

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Benedictine senior sees recruiting profile boom Six months ago, Robert Johnson’s best scholarship offers came mostly from mid-major basketball programs. Virginia Commonwealth, perhaps, was the most prestigious school courting him. Over the summer, though, the Benedictine senior’s profile ...

Sports Illustrated profiles Victor Oladipo

Sports Illustrated: Victor Oladipo’s rise from overlooked recruit to Indiana superstar Hoosiers screenwriter Angelo Pizzo, 65, was born in Bloomington and returned in 2005 after three decades in Southern California. His passion for Indiana basketball runs so deep that he ...

Leading scorer for James Madison arrested

DukesofJMU.com: JMU To Play LIU In First Round, PF Goins Arrested Rayshawn Goins, the animated senior power forward who helped lead JMU to its first Colonial Athletic Association basketball championship in 19 years, was arrested Sunday night – mere hours ...

The Wall Street Journal on Victor Oladipo and his twin sister

The Wall Street Journal: What Victor Owes Victoria After the No. 1-ranked Indiana Hoosiers lost to unranked Minnesota late last month, Victoria Oladipo wasted no time tapping out a text message to her crestfallen brother, Indiana guard Victor Oladipo. “I ...

Oladipo enters POY mix in ESPN straw poll

ESPN.com: Oladipo enters POY straw poll at No. 4 Oladipo’s defensive ability goes back to his athleticism. On defense, it shows with his ability to shut down and close out opponents. On offense, it comes with his overall ability — ...

ESPN: Ferrell among nation’s top freshmen

ESPN: Ranking the Top 25 freshmen 16. Yogi Ferrell, G, Indiana Hoosiers A freshman point guard on a national championship contender is a little like a ref. If you’re not hearing about him, it’s probably a good thing. You don’t hear ...

Big Ten players: Assembly Hall league’s toughest venue

The Gazette: B1G players’ poll: Indiana toughest basketball venue Indiana’s record matters little to the players experiencing Assembly Hall. In 2009, the Hoosiers finished a school-worst 1-17 in Big Ten play, yet ranked 16th nationally in average attendance at 14,331. ...

Zeller debuts at No. 3 in KenPom POY race

KenPom.com: The 2013 kenpom.com POY race It’s really a two-man race at this point between Mason Plumlee and Russ Smith. I’ve been championing Smith’s case simply because he doesn’t seem to be getting a fair shake nationally. In addition to ...

Trio of IU signees to appear on ESPN family of networks this winter

ESPN MediaZone: GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase schedule announced January’s games are highlighted with the 2013 Spalding Hoop Hall Classic on ESPN and ESPNU January 20-21. The event brings together top teams and players from across the nation and this ...

Big Ten Geeks on IU’s 3-point shooting

Big Ten Geeks on IU’s 3-point shooting: The Hoosiers are, predictably, shooting worse than last season, but not by much. Indiana is hitting 40 percent from deep, maintaining the three-point shot as a very valuable weapon. Note that the team ...