Around the Hall: Vitale, Plumlee, Poole and more

  • 08/26/2009 7:30 am in

plumlee082609Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew.

+ Indianapolis Star columnist Bob Kravitz talks to Dick Vitale, a long-time advocate of a Bob Knight return to IU, about whether he thinks the former coach will show up in Bloomington. Former H-T sports editor Bob Hammel also gives his take. {Indianapolis Star}

+ Duke has extended an offer to Marshall Plumlee and the 6-11 junior also holds offers from IU, Florida, Purdue, LSU, Minnesota, N.C. State, Notre Dame and Virginia. {Asheville Citizen-Times}

+ Stacey Poole Sr. says that his son, Stacey Jr., now has Kentucky as the No. 1 school on his list. {Louisville Courier-Journal}

+ 2010 forward Brandon Mobley, an AAU teammate of 2010 commitment David Williams, will visit Bloomington in November and has the Hoosiers in his final three schools. {Indiana Daily Student}

+ The incoming freshmen will wear the following uniform numbers: Jordan Hulls (1), Christian Watford (2), Maurice Creek (3), Bawa Muniru (15), Bobby Capobianco (23), Derek Elston (32). {IU Hoosiers}

+ 2009-2010 preseason prospectus is available in PDF format. {IU Hoosiers}

+ Courier-Journal recruiting writer Jody Demling held a live chat yesterday and a replay is available. {Louisville Courier-Journal}

+ Florida International threatens to withdraw from the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament if the Panthers have to open the event against North Carolina rather than Ohio State. Either way, they’re still losing by 20+. {}

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  • Kelin Blab

    I read demling thinks we are in good shape with KI, and he said there is a possibility of Gilcrest visiting IU's elite camp…..

    Demling also said all things teague point towards L'Ville still

    Isiah Isiah Isiah……”you play to win the game”.

  • JerryCT

    Is there a Mo Creek 'watch' on for this Sunday ? His feelings about IU may have influence over KI and then KI on Gilchrist. There is a latin saying which escapes me that means ” One man tells another”.

  • GFDave

    unus vir dico alius ?

  • George

    I am the only person that immediately thinks less of a kid for wanting to play for Calipari?

  • George

    I am the only person that immediately thinks less of a kid for wanting to play for Calipari?

  • Sportsgirl

    Bob Hammel got his recognition from following around Bob Knight like he was some sort of demigod. He’s a vanilla writer and does a better job writing a column. If Bob Knight didn’t exist and hadn’t need Hammel as a cushion between himself and the world, no one would know who Hammel even is.