Around the Hall: July 1, 2010

  • 07/01/2010 7:24 am in

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. So go ahead, get your read on, kids.

+ Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star interviews 2011 commitment Austin Etherington. (Indianapolis Star)

+ Adidas Nations posted interviews with three IU prospects, Cody Zeller, Peter Jurkin and Yogi Ferrell, on its Facebook page. (Zeller, Jurkin, Ferrell)

+ Andy Glockner profiles former IU guard and IPFW head coach Dane Fife. (

+ Michigan coach John Beilein announced that Laval Lucas-Perry has been dismissed from the team. (UMHoops)

+ Iowa forward Brennan Cougill has been deemed academically ineligible for next season. (ESPN College Basketball Nation)

+ Evan Daniels reports that D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera will miss the month of July with a MCL injury. (, subscription required)

+ Hugh Kellenberger writes that Bloomington South junior-to-be T.J. Bell is headed back to Illinois. (Herald-Times, subcription required)

+ ranks Devin Davis and Basil Smotherman as four-star prospects in its 2013 rankings. (

Quotable (recent tweets from Tom Crean):

“Frankly some of the assistants we go against I wouldnt let valet my car. They either would lose the keys or drive away with it.” – June 29, 3:18 PM

“In all honesty there are some Head coaches that would be the same way. The ones that wake up on 3rd base and think they hit a triple kill me.” – June 29, 3:20 PM

“A tough situation for Jeremiah tonight. Tim Garl told me he had a bad ankle sprain. That really deflated him. He is down. He felt good” – June 29, 8:41 PM

“A team picture of the last few days of unofficial visits would be a bigger seller than a John Grisham novel!” – June 30, 9:22 PM

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