Adidas on Thursday morning announced its 2015 Heritage uniforms, which Indiana will wear during the 2015 Big Ten Tournament in Chicago.
The Hoosiers will have both cream and crimson alternate jerseys, and the shorts will feature five stars on the waistband — representing the Hoosiers’ five national championships.
“We are pleased to once again work with our apparel partner adidas to have a special uniform for the Big Ten Tournament,” IU vice president and Director of Athletics Fred Glass said, via a release. “We hope our fans particularly enjoy the throwback cream option as well as the five stars on the back of the trunks representing our five national championships.”
Fans will be allowed to purchase the alternate jerseys as early as Monday, March 2, via adidas.com or via the IU bookstore.
The full press release, along with more photos, are available after the jump:
adidas and Indiana University today unveiled the Heritage uniform system for the Hoosiers basketball team to wear during the 2015 Big Ten Tournament. Designed with adidas’ most innovative and advanced apparel and footwear technology, the uniform system is designed to help athletes play at their highest levels during college basketball’s biggest moments.
The new uniforms have five stars embroidered on the short’s waistband to callout each of the school’s five National Championships. Evoking a throwback feel, the uniforms feature a cream alternate, in addition to the traditional white and victory red uniforms, for a retro look inspired by Indiana’s rich basketball heritage.
“We are pleased to once again work with our apparel partner adidas to have a special uniform for the Big Ten Tournament, said IU Vice President and Director of Athletics Fred Glass. “We hope our fans particularly enjoy the throwback cream option as well as the five stars on the back of the trunks representing our five national championships.”
Jerseys were designed with the same lightweight, sweat-wicking technology used in the NBA and targeted ventilation zones on the chest, back and side to keep players cool even in the most intense moments of the game. A perforated pattern on the short maximizes comfort and breathability as the game heats up.
The Hoosiers will lace-up the latest adidas basketball footwear including new colorways of the D. Lillard 1, J. Wall 1, and D. Rose BOOST 5 signature shoes from NBA All-Stars Damian Lillard, John Wall, and Derrick Rose.
Fans can grab their team gear at adidas.com and campus bookstores beginning March 2.
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