POTB 145: Indiana’s televised practice, Big Ten media day recap

  • 10/15/2016 2:08 pm in

Podcast on the Brink is back with a new episode with host Jerod Morris of The Assembly Call. The show is currently available weekly. You can access a full archive of episodes here.

In this edition of the show, Morris and Inside the Hall editor Alex Bozich discuss Indiana’s practice that was televised live on BTN as well Thursday’s Big Ten media day in Washington, D.C.

Among the topics discussed:

· General observations about the practice and Tom Crean
· The continued development and ascent of OG Anunoby
· How James Blackmon Jr. looks after his knee surgery back in January
· Thoughts on Thomas Bryant, De’Ron Davis and Robert Johnson
· The depth of IU’s backcourt rotation
· Takeaways from Big Ten media day

And plenty more. As always, feel free to drop the show a note at [email protected].

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  • Awesome that you guys did this today and got this up so quickly. Going to listen now, in the hour before the football game.

    My first thoughts on this practice: OG was the best player on the floor. Robert Johnson was 2nd. Freshmen didn’t stand out and it seemed like the team was pretty well together, and they only need to polish and sharpen things up, and speed it up. Glad I watched.

  • SilentBob

    Lucky! I was out buying diabetes on a platter at the covered bridges festivals and my dumb*** forgot to DVR it. I’m salty lol

  • I’d bet you can probably get it through BTN online somehow, if you can watch it on tv (i.e., if you have cable/satelite).

    diabetes on a platter, ha.

  • SilentBob

    Thanks for the heads up. I’ll have to check into it

  • On the podcast: my 2 cents on Bryant’s nickname, which you suggested “The President.”

    I think I have a better one: “The Governor.” (or “Gov”)

    Let me explain: If Thomas actually wanted to run for high office, he will most likely be most loved in the state of Indiana. It’s highest office is the governorship (arguably the 2 Senators, but not really). This is actually quite feasible for the young man. All he has to do is forgo professional basketball for a few more years, using all of his eligibility at IU, and delivering 3 NCAA championships…thus becoming the greatest Indiana player of all time and a living legend. Governor’s mansion is all but guaranteed after making his fortune in the NBA. The Governor!

  • cbags05

    OG’s shorts?

  • Donnie Vick


  • Donnie Vick

    Freddie McSwain is huge

  • Jim Miller

    replay on BTN Sunday 7pm

  • SCHoosier

    And not ready to play..

  • John D Murphy

    I thought JM was. He was sharp, quick, and low with his dribble. I also loved when DD rejected TB. Competition between those two is gold. I also found Zach McRoberts interesting. I think he might see some extended floor time. Bonus, especially early in the season when we have injuries and the frosh may not be ready. I think it all comes back to JBJ’s D (which I know is a point of much debate). We are DEEP.

  • John D Murphy

    Really glad they did this. It was a nice pre-season treat.