Andrew Vailliencourt was Inside the Hall's beat writer for the 2015-16 season.

Indiana’s season ends in Sweet Sixteen loss to UNC

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/26/2016 2:30 am  

PHILADELPHIA – Everything went North Carolina’s way from the start. The Tar Heels entered the game shooting 31.4 percent from 3-point range, but went 11-for-20 against Indiana, which sent the No. 1 seed to the Elite Eight with a 101-86 ...

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Indiana ready for challenges North Carolina brings

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/25/2016 8:15 am  

PHILADELPHIA — After last week’s win against rival Kentucky, Indiana was rewarded with a trip to Philadelphia for the Sweet 16 – and a date with No. 1 seed North Carolina. IU versus UNC is expected to be the most ...

Morgan, Hartman set to play against UNC, Johnson hopeful

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/24/2016 4:05 pm  

PHILADELPHIA – If the decision is left up to him, Robert Johnson is ready to give it a go on Friday when Indiana tips off against North Carolina in the Sweet Sixteen. Johnson’s left ankle injury, which he re-aggravated in IU’s ...

Notebook: Ferrell-Paige matchup, injury updates and more

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/23/2016 7:55 am  

For a second straight game, Indiana will face a powerful blue-blood program in the NCAA tournament when it tips off with North Carolina late Friday night in Philadelphia. Yogi Ferrell will once again lead his team, and also will have ...

Indiana overcomes injuries to defeat Kentucky, advances to Sweet Sixteen

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/19/2016 10:25 pm  

DES MOINES, Iowa — It came down to mental toughness. That’s what Thomas Bryant called it, when talking about making 4-of-6 free throws with less than a minute to play to keep his team ahead against Kentucky. Bryant hit two ...

Indiana looking to reheat rivalry with Kentucky

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/18/2016 6:34 pm  

DES MOINES, Iowa — To each fan base, the rivalry still has meaning. The Hoosier faithful and Big Blue Nation will clash off the court, but will it be the same from the teams on the court? The two teams ...

Ferrell pushes Indiana into second round with first career double-double

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/18/2016 12:02 am  

DES MOINES, Iowa — After two No. 5 seeds went down earlier in the day, Indiana was determined not to be the third. Yogi Ferrell recorded his first career double-double with 20 points and 10 assists. OG Anunoby came off ...

Underdog Chattanooga looking to upset IU with defensive pressure

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/17/2016 9:11 am  

DES MOINES, Iowa – Chattanooga isn’t afraid of Indiana. The No. 12 seed from the Southern Conference only lost five games during the regular season, and was able to do that in part because of its persistent defensive pressure. “That’s ...

Bielfeldt, Ferrell leading the way for IU with prior tournament experience

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/16/2016 6:45 pm  

DES MOINES, Iowa – Yogi Ferrell and Max Bielfeldt have been to a combined five NCAA tournaments before this season, experience at the top of Indiana’s roster that not many teams can claim. Bielfeldt, who made three trips to the ...

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2016 NCAA tournament: Previewing Big Ten matchups

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/15/2016 10:42 am  

The Big Ten once again is sending seven teams to the Big Dance. Michigan was the final team in from the conference, sneaking into a play-in game in Dayton, while the other six teams were all solidly in the field ...

Indiana prepares for first round match-up with Chattanooga

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/13/2016 11:22 pm  

After a stunning loss to Michigan in the Big Ten tournament, Indiana is back to work. After learning their NCAA tournament pairing on Sunday evening, the Hoosiers are preparing for a match-up with Chattanooga, the No. 12 seed in the ...

Michigan stuns Indiana with buzzer-beater

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/11/2016 4:14 pm  

INDIANAPOLIS – It was a heart-breaker. Up by five with 2:36 to play, Indiana looked like it was going to pull out a sloppy win against Michigan – a team fighting for its NCAA tournament hopes. However, the Wolverines hit ...

Video: Crean, IU players preview the 2016 Big Ten tournament

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/09/2016 5:54 pm  

Tom Crean, Collin Hartman and Troy Williams met with the media on Wednesday afternoon to preview the 2016 Big Ten tournament in Indianapolis. Watch both press conferences below:

News and notes from Tom Crean’s radio show

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/08/2016 9:03 am  

Tom Crean was at the Holiday Inn in Bloomington with Don Fischer for the final “Inside IU basketball with Tom Crean” program that has been held every Monday night throughout the season. Some of the highlights from the show are available ...

Seniors sent off as winners with 80-62 rout of Maryland

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/07/2016 9:00 am  

Following Indiana’s win over Iowa last Tuesday, Tom Crean told his team in the aftermath that they would not lose on senior day. Despite the tall task of facing No. 14 Maryland to finish the regular season, Indiana took care ...

Video: Mark Turgeon reacts to loss at Indiana

  • Andrew Vailliencourt 03/06/2016 7:18 pm  

Mark Turgeon met with the media following Maryland’s 80-62 loss to Indiana on Sunday afternoon at Assembly Hall. Watch the full press conference below: