Indiana Elite’s influx of talent set to help IU’s continuity next season

Archie Miller’s first three seasons at Indiana have all been defined, at least partially, by the continuity of his roster. Whether it was Miller inheriting a senior backcourt of Josh Newkirk and Robert Johnson in his first season or integrating ...

Q & A: Class of 2022 shooting guard Will Lovings-Watts talks IU recruiting interest

Will Lovings-Watts is a class of 2022 shooting guard that has gained national attention in a short span of time. The 6-5, 170 lb. rising junior is rated as a 4-star prospect, the 75th-best player nationally and the fourth-best player ...

Indiana recruit Alex Karaban embraces the challenge of New England prep school basketball

When Andrew Gale pitches high school basketball players and their families about the benefits of New England prep school hoops, the selling points spill out of him. Gale talks about the rich history of success for prep schools in the ...

Class of 2022 point guard Bruce Thornton offers a defense-focused, physical option for Indiana

Will Whetstone knows the internal and external emotions of Bruce Thornton better than most. As Thornton’s coach with the Atlanta-based Nike EYBL team The Skill Factory, Whetstone is allowed access into Thornton’s more relaxed moments, the ones not on a ...

‘He’s grown up quickly’: How Braden Smith is changing the culture of Westfield High School basketball

Each morning at 7:45 the bus came to take Braden Smith to school. It was part of his schedule from the third grade through the sixth grade. Braden would get up at 6 a.m., head downstairs and watch basketball highlights ...

Freshman Focus: Trey Galloway

“Freshman Focus” is an Inside the Hall series on each of Indiana’s incoming freshmen. Today, the series concludes with Trey Galloway. Previously: Anthony Leal, Jordan Geronimo, Khristian Lander Indiana’s recruitment of Trey Galloway was a multi-purposed endeavor. Sure, the Hoosiers ...

Q & A: Former walk-on Kory Barnett discusses IU career and being an assistant coach for Steve Alford

Kory Barnett’s plan was always to walk-on at a high major program and use that opportunity to jumpstart his coaching career. Barnett’s decision to enact this plan in Bloomington helped shape the career path he’s on today. After a four-year ...

Freshman Focus: Khristian Lander

“Freshman Focus” is an Inside the Hall series on each of Indiana’s incoming freshmen. Today: Khristian Lander. Previously: Anthony Leal, Jordan Geronimo The words poured out of Michael Adams’ mouth with pace and passion. Lists were quickly formed. One represented ...

Freshman Focus: Jordan Geronimo

“Freshman Focus” is an Inside the Hall series on each of Indiana’s incoming freshmen. Today: Jordan Geronimo. Previously: Anthony Leal Everyone has something different they miss about Jordan Geronimo. His AAU coach, Vin Pastore of Mass Rivals, went with the ...

Freshman Focus: Anthony Leal

“Freshman Focus” is an Inside the Hall series on each of Indiana’s incoming freshmen. Today: Anthony Leal. Jordan Basye has trained Anthony Leal since Leal was in middle school, and he’s coached the incoming IU freshman as an assistant with ...

Intramural Center at IU to be renamed after Bill Garrett

During Friday’s meeting of the Indiana University Board of Trustees, a resolution was unanimously approved to rename the Intramural Center on the IU Bloomington campus after Bill Garrett, an IU basketball legend who was the first African American basketball player ...

Q & A: Former Indiana guard Matt Roth on being an ‘IU guy’ for life

Former Indiana guard Matt Roth played at IU from 2008-2012, filling an important role for Tom Crean’s early Indiana teams as a consistent 3-point shooter. Roth was a career 41.4 percent 3-point shooter at IU, and during his senior campaign ...

Justin Smith has left Indiana basketball, here’s how the Hoosiers could adjust

Plenty of continuity will persist for Indiana entering next season, but Justin Smith’s departure means a key cog in the team’s on-court look and performance is gone. It’s impossible to brush aside Smith’s importance to Indiana when looking at the ...