Jordan Littman was Inside the Hall's beat writer for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons. He is a 2015 graduate of Indiana University. Follow him on Twitter.

Thomas Bryant says IU recruiting him the hardest, could decide soon

  • Jordan Littman 03/30/2015 1:24 pm  
 

Four-star class 2015 big man Thomas Bryant said on Monday that Indiana is recruiting him the hardest, according to Steve Jones of the Louisville Courier-Journal. Bryant is currently in Chicago for the McDonald’s All-American Game, which takes place on Wednesday ...

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That’s A Wrap: Max Hoetzel

  • Jordan Littman 03/26/2015 8:59 am  
 

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2014-2015 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Max Hoetzel. Hoetzel (31 games): 2.4 points, 1.3 rebounds, 0.3 assists, 51.8% eFG, 71.4% FT, 34.5 3PFG% in 7.7 minutes per game. It was in Max Hoetzel’s first game ...

Report: Steve McClain hired at Illinois-Chicago

  • Jordan Littman 03/21/2015 12:11 pm  
 

Indiana associate head coach Steve McClain will accept the head coaching position at Illinois-Chicago and will be announced as its new coach on Wednesday, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported on Saturday morning. Update: UIC has confirmed the news: Welcome Steve McClain ...

Hoosiers come up short defensively as season ends in 81-76 loss to Wichita State

  • Jordan Littman 03/20/2015 7:55 pm  
 

OMAHA, Neb. — Indiana had come back from the brink. After a 15-3 run late in the second half put No. 7 seed Wichita State up by as many as eight points on Friday in the NCAA tournament second round, ...

Hoosiers set to make return to NCAA tournament against Wichita State

  • Jordan Littman 03/20/2015 8:59 am  
 

OMAHA, Neb. — Indiana’s wait is just about over. After a one-year absence from the NCAA tournament, the Hoosiers will make their debut in the 2015 edition of the “Big Dance” this afternoon as they face Wichita State at 2:45 ...

Notebook: Indiana’s veterans helping Hoosiers stay ‘even-keeled’ ahead of NCAA tournament opener

  • Jordan Littman 03/19/2015 4:32 pm  
 

OMAHA, Neb. — A bit less than two years ago, Yogi Ferrell played in his first NCAA tournament game. He was a freshman at the time, one of Indiana’s least-experienced players on a No. 1 seed squad. Yet he was a starter ...

2015 NCAA tournament: Previewing Big Ten matchups

  • Jordan Littman 03/18/2015 7:05 am  
 

The Big Ten is sending half of its teams to the 2015 NCAA tournament, as seven of the league’s 14 teams were selected into the field of 68. Each of those teams also avoided the play-in games in Dayton, setting ...

News and notes from Tom Crean’s radio show

  • Jordan Littman 03/17/2015 8:04 am  
 

On Monday evening, Indiana coach Tom Crean spoke at his final weekly radio show of the season hosted by Don Fischer and looked ahead to the Hoosiers’ NCAA tournament opener against Wichita State on Friday, among several other topics. Below ...

Notebook: Hoosiers have ‘work cut out’ against Wichita State

  • Jordan Littman 03/16/2015 1:14 pm  
 

Just a couple hours after the Hoosiers found out they would be facing Wichita State in their 2015 NCAA tournament opener, several players had the chance to react to the draw. One player who took particular interest in the match-up was ...

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Indiana has ‘pure, unbridled joy’ after NCAA tournament selection

  • Jordan Littman 03/15/2015 10:43 pm  
 

Indiana coach Tom Crean looked away from the TV and examined the scene inside the Hoosiers’ locker room. Players were jumping up and down, yelling in celebration. His family and other coaches families embraced. Crean, himself, was in shock. The Hoosiers, ...

Video: Crean, Indiana players react to NCAA tournament selection

  • Jordan Littman 03/15/2015 10:30 pm  
 

In a surprise to many bracketologists, Indiana safely made the NCAA tournament field as the top No. 10 seed. The Hoosiers will travel to Omaha to play Wichita State in the Midwest Region on Friday afternoon on CBS. Tom Crean, ...

Hoosiers confident about NCAA tournament chances

  • Jordan Littman 03/15/2015 8:18 am  
 

Indiana’s NCAA tournament fate will be revealed in just a few hours. But the Hoosiers believe they should be in the field of 68 when it is announced at 6 p.m. ET on CBS. For the past two weeks, the Hoosiers (20-13, ...

Hoosiers taking away positives from loss to Maryland

  • Jordan Littman 03/13/2015 11:49 pm  
 

CHICAGO — Indiana’s players on Friday night held their heads high in the postgame locker room following their 75-69 loss to Maryland. Yes, the Hoosiers were knocked out of the Big Ten tournament and now face an uncertain fate on Sunday ...

Hoosiers look forward to rubber match with Terps

  • Jordan Littman 03/13/2015 10:20 am  
 

CHICAGO — Indiana knows its position in regards to the NCAA tournament field. It knows it can improve on it tonight. Heading into this evening’s game at 6:30 ET against No. 2 seed Maryland (26-5) in the Big Ten tournament ...

Indiana sets the tone early and tops Northwestern, 71-56

  • Jordan Littman 03/12/2015 10:41 pm  
 

CHICAGO — Indiana’s players knew it was guaranteed only one game in the Big Ten tournament. They played on Thursday like they wanted more. In a dominant 40 minutes, the Hoosiers (20-12) fought their way to a 71-56 win over Northwestern ...

Hoosiers aware ‘winning is key’ in Big Ten tournament opener

  • Jordan Littman 03/12/2015 7:04 am  
 

Indiana’s 2014-2015 season is at a tipping point. The Hoosiers aren’t afraid to admit that. As they remain projected to be among the last four teams selected to this year’s NCAA tournament, the Hoosiers (19-12, 9-9) head into the Big Ten ...