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Jordan Hulls’ journey brings him back to IU: ‘For me, it was something that I just couldn’t pass up’

Coming home this early — on a permanent basis — wasn’t part of the original plan. Jordan Hulls was playing for MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg in Ludwigsburg, Germany. This past season was his ninth playing professional. He planned on playing another ...

Jalen Hood-Schifino brings competitiveness, versatility to Indiana

Growing up, Jalen Hood-Schifino played basketball in his grandparents’ backyard. He played against his older cousins, Sherron and DeAndre Schifino. DeAndre Schifino would end up being a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s football team. Sherron Schifino would end up ...

Q & A: Class of 2023 wing Jamie Kaiser Jr. talks recruiting process, possible Indiana visit and more

Class of 2023 wing Jamie Kaiser Jr. is “supposed to be taking” a visit “to Indiana soon” he told Inside the Hall. The 6-foot-6, 200-pound wing attends Bishop Ireton High School in Virginia and plays for New World Basketball on ...

Race Thompson wants to keep building — himself and the program — at Indiana

In more than one instance, the verbiage that Race Thompson used seemed fitting. “Stepping-stone,” Thompson said during a Zoom call with reporters on Thursday. Earlier in the Zoom call, Thompson also mentioned “building” on what he had accomplished personally over ...

Freshman Focus: Jalen Hood-Schifino

Thirteen pounds. That’s how many much weight Jalen Hood-Schifino lost during a period of time last summer due to getting COVID-19, according to his mother Angel Schifino. Jalen was down emotionally and physically, Angel Schifino said. His time playing at ...

Freshman Focus: Malik Reneau

Montverde Academy was stacked with talent. The Eagles’ 2019-20 roster featured multiple future NBA players: Scottie Barnes, Cade Cunningham, Day’Ron Sharpe and Moses Moody. At the time, Malik Reneau was a sophomore, playing for Mater Academy Charter (Hialeah Gardens, Florida). ...

With unselfishness and perspective, Trayce Jackson-Davis preparing for fourth season at IU: ‘I’m focused on a championship’

Trayce Jackson-Davis had to be asked about it more than once. The first time — in summary  — he was asked about the importance of being among or at the top of various all-time IU individual statistical categories. Jackson-Davis was ...

With the return of Trayce Jackson-Davis, the external expectation for Indiana should be to finish at or near the top of the Big Ten next season

There is probably a more eloquent or descriptive way to lead into this, but instead, let’s get right to the point. Trayce Jackson-Davis is returning to IU for the 2022-23 season. The external expectation for Indiana should be to finish ...

From imitating Chuck Crabb while growing up to being named full-time public address announcer for IU men’s and women’s basketball at Assembly Hall: Jeremy Gray takes next step in career

The night before the game, he wasn’t nervous. Not at all, he said. Jeremy Gray had done stuff like this before. He worked as a public address announcer in the past, including filling in a few times as the IU ...

That’s A Wrap: Michael Durr

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2021-2022 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Michael Durr. Durr (30 games): 1.5 points, one rebound, 0.5 assists, 38.2 FG%, zero 3PFG%, 73.1 FT% in 7.1 minutes per game. Previously: Logan Duncomb, Tamar Bates, Anthony Leal, Trey ...

Indiana commit Jakai Newton talks junior season, Gabe Cupps, entrepreneurship and more

INDIANAPOLIS – IU commit Jakai Newton spoke with Inside the Hall about his junior season, fellow IU commit Gabe Cupps, entrepreneurship and more. Newton, a combo guard in the class of 2023, announced his commitment to IU in October 2021. ...

That’s A Wrap: Tamar Bates

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2021-2022 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Tamar Bates. Bates (32 games): 3.9 point, 0.6 assists, 1.3 rebounds, 33.8 FG%, 29.8 3PT%, 83.3 FT% in 14.5 minutes per game. Previously: Logan Duncomb Expectations ...

Butler hires Thad Matta as head men’s basketball coach

Butler has hired Thad Matta as its men’s basketball coach, the school’s Vice President/Director of Athletics Barry Collier announced Sunday morning in a release. After being hired by Indiana in March 2021, Matta served as the Associate Athletic Director for ...