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Kenya Hunter brings more to Indiana than just recruiting

In the two weeks since Kenya Hunter was introduced as Indiana’s co-associate head coach, his recruiting prowess has already been well established. And for good reason. At Georgetown, Hunter helped bring in three top-25 classes and at UConn he was ...

Relationships driving Kenya Hunter to Indiana and beyond

When Kenya Hunter was offered the job at Indiana, he knew it could mean moving with his family during a time when a virus is floating through the air. He knew it meant leaving UConn, a program he’s established himself ...

Q & A: Coach of 2022 center Favour Aire talks IU offer

Indiana continued its recent recruiting ambitions in the DMV, extending an offer to 2022 District Heights, Maryland, center Favour Aire in late August. Aire, who stands 6-feet and 11-inches tall and weighs 215 pounds, is ranked as the No. 4 ...

2021 Silver Creek forward Trey Kaufman talks top five schools, weekend visits

Indiana was included in 2021 4-star power forward Trey Kaufman’s top-5 list, he announced on social media Tuesday night. North Carolina, Virginia, Purdue and Indiana State also made the cut. “Just the fact that they are so close,” Kaufman told ...

‘It’s disrespectful to me honestly’: Justin Taylor isn’t content with just being an elite 3-point shooter

As a child, like many budding young basketball players, Justin Taylor struggled to get enough arc in his shot. And his mother Kerri, who played at James Madison, couldn’t ignore it. Kerri showed Taylor how to lift the ball over ...

‘I think he would definitely consider them’: Why Indiana could be in the mix for Hunter Sallis despite a late recruitment

On Aug. 23, five-star combo guard Hunter Sallis announced his top 12 schools on social media. Michigan, Kentucky, Oregon, North Carolina, Kansas and Gonzaga were all among the universities eager to sign the 2021 prospect from Millard North High School ...

Meet high school renaissance man Trey Kaufman

Start with the birthday parties. The ones with Trey Kaufman. The celebrations aren’t for him. Rather, elementary school aged kids in the Sellersburg area. The youngsters invite Kaufman to attend their birthday gathering. On more than one occasion, Kaufman has ...

The powerful emergence of Race Thompson

First, there was a horn. Piercing. Blaring. Ringing. It sounded across Interstate 35 in Minneapolis. On May 31st, it wasn’t meant to be there. Thousands of people gathered on the highway protesting the death of George Floyd. Just days earlier ...

How a shortened summer may prove to be crucial for Indiana’s ever-developing team chemistry

In Archie Miller’s Bloomington tenure, it’s evident that Indiana hasn’t always displayed unshakable cohesiveness. Miller hasn’t tried to keep it a secret, either. Last season, in early December, Indiana suffered a 20-point beat down at the hands of Wisconsin, marking ...

Introducing Tyler Tachman

Editor’s note: We’re excited to announce that we’ve hired a new writer, Tyler Tachman, to the Inside the Hall staff. Tyler is a sophomore at Indiana University and is studying sports journalism. Tyler’s first story for Inside the Hall appeared ...

College basketball is changing and Archie Miller won’t be left behind

Fourteen months ago, Indiana head coach Archie Miller traveled southeast of Bloomington, away from Assembly Hall and into the countryside. Miller was making his way to Huber’s Orchard and Winery, which sits 20 minutes outside Louisville near the Indiana-Kentucky line, ...