Zach Osterman was a writer for Inside the Hall during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons.

I guess this is goodbye, old friends

  • Zachary Osterman 04/04/2011 10:56 am  
 

Well, sort of goodbye. To avoid hyperbole or unnecessary rambling: I’ve signed onto 247 Sports’ new venture with Inside Indiana. I will, unfortunately, be leaving this space, which has grown rather dear to me over the last year-plus. I signed ...

That’s A Wrap: Tom Crean

  • Zachary Osterman 04/01/2011 3:07 pm  
 

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to make some sense of the 2010-11 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Today: Tom Crean. Tom Crean stood at the lectern inside the Assembly Hall press room, ...

That’s A Wrap: Guy-Marc Michel

  • Zachary Osterman 03/29/2011 10:24 am  
 

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to make some sense of the 2010-11 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Today: Guy-Marc Michel. Final Stats: Did not play. When Indiana recruited a 7-foot center from ...

That’s A Wrap: Will Sheehey

  • Zachary Osterman 03/25/2011 10:42 am  
 

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to make some sense of the 2010-11 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Today: Will Sheehey. Final Stats (32 games): 4.8 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 14 steals, 31 off. ...

Hollowell decision won’t determine Harris’ future

  • Zachary Osterman 03/22/2011 7:22 pm  
 

(Photo via Jamie Owens of J. Scott Sports) His friend Jeremy Hollowell’s college recruitment appears to be headed toward its end, but Gary Harris says he’s still focused on “which school’s going to be the best place for me.” Speaking ...

That’s a Wrap: Maurice Creek

  • Zachary Osterman 03/21/2011 11:30 am  
 

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to make some sense of the 2010-11 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Today: Maurice Creek. Final Stats (18 games): 8.3 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 1.2 apg, 38.9% FG, ...

That’s A Wrap: Tom Pritchard

  • Zachary Osterman 03/16/2011 10:53 am  
 

(Photo via Peter Stevenson on TwitPic) Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to make some sense of the 2010-11 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Today: Tom Pritchard. Final Stats (31 games): 2.5 ppg, ...

Indiana’s effort on Saturday not good enough

  • Zachary Osterman 03/06/2011 1:03 pm  
 

Two years ago, this might have been acceptable. Two years ago, when Indiana was talent-deprived and had no idea how to handle most Big Ten road atmospheres, when the Hoosiers were little more than a patchwork squad of freshmen and ...

Senior Night Video: Tom Crean, Jeremiah Rivers

  • Zachary Osterman 03/04/2011 12:03 am  
 

Watch Tom Crean and Jeremiah Rivers address the Assembly Hall crowd following Indiana’s 77-67 loss to Wisconsin on Thursday night in the embedded media players below:

Tom Crean on Ohio State

  • Zachary Osterman 02/26/2011 1:08 pm  
 

In lieu of availability this weekend ahead of Indiana’s trip to Ohio State, we were all e-mailed a selection of thoughts from IU coach Tom Crean regarding his team’s tilt with the Buckeyes. Take a gander below to see what ...

Rivers: “We’ve just got to come out and play”

  • Zachary Osterman 02/22/2011 6:37 pm  
 

BLOOMINGTON — There’s a potentially intriguing confluence of surface trends and storylines converging for tomorrow night’s Indiana-Purdue rivalry, this time renewed in Bloomington. On one side, Indiana comes into the game having lost its last four games, with three of ...

Accountability must be player-born, player-bred

  • Zachary Osterman 02/20/2011 7:44 am  
 

BLOOMINGTON — I’m going to tell you a story. That’s one of the wonderful options available in writing for a web site rather than, say, a traditional newspaper: I get to be a lot more informal and conversational. So here ...

Audio: Tom Crean, Jordan Hulls, Matt Roth talk Iowa

  • Zachary Osterman 02/04/2011 4:44 pm  
 

Listen to what Indiana head coach Tom Crean and guards Jordan Hulls and Matt Roth had to say about tomorrow’s meeting with Iowa at Assembly Hall in the embedded media players below: CREAN [audio:TomCreanpreIowa.mp3] HULLS [audio:JordanHullspreIowa.mp3] ROTH [audio:MattRothpreIowa.mp3] Here’s video ...