Commentary Archive

A closer look at the Evan Fitzner addition

Indiana added a 13th scholarship player to its roster earlier this month in Evan Fitzner, a graduate transfer from Saint Mary’s who will be eligible immediately. The 6-foot-10 Fitzner, a native of San Diego (Calif.), has one year of eligibility remaining. ...

The on-court impact of Romeo Langford’s commitment

Romeo Langford’s Monday evening commitment to the Hoosiers gives Indiana’s offense a much-needed boost and provides some clarity for a backcourt with some question marks and depth issues heading into the 2018-19 season. With Robert Johnson and Josh Newkirk departed, ...

Revisiting our preseason top 25 Big Ten players list

Each year, Dylan Burkhardt of UMHoops and I huddle over the summer to produce a list of our projected top 25 players in the Big Ten for the upcoming season. It’s something both of us enjoy putting together and it ...

That’s A Wrap: Team defense

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our recap of the 2017-2018 Indiana Hoosiers. Today, we conclude the series with a look at the team defense.  Final stats (31 games): 70.3 ppg, 44.1 FG%, 50.8 eFG%, 36.7 3PFG%, 19.7 TO%, 32.2% opponent ...

That’s A Wrap: Team offense

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our recap of the 2017-2018 Indiana Hoosiers. Up next: Team offense. Final stats (31 games): 71.9 ppg, 45.6 FG%, 51.1 eFG%, 32.2 3PFG%, 18.2 TO%, 31.8 OR%, 36.4% FTR. As is typically the case following ...

Seven things that could shape next season’s Big Ten race

It’s been a quiet offseason thus far in Bloomington, but there’s been plenty of movement around the Big Ten in recent weeks. In no particular order of importance, here’s a look at seven things that could play a major factor ...

That’s A Wrap: Robert Johnson

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2017-2018 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Robert Johnson. Johnson (31 games): 14 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists, .8 steals, 37.3 3PFG%, 70.4% FT in 34.2 minutes per game. The 2017-18 season was ...

That’s A Wrap: Collin Hartman

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2017-2018 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Collin Hartman. Hartman (23 games): 4.2 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1 assist, 37 FG%, 24% 3FG in 15.4 minutes per game. After missing his entire senior campaign ...

That’s A Wrap: Josh Newkirk

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2017-2018 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Josh Newkirk. Newkirk (31 games): 7.1 points, 2.8 assists, 2.1 rebounds, 80.7 FT%, 30.5 3PFG% in 23.3 minutes per game. When Josh Newkirk arrived in Bloomington ...

That’s A Wrap: Tim Priller

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2017-2018 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Tim Priller. Priller (4 games): 0.3 points, 0.5 rebounds, 50 FT% in 1 minute per game. An Indiana fan favorite from almost the first moment he stepped ...

That’s A Wrap: Freddie McSwain

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2017-2018 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Freddie McSwain. McSwain (31 games): 4.2 points, 4.5 rebounds, 0.6 blocks, 45 FG%, 57% FT in 14.6 minutes per game. A junior college standout that transferred ...

That’s A Wrap: Juwan Morgan

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2017-2018 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Juwan Morgan. Morgan: (31 games): 16.5 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.4 blocks, 1.2 steals, 60.2 eFG%, 63.1 FT% in 29.4 minutes per game. Indiana’s team ...

The Inside the Hall Mailbag: March 29

The Inside the Hall Mailbag is a collection of questions tweeted to us via Twitter (@insidethehall), via email, submitted on our premium forum and sent to us via our Facebook page. Submit your questions and we’ll answer as many as we can. tj21 ...