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Freshman Focus: Logan Duncomb

Logan Duncomb never wavered. The 6-foot-10 center from Cincinnati Moeller, who announced his commitment to the Hoosiers in April of 2020, could have hit the open market when Indiana fired Archie Miller in March. But Duncomb, the No. 70 player ...

A closer look at the Xavier Johnson addition and his potential impact at Indiana

Indiana’s backcourt for the 2021-22 season received a significant boost on April 7 when Pittsburgh transfer Xavier Johnson gave his pledge to Mike Woodson and the Hoosier coaching staff. The 6-foot-3 Johnson, rated as the 46th most impactful transfer this ...

The outstanding Big Ten roster decisions that will impact the 2021-22 standings

It’s already been an eventful offseason in the Big Ten, but rosters are still not set for the 2021-22 season. Players have until July 1 to transfer without the penalty of sitting out and the withdraw deadline for the NBA ...

A closer look at the Miller Kopp addition and his potential impact at Indiana

In late April, Indiana solidified its wing depth with the addition of Northwestern transfer Miller Kopp. The 6-foot-7 Houston native and former top 100 recruit played three seasons for Chris Collins in Evanston. Over 87 career games, Kopp averaged 9.6 ...

Freshman Focus: Tamar Bates

Indiana may have found a gem late in the 2021 recruiting cycle with the addition of shooting guard Tamar Bates. Bates was originally committed to play for Shaka Smart at Texas but reopened his recruitment in late March after Smart ...

A closer look at the Michael Durr addition and his potential impact at Indiana

Earlier this week, Indiana filled its scholarship that was made available following Jerome Hunter’s departure with South Florida transfer Michael Durr. The 7-footer, who is originally from Atlanta, played three seasons in the American Athletic Conference and was a three-star ...

A look at how the transfer portal has impacted each Big Ten program

The NCAA’s decision to allow a one-time transfer without the penalty of sitting out has created a defacto free agency period in college basketball. In future seasons, the deadline for a player to complete a transfer and play immediately at ...

Winners and losers thus far in a wild offseason for Big Ten basketball

Three coaching positions have been filled, multiple players have transferred within the conference, assistant coaches have been poached and the transfer portal remains active. Here’s a look at our winners and losers thus far this offseason in the Big Ten: ...

That’s A Wrap: Team Defense

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our recap of the 2020-2021 Indiana Hoosiers. Today, we conclude the series with a look at IU’s defense. Previously: Anthony Leal, Trey Galloway, Jordan Geronimo, Khristian Lander, Armaan Franklin, Trayce Jackson-Davis, Rob Phinisee, Jerome Hunter, Race Thompson, Al Durham Jr., Archie Miller, Team Offense Team ...

That’s A Wrap: Team Offense

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our recap of the 2020-2021 Indiana Hoosiers. Today, we look at the IU offense. Previously: Anthony Leal, Trey Galloway, Jordan Geronimo, Khristian Lander, Armaan Franklin, Trayce Jackson-Davis, Rob Phinisee, Jerome Hunter, Race Thompson, Al Durham Jr., Archie Miller Team Offense (27 games): Adjusted Efficiency: 109.1 ...

That’s A Wrap: Archie Miller

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our recap of the 2020-2021 Indiana Hoosiers. Today, we look at Archie Miller.  Previously: Anthony Leal, Trey Galloway, Jordan Geronimo, Khristian Lander, Armaan Franklin, Trayce Jackson-Davis, Rob Phinisee, Jerome Hunter, Race Thompson, Al Durham Jr. It may be hard to ...

That’s A Wrap: Al Durham Jr.

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2020-2021 Indiana Hoosiers. Today, our final player recap looks at Al Durham Jr. Durham Jr. (27 games): 9.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 1.4 apg, 51.5% FG, 61.4% FT in 28.2 minutes ...

That’s A Wrap: Race Thompson

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2020-2021 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Race Thompson. Thompson (27 games): 9.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 1.4 apg, 51.5% FG, 61.4% FT in 28.2 minutes per game. Previously: Anthony Leal, Trey Galloway, Jordan Geronimo, Khristian Lander, Armaan Franklin, ...