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Indiana ranked No. 31 in initial KenPom ratings, eighth-best in the Big Ten

The new KenPom.com ratings are out for the 2021-2022 season and Indiana will begin ranked in the top 35 nationally. IU is No. 31 in Pomeroy’s ratings, which is the eighth-highest rating for a Big Ten team. Last season, Indiana was ...

Report: Indiana cancels “secret scrimmage” with Cincinnati

Indiana’s “secret scrimmage” with Cincinnati originally scheduled for Sunday, October 17 in Bloomington will not be played. According to Jeff Goodman of Stadium, the Hoosiers canceled the scrimmage because they were “too banged up.” The scrimmage will not be made ...

An updated #iubb Twitter guide for the 2021-22 season

The start of the 2021-22 season is near and the #iubb tag on Twitter will be heating up in the coming weeks. As we do on an annual basis, Inside the Hall has updated our list of Twitter accounts for ...

Mike Woodson is giving Race Thompson a chance to be himself on the court

Mike Woodson isn’t the type of coach to make foregone conclusions solely based on what a player did in the past. “I don’t want to pigeonhole” them, he says. Still, Woodson does his research, asking around to gain a better ...

Big Ten media day recap: Mike Woodson on player roles, program history and more

INDIANAPOLIS – A little more than a week after Indiana basketball media day, the program made another appearance at Big Ten Basketball Media Days on Friday at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The two-day event featured press conferences and one-on-one sessions with all ...

Indiana picked to finish 7th in Big Ten in “official unofficial” media poll

Big Ten media days are this Thursday and Friday in Indianapolis and the annual “official unofficial” Big Ten preseason media poll was released this morning. The unofficial poll surveys 28 writers from around the league (two from each Big Ten ...

Tip times, TV designations announced for 2021-22 IU basketball season

Tip times and TV designations were announced on Tuesday by the Big Ten for most games on the 2021-22 schedule. (The Big Ten’s full announcement is available here.) Our 2021-22 Indiana basketball schedule page is now updated with all of ...

‘We love you Woody’: Excitement builds at Mike Woodson’s first Hoosier Hysteria

In his first act at Hoosier Hysteria as Indiana’s head coach, Mike Woodson, wearing candy stripe pants and a crimson top, strutted out to “Big Poppa” by The Notorious B.I.G. In the middle of a spotlight, he made his way ...

Amid a rainy morning, families arrive early at Hoosier Hysteria in anticipation of a new era of IU basketball

James Stepp, huddled under a canopy of umbrellas, is smiling. He’s wearing an Indiana Hoosiers hat. Also, an Indiana script T-shirt. Plus, a crimson gaiter wrapped around his neck. It’s just after 10 a.m. on Saturday morning. Rain is splashing ...

Indiana to offer schedule posters beginning Saturday as NIL opportunity for players

Indiana announced on Friday that it will sell schedule posters for the 2021-22 season for $2.98 each as a name, image and likeness opportunity for men’s basketball players. Here are the full details of the announcement: Bloomington, Indiana – The ...

What to watch for: Hoosier Hysteria

Indiana fans will get their first look at this year’s team at Hoosier Hysteria on Saturday afternoon at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. After a year hiatus, Hoosier Hysteria will take place on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Simon Skjodt Assembly ...

‘Is somebody going to guard me?’: In his own unique way, Miller Kopp is bringing a swagger to Indiana

From the far corner of Indiana’s bench in the Bahamas last month, you could hear his voice. There was Miller Kopp, socks off, ankle wrapped in ice, foot stretched out on a chair, knowing that he wouldn’t play the rest ...

Indiana releases final details, activities for 2021 Hoosier Hysteria

Indiana released some final details and activities for this year’s Hoosier Hysteria this afternoon. The full details from IU Athletics are available below: BLOOMINGTON, Indiana – The festivities for Hoosier Hysteria presented by Smithville, the official tipoff for the 2021-22 ...