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ESPN.com’s Dana O’Neil profiles the Hoosiers

ESPN.com: Indiana enjoying its return to the top Indiana has gone from “Yeah! We’re back in the NCAA tournament” to “We’re favored to win a national title” in the span of seven months, cementing its status eight days after Kentucky captured ...

Yahoo’s Pat Forde on Indiana’s opening practice

Yahoo! Sports: Hoosiers aim for first national title since ’87 At another point during a full-court four-on-three drill, when the Hoosiers were hitting shot after shot, Crean blew the whistle and sought outside input. “Darrin,” Crean yelled to Darrin Horn, ...

Zeller named preseason national player of the year by CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com’s All-Americans: Indiana’s Zeller tops list CBSSports.com Preseason National Player of the Year: Cody Zeller (Indiana) — He’ll be the preseason pick for this award by just about everyone because he’s the best player, potentially the top overall pick in ...

Cody Zeller named first team All-American by The Sporting News

Sporting News: College basketball 2012-13 preseason All-American teams Why he’s here: Zeller showed remarkable poise and polish for a freshman big man, no doubt a result of years of playing against older brothers Luke and Tyler, both Division I players, at ...

ESPN looks at three big things for Indiana this season

ESPN.com: Three Big Things: Indiana Entering the 2012–13 season, the Hoosiers will be ranked among the top three teams in the country. (For what it’s worth, I think either Indiana or Louisville should be ranked No. 1, and it’s sort of ...

ESPN ranks Indiana No. 7 in 50 in 50 series

ESPN.com: 50 in 50 rankings: No. 7 Indiana 7. Indiana (442 points) Positives: Won three national titles; also made six other Final Fours; 16 regular-season conference titles; nine first-team consensus All-Americans (13 total); six top-10 picks; fifth-most points of any school when ...

Stanford Robinson transferring to Findlay Prep

Washington Post: Stanford Robinson, Indiana recruit, transferring from Paul VI to Findlay Prep “Paul VI is a great school, it’s just I felt like I needed to play in a great situation,” Robinson said. “That’s what Findlay Prep is, it’s ...

Blackmon Jr. cleared, but will not return for AAU

Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette: Blackmon staying on sidelines for AAU “I just got cleared to do everything that I want to do,” Blackmon said Thursday during the Gym Rats Basketball Association National Championship at Spiece Fieldhouse. “I am just taking ...

WDRB.com: Crean’s non-traditional approach includes Denny Crum

WDRB.com: Crean’s non-traditional approach includes Denny Crum So it was no surprise the videos Crean was studying the other day were not from his team’s unexpected 27-win season. They were videos of teams coached by a guy Crean has long admired ...

CBS Sports makes case for IU starting at No. 1

CBSSports.com: Why Indiana starts No. 1: Veterans, strong freshmen boost Hoosiers Beyond that, Crean again will have athletic freak and wild card Victor Oladipo; few teams have a change-of-pace player the likes of this junior guard. Senior Jordan Hulls returns ...

Hoosiers sit 5th in ESPN’s updated 2013 recruiting rankings

ESPN.com: Class of 2013 Team Basketball Recruiting Rankings The Hoosiers are steadily branching out. After Tom Crean laid the foundation of his program with players from the Hoosier State, he’s now spreading the word and rebuilding the brand nationally. Half ...

Indiana tabbed as fifth best coaching job by ESPN

ESPN.com: Ranking the nation’s top 10 college basketball jobs 5. Indiana Just a few years ago, the status of Indiana’s basketball program had never seemed more dire. Legendary coach Bob Knight was expelled in a fit of campus fury; Mike Davis’ ...

C-J columnist: IU-UK series is dead as a rotary phone for next season

Louisville Courier-Journal: Kentucky basketball won’t meet IU three-quarter way UK coach John Calipari will hug and kiss the Cardinal Bird before he agrees to play another game in Bloomington. That’s his prerogative. It’s puzzling because Calipari has always claimed to ...