Recruiting Archive

A look at where IU’s class of 2021 recruiting targets stand in updated national rankings

Despite the cancelation of spring and summer evaluation periods, the three major services who cover recruiting have forged ahead in recent weeks with updated rankings. Corey Evans, a national analyst for Rivals.com, said this week on Podcast on the Brink ...

Silver Creek forward Trey Kaufman continuing to expand his game and his athleticism

Class of 2021 Silver Creek forward Trey Kaufman will be one of the favorites for Mr. Basketball next season. The Indiana recruiting target led the Dragons to a 25-2 record last winter as a junior before the season was cut ...

2021 guard Blake Wesley making the most of his situation, both on and off the court

The stay-at-home orders across the world have been an adjustment for everyone, each individual having their own way of trying to stay busy. For Blake Wesley, basketball has been his method to make the most of the situation. According to ...

NCAA extends recruiting dead period through July 31

The NCAA announced an extension of the recruiting dead period through July 31 on Wednesday, which means college basketball coaches will not see prospects compete at various events throughout the month of July. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, coaches would have ...

First look: 2021 Indiana basketball recruiting board

Despite an uncertain timeline for when basketball will resume across the country, it’s time for a first look at our 2021 Indiana basketball recruiting board. The Hoosiers are already off to a strong start in the class with a commitment ...

Indiana confirms addition of Khristian Lander to 2020 recruiting class

Indiana confirmed on Monday morning that it has received a National Letter of Intent from Evansville Reitz point guard Khristian Lander. Here’s the full release issued by IU: Khristian Lander Signs National Letter of Intent To Play Basketball at Indiana ...

Five-star point guard Khristian Lander moves into 2020 class

As expected, five-star point guard Khristian Lander is moving into the 2020 class. The Evansville Reitz point guard and IU commit is moving from the 2021 class to 2020 and is expected to play for the Hoosiers next season. Per ...

‘He is fearless’: Indiana recruiting target Skyy Clark has the basketball world at attention

The stories surrounding Skyy Clark border on being mythical. He’s a high school sophomore who already has more than a quarter-million combined social media followers on Instagram and TikTok, a Slam magazine feature about him and the attention of the ...

Indiana is targeting shooters in the class of 2021. Will a scholarship offer arrive for Louis Lesmond?

This August marks two years since Louis Lesmond moved from France to the United States. It was a decision made based on his father’s work, but still with an eye toward Louis’ aspirations. David Lesmond played college basketball at Purdue ...

Looking back at Archie Miller’s 2018 recruiting class at Indiana

When Archie Miller was hired as IU’s 29th men’s basketball coach in late March 2017, that year’s recruiting class was largely set in stone. Offers had been distributed by former coach Tom Crean and his staff, scholarships accepted by incoming ...

Wide-open recruitment of Jordan Longino continues, now with Indiana in the mix

The daily trip to Germantown Academy is one Jordan Longino has become accustomed to. He lives 40 minutes away from the school he’s attended since pre-kindergarten, and it often means he shows up at the 126-acre campus in Fort Washington, ...

West Side’s Jalen Washington humbled by Indiana offer, has tireless work ethic to get better

Gary West Side basketball coach Chris Buggs can’t tell Jalen Washington has an offer from Indiana. Usually when you’re a 6-foot-8, five-star forward, ranked No. 15 nationally and playing in the state where basketball is cherished, an offer from the ...

Rutgers Prep star Trey Patterson ‘driven by excellence’ as Indiana recruitment continues

Rutgers Prep head coach Matt Bloom has been involved in organized basketball longer than his star player, class of 2021 standout Trey Patterson, has been alive. Bloom boasts more than two decades of experience in various roles at Division I ...