Trio of 2013 talents grab early offers from IU

As the recruiting game continues to place an emphasis on identifying talent at an early age, the Indiana staff is hitting the ground running with the class of 2013. A trio of AAU teammates — Hamilton Southeastern’s Zak Irvin, Heritage ...

Site News: Introducing Fan Reports

Remember this post? You know, the one where we discussed adding a message board to this here space? That didn’t go over so well. So, after going back to the drawing board for a bit, we’re happy to roll out ...

Etherington updates injury, talks Elite Camp

After missing time earlier this spring with a stress fracture in his back, Austin Etherington returned to the court at last month’s Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions. And while he’s not yet back to full strength, the 2011 Hamilton Heights ...

Hoosiers speak on Nebraska

This release just popped into the inbox from J.D. Campbell over at IU Media Relations. Normally wouldn’t be posting much about Bill Lynch on here, but under the circumstances, it can’t hurt. “We are excited to welcome the University of ...

It’s official: Nebraska the 12th member of the Big Ten

In a move motivated solely by college football and money (and also the potential for a Nebraska-Penn State basketball rivalry), the Big Ten officially announced the addition of Cornhuskers to the conference earlier today. Here’s the press release from the ...

Video: Tom Crean says hello, friends

And discusses the topics of the week, including Tom Izzo, how much he loves being at IU, APR, Big Ten expansion, Eric Gordon, Jeff Watkinson and summer camps:

Since you and I both know you’re not really working …

Look: It’s Friday, the World Cup just started, Tom Izzo’s Michigan State career might have just ended and college football Armageddon is imminent, no matter who you believe. So come chat about it with us and the boys over at ...

A quick update on Cincinnati Aiken’s Aaron Thomas

Aaron Thomas, a 6-4, four-star guard from Aiken High School in Cincinnati, is one of the top prospects Indiana expects at this weekend’s Elite Camp in Bloomington. The Elite Camp, which is closed to the media and the public, will ...

Just another ordinary day in June …

Actually, not really. I’ll keep this quick, but a couple of notes to pass along: + Kyle Neddenriep of The Indianapolis Star is reporting that North Central guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera will not transfer to St. Benedict’s Prep. This, if you ...

Hello, Nebraska

I’ve gotten on the train a little bit later than some news outlets not too far from here, but that train — the one with “EXPANSION” written on the side and barrels of money tucked away in the hold cars ...

Is Tom Izzo leaving Michigan State for the Cavs?

The answer to that question differs depending on who you ask. Dick Vitale says no. But The Cleveland Plain-Dealer, citing sources, published this story earlier this evening, indicating that Michigan State players believe Tom Izzo is close to accepting the ...

IU avoids penalty with improved APR score

Among the various landmines Kelvin Sampson left in Bloomigton was an APR (Academic Progress Rate) score that was, in a word, unacceptable. Let’s go to the archives from May of 2009: The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores ...

Hey, look, Roshown McLeod can recruit

After two disappointing seasons on the IU staff led to his dismissal in early March, former assistant coach Roshown McLeod was announced as the head coach at St. Benedict’s Prep on April 20. And since that time, McLeod has been ...