Armaan Franklin Archive

Justin Smith has left Indiana basketball, here’s how the Hoosiers could adjust

Plenty of continuity will persist for Indiana entering next season, but Justin Smith’s departure means a key cog in the team’s on-court look and performance is gone. It’s impossible to brush aside Smith’s importance to Indiana when looking at the ...

Top moments from the 2019-20 Indiana men’s basketball season: Moments 5-1

With the 2019-20 NCAA men’s college basketball season officially over due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plenty of time has been spent reflecting on what was an eventful campaign for the Indiana Hoosiers. Archie Miller’s third season in Bloomington was likely ...

That’s A Wrap: Armaan Franklin

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2019-2020 Indiana Hoosiers. Up first: Armaan Franklin. Franklin (32 games): 3.7 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 1.3 apg, 34.8 FG%, 26.6% FG in 13.8 minutes per game. Armaan Franklin’s role was much ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Nebraska

INDIANAPOLIS – On a surreal day in the college basketball world given the Big Ten tournament and NCAA tournament policies enacted to address the worldwide COVID-19 viral disease pandemic, Indiana still had a basketball game to play. In what will ...

Video: Archie Miller, IU players preview Iowa

Archie Miller, Al Durham Jr. and Armaan Franklin addressed the media on Wednesday afternoon to preview Indiana’s matchup on Thursday with Iowa. Watch both press conferences below:

From rookie to role model, Armaan Franklin is making the most of his freshman season

When Armaan Franklin walked into the Bryce Jordan Center last Wednesday, one memory popped up in his head. Franklin’s aunt, Coquese Washington, used to be the head coach of Penn State’s women’s team, so on one visit Franklin played her ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win at Nebraska

Indiana recorded its first road win of the season on Saturday in Lincoln. The Hoosiers led by as many as 19 in the second half before holding off a late rally by the Cornhuskers for an 82-74 win. Here are ...

Video: IU players react to win at Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. – Trayce Jackson-Davis, Joey Brunk and Armaan Franklin addressed the media following Indiana’s 82-74 win over Nebraska on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Watch their postgame comments below:

Evaluating Indiana’s individual 3-point shooting this season

In Archie Miller’s third season in charge of the Indiana men’s basketball program, trends have developed. One of the most concerning ones involves bad 3-point shooting. The 2017-18 season saw the Hoosiers shoot 32.2 percent on 3s. That number dropped ...

‘They don’t have to score to play well’: Archie Miller focuses on assists and defense with a finally healthy Indiana backcourt

Indiana’s game-winning play against Notre Dame in last weekend’s Crossroads Classic will be remembered for Armaan Franklin’s shot. In the same way that Rob Phinisee’s winning shot in 2018 signaled the arrival of the then-freshman guard, Franklin’s corner three against ...

Film Session: Notre Dame

Armaan Franklin scored a career-high 17 points against Notre Dame on Saturday. In a freshman season he’s so far struggled to connect from distance, the Cathedral product’s 4-of-5 shooting from 3-point range was key in Indiana’s narrow victory. Franklin moved ...

Armaan Franklin shines in Crossroads Classic win

INDIANAPOLIS — Archie Miller’s first two games at the Crossroads Classic had been decided by three points each. Against Notre Dame on Saturday, it seemed like Miller’s team would not have any late-game drama like the previous two years. The ...

Video: IU players react to win over Notre Dame

INDIANAPOLIS – Trayce Jackson-Davis, Armaan Franklin and Joey Brunk addressed the media following Indiana’s 62-60 win over Notre Dame in the Crossroads Classic on Saturday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Watch his postgame comments below: