Armon Bassett Archive

On Dan Dakich and the dismissal at The Dagger

Headline alliteration is my favorite kind. Those of you interested, I wrote a quick post this morning discussing Dan Dakich’s huge huevos for dismissing Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis at the Dagger. Here’s a little taste: The entire situation is ...

Report: Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis dismissed

Update: J.D. Campbell confirms Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis have been dismissed from the team. According to a report by Terry Hutchens of the Indianapolis Star, interim head coach Dan Dakich has dismissed Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis from the ...

The Morning After: That’s that

College basketball seasons are long and dynamic things. They’re not like college football seasons, which require drilled excellence from the outset and where a midseason loss can kill your chances at winning a truly screwed-up national championship. They’re not like ...

Ellis, Thomas and Holman plan to return to IU

According to a report by Terry Hutchens of the Indianapolis Star, Jamarcus Ellis, DeAndre Thomas and Eli Holman are all planning to return to Bloomington next season. However, Brandon McGee, Jordan Crawford and Armon Bassett have yet to decide, according ...

Bassett noncommittal about future at IU

Armon Bassett was asked about his future at Indiana following IU’s 86-72 loss to Arkansas and here’s what the sophomore point guard from Terre Haute had to say: I’m still not going to think about it. I just want to ...

The nightmare is over: Hoosiers bow out in 1st round

A season that started with promise and aspirations of a run to San Antonio ended Friday night as Indiana fell to Arkansas 86-72 in the first round of the East Regional in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Hoosiers (25-8) started the ...

Keys to the game: Arkansas

Strong out of the gate: In each of IU’s last three losses, they’ve trailed at halftime and in two of the games (Michigan State and Minnesota), they’ve trailed big early. Playing from behind is not advisable for anybody in the ...

White, Bassett and Gordon address media in Raleigh

D.J. White, Armon Bassett and Eric Gordon addressed the media in Raleigh, North Carolina in preparation for Friday night’s game against Arkansas. We’ve got a portion of that audio for you below: [audio:ncaawgb.mp3] Site news: Registration now required to post ...

White and Gordon headline All-Big Ten teams

The Big Ten announced the All-Conference teams on Monday evening and as expected, both the media and coaches have selected D.J. White as the Player of the Year. “It is a tremendous honor to be named the best player in ...

Hoosiers shellacked by Spartans, 103-74

Indiana entered Sunday’s game at the Breslin Center with an opportunity to stay tied with Wisconsin and Purdue in the race for the Big Ten title. After 40 minutes against the Michigan State Spartans, the Hoosiers all but eliminated themselves ...

Hoosiers hang on at home against Ohio State, 72-69

It certainly wasn’t the most aesthetically pleasing 40 minutes of basketball, but the Hoosiers held off a surging Ohio State in the second half and won in Dan Dakich’s home debut, 72-69. Though Indiana had a poor shooting first half ...

Hoosiers gut out win in Evanston

After an emotional week that ended with the resignation of Kelvin Sampson, Indiana pulled it together under interim coach Dan Dakich Saturday night in Evanston and beat Northwestern, 85-82. Four Hoosiers (23-4, 12-2 Big Ten) were in double figures, led ...

The Morning After: Purdue

This is weird. Isn’t it? Isn’t it strange to be in this position right now? To gather, as I did last night, with friends at a bar, to celebrate another game with a Fat Tire and a sandwich, and to ...