Armon Bassett Archive

Ellis, Thomas and Holman plan to return to IU

  • Alex Bozich 03/23/2008 8:26 am  

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 ...

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Bassett noncommittal about future at IU

  • Alex Bozich 03/22/2008 1:22 am  

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

  • Alex Bozich 03/22/2008 12:29 am  

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

  • Alex Bozich 03/20/2008 6:42 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 03/20/2008 5:00 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 03/10/2008 5:50 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 03/02/2008 4:44 pm  

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

  • Ryan Corazza 02/26/2008 9:33 pm  

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

  • Alex Bozich 02/23/2008 10:35 pm  

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 ...

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The Morning After: Purdue

  • Eamonn Brennan 02/20/2008 12:20 pm  

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 ...

Hoosiers grab a share of Big Ten lead

  • Alex Bozich 02/19/2008 10:24 pm  

Eric Gordon scored 22 points, D.J. White added 19 points and 15 rebounds and Armon Bassett chipped in 16 as Indiana moved into a three-way tie in the loss column for first place in the Big Ten with a 77-68 ...

Sampson, White and Bassett press conference audio

  • Alex Bozich 02/19/2008 9:52 pm  

Indiana coach Kelvin Sampson, forward D.J. White and guard Armon Bassett addressed the media following Tuesday night’s 77-68 win over Purdue. We’ve got the complete press conference for you below: [audio:sampsonpurdue.mp3]

The Morning After: Ohio State

  • Eamonn Brennan 02/11/2008 8:20 am  

I read as much or more sportswriting than anyone I know, and I have some pet peeves. One of the major ones I’ve developed happens when, in the course of the season, writers lose perspective. They forget the ebb and ...

The Morning After: UConn

  • Eamonn Brennan 01/27/2008 2:38 pm  

There have been plenty of moments of frustration thus far this season. E.J.’s turnovers, seemingly the one thing keeping him from being a truly dominant college basketball player. The lack of a true point guard, leading to skittish play from ...

Huskies win rebounding battle, beat Hoosiers 68-63

  • Alex Bozich 01/26/2008 3:25 pm  

No Jerome Dyson. No Doug Wiggins. No problem for Jim Calhoun and the Connecticut Huskies. After announcing indefinite suspensions to both players on Friday night, Calhoun’s club dominated No. 7 Indiana on the glass and stunned the Hoosiers 68-63 in ...

Sampson, White and Bassett react to win over Iowa

  • Alex Bozich 01/24/2008 12:03 am  

Kelvin Sampson, D.J. White and Armon Bassett met with the media following Indiana’s 65-43 win over Iowa on Wednesday night at Assembly Hall. Here’s a transcript of the press conference: Opening Statement – Kelvin Sampson: We have a lot of ...