Bud Mackey Archive

Mackey enters guilty plea in crack cocaine case

  • Alex Bozich 08/25/2008 1:14 pm  

Instead of moving into one of the IU residence halls on Wednesday morning — former recruit Bud Mackey, the subject of the first post published on this very site (Thus the continued coverage of this story until its conclusion. We’re ...

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Bud Mackey is a free man (for now); Jordan Crawford down to five schools

  • Alex Bozich 07/03/2008 1:32 pm  

Bud Mackey, who lost his opportunity to attend IU after being caught at school with crack, is a free man once again. WKYT in Lexington, Kentucky reports that Mackey was released at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday: Former Scott County High ...

Inside the Hall turns one year young

  • Ryan Corazza 06/26/2008 11:30 am  

A year ago today, Big A tossed down the very first post on this here blog. (About Bud freakin’ Mackey of all people.) Since then, it’s been about the most gosh darn eventful time in IU’s recent — or perhaps ...

Mackey: “My future is in someone else’s hands”

  • Alex Bozich 05/17/2008 8:42 am  

Speaking on the record for the first time since last September when he was arrested for possession of crack cocaine at Scott County High School, former Indiana recruit Bud Mackey tells Jillian Ogawa of The Lexington Herald Leader that he’s ...

Bud Mackey jailed on contempt of court charges

  • Alex Bozich 05/05/2008 1:19 pm  

You remember Bud Mackey, right? The former IU recruit who was arrested back in September on charges of possession of crack-cocaine at his high school has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for contempt of court, reports Lex 18: ...

Should Bud Mackey be on the court?

  • Alex Bozich 01/21/2008 8:42 am  

The saga of Bud Mackey has taken another twist. The former IU commit has enrolled at Harmony Prep in Cincinnati and is suiting up alongside IU signee Terrell Holloway. Nevermind pending felony charges on trafficking in a controlled substance within ...

Bud Mackey enrolls at Atlanta high school

  • Alex Bozich 12/09/2007 12:04 pm  

We haven’t talked about Bud Mackey in quite a while and for good reason: He was found at school with crack-cocaine in his shoe. The former Scott County (KY) star who was the MVP of the 2007 Kentucky state tournament ...

Signing period kicks off; Jones decision expected

  • Alex Bozich 11/14/2007 12:05 am  

The Hoosiers are expected to sign four players in the early signing period, which begins today and runs through Nov. 21, and we’ll also learn where Mt. Vernon (NY) forward Kevin Jones will continue his career. The four-man class, highlighted ...

Bud Mackey’s plea: Not guilty

  • Alex Bozich 10/16/2007 1:20 pm  

C. Ray Hall of the Louisville Courier-Journal reports from Georgetown, Kentucky: One of Kentucky’s top high school basketball players plead not guilty to felony drug charges today in District Court. Jonathan “Bud” Mackey, a 6-foot-4 senior guard at Scott County ...

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Katz: IU to withdraw Mackey offer regardless of outcome in court

  • Alex Bozich 10/03/2007 6:10 pm  

It’s been quiet on the Bud Mackey front these past two days, but now ESPN.com basketball columnist Andy Katz is reporting that IU will withdraw its offer to the Scott County standout regardless of how everything shakes out in court. ...

Report: Bud Mackey brought crack to school in his shoe; admits to delivering it

  • Ryan Corazza 10/01/2007 8:57 pm  

Some more details have fluttered out about promising IU recruit turned Just Another Sad Story Bud Mackey. And, it looks as if he’s admitted to school administrators he was delivering the crack cocaine he was caught with to someone. According ...

Vitale on IU, Eric Gordon and the Mackey situation

  • Alex Bozich 10/01/2007 3:51 pm  

I caught ESPN’s Dick Vitale on the radio this afternoon with the Zonebusters on 1570-AM in Louisville and here’s what the Vitale Bald Dome Index (VBDI) had to say about IU, Eric Gordon and the Bud Mackey situation: “Eric Gordon, ...

What to do with a problem like Bud

  • Eamonn Brennan 09/30/2007 8:04 pm  

Like any good, crazed IU fan, the first thing that ran through this head after hearing that Bud Mackey had been arrested with crack in his backpack was “Well, there goes that.” (OK, that was the second thing; the first ...

Bud Mackey arrested on drug charges

  • Alex Bozich 09/28/2007 8:24 pm  

(9/30, 6 PM Update: The Georgetown News-Graphic has details on Mackey from his high school coach, Billy Hicks) (9/30, 9 AM Update: The Georgetown News-Graphic, Mackey’s hometown newspaper, provides details on the charges.) (9/29, Noon Update: The Herald Times in ...

Ebanks, Mackey land in Rise Magazine Top 50

  • Alex Bozich 09/24/2007 7:44 am  

Rise Magazine recently announced their list of the top 50 players in the class of 2008. And luckily for Hoosier fans, there’s some IU flavor prominently displayed. Devin Ebanks checks in as the No. 15 player in the class and ...

Dave Telep talks Ebanks, Mackey and Roth

  • Alex Bozich 09/19/2007 7:04 pm  

As you know, Inside the Hall recently caught up with Scout.com National Recruiting Director Dave Telep to talk IU recruiting. We asked Dave for the lowdown on the 2008 recruiting class and here’s what he had to say. On Devin ...