Bud Mackey Archive

Bud Mackey arrested on drug charges

(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

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

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 ...

Bud Mackey tidbit and Bill Lynch on the Zonebusters

– There was an interesting piece from our good friend Jody Demling’s blog regarding 2008 recruit Bud Mackey earlier today that caught my eye. Rick Bolus, best known for his “blue chip” basketball camps he’s held since 1980, has ranked ...

Don’t read ESPN.com for recruiting information

While surfing the Web late this afternoon, I came across the ESPN College Basketball page and noticed there were some free Insider items (yipee!). Apparently not enough people are subscribing to Insider, because I’ve noticed quite a few free previews ...

Crawford, Mackey impressive in NA recruit game

Two future Hoosier guards were on display at the Barnstorming Tour at New Albany High School on August 2 and both were equally impressive. Jordan Crawford, the second IU player to come from Hargrave Military Academy in the last two ...

Barnstorming Tour wrapup from New Albany

We’re jammed pack with content for you over the next few days and a great time was had by all at the first stop of the Barnstorming Tour at New Albany High School. Among those we were able to interview ...

On Deck: Thursday’s recruit game

After a couple of phone calls and some investigation, I’ve got a pretty good grasp of the festivities that will be taking place Thursday night at 7 PM at New Albany High School. Tickets will be sold at the door ...

Bud Mackey loves Indiana University

Hoopsreport.com, a site I’d never heard of until today, has an interview with 2008 recruit Bud Mackey. The interview is not bad, sans the question to Mackey asking him what it was like growing up in Kentucky. Since Bud didn’t ...

IU targets lighting up Vegas

It’s perhaps the biggest week of the year in terms of college coaches evaluating talent and that’s why it’s no surprise that Kelvin Sampson, Rob Senderoff and Jeff Meyer are all in Las Vegas this week taking in the AAU ...

Monday roundup: D.J. adds a move, Mackey surfaces in Vegas

– The praise for D.J. White for his performances with the United States team leading up to the Pan American Games continues to come rolling in. Haverford, a blog that is following the team, has the latest on IU’s top ...

Jones speaks on his recruitment

Yesterday, we heard comments from Eshaunte Jones’ AAU coach, Eric Vaughn, regarding a decision made by Jones to de-commit from Indiana and evaluate his options. In a story by Greg Jones in today’s Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette, Jones spoke out ...

Bud Mackey: “It’s all talk”

It’s never particularly easy to lock up top talent from another state. It’s even harder when that state has a university rich with basketball tradition and a bunch of crazed lunatics fan base that treats its basketball team like royalty. ...