DeAndre Thomas Archive

Indy Star reveals names involved in three-way calls

Through a public records request, the Indianapolis Star has obtained the names of the parties involved on the impermissible three-way phone calls with Kelvin Sampson. The original report had the names omitted, but the Star requested the report again with ...

Sampson, Thomas and Ellis address media

Indiana coach Kelvin Sampson and juniors DeAndre Thomas and Jamarcus Ellis addressed the media this afternoon. Here are some highlights from the press conference, courtesy of IU Media Relations. A full transcript is available here. Kelvin Sampson On the status ...

The Morning After: Southern Illinois

First, apologies for the day-lateness. Thanks to an overeager waitress at Duffy’s in Chicago on Saturday night, I never wanted for a fresh Fat Tire, which, as you can imagine, is not the best way to avoid drunkenness if you’re ...

The Morning After: Xavier

Losing early in the year is never as bad as it feels — last night, it felt like anger with a capital ANGER — but the next day comes and the frustration wears off and you start to focus in ...

The Morning After: UNC-Wilmington

We’re only two days removed from the Longwood blowout and, predictably, some patterns are forming. Onward: — First, a quick observation about Eric Gordon: What sets Gordon apart from the average highly touted freshman is his sheer athleticism. He doesn’t ...

The Morning After: Longwood

The point of The Morning After is to glean and analyze, thus building a store of knowledge from which to draw when it’s time to figure how well we can expect this team to perform late in the season. Early ...

Another record for Gordon as IU rolls, 100-49

Another game, another Indiana record for Eric Gordon. Gordon’s 21 points in Sunday’s 100-49 win over Longwood in Assembly Hall set a school record (54) for combined points scored by an Indiana player in his first two college games. The ...

The Morning After: Chattanooga

Thanks to the scurrilous Big Ten Network situation and the inability for RCN cable in Chicago to set up my cable within two hours of my calling to install service — the nerve!* — I was pushed out into the ...

Gordon sets freshman record as IU rolls, 99-79

Eric Gordon set an Indiana freshman record for a debut with 33 points to lead No. 8 Indiana past Chattanooga 99-79 Monday night in Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers (1-0) trailed 50-46 at halftime before outscoring the Mocs (1-1) by 24 ...

Barnstorming tour video from Batesville

For those of you who weren’t able to make it out to one of the first two stops of the Barnstorming Tour at New Albany or Batesville, there’s a very nice YouTube video that has surfaced of the game at ...

Lance Stemler speaks on the upcoming season, the status of his ankle, Eric Gordon and more

Lance Stemler talked to reporters following the Barnstorming Tour game at New Albany High School and the 6’8″ senior forward had a lot of interesting thoughts. Inside the Hall was there as he discussed the upcoming season, his ankle injury, ...

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 ...