Derek Willis Archive

Derek Willis picks Kentucky over Indiana, Louisville and Purdue

  • Staff 01/20/2012 4:06 pm Derek Willis picks Kentucky The toll of the recruiting process was getting to Bullitt East junior Derek Willis, looking to see what coaches were coming to his games and then having to answer the same questions over and over ...

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HD Video: Derek Willis scores 26 in front of Crean

  • Alex Bozich 12/14/2011 8:38 am  

With IU coach Tom Crean and assistant coach Steve McClain watching from the baseline, Bullitt East junior forward Derek Willis scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in a 63-39 win over Oldham County on Tuesday night. The 6-foot-9 Willis, ...

Indiana climbs the list for Willis after weekend visit

  • Alex Bozich 10/02/2011 9:26 pm  

The tradition of Indiana basketball has long been mentioned by prospects as a significant factor in the recruiting process. After a Saturday trip to Bloomington, it’s clear that tradition, which includes five national championships, made an impact with Bullitt East ...

Indiana offers Bullitt East junior Derek Willis

  • Staff 09/14/2011 7:19 pm  

Louisville Courier-Journal: Derek Willis lands Indiana offer Bullitt East coach Troy Barr said the 6-foot-9 Willis already had an offer from Louisville and on Wednesday landed an offer from Indiana coach Tom Crean. Crean and assistant coaches Steve McClain and ...

Willis hearing from IU, taking wait and see approach

  • Alex Bozich 09/07/2011 9:48 pm  

Friday marks the beginning of a contact period for college coaches and just southeast of Louisville at Bullitt East, it could bring into focus the schools who will pursue former Purdue commitment Derek Willis. The 6-foot-9, 210 pound forward re-opened ...