Jalen Hood-Schifino Archive

Jalen Hood-Schifino brings competitiveness, versatility to Indiana

Growing up, Jalen Hood-Schifino played basketball in his grandparents’ backyard. He played against his older cousins, Sherron and DeAndre Schifino. DeAndre Schifino would end up being a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s football team. Sherron Schifino would end up ...

Video: Jalen Hood-Schifino discusses adjustment to college game, expectations for next season

Jalen Hood-Schifino addressed the media on Thursday afternoon for the first time since arriving on campus earlier this month. Hood-Schifino discussed how he’s adjusting to college life so far, expectations for next season and much more. Watch the full media ...

Freshman Focus: Jalen Hood-Schifino

Thirteen pounds. That’s how many much weight Jalen Hood-Schifino lost during a period of time last summer due to getting COVID-19, according to his mother Angel Schifino. Jalen was down emotionally and physically, Angel Schifino said. His time playing at ...

Jalen Hood-Schifino, Malik Reneau land in top 35 of final 247Sports rankings for class of 2022

Indiana signees Jalen Hood-Schifino and Malik Reneau are two of the three highest-ranked Big Ten recruits in the final 247Sports rankings released on Wednesday afternoon. Hood Schifino is No. 23 overall and a four-star prospect. Reneau, who committed to the ...

Malik Reneau, Jalen Hood-Schifino land in top 25 of final Rivals rankings for class of 2022

As was the case in the final ESPN rankings released Wednesday, Indiana commit Malik Reneau and signee Jalen Hood-Schifino are the highest-ranked Big Ten recruits in the final Rivals150 for the class of 2022. Hood-Schifino, who signed a National Letter ...

Malik Reneau, Jalen Hood-Schifino land in top 25 of final ESPN rankings for class of 2022

Indiana commit Malik Reneau and signee Jalen Hood-Schifino are the highest-ranked Big Ten recruits in the final ESPN top 100 rankings released on Wednesday. Reneau, who gave his pledge to the Hoosiers on Monday afternoon, is No. 22 and a ...

Jordan Brand Classic Highlights: Jalen Hood-Schifino

Class of 2022 Montverde Academy (Fla.) guard and IU signee Jalen Hood-Schifino participated in the Jordan Brand Classic on Friday night in Chicago. The event is one of the top exhibition games in the country for graduating seniors. Team Air, ...

Indiana confirms Banks, Gunn and Hood-Schifino have signed National Letters of Intent

Indiana officially announced the signings of three class of 2022 prospects on Wednesday – Kaleb Banks, CJ Gunn and Jalen Hood-Schifino. Here is the full release from IU media relations: Indiana University men’s basketball coach Mike Woodson has announced the ...

Class of 2022 five-star IU commit Jalen Hood-Schifino will attend Hoosier Hysteria

Indiana commit Jalen Hood-Schifino will be attending Hoosier Hysteria next Saturday, his mother Angel Schifino told Inside the Hall’s Tyler Tachman. Hood-Schifino became Indiana’s latest pledge in the 2022 class last month when he chose the Hoosiers over Tennessee. He ...

September update: 2022 Indiana basketball recruiting board

Indiana has three commitments in the class of 2022 in Lawrence North guard CJ Gunn, Fayetteville (Ga.) forward Kaleb Banks and Montverde Academy (Fla.) guard Jalen Hood-Schifino. The Hoosiers will look to add a fourth commitment later this fall when ...

Jalen Hood-Schifino: A commitment to Indiana and the relentless mindset he learned from his mother

Jalen Hood-Schifino, IU basketball’s newest commit, lives by a simple acronym, which also happens to be the last four letters of his last name: F.I.N.O. — failure is no option. It’s a large part of how Jalen has gotten to ...

Class of 2022 four-star combo guard Jalen Hood-Schifino commits to Indiana

Class of 2022 four-star combo guard Jalen Hood-Schifino announced his commitment to Indiana on Tuesday afternoon. Hood-Schifino, who plays at Montverde Academy (Fla.) is the third commitment in Indiana’s 2022 recruiting class, joining Lawrence North guard CJ Gunn and Fayetteville ...

Class of 2022 guard Jalen Hood-Schifino narrows list to Indiana and Tennessee

Class of 2022 Montverde Academy (Fla.) and Team Thad guard Jalen Hood-Schifino has narrowed his list of schools to two. Hood-Schifino, who is set to announce his college decision on Tuesday, August 24, is down to Indiana and Tennessee according ...