Jamarcus Ellis Archive

And finally, they’ve all surfaced, let’s move on

  • Alex Bozich 10/30/2008 1:49 pm  

Despite the fact that nearly everybody associated with the Indiana program is moving on to the future, we’ve still received a few requests for updates on the departed from last season. We’ve tracked Kelvin Sampson, Brandon McGee, Jordan Crawford, Eli ...

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Jamarcus Ellis to Northern Kentucky University?

  • Alex Bozich 06/04/2008 6:54 pm  

Our old friend Jamarcus Ellis, who somehow got me to believe he was “happy to be a Hoosier” last summer, is reportedly considering a transfer to Northern Kentucky University. Here’s the scoop, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer: It’s been an ...

Indiana press release on dismissed players

  • Alex Bozich 05/02/2008 2:26 pm  

Here is a statement released a short time ago by IU Media Relations: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – ­ Indiana Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Crean announced today that junior DeAndre Thomas has been dismissed from the program and will not have his ...

Report: Bassett, Ellis, Thomas and Holman gone

  • Alex Bozich 05/02/2008 1:29 pm  

Andy Katz over at the World Wide Leader is reporting the following this afternoon: New Indiana coach Tom Crean will be down to three returning scholarship players and eight players in all for next season once the school officially announces ...

Academic woes still creeping around

  • Ryan Corazza 04/24/2008 12:00 pm  

Both Hoosier Nation and the USA Today threw down stories yesterday about IU’s academic woes. We all know the gist by now: first semester the basketball team rocked it out in the classroom — if you want to call a ...

Decision on dismissed players looms for Crean

  • Alex Bozich 04/07/2008 6:00 am  

With the news on Sunday that both Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis have contacted Tom Crean to discuss reinstatement, the new Indiana coach is faced with a pivotal decision less than a week into his tenure. From a basketball standpoint, ...

On Dan Dakich and the dismissal at The Dagger

  • Eamonn Brennan 04/01/2008 12:29 pm  

Headline alliteration is my favorite kind. Those of you interested, I wrote a quick post this morning discussing Dan Dakich’s huge huevos for dismissing Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis at the Dagger. Here’s a little taste: The entire situation is ...

Report: Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis dismissed

  • Alex Bozich 03/31/2008 9:17 pm  

Update: J.D. Campbell confirms Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis have been dismissed from the team. According to a report by Terry Hutchens of the Indianapolis Star, interim head coach Dan Dakich has dismissed Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis from the ...

The Morning After: That’s that

  • Eamonn Brennan 03/24/2008 12:40 pm  

College basketball seasons are long and dynamic things. They’re not like college football seasons, which require drilled excellence from the outset and where a midseason loss can kill your chances at winning a truly screwed-up national championship. They’re not like ...

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Ellis, Thomas and Holman plan to return to IU

  • Alex Bozich 03/23/2008 8:26 am  

According to a report by Terry Hutchens of the Indianapolis Star, Jamarcus Ellis, DeAndre Thomas and Eli Holman are all planning to return to Bloomington next season. However, Brandon McGee, Jordan Crawford and Armon Bassett have yet to decide, according ...

Will Jamarcus Ellis return on Friday?

  • Alex Bozich 03/12/2008 12:58 pm  

Update: According to Terry Hutchens of The Indianapolis Star, Ellis will play on Friday. That is the question heading into Friday’s Big Ten Tournament opener for the Hoosiers (which yours truly will be attending, by the way). Indiana interim coach ...

White and Gordon headline All-Big Ten teams

  • Alex Bozich 03/10/2008 5:50 pm  

The Big Ten announced the All-Conference teams on Monday evening and as expected, both the media and coaches have selected D.J. White as the Player of the Year. “It is a tremendous honor to be named the best player in ...

The Morning After: Penn State

  • Eamonn Brennan 03/10/2008 10:00 am  

Bad decisions. If you can boil down IU’s entire struggle with injured little meek please-govnah-don’t-hurt-us Penn State yesterday, that was it. Bad decisions. Bad decisions from the three-point line. Bad decisions in the post. Bad decisions on defense. Whatever bad ...

Going nowhere fast

  • Alex Bozich 03/09/2008 9:37 pm  

Now that I’ve had a couple of hours to digest the debacle earlier this afternoon at Penn State, I’ve collected my thoughts on the game, the direction of this team and the program. E will weigh-in with more in The ...

Hoosiers fall to Penn State in Happy Valley

  • Alex Bozich 03/09/2008 3:41 pm  

A game that Indiana hoped would be a tuneup for the Big Ten Tournament turned into a nightmare Sunday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania. The Hoosiers (25-6, 14-4 Big Ten) shot a dismal 21 percent ...

White and Gordon lead Hoosiers past Gophers, 69-55

  • Alex Bozich 03/05/2008 9:27 pm  

Wednesday’s game against Minnesota at Assembly Hall probably wasn’t the grand finale that D.J. White expected when he set foot on Bloomington’s campus in the summer of 2004. The coach who recruited him, Mike Davis, was nowhere to be found. ...