Kelvin Sampson Archive

Around the Hall: Coaches weigh in on potential change to transfer rules

  • Alex Bozich 09/07/2017 8:28 am  

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. College coaches, including Indiana’s Archie Miller, have come out strong in opposition to potential transfer rules changes. Evan Daniels of put together a column with his thoughts ...

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Sampson talks about calls, rule breaking with CBS Sports

  • Staff 09/26/2011 4:11 pm  

CBS Sports: Exiled Sampson admits mistakes, rues bad timing of offenses I asked one high-ranking member of the NCAA where the illegal phone calls violation currently stacks up. “We don’t even care about that anymore,” they said. “We aren’t even ...

Indiana posts perfect score in updated APR report

  • Alex Bozich 05/24/2011 5:05 pm  

The NCAA released updated Academic Progress Rate (APR) figures through the 2009-2010 academic year earlier today and Indiana’s four-year average in men’s basketball is now 929, which is four points above the minimum 925 required to avoid penalties. The Hoosiers ...

IU avoids penalty with improved APR score

  • Alex Bozich 06/09/2010 3:06 pm  

Among the various landmines Kelvin Sampson left in Bloomigton was an APR (Academic Progress Rate) score that was, in a word, unacceptable. Let’s go to the archives from May of 2009: The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores ...

Gordon vs. Crawford; Sampson drawing NBA head-coaching interest

  • Ryan Corazza 05/27/2010 4:59 pm  

Two things of interest on this Thursday afternoon involving former members of the IU basketball fam. First up, via Gery Woelfe of the Journal Times,  comes word that Jordan Crawford reportedly used to give Eric Gordon a run for his ...

The dogmas of the quiet past

  • Zachary Osterman 02/14/2010 12:40 pm  

For no reason in particular, there is an old Lincoln quote rolling around in my head today (Abraham, not continental). It comes from a message to Congress that was a precursor to the Emancipation Proclamation, when Lincoln penned the words ...

NCAA, per the usual, drops the ball with Memphis ruling

  • Alex Bozich 08/21/2009 9:58 am  

The story of the day Thursday in college basketball was the NCAA’s announcement that the run to the national championship for the 2007-2008 Memphis Tigers is now wiped from the record books. That Memphis club, which won 38 games before ...

Sampson’s appeal to NCAA: Denied

  • Ryan Corazza 06/30/2009 2:21 pm  

As you may recall, the NCAA levied a five-year show-cause order on Kelvin Sampson back in November, along with slapping IU with three years probation for “failure to monitor.”  Essentially, this means Sampson has little to no chance at being ...

The ghost of Kelvin Sampson continues to haunt IU basketball

  • Alex Bozich 05/06/2009 4:52 pm  

The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores this afternoon and the result was a public notice for IU baskeball in response to a score that, well, isn’t pretty. To put it into perspective how low the figure is, ...

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When There’s Nothing On The Horizon You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove: Saying farewell to the 2008-09 Indiana Hoosiers

  • Eamonn Brennan 03/16/2009 12:19 pm  

Some rambling postseason thoughts on a Monday morning … So, we’re a few days removed from Indiana’s season-ending first round loss to Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament. Ho, hum. We all knew the Hoosiers were probably going to ...

Around the Hall: Not this guy, again

  • Alex Bozich 02/27/2009 9:18 am  

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. + Indy Star columnist Bob Kravitz discusses Kelvin Sampson’s unwillingness to take responsibility for what went down in Bloomington. As Kravitz notes, “Haven’t we gone through this already?” ...

Kelvin Sampson is still talking

  • Eamonn Brennan 02/26/2009 4:17 pm  

Kelvin Sampson’s media tour just keeps getting lamer and lamer. The latest: A one-on-one interview with the Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy, wherein Sampson complains about the media and his punishment being unfair and he didn’t know he was cheating blah ...

Kelvin Sampson, a year later, at ESPN the Mag

  • Ryan Corazza 02/18/2009 3:10 pm  

In the latest issue of ESPN the Mag — on newsstands now! — there’s a small bit on page 71 about five players affected by Kelvin Sampson’s Indiana hiring and subsequent resignation: Devin Ebanks, Terrell Holloway, Scottie Reynolds, Damion James ...

We’ve tried everything, but Kelvin Sampson won’t go quietly

  • Alex Bozich 01/28/2009 11:45 pm  

I know you’re sick and tired of hearing about the lad pictured to the right, but the truth is, every time we think he’s out of our lives … BOOM … he reappears, much to our dismay. If Eamonn’s post ...

Kelvin Sampson can’t leave well enough alone

  • Eamonn Brennan 01/27/2009 12:11 pm  

Who remembers Kelvin Sampson? I don’t! I went through a very serious psychological process, like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, to have all memories of this “Sampson” guy erased from my brain. Actually, if that were true, I wouldn’t ...

Eric Gordon confirms it: Drugs pulled last year’s team apart

  • Ryan Corazza 12/17/2008 9:54 pm  

I’m sitting on my couch now — I tend to do that a lot in the evening — and I’m watching Eric Gordon for the first time this season, as his Clippers are taking on my Bulls. I had almost ...