Khristian Lander Archive

How a shortened summer may prove to be crucial for Indiana’s ever-developing team chemistry

In Archie Miller’s Bloomington tenure, it’s evident that Indiana hasn’t always displayed unshakable cohesiveness. Miller hasn’t tried to keep it a secret, either. Last season, in early December, Indiana suffered a 20-point beat down at the hands of Wisconsin, marking ...

Khristian Lander is Indiana’s youngest freshman since 2013, is he ready for the challenge?

Until recently, only three IU basketball players in the last decade had turned 18 years old after arriving on campus as freshmen. Noah Vonleh, a 2013 McDonald’s All-American, didn’t turn 18 until August 24, 2013, which came after he completed ...

Offseason storylines: With added depth, how will IU’s backcourt rotations shake out?

Welcome to offseason storylines, a look into some of the biggest storylines surrounding the 2020-2021 Indiana Hoosiers. Today we conclude the series with a look at IU’s potential backcourt rotations. Previously: IU’s breakout candidates for 2020-2021, Where will Trayce Jackson-Davis ...

Indiana Elite’s influx of talent set to help IU’s continuity next season

Archie Miller’s first three seasons at Indiana have all been defined, at least partially, by the continuity of his roster. Whether it was Miller inheriting a senior backcourt of Josh Newkirk and Robert Johnson in his first season or integrating ...

Freshman Focus: Khristian Lander

“Freshman Focus” is an Inside the Hall series on each of Indiana’s incoming freshmen. Today: Khristian Lander. Previously: Anthony Leal, Jordan Geronimo The words poured out of Michael Adams’ mouth with pace and passion. Lists were quickly formed. One represented ...

Video: Incoming IU guard Khristian Lander junior season highlights

Indiana freshman guard Khristian Lander has a chance to be a difference maker for the Hoosiers next season. Lander, who reclassified from the 2021 class to 2020, inked his National Letter of Intent with Indiana last month. Hudl recently released ...

Thursday notebook: 2021 target Trey Patterson sets decision date

Class of 2021 Rutgers Preparatory School (NJ) forward Trey Patterson has a date set for his college announcement. Patterson, a top 40 prospect nationally, will announce his college choice on Thursday, June 18. In late May, Patterson announced a list ...

Justin Smith has left Indiana basketball, here’s how the Hoosiers could adjust

Plenty of continuity will persist for Indiana entering next season, but Justin Smith’s departure means a key cog in the team’s on-court look and performance is gone. It’s impossible to brush aside Smith’s importance to Indiana when looking at the ...

Indiana confirms addition of Khristian Lander to 2020 recruiting class

Indiana confirmed on Monday morning that it has received a National Letter of Intent from Evansville Reitz point guard Khristian Lander. Here’s the full release issued by IU: Khristian Lander Signs National Letter of Intent To Play Basketball at Indiana ...

Five-star point guard Khristian Lander moves into 2020 class

As expected, five-star point guard Khristian Lander is moving into the 2020 class. The Evansville Reitz point guard and IU commit is moving from the 2021 class to 2020 and is expected to play for the Hoosiers next season. Per ...

‘We can dominate the Big Ten:’ Khristian Lander on hopes of playing with Trayce Jackson-Davis and future IU teammates

EVANSVILLE – Khristian Lander told Archie Miller it was a big game. Miller, who had lost a tough game at Purdue the night before, showed up at Evansville Bosse High School Friday night with associate head coach Tom Ostrom to ...

Video: Khristian Lander scores 34 points in narrow loss at Bosse

EVANSVILLE – Evansville Reitz point guard Khristian Lander scored 34 points in a narrow 71-70 loss at Evansville Bosse on Friday night. Inside the Hall was there and we’ve compiled more than three minutes of video of the latest Hoosier ...

Video: Khristian Lander discusses IU commitment, reclassification, more

EVANSVILLE – Evansville Reitz point guard Khristian Lander became the third five-star prospect to commit to the Hoosiers under Archie Miller when he announced his pledge to the Hoosiers earlier this week. Inside the Hall was in Evansville on Friday ...