Maurice Creek Archive

Maurice Creek suffers torn Achilles, undergoes surgery

  • Staff 10/10/2011 4:33 pm  

Per IU Media Relations: Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean has announced that junior guard Maurice Creek underwent surgery today to repair a torn Achilles tendon he suffered away from the basketball court in his left leg. His status ...

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Crean says Maurice Creek not 100 percent, team needs to cut down on fouling

  • Staff 09/20/2011 7:54 am  

Yahoo! Sports: Q-and-A with Indiana coach Tom Crean Q: How is Maurice Creek coming along after last year’s season-ending knee injury? A: “He’s not 100 percent. He’s not ready to practice. He’s done some one-on-one in limited settings but it ...

An early look at the 2011-2012 backcourt

  • Alex Bozich 08/22/2011 8:09 am  

It’s been a quiet couple of weeks since the conclusion of the July evaluation period, but it’s time to ramp back up once again as the official start of basketball practice is less than eight weeks away. We’ll have comprehensive ...

That’s a Wrap: Maurice Creek

  • Zachary Osterman 03/21/2011 11:30 am  

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to make some sense of the 2010-11 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Today: Maurice Creek. Final Stats (18 games): 8.3 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 1.2 apg, 38.9% FG, ...

Video: Maurice Creek talks about knee injury

  • Alex Bozich 01/19/2011 5:36 pm  

Indiana sophomore guard Maurice Creek met with the media earlier today at Assembly Hall to discuss the stress fracture he suffered in his right patella during Saturday’s 80-61 win over Michigan. Video of Creek’s comments below, courtesy of IU Athletics:

Crean: Creek will undergo surgery on Thursday

  • Alex Bozich 01/18/2011 5:46 pm  

In a series of tweets posted early on Tuesday evening, Indiana coach Tom Crean announced that sophomore guard Maurice Creek will have surgery on the stress fracture in his right patella on Thursday. Here’s the information, pulled directly from Crean’s ...

Tough injury for Hoosiers is tougher for Creek

  • Zachary Osterman 01/17/2011 9:49 pm  

(Photo credit: Jamie Owens) Maurice Creek is injured again. They are the words nobody remotely interested in Indiana basketball and its success wanted to hear ever, and certainly not this season. Indeed, it was a moment of slight irony that ...

Creek has stress facture, out indefinitely

  • Zachary Osterman 01/17/2011 7:45 pm  

Well, this isn’t going to read well. According to our good friend Dustin Dopirak over at the Herald-Times, Tom Crean announced tonight on his radio show that Maurice Creek has a stress fracture in his right knee cap, and is ...

Crean says Creek’s struggles are both mental and physical

  • Alex Bozich 01/03/2011 10:44 am  

(Photo credit: James Brosher) On this morning’s Big Ten coaches teleconference, Indiana coach Tom Crean was asked whether Maurice Creek’s struggles this season were more mental or physical by C.L. Brown of The Louisville Courier-Journal. Crean said it’s a combination ...

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The time for improvement is nigh, as Big Ten season looms

  • Zachary Osterman 12/24/2010 11:18 pm  

Until about 24 hours ago, the doubt was cautious, compartmentalized. It’s now more general, and it’s spreading. When we started talking about Indiana’s 2010 non-conference schedule, the conversation generally split games into two categories: the eggshell-soft home slate and the ...

SIU-Edwardsville postgame audio, video

  • Staff 12/17/2010 9:39 pm  

Tom Crean [audio:CreanpostSIUE.mp3] Maurice Creek [audio:CreekpostSIUE.mp3] Derek Elston [audio:ElstonpostSIUE.mp3] Postgame players video, via IU Athletics

On to the next step

  • Zachary Osterman 12/04/2010 10:30 pm  

BLOOMINGTON — It has been suggested, perhaps not unfairly, that Indiana’s early-season schedule will eventually weaken it, perhaps critically. A November filled with nameless opponents, it was feared, wouldn’t provide Indiana enough tests to get the Hoosiers ready for the ...

Northwestern State postgame: Crean, players react

  • Alex Bozich 11/27/2010 9:08 am  

Listen to the comments of Indiana head coach Tom Crean following Indiana’s 100-66 win over Northwestern State in the embedded media player below: [audio:CreanNWST.mp3] And watch what Verdell Jones (24 points), Victor Oladipo (12 points) and Maurice Creek (14 points) ...

Indiana: Where normal matters so much

  • Zachary Osterman 11/21/2010 5:06 pm  

BLOOMINGTON — I’m sitting here in front of my computer, and trying to figure out what to write, and it is next to impossible. We could touch on Tom Pritchard’s impressive day (Five blocks? Dang.), or Maurice Creek’s return to ...

The Minute After: Evansville

  • Ryan Corazza 11/21/2010 3:53 pm  

Thoughts on a 67-54 win over the Evansville Purple Aces: Can the Hoosiers put it together for a full 40 minutes? That’s the challenge heading forward. After a first half thick with turnovers (12), fouls (three each for Bobby Capobianco, ...

The inaugural, first-ever, never-before-seen ITH Podcast

  • Zachary Osterman 11/18/2010 7:19 am  

We’re so 2004. Yes, it’s true, Inside the Hall is adding to our media arsenal a weekly podcast. It’s not Bill Simmons — yet — but hopefully it fills a little bit of a void in the IU basketball world. ...