Maurice Creek Archive

Believe It: These Hoosiers are maturing

  • Zachary Osterman 11/16/2010 11:23 pm  
 

BLOOMINGTON — Let it be pointed out that, on the night Tom Crean cemented his first-ever 3-0 start at Indiana, his team struggled. The Hoosiers shot barely over 38 percent, Verdell Jones had more turnovers (7) than points (5) and ...

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The Minute After: Wright State

  • Ryan Corazza 11/14/2010 9:49 pm  
 

Notes on a 67-44 Sunday night win over Wright State inside Assembly Hall: First 10. Wright State took away the 3-pointer from the Hoosiers. Couple that with its impressive ability to draw charges — and IU’s penchant for silly turnovers ...

Tuesday morning musings on Ferris State

  • Zachary Osterman 11/09/2010 8:46 am  
 

So I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t visually see any of Monday’s exhibition against Ferris State, though I did listen to basically the entire second half through the watchful words of Don Fischer (and Royce Waltman). So, ...

Video: Players react to win over Franklin College

  • Alex Bozich 11/03/2010 10:03 pm  
 

Courtesy of IU Athletics:

Night of the Living Red: Talking Points

  • Zachary Osterman 10/29/2010 11:14 pm  
 

BLOOMINGTON | So no column tonight. I am robbed — devoid, even — of meaningful candor with regard to Night of the Living Red. Or, more specifically, you and I would both probably prefer we just throw some info out ...

Big Ten Media Day: Verdell Jones and Maurice Creek

  • Ryan Corazza 10/28/2010 2:36 pm  
 

Here’s my two quick chats with Verdell Jones and Maurice Creek from Big Ten Media Day. Come for the latest on their injuries, stay for my stammering and finger being in front of the lens.

2010-2011 Player Profile: Matt Roth

  • Zachary Osterman 10/25/2010 10:27 am  
 

It’s time for Inside the Hall’s player-by-player breakdown of the 2010-2011 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Matt Roth. Suddenly, we’re talking about Indiana’s depth at guard, and how reliable it is less than three weeks from the start of the season. And ...

Verdell Jones suffers ankle injury

  • Zachary Osterman 10/24/2010 8:14 pm  
 

Tuesday, 8:00 AM Update by Alex Bozich: Tom Crean confirmed the ankle sprain on his Twitter account via this series of tweets: “Now we have to deal with different injuries. Verdell is suffering from a ankle sprain he got defending ...

For three different Hoosiers, three different sets of expectations

  • Zachary Osterman 10/16/2010 1:13 am  
 

BLOOMINGTON — They came, as they always do, from all over the state, to see 16 college-age basketball players. They found a recovering record-setter, a 95-percent star and a 7-foot-1 giant born closer to Brazil than to Bloomington. Hoosier Hysteria ...

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Hoosier Hysteria Video: Crean, Creek, Oladipo, Roth

  • Alex Bozich 10/15/2010 11:55 pm  
 

Indiana coach Tom Crean and guards Maurice Creek, Victor Oladipo and Matt Roth met with the media following Friday’s Hoosier Hysteria:

2010-2011 Player Profile: Maurice Creek

  • Ryan Corazza 10/14/2010 12:53 pm  
 

It’s time for Inside the Hall’s player-by-player breakdown of the 2010-2011 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Mo Creek. I’ll be honest: It wasn’t until working on my piece for Maple Street Press’ Hoosier Tip-Off 2010-11 — available now! — and chatting with ...

Athlon Sports picks IU to finish 8th in Big Ten

  • Alex Bozich 09/17/2010 10:54 am  
 

This photo has already circulated around the Web, but Athlon Sports passed along their season preview cover with Maurice Creek, Purdue’s Robbie Hummel and Butler’s Matt Howard. The Hoosiers were picked to finish 8th in the Big Ten and Verdell ...

Around the Hall: Maurice Creek returns to the court

  • Alex Bozich 07/20/2010 8:31 pm  
 

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. So go ahead, get your read on. + Dustin Dopirak of The Herald-Times chats with Maurice Creek about his return to pickup games. The Indiana sophomore guard says ...

An early look at the 2010-2011 backcourt

  • Alex Bozich 07/01/2010 9:36 pm  
 

It’s been a quiet couple of weeks from a news perspective, but that should change next week as the evaluation period begins Tuesday. I’ll be at the adidas Invitational in Indianapolis on Tuesday and Wednesday and will probably head to ...

That’s A Wrap: Maurice Creek

  • Alex Bozich 03/22/2010 6:30 am  
 

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to um, wrap up the 2009-10 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Final Stats (12 games): 16.4 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 1.8 apg, 1.4 spg, 53% FG, 76% FT, ...

An update, albeit brief, on Maurice Creek

  • Alex Bozich 03/01/2010 8:30 pm  
 

Indiana freshman guard Maurice Creek, who suffered a fractured left knee in Indiana’s 90-42 win over Bryant on December 28, continues to making progress in his rehabilitation and is ahead of schedule, according to Tom Crean. After a caller requested ...