Maurice Creek Archive

Devan Dumes — returning to a stat sheet near you?

  • Zachary Osterman 01/07/2010 6:29 pm  

Devan Dumes certainly could make headlines last season. No, they weren’t always the kind you cut out and pin up at your desk, (or were they?) but Dumes’ confidence at least made for some memorable moments in a season mostly ...

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Send along your get well wishes to Maurice Creek

  • Staff 01/02/2010 1:41 pm  

A couple of our readers have requested that we create a virtual get well card to pass along to freshman guard Maurice Creek as he recovers from a fractured left knee. So we’ve done just that. Post your message to ...

Moving on without Maurice Creek

  • Ryan Corazza 12/30/2009 10:20 am  

It’s official: Maurice Creek, barring an unforeseen miracle, is done for the season. It’s a shame, it’s tragic, it came against a team in a game Creek could have sat out, and IU still would have crushed by 30 or ...

The latest on Maurice Creek

  • Alex Bozich 12/30/2009 7:58 am  

IU Media Relations released the following statement late last night: Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean has announced that freshman guard Maurice Creek (Oxon Hill, Maryland/Hargrave Military Academy) underwent surgery today to repair damage to his left knee, which ...

Tom Crean’s postgame comments on Maurice Creek

  • Alex Bozich 12/29/2009 8:43 am  

Courtesy of IU Media Relations: “I’ll start with an update on Maurice (Creek), he has a fracture of his left knee and will have surgery tomorrow. I am in the process of getting his parents here so they can be ...

Good, Bad and Ugly: Bryant

  • Ryan Corazza 12/29/2009 12:17 am  

THE GOOD: THE START. If there was anything Indiana needed to key on in this game, anything Tom Crean likely would be pleased to see, it was a good start by the Hoosiers. I know this is Bryant College, a ...

Maurice Creek leaves with left knee injury, done for season

  • Alex Bozich 12/28/2009 11:27 pm  

Update #2: In his postgame press conference, Indiana coach Tom Crean confirmed that Maurice Creek will have season-ending surgery on his fractured left knee on Tuesday. Team physician Dr. Steve Ahlfeld will perform the procedure in Indianapolis. — Update: On ...

Good, Bad and Ugly: Loyola (Md.)

  • Ryan Corazza 12/22/2009 10:33 pm  

THE GOOD: THE COMEBACK, TOM PRITCHARD. I started this game a bit late, so I had to play catchup on DVR. Because I always need to have my laptop open — always, always — I caught one of Alex’s Twitter ...

Good, Bad, Ugly: NCCU

  • Ryan Corazza 12/19/2009 11:25 pm  

THE GOOD: BOUNCING BACK. Tale of two halves this evening in Bloomington. After a lack of defensive presence coupled with some lackadaisical play in the first half, IU came storming out of the gate in the second half, and never ...

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Creek, second half defense lead Hoosiers to 81-58 rout

  • Alex Bozich 12/19/2009 11:12 pm  

After one of its best halves of basketball last week against Kentucky and a week of final exams, it was tough to imagine Indiana would come out with the same type of intensity for North Carolina Central. In front of ...

Second half run, rebounding too much for Hoosiers

  • Alex Bozich 12/12/2009 4:22 pm  

BLOOMINGTON – For 20 minutes of basketball Saturday in Assembly Hall, Indiana stood toe-to-toe with one of the nation’s top teams. Fueled by 63 percent shooting in the first half, the Hoosiers trailed No. 4 Kentucky just 42-41 at halftime. ...

Video: Hulls, Creek, Elston and Rivers talk UK loss

  • Alex Bozich 12/12/2009 3:55 pm  

Courtesy of the IU Athletics channel on YouTube:

Postgame audio: Kentucky

  • Alex Bozich 12/12/2009 3:21 pm  

Indiana coach Tom Crean, Maurice Creek and Derek Elston met with the media following Indiana’s 90-73 loss Saturday against Kentucky in Assembly Hall. Listen to their comments, as well as those of UK coach John Calipari, in the embedded media ...

Terps use late run to pull away from Hoosiers, 80-68

  • Alex Bozich 12/01/2009 10:37 pm  

For 31 minutes, Indiana and Maryland were engaged in a back-and-forth battle in Assembly Hall. But after a Christian Watford free throw tied the game at 54 with 8:49 remaining, the more experienced Terrapins went on a 16-4 run on ...

Bank is open for George Mason, IU falls 69-66

  • Alex Bozich 11/22/2009 2:12 pm  

Cam Long’s three-pointer with 5.4 seconds remaining, a bank shot as the shot clock expired, lifted George Mason past Indiana 69-66 in the seventh place game of the O’Reilly Auto Parts Tip-Off Classic. Long hit the game-winner with the teams ...

Good, Bad and Ugly: Boston University

  • Ryan Corazza 11/20/2009 9:38 pm  

This is going to be more of an open thread due to this game not being televised, and me being in and out on the radio feed. Here are some talking points: + It didn’t seem like Indiana had much ...