Maurice Creek Archive

Good, Bad and Ugly: Ole Miss

  • Ryan Corazza 11/19/2009 7:57 pm  

THE GOOD: FIRST FIVE MINUTES. This is what this Hoosiers team can be. Running the break efficiently, not letting teams get set up on D, pushing the pace, getting controlled buckets in transition with Jeremiah Rivers and Verdell Jones leading ...

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Turnovers, pour foul shooting sink Hoosiers in Puerto Rico

  • Alex Bozich 11/19/2009 7:37 pm  

For seven minutes in Puerto Rico, Indiana looked capable of hanging with Ole Miss. And just like that, the Rebels reeled off a 28-5 run en route to a comfortable 89-71 win in the opening round of the O’Reilly Auto ...

The Morning After: Hey, That’s Doc Rivers!

  • Eamonn Brennan 11/17/2009 8:52 am  

Did anyone else get a minor chill seeing Doc Rivers in Assembly Hall? I can’t explain this at all. I don’t really like Rivers. I’m not sure he’s a great NBA coach so much as a decent NBA coach who ...

Winning ugly: Hoosiers beat USC Upstate, 69-61

  • Alex Bozich 11/16/2009 11:01 pm  

It wasn’t pretty, but Tom Crean and the Indiana Hoosiers won for the second time in four days, laboring past USC-Upstate 69-61 Monday night in Assembly Hall. IU committed 18 turnovers and hit just 16 of 30 free throws, but ...

Freshmen hit the ground running in Indiana opener

  • Alex Bozich 11/14/2009 12:25 am  

In front of a near capacity crowd Friday night at Assembly Hall, a trio of Indiana freshmen each turned in a debut to remember. Leading just 20-18 with 7:03 remaining in the first half, Maurice Creek and Derek Elston sparked ...

Howard postgame audio: Crean, Pritchard, Watford, Creek

  • Alex Bozich 11/14/2009 12:01 am  

Indiana head coach Tom Crean, Tom Pritchard, Christian Watford and Maurice Creek met with the media following Indiana’s season-opening 83-60 win at Assembly Hall over Howard. Listen to their comments in the embedded media players below: Tom Crean [audio:CreanHoward.mp3] Tom ...

Hoosier Hysteria Audio: Maurice Creek

  • Alex Bozich 10/16/2009 7:47 pm  

Indiana freshman guard Maurice Creek met briefly with the media before Friday night’s Hoosier Hysteria. Listen to Creek’s comments in the embedded audio player below: [audio:CreekHH.mp3] Update: Creek also talked after Hoosier Hysteria and here are his comments: [audio:CreekHH2.mp3]

Notes from Tom Crean’s Thursday press conference

  • Alex Bozich 10/08/2009 7:06 pm  

Tom Crean met with the media Thursday and we’ve sifted through his comments and posted some highlights below. A full transcript is available here and you can listen to the audio from the H-T/Hoosier Scoop here. On Jeremiah Rivers: “As ...

ITH Super Happy Fun Time Player Profile: Maurice Creek

  • Alex Bozich 10/01/2009 5:30 am  

Hoosier Hysteria is on the horizon and it’s time for Inside the Hall’s player-by-player breakdown of the 2009-2010 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Maurice Creek. To get a good idea of the impact Tom Crean expects Maurice Creek to have on the ...

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Tom Crean delivers high praise for incoming class

  • Alex Bozich 09/24/2009 7:36 pm  

Given the situation inherited, the argument can be made that the 2009 recruiting haul made by Tom Crean and his staff was as impressive as any class in the country. Before ever coaching a game at Indiana, Crean held on ...

Maurice Creek, Victor Oladipo and a lot of dunks

  • Alex Bozich 09/07/2009 11:46 am  

As you know, 2010 DeMatha wing Victor Oladipo was in Bloomington over the weekend for an official visit. He was spotted at the football game and now a video has surfaced on YouTube of Oladipo throwing down some dunks with ...

Crean via Twitter: Maurice Creek cleared by NCAA

  • Alex Bozich 08/31/2009 11:30 am  

It’s not often that Tom Crean tweets in all caps, but the news he just passed along via Twitter needed that distinction: The Restoration job here just took a very large step. MAURICE CREEK HAS BEEN CLEARED BY THE NCAA ...

Scouting notes from Saturday’s Elite Camp

  • Alex Bozich 08/30/2009 7:14 pm  

The following are notes submitted to Inside the Hall from someone that attended IU’s Elite Camp this past Saturday in Bloomington. It’s important to note that this information is not from anyone affiliated with the university. These notes have been ...

Crean updates Creek/Muniru, talks Knight induction

  • Alex Bozich 08/26/2009 9:56 pm  

New Herald-Times IU beat reporter Dustin Dopirak is wasting no time getting himself acclimated to the workings of Hoosier athletics. Dopirak was on hand for Wednesday night’s IU Tailgate Tour stop in Indianapolis with a pen and notepad in hand. ...

Maurice Creek says he’s headed to Bloomington

  • Alex Bozich 08/17/2009 9:07 pm  

The last time we were able to speak with Maurice Creek was at the at the Kentucky Derby Festival Classic in late April. At the time, we were under the assumption that Creek would arrive with the other IU freshmen ...

Fan Report: Bawa, Pritchard, Dumes and Verdell

  • Alex Bozich 08/14/2009 9:59 am  

If you’re following us on Twitter, you know by now that Bawa Muniru is in Bloomington and Maurice Creek should be there shortly. And if you’ve browsed the various IU message boards, you may have read some reports of Bawa ...