Mike Woodson Archive

Mike Woodson is giving Race Thompson a chance to be himself on the court

Mike Woodson isn’t the type of coach to make foregone conclusions solely based on what a player did in the past. “I don’t want to pigeonhole” them, he says. Still, Woodson does his research, asking around to gain a better ...

Big Ten media day recap: Mike Woodson on player roles, program history and more

INDIANAPOLIS – A little more than a week after Indiana basketball media day, the program made another appearance at Big Ten Basketball Media Days on Friday at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The two-day event featured press conferences and one-on-one sessions with all ...

Video: Mike Woodson at 2021 Big Ten media day

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana coach Mike Woodson addressed the media on Friday morning at 2021 Big Ten media day at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Inside the Hall was there and we’ve got the full media breakout session available below:

Video and Quotes: Mike Woodson at 2021 Big Ten media day

Mike Woodson was on the podium this morning at Big Ten Media Day in Indianapolis. Woodson discussed Indiana’s role players around Trayce Jackson-Davis, Rob Phinisee’s growth, Xavier Johnson and more. MIKE WOODSON: Thank you. Good morning. How is everybody? Thank ...

Video: Hoosier Hysteria player introductions, Mike Woodson, Isiah Thomas speeches

Indiana Athletics shared video of player introductions from Saturday’s Hoosier Hysteria along with video of speeches given by Mike Woodson and Isiah Thomas. Watch all three videos below, via IU Athletics on YouTube: (Photo credit: IU Athletics)

‘We love you Woody’: Excitement builds at Mike Woodson’s first Hoosier Hysteria

In his first act at Hoosier Hysteria as Indiana’s head coach, Mike Woodson, wearing candy stripe pants and a crimson top, strutted out to “Big Poppa” by The Notorious B.I.G. In the middle of a spotlight, he made his way ...

Amid a rainy morning, families arrive early at Hoosier Hysteria in anticipation of a new era of IU basketball

James Stepp, huddled under a canopy of umbrellas, is smiling. He’s wearing an Indiana Hoosiers hat. Also, an Indiana script T-shirt. Plus, a crimson gaiter wrapped around his neck. It’s just after 10 a.m. on Saturday morning. Rain is splashing ...

Transcript: Mike Woodson’s comments at IU’s media day

New Indiana coach Mike Woodson addressed the media for close to 30 minutes on Monday afternoon at the team’s media day. You can watch the full press conference here, but a full transcript of his comments is available below: Q. ...

Mike Woodson’s new practice tradition, expectations for the program and other things we learned at IU’s media day

Mike Woodson, Indiana’s newly appointed head basketball coach, has made his standards blatantly clear. He’s done so by starting a new tradition for the team every day before practice. The players huddle together and crane their necks to look at ...

Video: Mike Woodson 2021-22 season media day press conference

Indiana coach Mike Woodson addressed the media on Monday afternoon for the program’s 2021-22 season media day at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Watch the full press conference with Woodson’s comments below: (Note: A full transcript from Woodson’s press conference is ...

A deeper look at Indiana’s schedule as Mike Woodson navigates his first season as head coach

The Big Ten’s college basketball schedule release show on Wednesday afternoon left a lot to be desired. For one, it was too long. But most prevalently, it didn’t even release a full conference schedule during the 30-minute program. After all ...

Video: Mike Woodson reacts to win over BC Mega

NASSAU PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas – Mike Woodson addressed the media following Indiana’s 64-53 exhibition win over BC Mega on Sunday afternoon in the Imperial Ballroom at the Atlantis Resort. Watch his postgame comments below:

Video: Mike Woodson reacts to exhibition win over BC Mega

NASSAU PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas – Mike Woodson addressed the media following Indiana’s 79-66 exhibition win over BC Mega on Friday night in the Imperial Ballroom at the Atlantis Resort. Watch his postgame comments below: