Payton Sparks Archive

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win against Louisville

  • Alex Bozich 11/21/2023 9:15 am  
 

Indiana bounced back from its 20-point loss on Sunday against UConn with a 74-66 triumph against Louisville on Monday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Here are five takeaways from the victory against the Cardinals: Indiana’s goes zone to stop dribble ...

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2023-24 Indiana basketball player profile: Payton Sparks

  • Alex Bozich 10/23/2023 8:24 am  
 

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ve transitioned from our look at other Big Ten programs to our player-by-player previews of the 2023-24 Indiana roster. Today, our player profiles continue with a look at junior Payton ...

Video: Payton Sparks roundtable interview at IU basketball media day

  • Staff 10/02/2023 7:53 am  
 

Payton Sparks arrives at Indiana after playing two seasons at Ball State. The Winchester product grew up an Indiana fan but wasn’t offered a scholarship out of high school. But after two strong seasons for the Cardinals, he entered the ...

Several of IU’s newcomers for 2023-24 season have arrived on campus

  • Alex Bozich 06/07/2023 8:16 am  
 

Several of Indiana’s newcomers for the 2023-24 men’s basketball roster are now on campus in Bloomington. A photo posted to Twitter late Tuesday showed Mackenzie Mgbako, James Goodis, Kel’el Ware, Gabe Cupps, Jakai Newton, Ian Stephens and Payton Sparks all ...

Indiana announces addition of Payton Sparks for 2023-24 season

  • Staff 03/31/2023 10:48 am  
 

Indiana officially announced the addition of Payton Sparks for the 2023-24 season on Friday morning. Sparks committed to the Hoosiers on Wednesday morning. Here’s the full release from IU media relations: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – IU men’s basketball coach Mike Woodson ...

Q & A: Payton Sparks discusses IU commitment

  • Alex Bozich 03/29/2023 12:06 pm  
 

Ball State transfer Payton Sparks committed to Indiana on Wednesday morning and is the first offseason transfer portal addition for the Hoosiers. Inside the Hall spoke with Sparks about his decision to commit to the Hoosiers, Mike Woodson and much ...

Q & A: Andrew Martin of Midwest Basketball Club talks Payton Sparks and his fit at Indiana

  • Alex Bozich 03/29/2023 10:59 am  
 

Andrew Martin of Midwest Basketball Club is as familiar as anyone with Ball State transfer Payton Sparks, who committed to Indiana on Wednesday morning. Inside the Hall spoke with Martin about the potential impact of Sparks on the IU program, ...

Ball State transfer Payton Sparks commits to Indiana

  • Alex Bozich 03/29/2023 9:48 am  
 

Indiana is on the board with its first commitment from the transfer portal this spring. Ball State transfer Payton Sparks, who visited Indiana on March 27, committed to the Hoosiers today. Indiana is retooling its frontcourt this spring after the ...

Indiana scheduled to host Ball State transfer Payton Sparks for an unofficial visit on Monday

  • Alex Bozich 03/27/2023 9:27 am  
 

Indiana is scheduled to host Ball State transfer Payton Sparks for an unofficial visit on Monday. The Winchester, Indiana native is a 6-foot-9, 240-pound center. He averaged 13.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists last season as a sophomore for ...

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