Race Thompson Archive

The powerful emergence of Race Thompson

First, there was a horn. Piercing. Blaring. Ringing. It sounded across Interstate 35 in Minneapolis. On May 31st, it wasn’t meant to be there. Thousands of people gathered on the highway protesting the death of George Floyd. Just days earlier ...

Video: Archie Miller, IU players address media on Zoom

Archie Miller, Joey Brunk, Al Durham Jr., Rob Phinisee, Race Thompson and Trayce Jackson-Davis addressed the media on Tuesday evening via Zoom to address a variety of topics. The video is over 55 minutes long with Miller’s comments covering the ...

Offseason storylines: IU’s breakout candidates for 2020-2021

Welcome to offseason storylines, a look into some of the biggest storylines surrounding the 2020-2021 Indiana Hoosiers. First up: A look at IU’s breakout candidates for next season. Heading into Archie Miller’s fourth year as Indiana head coach, this is ...

Big Ten announces formation of anti-hate and anti-racism coalition, launches voter registration initiative

The Big Ten announced the formation of an anti-hate, anti-racism coalition on Monday as well as a voter registration initiative. Indiana redshirt junior Race Thompson and athletics director Scott Dolson are two of Indiana’s members of the coalition. Also included ...

Justin Smith has left Indiana basketball, here’s how the Hoosiers could adjust

Plenty of continuity will persist for Indiana entering next season, but Justin Smith’s departure means a key cog in the team’s on-court look and performance is gone. It’s impossible to brush aside Smith’s importance to Indiana when looking at the ...

2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players round-robin tournament recap

Welcome to the final recap of the 2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players round-robin tournament. Over the past few weeks, we have explained how this tournament came to be, recapped the drafting of teams and completed all ...

2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players round-robin tournament: Final round

Welcome to the final round of the 2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players round-robin tournament. Previously, we revealed the draft on Podcast on the Brink, sent out an introduction post for the tournament and contested the first ...

2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players round-robin tournament: Round Two

Welcome back to round two of the 2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players round-robin tournament. Last week, we revealed the draft on Podcast on the Brink, sent out an introduction post for the tournament and began round ...

2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players round-robin tournament: Round One

The players have been selected, the teams have been formed and the voting can now commence in round one of the 2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players round-robin tournament. Earlier this week, the results of the 2010s ...

Results from the ‘2010s Assembly Call / Inside The Hall IU players Draft

The past decade in Indiana basketball has given us plenty of notable on and off-court moments, but more than anything else the lasting impact of the past 10 years of IU hoops has come from the players who represented the ...

Top moments from the 2019-20 Indiana men’s basketball season: Moments 10-6

With the 2019-20 NCAA men’s college basketball season officially over due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plenty of time has been spent reflecting on what was an eventful campaign for the Indiana Hoosiers. Archie Miller’s third season in Bloomington was likely ...

That’s A Wrap: Race Thompson

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2019-2020 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Rob Phinisee. Previously: Armaan Franklin, Trayce Jackson-Davis, Damezi Anderson, Jerome Hunter, Rob Phinisee Thompson (29 games): 3.7 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 0.4 apg, 0.7 bpg, 0.7 spg, ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss to Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Indiana’s improved road effort continued Sunday at the State Farm Center against Illinois, but once again it came in a loss. Indiana’s 67-66 loss to Illinois wasn’t the result of anything particularly wrong the Hoosiers did. Trayce ...