Rob Phinisee Archive

Rob Phinisee, the kid from Lafayette, is the hero for Indiana in thrilling win over Purdue

The kid from Lafayette, Indiana had done it. There he was, surrounded by a mosh of bodies, arms holding up phones, some donning suit jackets, others in a color of crimson, smiling faces, mouths open. There was joy, euphoria. Trayce ...

Film Session: Minnesota

Indiana’s win against the Golden Gophers on Sunday afternoon was aided by some strong 3-point shooting in the first half by Xavier Johnson (2-of-4) and Rob Phinisee (4-of-8). Johnson and Phinisee were pretty much dared to shoot from distance, as ...

Evaluating where Indiana stands entering Big Ten play

There are certain ways that Mike Woodson goes about describing certain basketball terms. He often refers to his team as a “ball club.” He talks about getting his team “over the hump,” conceivably meaning to reach its full potential. On ...

Supporting cast proves that Indiana can win even if Trayce Jackson-Davis doesn’t dominate

Nine minutes into the game, Indiana was already down 10, looking awfully flat and reeling against a Nebraska team projected to finish near the bottom of the Big Ten. But then something changed. Anthony Leal checked in. Tamar Bates too. ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Jackson State

Indiana improved to 5-0 after a 70-35 victory over Jackson State on Tuesday night at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Here are five takeaways from the win over the Tigers: Defense sets the tone From the early days as Indiana’s head ...