Theo Pinson Archive

Pinson opts to stay close to home, play for UNC

  • Marc Pruitt 05/22/2013 3:54 pm  

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Home — or closer to home — was where Theo Pinson’s heart was. It was the draw of playing closer to home that led Pinson, a 5-star recruit in the class of 2014 and top target of ...

Five-star wing Theo Pinson commits to North Carolina

  • Alex Bozich 05/22/2013 12:13 pm  

In the end, the chance to play close to home for one of the nation’s top programs was too much for Theo Pinson to turn down. The class of 2014 wing, rated a consensus five-star prospect, ended his recruitment on ...

Announcement primer: 2014 wing Theo Pinson

  • Alex Bozich 05/21/2013 1:40 pm  

You may have heard that 2014 Wesleyan Christian Academy (NC) wing Theo Pinson will announce his college decision tomorrow afternoon at approximately 12:15 p.m. ET in front of friends and family. It’s been a while since Indiana has been involved ...

Theo Pinson to announce decision on Wednesday

  • Alex Bozich 05/18/2013 9:20 pm  

One of Indiana’s top recruiting targets in the class of 2014 is ready to announce where he’ll attend college. As first reported by Dave Telep of, Theo Pinson, a consensus five-star small forward from Wesleyan Christian Academy (N.C.) will ...

Theo Pinson on IU: “They’re looking good right now”

  • Alex Bozich 05/13/2013 8:14 am  

The transformation story of Victor Oladipo from under recruited athlete to probable lottery pick is one that is sure to resonate with future Indiana recruiting targets. But more than a month before Oladipo walks onto the stage at the Barclays ...

Recruiting Roundup: EYBL Hampton

  • Alex Bozich 04/29/2013 8:36 am  

This weekend marked the second of two April evaluation periods, and the premier event was session two of the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) in Hampton at the Boo Williams Sportsplex. Tom Crean, associate head coach Tim Buckley and ...

After monster junior season, Blackmon Jr. looks forward to big summer

  • Justin Albers 04/24/2013 8:39 am  

Indiana will have several capable scorers on its roster next season and a few good outside shooters. But the Hoosiers will likely lack a true all-around scorer who can create offense in a multitude of ways. That’s what they’ll get ...

Recruiting Roundup: Nike EYBL Los Angeles

  • Alex Bozich 04/22/2013 8:07 am  

This weekend marked the first of two April evaluation periods, and one of the nation’s top events was session one of the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) in Los Angeles. Tom Crean and assistant Kenny Johnson were on hand ...

IU among top three schools for Theo Pinson, father says

  • Justin Albers 04/19/2013 8:28 am  

Theo Pinson, a 2014 recruit from Greensboro, North Carolina remains “very high” on Indiana and currently has the Hoosiers in his top three schools, according to his father, Theo Pinson Sr. “Yeah, they definitely would,” Pinson Sr. said of Indiana ...

Video: Highlights of 2014 wing Theo Pinson

  • Staff 04/01/2013 10:10 pm  

Via CityLeagueHoopsTV on YouTube:

Video: Theo Pinson at the Brandon Jennings Invitational

  • Staff 01/25/2013 12:08 pm  

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Recruiting Notebook: Staff hits the east coast hard

  • Alex Bozich 12/05/2012 10:43 am  

With a week between games, the Indiana staff has used the off-time to hit the east coast for several recruiting stops. Here’s a look at where travels have taken the staff on Monday and Tuesday and also a look at ...

2014 Recruiting Board: Post-July evaluation period

  • Staff 09/11/2012 11:48 am  

For the first time since the July evaluation period, we’ve refreshed our 2014 recruiting board. There’s plenty of movement in today’s update following Trey Lyles’ decision to re-open his recruitment back in August and the emergence of several new targets ...