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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 ...

Q & A: Former Indiana guard Verdell Jones

Former Indiana guard Verdell Jones played at Indiana from 2008-2012 and was a freshman during Tom Crean’s first year as head coach with the program. Jones, who now works back in his hometown of Champaign, Illinois, spoke at length with ...

POTB 138: An update from the NBA Summer League

Podcast on the Brink is back for another episode with host Jerod Morris of The Assembly Call. The show is currently available weekly. You can access a full archive of episodes here. In this edition of the show, Morris and ...

Summer League roundup: Troy Williams dominates final three games

The Samsung NBA Summer League wrapped up on Sunday in Las Vegas. Here’s Inside the Hall’s look at how the four Hoosiers who participated – Yogi Ferrell, Troy Williams, Noah Vonleh and Verdell Jones – performed: · Troy Williams, Phoenix Suns: ...

Summer League roundup: Ferrell, Williams make debuts

The Samsung NBA Summer League tipped off Friday in Las Vegas and four former Indiana players are participating: Yogi Ferrell, Troy Williams, Noah Vonleh and Verdell Jones. Here’s a look at how each player performed over the weekend: · Yogi ...

POTB 131: Verdell Jones

Podcast on the Brink is back for another episode with host Jerod Morris of The Assembly Call. The show is currently available weekly. You can access a full archive of episodes here. In this edition of the show, Morris and ...

Around the Hall: Bryant’s return, life without Ferrell, more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. · Eamonn Brennan of ESPN.com writes about the future of Indiana basketball and the importance of Thomas Bryant returning for his sophomore season: Yet, despite all that, Bryant’s ...

POTB 125: Hoosiers in the NBA with Matt Dollinger

Podcast on the Brink is back for another episode with host Jerod Morris of The Assembly Call. The show is currently available weekly. You can access a full archive of episodes here. In this edition of the show, Morris and ...

Former players react to news of suspensions

Several former players took to Twitter on Monday evening with reaction to the turmoil in recent days for the IU basketball program. Here’s a sampling of some of the tweets published: As an IUBB player you're held to a higher ...