Verdell Jones Archive

‘It was so authentic’: The Oral History of Indiana’s win over No. 1 Kentucky

  • Cameron Drummond 09/09/2020 8:57 am  
 

Over the last decade, the moment has become synonymous with Indiana basketball. Christian Watford’s inbounds pass to Verdell Jones III. The screen set by Cody Zeller. The 3-pointer launched into the heavens. Narrated by the likes of ESPN’s Dan Shulman ...

Best of Inside the Hall: Jones finally feeling rewards of his journey

  • Staff 06/05/2020 1:50 pm  
 

Editor’s note: In celebration of the 13th anniversary of Inside the Hall’s launch later this month, we will periodically be republishing some of our favorite stories from over the years.  Originally published: March 3, 2012 by Alex Bozich No 1,000-point ...

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

  • Cameron Drummond 05/25/2020 8:35 am  
 

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

  • Cameron Drummond 05/21/2020 8:00 am  
 

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

  • Dylan Wallace 05/18/2020 7:54 am  
 

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

  • Cameron Drummond 05/15/2020 9:30 am  
 

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

  • Cameron Drummond 05/13/2020 10:21 am  
 

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

  • Dylan Wallace 05/11/2020 9:43 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 07/19/2016 12:27 pm  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 07/18/2016 10:16 am  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 07/11/2016 10:27 am  
 

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

  • Staff 05/31/2016 6:22 pm  
 

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

  • Alex Bozich 05/13/2016 3:09 pm  
 

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 ...