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Inside the Hall:
Everybody has their own opinion on Maurice Creek, and that’s fine. But it’s impossible to talk about his career at Indiana without using the word “unfair” or without discussing what could have been.
In reality, Creek helped the Hoosiers very little on the court after his first year and half with the Hoosiers. It wasn’t his fault and he did everything he could to contribute, but his body never could hold up long enough for him to make any real impact.
It’s not like he didn’t want it bad enough or didn’t work to have success. If you spent any amount of time around the Indiana campus over the last four years, you likely witnessed Creek’s love for the game of basketball. He regularly carried a ball with him when he walked around campus, and he spent considerable time shooting around at the HPER and SRSC facilities during the team’s offseason.
Creek loves the game. The game just hasn’t always loved him back.
It’s unfortunate, too, considering the talented player we’re talking about. Some
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Indiana redshirt junior Maurice Creek will not return to Indiana for a fifth season and will instead seek to complete his eligibility at a school closer to his home. Creek will receive his undergraduate degree next week.
Here’s the full release from IU media relations:
Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean has announced that guard Maurice Creek will graduate next...
When times were hard and things were down at Assembly Hall there was hope in form of Maurice Creek. He was a member of the same class as Christian Watford, Jordan Hulls, and Derek Elison and arguably was the first of all of these players to help Hoosiers basketball begin it's upward climb. Unlike the others he won't finish out his eligibility at IU, instead opting...
Indiana guard Maurice Creek is leaving the Hoosiers and hopes to play his final season at another school.
Coach Tom Crean said Wednesday that Creek will graduate next week and will look to play next season as a graduate student. NCAA rules allow graduate students to play without having to sit out for a season.
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· Associate head coach Tim Buckley...