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Inside the Hall:
Those close to Cody Zeller said they didn’t know what his decision would be in the days following Indiana’s season-ending loss to Syracuse in the Sweet Sixteen. His older brother Tyler, now with the Cleveland Cavaliers, was even asked about it before Tuesday night’s game against the Pacers.
But in reality, Zeller kind of knew all along. It’s time to go to the next level.
“After awhile, you just kind of know,” Zeller said at a press conference in Assembly Hall on Wednesday afternoon. “I kind of knew, barring a serious injury, that this might be my last year.”
And so you have it. The young man who helped bring Indiana basketball back will forego his final two college seasons and enter June’s NBA Draft. He joins teammate Victor Oladipo, who declared for the draft on Tuesday.
“I know what we’re losing,” Indiana coach Tom Crean said, “I’ve got the stat sheets. But I don’t dwell on that. People were really looking forward to the opportunity to come play with Cody and win with Cody, and
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Ridiculously leaving school as a sophomore, Indiana Hoosiers center Cody Zeller has decided to enter the NBA Draft. The 20-year-old Zeller, an All-Big Ten First Team choice who averaged 16.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists over 36 games, is expected to be taken in the top half of the first round. Unfortunately for the native Indianan, it became readily evident that the 7-foot...
For IU fans, the immediate reaction to the news that sophomore Cody Zeller and junior Victor Oladipo will both enter the 2013 NBA Draft is one of a bittersweet nature.
On one hand, it’s hard to escape the thought of what next season could have looked like had the two All-Americans opted to return for another crack at a national championship. It’s been 26 years since the last...
Indiana 7-footer Cody Zeller and a pair of point guards were among the latest standout underclassmen to enter the NBA draft.
Joining Zeller were Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams and Missouri's Phil Pressey.
Zeller, a sophomore who led the Hoosiers in scoring (16.5 points) and rebounding (8.1), was a second-team All-American and is projected to be a top-10 pick in the...
Cody Zeller will be leaving the Indiana Hoosiers for the NBA draft according to the Indianapolis Star. Zeller will leave two years early for the draft after returning to school last season.
Underclassmen had until April 28 to declare for the draft and Zeller joins teammate Victor Oladipo as members of a Hoosiers squad who will head to the NBA.
Zeller led the Hoosiers in scoring and...
It was the right decision, and it came as little surprise. But nevertheless, Indiana’s Victor Oladipo officially announced on Tuesday afternoon that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2013 NBA Draft on June 27.
“I swayed back and forth, especially throughout the season,” Oladipo said at a press conference on the Assembly Hall floor. “I just felt like this is what...
After two years with the Indiana Hoosiers, center Cody Zeller has announced that he will be entering the 2013 NBA Draft.
After a long hiatus (also known as post-Sweet 16 depression) Podcast on the Brink is back to talk about Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller’s decisions to go pro and recap the year that was for the Hoosiers.
Co-hosts Matt Dollinger and Justin Albers are joined by Indy Star columnist Bob Kravitz to discuss Oladipo and Zeller’s prospects in the NBA as well as Indiana’s season-ending...
Indiana forward Cody Zeller is declaring for the NBA Draft according to a report out of the Indianapolis Star, a move that isn't too surprising - yet one that's debatable. The move is expected to be made official at a press conference set for 4:10pm Eastern.
Zeller joins teammate Victor Oladipo, who made his announcement less than 24 hours ago, in declaring for the...
Cody Zeller will leave Indiana after two years and enter the NBA draft.
Cody Zeller is The Big Handsome
Hoosier’s Center, Cody Zeller will not be returning to Indiana and has decided to pursue his pro career in the NBA.
Cody.. I think we need to have a talk..
Look, there’s no denying that you have talent… and when I say talent, I mean that you’re big and you take up space.
Cody… please don’t take this the wrong way, but I believe that you...
Indiana's Cody Zeller turned down one chance to play in the NBA. He couldn't say no twice.
The 7-foot sophomore center, who returned to school last fall for one more shot at a national championship, announced Wednesday he is leaving college early to enter the NBA draft. The reason was simple.
''The leaders that I came in looking up to and copying their work ethic...
Earlier this week we reported that Cody Zeller will be joining teammate Victor Oladipo in declaring early for the NBA Draft this summer. They aren't the only ones to do it or about to do it either and coupled with a lot of graduating talent it means that the Big Ten in 2013-14 is going to look vastly different than it did this year.
Different to some in the national media...
The Big Ten was the best conference of all this past college basketball season. That will change as a lot of talent graduates and declares for the NBA Draft. In the past few days, we’ve already seen Deshaun Thomas of Ohio State and the Hoosiers’ Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller declare. Add in the fact that only one McDonald’s All-American is coming to the Big Ten- Noah Vonleh...