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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With two starters graduating and two departing early for the 2013 NBA Draft, no Big Ten team will have more production and experience to replace next season than Indiana.
The Hoosiers lose four 1,000-point scorers in Christian Watford, Cody Zeller, Jordan Hulls and Victor Oladipo, and a key reserve in Remy Abell, who opted to transfer for his final two seasons.
Those five, along with Derek Elston, accounted for 72.1 percent of Indiana’s scoring and 65 percent of its rebounding.
If IU is to again compete for a Big Ten championship and advance to the NCAA Tournament, its six-man recruiting class, headlined by four ESPNU Top 100 recruits, will be a major factor. Rather than dwelling on who is leaving, the tone the incoming group is projecting this week at the Derby Festival Basketball Classic is one of opportunity for early minutes in what should be a fierce competition.
“It opens up spots for everyone on the team now,” Luke Fischer, who was recently named Mr. Basketb...
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Just five days after it was announced that Remy Abell would leave Indiana and finish his career elsewhere, the junior-to-be is having second thoughts on his decision to transfer.
After speaking with his former high school coach, Jason Couch, The Indianapolis Star reported on Wednesday that Abell was considering staying at Indiana to finish his career and that his mother had met with...
Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2012-2013 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Christian Watford.
Watford (36 games): 12.3 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.4 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 43.2% FG, 48.4% 3PFG, 81.1% FT in 27.9 minutes per game.
They said Christian Watford, for all his talent and scoring ability, despite the biggest shot in Indiana hoops in some time, was...
Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our recap of the 2012-2013 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Head coach Tom Crean.
Tom Crean knew the Indiana job would be a challenge when he accepted it some five years ago. He had to rebuild the program from the very bottom, and he successfully restored it to a place where the Hoosiers could be the No. 1 ranked team in the preseason.
What Crean has accomplished...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Troy Williams scored a game-high 21 points and captured MVP honors as the black team, featuring five Indiana signees, won the 2013 Derby Festival Basketball Classic 124-113 Friday night in Freedom Hall.
Williams shot 9-of-13 from the field, hit both of his 3-point field goal attempts and also had five rebounds, four assists and a block.
It was the 40th year for...
A lot of teams can be left wondering what might have been, especially those 67 teams that made the NCAA tournament and weren't named Louisville. One of those teams that has a lot of soul searching to do is the Indiana Hoosiers - a team with all the potential and yet not the desired outcome.
That may seem harsh, after all, we are talking about the Big Ten regular...
Cody Zeller’s decision to enter the 2013 NBA Draft was by no means a surprise. But that didn’t do... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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 being in the top three. “He likes them. They’re up there right now.”
Pinson is ranked 13th in the 2014 class by ESPN.com...
This big Hoosiers fan in a very little body is heartbroken over the fact that Cody Zeller won't be playing for Indiana anymore.
Point guard Jaren Sina, a 2013 recruit Indiana made a late push at, announced on his Twitter account this afternoon that he has committed to Seton Hall. Sina was scheduled to make a visit to Bloomington later this month.
Sina had narrowed his list to three recently with Indiana, Seton Hall and Northwestern still in play. He was let out of his commitment to Northwestern when head...
With the recent news that Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller will indeed be heading to the NBA draft, the speculation as to who will be playing when, where, and how much for the Hoosiers come next November is plentiful.
The Hoosiers are the first team to ever lose four 1,000 point-scorers, pictured above (from left to right: Cody Zeller, Christian Watford, Jordan Hulls, Victor Oladipo...
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Where is the hue and cry? Why are the Big Ten guardians of morality silent?
Big Ten blogger Kent Sterling goes so far as to praise Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean for oversigning. When Tom Crean oversigns Big Ten supporters see intelligence. SEC oversigning, by contrast, is seen as the natural product...