Found March 29, 2013 on
Inside the Hall:
WASHINGTON — Jordan Hulls sat at his locker room in the Verizon Center, tears welling to his eyes when asked questions about the season and about his special senior class.
For four years, Hulls had dreamed of the opportunity he and his teammates had in front of them. They were a No. 1 seed, a favorite to reach the Final Four in Atlanta. All this after beginning from the very bottom with the NCAA Tournament a mere pipe dream.
This wasn’t supposed to end so soon. This was Indiana’s Dream Team, one constructed with so much talent and chemistry, it may never be replicated by Tom Crean and his staff. You can recruit all the top 50 players you want, but you can’t make them like each other and play together the way these guys did. There will never be an Indiana team quite like this again.
Crean and his staff know that, which is what made this one hurt more than most. The Indiana coaching staff remained in the Verizon Center locker room until after 2 a.m., and the team bus didn’t pull out o...
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In the days leading up to Indiana’s Sweet 16 game with Syracuse in the Verizon Center, much attention was paid to the health of the right shoulder of Jordan Hulls.
And that was with good reason.
After the IU senior was involved in a collision during the first half of IU’s win over Temple, he returned in the second half wearing extra support under his jersey and scored five key...
WASHINGTON — An earlier than expected exit from the 2013 NCAA Tournament quickly brought questions about the futures of Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo, both of whom are projected as lottery picks in this June’s NBA Draft.
But in the immediate aftermath of IU’s disappointing 61-50 loss to Syracuse, neither player was prepared to talk about what will come next.
“I have no clue...
Even though Indiana lost to Syracuse, Hoosiers star Cody Zeller took the high road with this 'Back-to-back Sweet 16s' shirt. Well, sort of.
It has been quite the journey for Indiana basketball the past five seasons, and though the program is nationally revelant once again, the group that brought them back was completely lost last night against Syracuse and their zone. The best way to stifle a fastbreak team in basketball is to slow down the game, and there is no better way of doing that than by using a defense that minimizes...
And then there were three... Thanks a lot Indiana. No seriously, we need to have a talk! What the hell was that on Thursday night against Syracuse? Really, you lose 61-50 and in reality the score is no indication of how badly you actually got beat? That was pathetic for the champion of the best conference in the country and you should all hang your heads in shame.
Indiana junior guard Victor Oladipo has a big decision to make in the coming weeks regarding his basketball future.
ESPN anchor, friend of the blog (if you can even call this a blog anymore), and all around good guy Anish Shroff has a very special preview/prediction for the Sweet Sixteen which starts tonight.His dog Lola picked every game......including the Orange to beat the hated Indiana Hoosiers tonight. That's one fine dog you've got there Mr. Shroff. Very fine indeed. Go Orange.
Solid showing by Indiana last night, huh? The Hoosiers laid a complete egg, shooting 20% from three point range and 34% o…
WASHINGTON — Indiana saw just about everything imaginable in the Big Ten this season.
But not quite.
“We don’t see a lot of 2-3 zone like this,” guard Jordan Hulls said of Syracuse. “They’re very long, very athletic, they close out to balls a lot faster than what we’ve seen, even on film.”
The Hoosiers will finally get a look at the Syracuse zone that gets talked...
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