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I spoke to an NBA scout this morning about his thoughts on Indiana’s Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo and Christian Watford, and their stocks for the next level.
First, on Zeller. Even though some early mock drafts put UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad and Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel ahead of him, the NBA scout doesn’t see it going that way. Assuming, of course, that Zeller exits school after his sophomore year.
“I don’t see how Zeller isn’t the No. 1 pick,” the scout said. “He’s the best all-around player for a big guy, and the NBA is desperate for big guys. He’s a good kid, the NBA is totally desperate for good kids. I just can’t see that guy not being
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Early in the second half of Indiana’s 87-51 win over Coppin State, the Hoosiers went to a 1-2-2 trap on defense. But it’s when Tom Crean subbed out Yogi Ferrell — who had been playing the “1″ at the top of the trap — at the 15:58 mark that it started to really pay off. Victor Oladipo shifted into Ferrell’s spot and he was just about everywhere until he was relieved...
Indiana’s schedule might suggest otherwise, but there’s still plenty to talk about regarding the No. 1 Hoosiers.
IU Athletics’ Jeremy Gray and Inside The Hall’s Alex Bozich join hosts Matt Dollinger and Greg Rosenstein this week to discuss the latest with the Hoosiers.
Gray gives his insight into IU’s success and the turnaround in Bloomington while Bozich delivers...
Tom Crean was out recruiting on Monday night, so assistant coach Tim Buckley along with Cody Zeller and Yogi Ferrell filled in for him on his weekly radio show with Don Fischer.
Here were some of the more interesting topics and tidbits discussed:
· Jordan Hulls led culture change: Buckley said he regularly receives phone calls from people who say they have a player he needs to...
If you’re on a sports blog, I have to assume that the answer to the question posed in the title is a resounding YES.
As a fan of both the 49ers and Indiana Hoosiers myself (apparently I really like the Harbaugh-Crean family), each of which appear to have good chances of reaching their respective title games, such a sports dream prize pack is extra appealing to me this year. So...
With a week between games, the Indiana staff has used the off-time to hit the east coast for several recruiting stops.
Here’s a look at where travels have taken the staff on Monday and Tuesday and also a look at where they’re expected to be on Wednesday evening:
· Monday: An early season WCAC showdown between Gonzaga Prep and Paul VI Catholic in Fairfax, Virginia drew a strong...
With nearly a quarter of the season in the books, it’s time to examine the Big Ten’s best thus far in 2012-2013:
Best player – Cody Zeller, Indiana
Truth be told, Zeller’s numbers have fallen in line fairly closely with how he finished up last season. He’s currently averaging 15.0 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.4 blocks and is shooting over 64 percent from the field. There’s...