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 see. When Buckley asks them to describe the player, they often say: “Well, he’s like Jordan Hulls.”
Buckley said he usually chuckles at such assertions.
“They might look like Jordan Hulls,” he said. “But that kid’s in the gym two to three times a day in addition to what is required.
He’s really set the tone here. When we wanted to get the culture right, he really led the charge with that.”
· The impact of Sheeladipo: Buckley also talked about how important both Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey have been through the first eight games of the season.
Oladipo has been in double figures in each of the Hoosiers’ last si