Inside the Hall had the opportunity to speak with CBS Sports lead college basketball analyst Clark Kellogg on Wednesday afternoon to preview the upcoming season with a heavy emphasis on the Hoosiers.
Kellogg is touring on behalf of the Capital One Cup, which awards a combined $400,000 annually to the best men’s and best women’s Division I athletics programs in the country for excellence in on-field performance.
Here’s our Q & A with Kellogg, who is entering his 19th season with CBS:
The landscape this year, the preseason polls all have Indiana at or near the top, how do you see Indiana fitting in nationally to begin the season?
“It’s clearly a legitimate spot for them anywhere in the top two in my mind. And I base it on what you know about returning players. Obviously they have a nice recruiting class, but you really don’t know about freshman until they step foot on campus. So when I evaluate team going into the next season, I look at what I know about them, returning players an...