Found March 28, 2012 on Inside the Hall:
Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2011-2012 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Verdell Jones. Final stats (30 games): 7.5 ppg, 3.2 apg, 2.9 rpg, 41.9% FG, 75.5% FT in 24.5 minutes per game. No player in recent IU basketball history has been debated, discussed and dissected quite like Verdell Jones. Coming into his final season in Bloomington, there was an argument to be made that the Hoosiers would be better off shifting Jones into a lesser role within the offense. And that’s exactly what happened. During his first three seasons, Jones used over a quarter of the IU’s possessions and played at least 61.4% or more of the available minutes at his position. As a senior, his percentage of possessions used dipped to 21.6 and his percentage of minutes played fell to 51.0. The diminished offensive role was beneficial to both Jones, who was able to shift into more of a playmaker rather than a scorer, and the Hoosiers, who re-distributed his shots to more efficient options. ...

That’s A Wrap: Tom Pritchard

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2011-2012 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Tom Pritchard. Editor’s note: Read our senior day feature on Pritchard here. Final stats (36 games): 1.3 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 0.4 apg, 55% FG in 9.9 minutes per game Tom Pritchard never had it easy during his time in Bloomington. He and Verdell Jones, who we looked at yesterday, had...

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Tom Crean sat virtually expressionless at the microphone, searching for words — any words — to describe what he had just seen on the Georgia Dome floor. “‘I’ve been thinking about that,” he said, glancing at the stat sheet in front of him. “I’m not sure what to say.” His team had played far too well to lose. The Hoosiers made tough shots and they didn’t get discouraged...
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