Originally posted on Inside the Hall  |  Last updated 10/5/12
When the class of 2009 arrived in Bloomington in June of that year, the program was coming off a 6-25 season that included a 1-17 record in the Big Ten. Player driven leadership had yet to manifest itself.Move the clock forward three years as Christian Watford, Derek Elston and Jordan Hulls continue their preparation for their final season in Bloomington and it’s clear the upperclassmen are working to build relationships and expectations for the four newest members of the program.The 2009 group had no one to pull them aside and serve as role models during their adjustment period to college. In fact, Indiana’s hopes for success during the 2009-2010 season, Tom Crean’s second year, were largely pinned on the freshman leading the way.That isn’t the case for Hanner Mosquera-Perea, Jeremy Hollowell, Peter Jurkin and Yogi Ferrell, who have dropped the “Movement” moniker and are now just Hoosiers.“We tried something new with the freshmen, kind of grabbing a freshman and taking them along, ...
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