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With No. 1 Indiana’s one and only exhibition game set for Thursday night at Assembly Hall, here are some things to watch for in the Hoosiers’ first game action of the year.
1. Starting lineup
It has been one of the most discussed and debated topics during the offseason, and we’ll finally get some answers on Thursday night. Who is going to start?
I continue to maintain that Tom Crean is going to go with Yogi Ferrell and Jordan Hulls in the backcourt with Victor Oladipo, Christian Watford and Cody Zeller up front. Now, just because Crean starts with a lineup against Indiana Wesleyan doesn’t mean he’s going to run the same lineup out there on Nov. 9 against Bryant. You just never know. But IU fans should get a good idea what sort of rotations the Hoosiers plan to play with on Thursday night.
If Crean does decide to go with Ferrell and Hulls together in the backcourt, watch to see how they work together, specifically on the defensive end. Offensively, that duo could be a treat to watch....
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Indiana freshmen Hanner Mosquera-Perea and Peter Jurkin have yet to be cleared to play by the NCAA and Tom Crean was asked to provide an update on their status following Thursday’s 86-57 exhibition win over Indiana Wesleyan.
The process of determining the eligibility for both players is still ongoing based on Crean’s comments.
“What I can say about that is that we go through...
Indiana associate head coach Steve McClain, freshman guard Yogi Ferrell and junior guard Victor Oladipo met with the media earlier this afternoon to preview Thursday’s exhibition game with Indiana Wesleyan.
Watch and listen to both press conferences in the embedded media players below:
Maurice Creek got off the bench and walked toward the Assembly Hall scorer’s table with just over 11 minutes left in the first half of Thursday night’s exhibition game against Indiana Wesleyan. Creek checked in with the official scorer, then waited patiently for the moment he’s been thinking about for more than 20 months — the moment he’d walk back onto Branch McCracken...
Maurice Creek scored 12 points and four other Hoosiers reached double figures as No. 1 Indiana routed Indiana Wesleyan 86-57 in Thursday night's exhibition game.
It's the only exhibition game Indiana plays this season. The Hoosiers open the regular season next Friday against Bryant.
For Creek, it was his first game action since Jan. 15, 2011, when he was diagnosed with...
Class of 2013 five-star forward Noah Vonleh has added an official visit to his schedule and an official visit originally planned for this coming weekend to Syracuse is no longer taking place, according to his high school coach. Pete Hutchins, the head coach at the New Hampton School, told Inside the Hall today via text message that Vonleh will not take an official visit this weekend...
Thoughts on a 86-57 win over the Wildcats:
I. It was enough that Maurice Creek, for all his body’s endured (broken knee caps and a torn Achilles), even stepped out onto the Assembly Hall court this evening. But after the warm reception from the IU faithful which included a quick chant of his name upon checking in, Creek scored to tie the game. He hit a three to give Indiana its...
Indiana junior Will Sheehey, sophomore Remy Abell and redshirt junior Maurice Creek met with the media following Indiana’s 86-57 exhibition win over Indiana Wesleyan on Thursday night.
Watch and listen to the press conference in the embedded media player below:
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Steven Harris writes: IU clearly has a lot of depth at positions 1-3, but there doesn’t seem to be as much room to cope with foul trouble or injury in the front court. How well do...
Every time Wisconsin has the opportunity to pull away from what’s left of the Leaders division, they find a way screw it up and let the rest of them hang around. This week, it’s Indiana. You may say I’m absurd, but the Hoosiers are in control of their own destiny on the road to Indianapolis for the chance to play in the conference championship game. Although Indiana has three...
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STORRS – The Connecticut women will play their first exhibition game against Indiana University (Pa.) on Friday night, but they will be without All-American guard Bria Hartley.
1. Indiana forced 18 turnovers in a 69 possession game (26%). Last season IU was 167th in the nation, forcing turnovers on 20.2% of opponents possessions. Last year the Hoosiers forced at least a 26% turnover rate against seven opponents, and none in conference play.
2. Point guard Yogi Ferrell is going to be a big part of Indiana's success (or lack thereof) this season....