On the afternoon of Halloween this past Wednesday, reports started to come out that Tom Crean and the Indiana Hoosiers are no longer recruiting 2013 big man BeeJay Anya.
The 6’8 270-pounder from Maryland has been thought of throughout the past year or two as the final and very vital piece of the 2013 IU recruiting class. Somebody needs to fill the shoes of Cody Zeller once the Player of the Year candidate (most likely) leaves for the draft after his sophomore season.
It’s been all smiles of late for Tom Crean and IU, but some tough decisions lay in his future. Credit: ESPN
To me, the most disappointing aspect of this situation is that IU is letting down Anya, who’s a very good, well-rounded kid. Since the news broke that IU is out on him, he’s expressed lots of disappointment on his Twitter account.
But you have to remember that college basketball, like all other major sports in our country, is indeed a business, and some decisions will be unpopular. With IU climbing back up the r...