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Podcast on the Brink: Matt Roth

One of the most prolific shooters in Hoosier history, Matt Roth, joins Podcast on the Brink this week to discuss his time at Indiana and what the current Hoosiers need to do to bounce back from their recent struggles. Co-hosts Matt Dollinger and Justin Albers talk to Roth about his impressions from Tuesday’s game, which he attended, and how the Buckeyes were able to stifle the...
Via Inside the Hall
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach Crean Creans Another

Coach Crean Creans AnotherCreaning, as defined by UrbanDictionary. “Kicking a player off the team because you think you have a better one to take his place.” The term “Creaning” derives from the action of Indiana University head men’s basketball coach Tom Crean. When Tom Crean accepted the illustrious Indiana Hoosier job his program was in a bad place, and he took certain liberties to...
Via BeyondUSports
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

CBS Sports looks at Indiana’s scholarship crunch Fifteen guys for 13 spots: Indiana’s delicate scholarship situation Two players who want to play for Indiana next season will not be playing for Indiana next season, unless one or two guys give up their scholarships and pay out of pocket to wear cream and crimson. The controversy around this issue is with fifth-year senior Matt Roth, though. Roth finds himself most...
Via Inside the Hall
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Roth’s Scholarship at Indiana Should Not Be In Question

This post was originally published at, an IU-hoops specific website where we host postgame shows immediately following all IU basketball games. Terry Hutchens wrote a terrific piece this morning that reminded me of a topic I’ve been wanting to address: Indiana’s scholarship crunch for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Hutchens’ piece – entitled “Hoosiers need...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Commentary: Matt Roth’s Scholarship Should Not Be In Question

Terry Hutchens wrote a terrific piece this morning that reminded me of a topic I’ve been wanting to address: Indiana’s scholarship crunch for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Hutchens’ piece – entitled “Hoosiers need to find a scholarship for Roth” – echoes exactly what I have been thinking about this issue. Matt Roth has been assumed as the odd man out in Indiana'...
Via The Assembly Call
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Crean discusses scholarships, Roth’s future

When Christian Watford and Cody Zeller decided to return to school earlier this month, attention immediately turned to the Hoosiers’ scholarship situation for next season. Indiana is oversigned by one player for next season, so if either Watford or Zeller would have entered his name in the NBA Draft, the problem would have been solved. As it is, though, the Hoosiers have 14 players...
Via Inside the Hall
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

That’s A Wrap: Matt Roth

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2011-2012 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Matt Roth. Final stats (34 games): 4.3 ppg, 0.6 rpg, 53.7% FG, 100.0% FT in 11.8 minutes per game. Matt Roth was recruited by the previous coaching staff to fill a role. The belief was that Roth, a sharpshooter from Washington, Illinois, could stretch defenses with his ability to...
Via Inside the Hall
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 12 Indiana shoots past Penn State

The Penn State crowd collectively gasped after the 3-point shot left Indiana guard Matt Roth's hands. The way the Hoosiers were shooting from long range all game, it was as if the fans knew the basket would be good before the ball even sailed through the hoop. Roth and backcourt mate Jordan Hulls combined to hit 12 of No. 12 Indiana's season-high 16 3-pointers to help the...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Roth, Hulls and Watford lead Hoosiers over UMBC

Maryland-Baltimore County held its own in the first half. It was a second-half barrage of 3-pointers that did in the Retrievers against No. 11 Indiana. UMBC held the Hoosiers, who came into Thursday night's game leading the nation in 3-point field goal percentage, to 2-of-14 shooting from beyond the arc in the first half. The Retrievers even went on a 7-0 run to close the half...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

No. 17 Indiana 89, UMBC 47

Matt Roth, Jordan Hulls and Christian Watford led a 3-point barrage in the second half that carried No. 17 Indiana to an 89-47 win over Maryland-Baltimore County on Thursday night. The Hoosiers shot 69 percent (9 of 13) from long range after intermission to bounce back from a 14 percent (2 of 14) performance from long range in the first half. Indiana (12-0), which came in as the...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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