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Indiana University Student Is The Worst “Wheel Of Fortune” Winner Ever

It’s College Week on Wheel of Fortune, and Pat Sajak & Co. served up a doozy for the final episode. And by “doozy” we mean “best worst contestant ever”. Check out Julian from Indiana University. The kid lands the luckiest spins in the world, only to see it all unravel each time he attempts to solve the puzzle. And it happens three times. Yet, amazingly, he still won...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A look at some of the remaining 2014 recruiting options

As of today, Indiana will add a trio of recruits, James Blackmon Jr., Max Hoetzel and Robert Johnson, to next season’s roster. But with the recent decisions of Austin Etherington and Jeremy Hollowell to transfer, along with the departure of Noah Vonleh to the NBA and the midseason transfer of Luke Fischer, the Hoosiers still […] The post A look at some of the remaining 2014 recruiting...
Via Inside the Hall
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Scruggs brings energy to loaded Indy Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS — During a game this past Saturday at the Indyball Shootout, 2017 guard Paul Scruggs slowly brought the ball up the court, then suddenly burst into a sprint toward the hoop, catching the defense off-guard and assisting to an open player for the lay-up. It’s a common occurrence. Scruggs is a big part of […] The post Paul Scruggs brings energy to loaded Indy Hoosiers...
Via Inside the Hall
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Class of 2014 center Jeremiah April commits to IU

Indiana added a fourth member to its 2014 recruiting class on Friday night as Westwind Prep (Ariz.) Jeremiah April announced a commitment to the Hoosiers. April, who also had offers from Arizona State, Marquette and Washington State, chose the Hoosiers after meeting with Tom Crean and associate head coach Steve McClain on Friday. He said […] The post Class of 2014 center Jeremiah...
Via Inside the Hall
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana adds under the radar 7-footer

When 7′-0″ center Jeremiah April of Westwind Prep (AZ) announced on Friday night that he committed to the Indiana Hoosiers, a common reaction among Indiana fans might have been to ask exactly who is April is. While it was well known that the Hoosiers wanted to add a big man to the other three members of their ’14 class, ...
Via Hoopniks
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting notebook: Indiana watches T.J. Leaf, visits Ryan Anderson

Indiana’s recruiting efforts on the west coast over the weekend started in Arizona, but they didn’t end there. After landing a commitment from 2014 center Jeremiah April of Westwind Prep on Friday night, Tom Crean made his way to El Cajon, California to watch one of the program’s top class of 2016 targets, T.J. Leaf. […] The post Recruiting notebook: Indiana watches T.J....
Via Inside the Hall
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Indiana make a bowl game in 2014?

Indiana came close to playing in the postseason in 2013, but came just one win shy of becoming eligible for postseason play. Can the Hoosiers take the next step forward in 2014? That was the subject of the latest Big Ten-focused round table on Athlon Sports this week. I shared my opinion, which you can read below, and it seems I may not be along in thinking they will come close once...
Via Crystal Ball Run
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Assistant coach, recruiting coordinator Kenny Johnson leaving Indiana

Indiana assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Kenny Johnson is leaving the program for an assistant coaching job at Louisville, according to multiple reports late Monday evening. Johnson, who came to Bloomington from Towson in May of 2012, spent two seasons with the program. A native of Oxon Hill, Md., Johnson was the associate head coach […] The post Assistant coach, recruiting...
Via Inside the Hall
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Indiana basketball players arrested for having false identification cards

A pair of Indiana Hoosiers were arrested early Friday morning near a nightclub in downtown Bloomington and were charged with minor consumption of an alcoholic beverage and possession of false identification.Guards Yogi Ferrell and Stanford Robinson were slapped with handcuffs outside Kilroy's Sports Bar around 1 a.m. when both attempted to enter the establishment using fake I...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

6-foot-9 Tim Priller becomes fifth member of Indiana’s 2014 recruiting class

Indiana picked up its fifth commitment of the 2014 recruiting class Saturday evening, as 6-foot-9, 200-pound Richland (Texas) forward Tim Priller announced his commitment to the Hoosiers via his Twitter account. According to his high school coach, Richard Bacon, Indiana became involved in Priller’s recruitment just after this year’s Final Four, when associate head coach Tim...
Via Inside the Hall
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana Football Tweets Out Phone Number So SEC Teams Can Schedule Hoosiers

The Indiana Hoosiers aren’t exactly known for their football prowess, but they do play in one of the five most powerful leagues in the country. So when the SEC announced a rule change that forces teams to play at least one game against another team from a power conference, Yahoo’s Pat Forde just tweeted what a lot of people in college football were thinking… Don’t everyone...
Via College Spun
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana among eight finalists for five-star center Stephen Zimmerman

Class of 2015 center Stephen Zimmerman, the No. 5 player nationally according to the 247Composite, announced his final eight schools earlier this morning on Twitter. In alphabetical order, they are: Arizona, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, North Carolina, UCLA and UNLV. According to multiple reports, Zimmerman, who plays at Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, is expected […] The...
Via Inside the Hall
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Five-star guard Josh Langford talks Indiana offer

Taking the floor for the first time since a hand injury cut his high school season short, Josh Langford showed few signs of rust last weekend at the adidas Gauntlet in Dallas, Texas. The 6-foot-5, 200 pound guard, rated the No. 18 player nationally in the class of 2016 by the 247Composite, helped lead the Atlanta […] The post Five-star guard Josh Langford talks Indiana offer appeared...
Via Inside the Hall
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Carmel guard Ryan Cline enjoys Indiana visit

In the months since the 2013-2014 high school basketball season ended, the stock of 2015 Carmel guard Ryan Cline has continued to rise. In late March, Cline was announced as part of the Indiana Junior All-Stars team that plays Kentucky on June 6 and June 7. On April 18, he took an unofficial visit to Purdue and was […] The post 2015 Carmel guard Ryan Cline enjoys Indiana visit...
Via Inside the Hall
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2016 big man Nick Rakocevic talks Indiana offer

Class of 2016 St. Joseph (Ill.) big man Nick Rakocevic made his first trip to Bloomington on Thursday and left with a scholarship offer from Indiana, his third Big Ten offer to date. The 6-foot-10 Rakocevic, who already had offers from Illinois and Wisconsin, made the unofficial visit with his mom and came away impressed with […] The post 2016 big man Nick Rakocevic talks Indiana...
Via Inside the Hall
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Priller recaps official visit to Bloomington

Class of 2014 Richland Hills (Tex.) forward Tim Priller was a surprise spring commitment for Indiana last month, making his pledge to the Hoosiers on April 26 and then signing his National Letter of Intent on May 1 with friends and family at his high school. This past weekend presented both Priller and Westwind Prep (Ariz.) big man […] The post Priller recaps official visit...
Via Inside the Hall
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana denies UofL baseball chance for national seed

University of Louisville President Jim Ramsey throws out the first pitch in the UofL-Indiana baseball game. A little high but the ball did sail across the plate. Just when the University of Louisville baseball seems to be putting things together, along comes Indiana again. UofL badly needed a win Tuesday over eight-ranked Indiana to legitimize its No. 5 ranking in the NCAA standings...
Via Louisville Card Game
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana scores perfect on APR for 4th straight year

Indiana basketball’s multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) added a fourth consecutive score of 1,000 under Tom Crean, according to data released Wednesday afternoon by the NCAA. Indiana is the only Big Ten school to earn a perfect APR score in men’s basketball in each of the last four years. Here’s the full APR release from IU Athletics: […] The post Indiana scores perfect...
Via Inside the Hall
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

IU “as strong as anybody else” for T.J. Leaf

FISHERS, Ind. — T.J. Leaf is no stranger to basketball in Indiana. His father, Brad, who is also his high school coach at Foothills Christian near San Diego, California, grew up in Indianapolis and was a standout collegiately at Evansville. And now T.J., one of the top 25 recruits nationally in the class of 2016, is […] The post IU “as strong as anybody else” for T.J. Leaf...
Via Inside the Hall
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Five-star forward De’Ron Davis recaps Indiana visit

Indiana’s recruitment of class of 2016 Overland (Colo.) forward De’Ron Davis has been ongoing for more than two years now. However, it wasn’t until Monday that the five-star prospect had the opportunity to visit the school. It’s safe to say his unofficial trip to Bloomington made quite the impression. Davis was in Fishers over the weekend […] The post Five-star forward...
Via Inside the Hall
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2016 guard Kyle Guy plans to camp at Michigan

INDIANAPOLIS — Averaging over 15 points per game on the Adidas grassroots circuit, Kyle Guy is one of the top class of 2016 prospects in the state of Indiana. A 247Sports Composite Top-100 player, Guy holds offers from Indiana, Indiana State and Purdue, but is drawing interest from most of the Midwest. The Hoosiers offered him nearly a year ago last July, but other schools are...
Via UM Hoops
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Indiana Baseball’s Hilarious Photobomb During Big Ten Tournament

The Indiana baseball team has had quite a season. The Hoosiers went 38-13, winning the Big Ten’s regular season, and are in line for a high national seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Indiana began play in the Big Ten Tournament in Omaha this evening, taking on Iowa. During the contest, the Hoosiers’ coach, Tracy Smith, was interviewed on the Big Ten Network’s broadcast...
Via College Spun
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana remains in the mix for Bryant Crawford

Indiana’s recruitment of class of 2015 Gonzaga Prep (D.C.) point guard Bryant Crawford began shortly after Kenny Johnson was hired in early May of 2012 and despite Johnson’s recent departure for Louisville, the Hoosiers remain in the picture for Crawford. At 6-foot-2 and 180 pounds, Crawford is considered one of the better pure point guard nationally […] The post Indiana remains...
Via Inside the Hall
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoosiers remain strong with 2015 forward Alex Illikainen

After receiving a scholarship offer from Indiana last summer and then taking an unofficial visit to Bloomington in January, class of 2015 Grand Rapids (Minn.) forward Alex Illikainen remains in regular contact with the Hoosier staff. The 6-foot-9, 210 pound Illikainen is playing with Howard Pulley on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) circuit […] The post Hoosiers remain...
Via Inside the Hall
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Five-star guard Tyus Battle says Hoosiers remain in touch

One of the top rising juniors in the country, Gill St. Bernard’s (N.J.) guard Tyus Battle, is getting his first taste of the highest level of Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) circuit this spring and summer. Battle, a 6-foot-5 guard who has taken two unofficial visits to Indiana already, is playing with New York-based […] The post Five-star guard Tyus Battle says...
Via Inside the Hall
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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