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Football recruit Jacobi Bellazin has no idea where schools offering him scholarships are located

There are countless reasons to make fun of college football recruiting. We recently saw a fake recruit catfish a bunch of overeager reporters in an elaborate plot that even included highlight reels. Meanwhile, coaches all over the country are offering scholarships to middle schoolers. Now here is Class of 2020 wide receiver Jacobi Bellazin, who’s given a commitment to TCU...
Via The Comeback
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indiana responds to horrid non-conference scheduling with savvy RPI incentives for Archie Miller

Putting together a college basketball schedule is an art. It requires manipulating the terrible RPI system with bad-but-not-terrible opponents and sometimes even playing fringe, non-NCAA teams rather than the worst teams in Division I.Indiana put together an almost incredibly terrible schedule last year—one that both angered fans and hurt the team’s strength of schedule.Somehow...
Via The Comeback
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Yogi Ferrell works out in Indiana

  Click to view slideshow. Photo Credit: Jimmy Lafakis   The grind never really stops.   As it turns out, All-NBA Rookie Second team wasn’t quite enough for Dallas Mavericks guard Yogi Ferrell as shown by photographer Jimmy Lafakis who captured the 2016 undrafted Indiana University alum at a workout with Joey Burton at The SportZone in Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday.  ...
Via Mavs Fanatic
12 hours ago

Indiana announces teams and dates for the Hoosier Tipoff Classic

Indiana announces four more non-conference opponents that will play in Assembly Hall next season. A season after a non-conference slate that was deemed to easy, Indiana has stepped the quality of opponents that will play at Assembly Hall during the Hoosier Tipoff Classic. Over the course of 12 days IU will play Howard (338th in Kenpom rankings last season), South Florida (292nd...
Via Crimson Quarry
1 day ago  |  Discuss

IU to host Howard, South Florida, Arkansas State and Eastern Michigan

Indiana’s 2017-18 non-conference schedule is beginning to take shape as the program announced four opponents for the upcoming season who will come to Assembly Hall in the 2017 Hoosier Tip-Off Classic. The Hoosiers will host Howard (Nov. 12), South Florida ...
Via Inside the Hall
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Sheehey to play on Raptors Summer League team

After winning a title with Toronto’s G-League team, Sheehey will have a shot at the NBA For the third time since going undrafted in 2014, former Indiana Hoosier Will Sheehey will play in the NBA Summer League, this time for the Toronto Raptors after winning a G-League with the Raptors 905 last season. Since 2014 Sheehey has bounced around the NBA and Europe, but has yet to find...
Via Crimson Quarry
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Crean serves as analyst on ‘The Vertical’ during 2017 NBA Draft

Former Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean was invited to be a guest on Yahoo! Sports’ 2017 NBA Draft coverage Thursday night. The show is titled “The Vertical With Woj,” a nickname for Adrian Wojnarowski, and it aired via live web stream on the Yahoo! Sports. Chris Mannix hosted the show. Crean, who was fired by Indiana in March, stepped in to analyze potential...
Via Vigilant Sports
5 days ago

Outspoken US swimmer Lilly King refuses to stay in her lane

Lilly King has always been one to speak her mind. If it rubs people the wrong way, so be it. “That’s just who she is,” said her dad, Mark King. “It’s not a show for the media. It’s not a show for television. It’s authentic.” The 20-year-old made quite an impression at last year’s Rio Olympics, calling out Russian star Yulia Efimova for a history of doping violations...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

10 key questions surrounding the 2017 NBA Draft

Seemingly as soon as the Finals ended, the NBA dove right into silly season, with rumors, breaking news, and questions popping up all over the basketball landscape. With the draft quickly so close, the entire league feels in flux, grasping at ways to compete with the Warriors or make a leap for the future.Big names like Jimmy Butler and Paul George are rumored to be available, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Indiana Football Preview: Can Indiana’s defense slow down the high-powered Penn State offense?

The Hoosier defense will face one of its biggest challenges of the year when they head to State College Penn State football is back. After years of turmoil and turnover in the program, the Nittany Lions had a big year in 2016, making their first Rose Bowl appearance since 2008 following their first Big Ten Championship since 2008. That Rose Bowl appearance, a 52-49 loss to USC...
Via Crimson Quarry
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Draft Profile: Thomas Bryant

After a slightly disappointing sophomore season, Thomas Bryant is on the edge of being a first-round pick. How good can the big man be? Name: Thomas Bryant Height: 6’10” Weight: 241 pounds Stats: 12.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 38.3% 3PT, 55.6% FG Teams Worked Out For: Atlanta, Portland, L.A. Lakers, Philadelphia, Utah, Sacramento Overview: After a standout freshman...
Via Crimson Quarry
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryant confident in Indiana’s future

Thomas Bryant was a part of two very different seasons at Indiana. The Rochester, New York native helped lead the Hoosiers to a Big Ten championship and a Sweet Sixteen appearance as a freshman. After the Hoosiers knocked off Kentucky ...
Via Inside the Hall
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers 2017 Pre-Draft Workouts: James Blackmon Jr., Indiana

James Blackmon Jr. completed his final pre-draft workout Saturday morning for his hometown team, the Indiana Pacers. He estimated that it was his 14th or 15th workout. It’s easy to lose count during the process, and when he worked out for six different teams over the last six days. “I just tried to bring the same energy, the same effort, and just show how competitive I am in...
Via Vigilant Sports
10 days ago

Indiana Baseball Commit Riley Crean to play at IMG Academy

The Bloomington North product will take his talents to the Southeast rather than across the street According to Mike Miller of The Herald-Times, Riley Crean will not be playing at Indiana next season: This announcement came soon after the Chicago White Sox selected Crean in the 35th round of this year’s MLB Draft. Crean originally committed to the Hoosiers last November, and several...
Via Crimson Quarry
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Baseball Commit Riley Crean to play at IMG Academy

The Bloomington North product will take his talents to the Southeast rather than across the street According to Mike Miller of The Herald-Times, Riley Crean will not be playing at Indiana next season: This announcement came soon after the Chicago White Sox selected Crean in the 35th round of this year’s MLB Draft. Crean originally committed to the Hoosiers last November, and several...
Via Crimson Quarry
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana spent $2.5M to play in Foster Farms Bowl, sold only 672 tickets

Indiana spent $2.5 million to play in the Foster Farms Bowl last December, but only a handful of their fans made the trip to California for the game. According to a report by The Herald-Times’ Michael Reschke, Indiana sold only 672 tickets out of their allotment of 7,000. (That’s under 10 percent.)The Hoosiers ate a little under $100,000 in unsold tickets and dumped the vast...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Authorities say former NFL wide receiver James Hardy has been found dead in a river in northeast Indiana. The Allen County Coroner’s Office says the 31-year-old’s body was identified Thursday, but that the cause and manner of death are still being investigated. The coroner says the former Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Ravens player was reported missing a few...
Via The Denver Post
18 days ago

Indiana to host Duke in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

Indiana’s non-conference schedule just got even more daunting. The Hoosiers will host Duke in the 2017 Big Ten-ACC Challenge. The Hoosiers played at Duke in the 2015 Big Ten-ACC Challenge and lost, 94-74. The matchups for the 19th annual Big ...
Via Inside the Hall
19 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Indiana to host Duke in the Big Ten - ACC Challenge

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman tweets that the Hoosiers will welcome another elite ACC team into Assembly Hall for the second year in a row. Well would you look at that: While prognostications for Indiana in Archie Miller’s first year are all over the map and slanted toward pessimistic, it didn’t stop ESPN from pairing them up with Duke for what will likely be one of the most hyped games...
Via Crimson Quarry
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Football week 4 preview: Georgia Southern’s offense will try to beat the Hoosiers on the ground

The Hoosiers will try to slow down the Eagles’ rushing attack when they come to Bloomington Coming off a 5-7 record last season, the Eagles will be looking to improve and possibly earn a bowl berth. Last season, the Georgia Southern offense tied for the 100th most yards in the country with 4,558. The Eagles also had the 78th highest scoring offense in the FBS, putting up 27 points...
Via Crimson Quarry
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Football week 4 preview: Georgia Southern’s offense will try to beat the Hoosiers on the ground

The Hoosiers will try to slow down the Eagles’ rushing attack when they come to Bloomington Coming off a 5-7 record last season, the Eagles will be looking to improve and possibly earn a bowl berth. Last season, the Georgia Southern offense tied for the 100th most yards in the country with 4,558. The Eagles also had the 78th highest scoring offense in the FBS, putting up 27 points...
Via Crimson Quarry
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Football week 4 preview: Can Georgia Southern’s defense match up with the Hoosier offense?

With no household names on the defense, how do the Eagles stack up as a unit? In the final nonconference game of IU’s schedule, Indiana will face off against the Georgia Southern Eagles for the first time ever. This game would likely be the last opportunity for Mike DeBord to tune up his defense before getting into the main stretch of Big Ten games. But what kind of defense should...
Via Crimson Quarry
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Football week 4 preview: Can Georgia Southern’s defense match up with the Hoosier offense?

With no household names on the defense, how do the Eagles stack up as a unit? In the final nonconference game of IU’s schedule, Indiana will face off against the Georgia Southern Eagles for the first time ever. This game would likely be the last opportunity for Mike DeBord to tune up his defense before getting into the main stretch of Big Ten games. But what kind of defense should...
Via Crimson Quarry
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say former NFL wide receiver James Hardy has been found dead in a river in northeast Indiana. The Allen County Coroner’s Office says the 31-year-old’s body was identified Thursday, but that the cause and manner of death are still being investigated. His body was discovered Wednesday in the Maumee River in Fort Wayne. The coroner says the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
20 days ago

2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Indiana throttled, eliminated from Lexington regional

The Hoosiers were outclassed from the start and got blown out in Sunday’s elimination game. Whether it was the result of lingering hangover from Friday night’s letdown against North Carolina State, running out of gas, or just not being their day, Indiana’s 2017 baseball season came to a crashing halt on Sunday afternoon as the Hoosiers failed to show up for the first six innings...
Via Crimson Quarry
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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