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Sources: Juwan Morgan plans to return to Indiana for junior season

With roster speculation rampant after Archie Miller’s hiring at Indiana, at least one integral cog will be back in Bloomington next season. It’s natural for roster speculation to run rampant after one coach departs a program and another is brought in. But you can chalk another one of Indiana’s key contributors as being part of Archie Miller’s coming roster at Indiana. Sources...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Why Indiana was right to ignore Steve Alford and hire Archie Miller

All last week, the Steve Alford-to-Indiana smoke was thick and billowing. It made sense, from the outside, that people were pegging Alford as the favorite to land the job. After all, Indiana athletic director Fred Glass mentioned three specific criteria for the position during the press conference after Tom Crean was fired: being from the state of Indiana, being an Indiana University...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Indiana hires deeply qualified Archie Miller as next men’s basketball coach

When Indiana fired men’s basketball coach Tom Crean earlier this month, some observers wondered whether the Hoosiers would be able to find someone as qualified to replace him. Well, it turns out they have. Indiana announced Saturday that it has lured Archie Miller, one of the top young coaches in the country, away from Dayton. According to reports from ESPN and The Vertical, Miller’s...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Archie Miller closing in on seven-year deal to coach Indiana

The Indiana Hoosiers appear to have zeroed in on their new basketball coach.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical, Dayton coach Archie Miller is in “serious talks” to take the same position at Indiana. Wojarnowski added that the two sides are closing in on a seven-year deal, meaning the Hoosiers are putting a lot of faith in Miller to re-establish the program as an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Steve Alford: ‘I am absolutely 100 percent not going to Indiana’

UCLA’s Sweet 16 loss to Kentucky on Friday exponentially increased the speculation that head coach Steve Alford would be heading home to Indiana to coach his alma mater, but that appears to not be the case.Shortly after the defeat, Alford told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman by what appeared to be text message that he isn’t taking the Indiana job and is staying at UCLA.“I am Absolutely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Indiana baseball sweeps doubleheader at Northwestern

Indiana opened Big Ten play with two big wins on Saturday behind sophomore Matt Lloyd’s big day at the plate and Brian Hobbie’s complete game. Big Ten play returned in exciting fashion for Indiana on Friday. The Hoosiers’ doubleheader at Northwestern was full of high scores and home runs and featured one historic performance from sophomore Matt Lloyd as they won both games...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Indiana and Kentucky need to start playing each other again

With Indiana hiring a new coach, there’s a chance for the rivalry to resume. The Indiana/Kentucky rivalry, once a staple during the non conference portion of every college basketball season, has laid dormant since 2011, with the exception of a pair of NCAA Tournament meetings in 2012 and 2016. The regular season series ended after the 2011-12 season when former Indiana head coach...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Indiana baseball outlasts Cincinnati 3-2

Indiana did not allow the surging Bearcats to get the best of them as they were able to to hold on for the victory in Bloomington despite a late Bearcat push. Coming into the contest on Wednesday, the Indiana Hoosiers knew they were playing an opponent in Cincinnati that could beat anybody in the country when they are playing at that their best. That was evident in the Bearcats...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: OG Anunoby is leaning towards going to the NBA

Arguably the most impactful player on Indiana’s roster this past season is thinking about heading for the NBA draft. With the search of a new basketball coach for the Indiana Hoosiers still ongoing, Gary Parrish of CBS has reported that OG Anunoby is leaning towards going to the NBA. Anunoby was limited to just 16 games this season before suffering a devastating knee injury both...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Tom Crean wants to coach again next season, but would carefully review options

Tom Crean received an 11:30 p.m. “you up?” text, and it wasn’t a booty call. Crean’s agent was letting him know Indiana was about to fire him the next day.In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Crean revealed he harbors no hard feelings for Indiana, wishing the program goes on to win a national title. “I love Indiana,” he said. “I loved it here. That’s not going...
Via The Comeback
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

On Tom Crean, Indiana Basketball, and Subway parking lot etiquette

Our staff continues to share their personal thoughts on Indiana’s former head coach. Sometimes, relationships simply fall apart. I’m not the first to make this comparison. I’m not even the first one on this site. But it’s an apt analogy to use when looking at where the things between Tom Crean and Indiana went wrong. There was no smoking gun. There was never a point of...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Tom Crean is gone and I realized I don't know what Indiana Basketball is like without him

I had #feelings about Tom Crean's tenure here and now you have to read them. When Tom Crean was introduced as the next head coach of Indiana University's basketball program, I was a freshman living in Forest's B-Tower. I always note I was in B-Tower because anyone else that was around that dorm in the autumn of 2007 knows it was one of the hottest on record in Bloomington and B-Tower...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Crean contacted by LSU for head coaching position

It didn’t take long for the recently fired Tom Crean to hear from another school regarding its head coaching position.Last week, Crean was relieved of his duties by Indiana, where he had been since 2008. After going 27-8 last season, and advancing to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, the Hoosiers were just 18-16 this season. They finished 7-11 in Big Ten Conference play.Earlier...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Alford not offered Indiana job yet

Steve Alford is one of the hottest names when it comes to the Indiana head coaching vacancy.Alford grew up in Indiana, and was a high school and college star in the state, as he was a highly successful player at IU under Bob Knight. His name came up the last time Indiana was looking to fill a vacancy, but the job went to Tom Crean, who was fired on Thursday. Alford is now enjoying...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Billy Donovan has no interest in Indiana job

Billy Donovan won’t be returning to the college ranks anytime soon.The Oklahoma State Thunder coach, who has been linked to the vacant Indiana job, shot down those rumors Sunday, saying he’s very happy in the NBA.Donovan told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that he is “very, very happy in the NBA and in Oklahoma City — and is committed there.”Donovan was one of the most successful...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Indiana’s streak ends at five in 11-10 loss to Hawaii

Indiana’s bats stayed hot, but a late bullpen collapse gave Hawaii the win on a walk-off RBI single. Indiana’s bats have officially hit their stride, but last night’s effort from the plate was not enough get past a late surge from Hawaii as the Hoosiers snapped their five game winning streak in a 11-10 loss. The game opened optimistically with freshman infielder Matt Gorski...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

DeRon Davis is “committed” to Indiana after Tom Crean’s firing

The freshman Colorado big man was one of IU’s bright spots in 2017. With Tom Crean out now at Indiana, we’ll likely soon start to hear rumblings on what current players may depart Bloomington — whether it be via transfer or to the NBA Draft. The first, DeRon Davis, has weighed in via his high school coach -- and seems to be angling toward remaining with the Hoosiers. That...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Keion Brooks is the next big thing in Indiana

Much has been made in recent days, weeks and months about recruiting Indiana. While everyone knows about Romeo Langford, few know about Keion Brooks. That will change soon. Maybe it was the moment. Maybe it was the 5,500 (officially) fans packed into the arena. Maybe it was the defense. Maybe it was just an off night. But for the near entirety of the first 12 minutes, Fort Wayne...
Via Crimson Quarry
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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