Indiana coaching search: Dane Fife nearing agreement with Duquesne

Fan-favorite, and longshot, candidate Dane Fife looks poised to take on a head coaching job outside of Bloomington While always a bit of a longshot, potential head coach candidate and current Michigan State assistant coach Dane Fife is closing in on taking over at Duquesne. Fife has spent the last six years in East Lansing working under Tom Izzo. Many considered him to be a dark...
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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...
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19 hours ago  |  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...
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22 hours ago  |  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...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 names Indiana Hoosiers should consider in replacing Tom Crean

Whatever you think of the choice of the Indiana Hoosiers to fire Tom Crean, there is no going back now. There’s also a very clear expectation for the next coach in Bloomington and that is to get back to winning national championships.  Two outright conference titles in nine years and only five NCAA tournament appearances won’t cut it in Hoosier-land anymore. It certainly is...
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3 days ago

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...
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3 days ago  |  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...
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3 days ago  |  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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: IUWBB Highlights vs. Saint Louis

Highlights from the Hoosiers win over Saint Louis in the second round of the WNIT
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3 days ago  |  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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: NCAA Championships Recap - Friday

WATCH ➡️ Indiana head swimming coach Ray Looze talks about a record-setting night for the Hoosiers at the NCAA Championships on Friday! #IURedRevolution #GoIU
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Woodson interested in Indiana head coaching job

The Indiana Hoosiers men’s basketball program now has a head coaching vacancy to fill, and one somewhat prominent NBA name is eyeing the gig.According to a report by Jeff Goodman of ESPN on Thursday, LA Clippers assistant coach Mike Woodson has a “high level of interest” in the Indiana job.The connection is obvious — Woodson is an Indiana native and was a four-year standout...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Crean fired by Indiana

Tom Crean has been fired as the head coach of Indiana’s men’s basketball team after nine years with the program.The school made the announcement almost immediately after the tip-off of the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Crean took over at Indiana in 2008, and the Hoosiers went 6-25 in his first season. He had since led the team to four NCAA Tournament appearances...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana athletics needs to say something about Tom Crean, one way or the other

Whatever the decision may be, it's time to make it. The season is over. There are no more games left to be played. There is nothing left to be distracted from. Indiana basketball has to say something about Tom Crean's future in Bloomington. Soon. Today. Five minutes ago. Right now. That hasn't happened yet. So it might be time to say something. These are things you know, it needn...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana fan confronts Tom Crean, says he “ruined the program”

Tom Crean’s Indiana Hoosiers didn’t have the season they hoped. Once ranked #3 in the country, their regular season ended Friday with a hard-fought Big Ten tournament loss to Wisconsin. And given injuries and some other bad performances, that means they’ll likely be headed for the NIT at best come Sunday. This has led to plenty of frustration within the Indiana fan base, as...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoosiers bumped from Big Ten tourney with 70-60 loss to Badgers

WASHINGTON -- Maybe, just maybe, Wisconsin's late-season swoon is over. "We're starting to do this weird thing where we play well offensively and defensively," senior forward Nigel Hayes said, shaking his head. "We haven't really done that often, so it's kind of new to us. Hopefully we can keep that going." Winning a second consecutive game after dropping five of six down the stretch...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers slow Indiana's offense, advance to Big Ten semifinals

WASHINGTON -- Showing signs that its late-season swoon might be over, No. 24 Wisconsin slowed Indiana's offense and used Ethan Happ's 14 points and 12 rebounds to beat the Hoosiers 70-60 in the Big Ten quarterfinals Friday night. Bronson Koenig scored 16 points to lead five Badgers in double figures. No. 2 seed Wisconsin (24-8) dropped five of six games down the stretch but now has...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Knight weighs in on old Indiana hierarchy: 'I hope they’re all dead'

In case any Indiana Hoosiers fans were hopeful about Bob Knight making a surprise return to the school where he turned himself into a household name, Knight went on "The Dan Patrick Show" Friday morning to dump frigid water all over those hopes. Here are Knight’s full comments via the Indy Star, in case you think he’s being taken out of context. Late in the interview, Patrick...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Showtime’s Perfect in ’76 ignores dark side of Bob Knight in service of a light documentary

Bob Knight’s ’76 Indiana Hoosiers remain one of college basketball’s all-time best teams. Perhaps the best, though that’s always a difficult and subjective ranking. Showtime’s Perfect in ’76 (airing tonight at 9 PM Eastern) makes a case for that claim, although it doesn’t really take the time to offer anything more than cursory evidence. That’s a theme throughout...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Bryant, James Blackmon Jr. earn third team All-Big Ten honors

The Big Ten Conference released the annual All-Big Ten teams this evening live on the Big Ten Network and two Indiana players were recognized. Sophomore Thomas Bryant earned All-Big Ten third team honors as selected by the league’s coaches and ... The post Thomas Bryant, James Blackmon Jr. earn third team All-Big Ten honors appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Collin Hartman’s senior speech

Indiana’s lone senior, Collin Hartman, gave a spirited speech following Indiana’s 63-62 win over Northwestern on Saturday night at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The 10-minute speech from the Cathedral product ended with a marriage proposal by Hartman to his longtime ... The post Video: Collin Hartman’s senior speech appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana rallies late to defeat Northwestern 63-62

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Thomas Bryant completed a 3-point play with 2.6 seconds left Saturday night and James Blackmon Jr. finished with 13 points to help Indiana rally from a seven-point deficit in the final 93 seconds to beat Northwestern 63-62. The win snapped a five-game losing streak and was the only time Indiana (16-13, 6-10 Big Ten) led in the final 13 minutes. Bryant McIntosh...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Collins, Bryant McIntosh react to loss at Indiana

Chris Collins and Bryant McIntosh met with the media following Northwestern’s 63-62 loss to Indiana on Saturday at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Watch both press conferences below: The post Video: Chris Collins, Bryant McIntosh react to loss at Indiana appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Crean, Hartman talk Northwestern, senior night

Tom Crean and Collin Hartman met with the media on Friday afternoon to preview Indiana’s home finale against Northwestern and also to discuss senior night. Hartman addressed his future in basketball and much more. Watch both press conferences below: The post Video: Crean, Hartman talk Northwestern, senior night appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

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