The Indiana basketball program secured a major offseason victory this past Saturday afternoon, as five-star recruit Thomas Bryant gave his verbal commitment to Indiana during a live broadcast of the Dick’s National Tournament.
The 6-foot-10 McDonald’s All-American from Huntington Prep (W.V.) is ranked No. 22 in the ESPN 100, and No. 27 according to the 247Composite. Bryant chose...
Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2014-2015 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Hanner Mosquera-Perea. Mosquera-Perea (26 games): 6.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.3 blocks, 8.7 OR%, 59.4 2PFG% in 19.4 minutes per game. The spotlight was thrust onto Hanner Mosquera-Perea. Heading into the 2014-2015 season, Mosquera-Perea, who had never started a game in his Indiana...
OMAHA, Neb. – If the decision is left up to him, Indiana junior forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea will be on the floor tomorrow afternoon when the Hoosiers meet Wichita State in the 2015 NCAA tournament at the CenturyLink Center. But Perea, who participated in Indiana’s practice on Wednesday at Creighton University as well as the open […]
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Indiana spent all season on the brink.
Players coped with suspensions, injuries and a late-season slide. Coaches comforted parents and confronted claims that the program was out of control. Fans complained the Hoosiers had lost their way and a new coach was needed to lead them back to national prominence.
Somehow, Indiana managed to salvage its season and...
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March 18, 2015
Kentucky has a pretty favorable draw in the Midwest region, which makes sense for two reasons. One, the Wildcats are the No. 1 overall seed; if anyone deserves a modest region it’s them. Two, the Wildcats are so good, any group of teams looks like a favorable draw compared to them.
They still have to play the games, though, however unlikely an upset may seem. Here’s a rundown...
By Austin Sapin
With the regular season completed, teams now wait for their fate on Selection Sunday.
Below, we will compare Miami’s profile to ten other teams who like the Canes, sit squarely on the bubble hoping results and the committee will fall their way.
Miami- 21-12 (10-8 ACC), SOS: 65, RPI: 70
Record vs. RPI Top 100: 6-8
Quality Wins- at Duke, vs. NC St, vs. Illinois,...
Maryland's stellar first season in the Big Ten afforded it a short rest before it opens play in the conference tournament.
It'll kick off for the eighth-ranked Terrapins on Friday night in the quarterfinals in Chicago against Indiana, which is desperate to improve its resume for the NCAA Tournament.
Maryland (26-5, 14-4) finished second in the conference behind No. 6 Wisconsin and...
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March 12, 2015
Indiana is rolling past Northwestern in today’s Big Ten Tournament game, but the Hoosiers got a major scare from a collision under the basket involving forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea. In attempting to draw a charge call, Northwestern center Alex Olah fell into the knee Mosquera-Perea, who was attacking the basket.
Luckily, Mosquera-Perea was able to return to the floor after...
Today’s game against Michigan State is huge for Indiana for a number of reasons. The Hoosiers can pick up a big win against another likely tournament team, and impress a pair of huge recruits that are attending the game at Assembly Hall. Forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea is playing his part in the effort. The high-flying junior somehow split four Spartan defenders from just a few...
Hanner Mosquera-Perea, Yogi Ferrell, James Blackmon Jr., Robert Johnson, Troy Williams and Nick Zeisloft met with the media following Indiana’s 77-63 loss to Iowa at Assembly Hall. Watch the full press conference below:
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Yogi Ferrell and James Blackmon Jr. scored 17 points apiece while Hanner Mosquera-Perea had a career-high 13 points to lead Indiana past Rutgers 84-54 on Sunday.
Greg Lewis had a career-high 13 points with eight rebounds and Myles Mack added 10 points for Rutgers (10-18, 2-13 Big Ten).
Nick Zeisloft added 13 points off the bench for Indiana (19-9, 9-6)...
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February 22, 2015
Tom Crean, Hanner Mosquera-Perea and Robert Johnson met with the media at Cook Hall on Saturday afternoon to preview Sunday’s game at Rutgers. Watch all three media sessions below:
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Here’s everything that has gone viral in college sports over the past 24 hours.
1. Louisville head coach Rick Pitino officially reinstated guard Chris Jones.
2. It was announced that Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones will appear on ESPN’s Black History Month special next week.
3. Indiana forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea threw down an awesome one-handed alley...
Indiana needed a win Thursday night to help keep their hopes alive that their ticket will be punched for the Big Dance when the selection committee meets. There was just one problem. Purdue was in the same boat. In the end only one could be happy, and it was the Boilermakers (67-63). That does not mean the team did not give the fans anything to cheer about along the way. The team...
Big Ten rivals Indiana and Purdue are trading blows, and huge dunks, in tonight’s key conference match-up. Earlier, Indiana forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea threw down an awesome one-handed alley oop. Now, Purdue’s Jon Octeus has answered with a massive posterization of Indiana’s Collin Hartman.
Octeus has seven points and three rebounds for the Boilermakers on the game.
Hanner Mosquera-Perea is one of the most athletic players in the country. The Indiana junior forward reminded everyone of that fact tonight against Purdue.
Early on in their contest against the Boilermakers, Hoosiers’ guard Yogi Ferrell connected with his teammate, Mosquera-Perea, for an awesome alley-oop.
Check it out:
Indiana and Purdue are currently playing a tight contest...
The Big Ten held its weekly coaches teleconference on Monday morning to review the seventh week of conference play. Here are some notes and quotes from Tom Crean’s appearance: On how important it will be to have Hanner Mosquera-Perea available against Purdue: “Well I think it’s extremely important because it just provides a different kind of […]
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Collin Hartman and Hanner Mosquera-Perea met with the media on Saturday afternoon at Assembly Hall to preview Sunday’s game with Minnesota. Watch the full press conference below:
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How does Indiana reabsorb Hanner Mosquera-Perea? That question is crucial ahead of Maryland trip
Welcome to our Big Ten Power Rankings where we examine the conference on a weekly basis and attempt to rank all 14 teams and provide a bit of insight. 1. Wisconsin (9-1)
Can Wisconsin take the crown for best offense of the KenPom era? Michigan broke the record twice in the past two seasons. First with an adjusted offensive efficiency of 120.3 in 2012-13 and then at 124.1 last...
The Big Ten held its weekly coaches teleconference on Monday morning to review the sixth week of conference play. Here are some notes and quotes from Tom Crean’s appearance: On the return of Hanner Mosquera-Perea and how he’ll balance his minutes with Collin Hartman: “I think they can both play together. I think it will […]
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It’s been just two weeks since Indiana and Ohio State played to a 69-66 Hoosiers win in Assembly Hall. But plenty has changed since then. For Indiana, 6-foot-9 forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea was declared out with a knee injury. For the Buckeyes, two newcomers — Jae’Sean Tate and Anthony Lee — have made their way into the […]
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Tom Crean was a guest on the Jim Rome Show on Friday and discussed a variety of topics (full interview here), including a return date for Hanner Mosquera-Perea. The 6-foot-9 junior suffered a left knee injury in practice on Monday, Jan. 12 and IU announced that he would be out indefinitely. On Friday in an […]
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Before Tuesday night’s game against Penn State, Indiana basketball was hit with the news that Hanner Mosquera-Perea would be out indefinitely after suffering a knee injury during Monday night’s practice.
Although Perea is Indiana’s only big man, after squeaking by Penn State with a 76-73 victory, I think the Hoosiers will figure out a way to make up for what they are lacking...
How did Indiana manage without Hanner Mosquera-Perea? A look at the numbers.