Indiana Rumors & News

  • Report: Indiana junior Troy Williams staying in NBA draft

    Pro Basketball Talk "An Indiana player – Thomas Bryant – who likely would’ve been a first-round pick didn’t even declare for the draft without an agent. Another Indiana player – Troy Williams – who might not even get picked will stay in the draft. Williams, a 6-foot-7 small forward, is an excellent athlete. He’s..." May 25

  • Blackmon has submitted paperwork to withdraw from draft

    Rivals "An NBA source tells Peegs.com that the paperwork for James Blackmon Jr. to withdraw from the NBA draft and return to Indiana has been submitted. The 6-foot-3 guard will be a junior this season. Blackmon, who had ACL surgery in January, was Indiana’s second-leading scorer before his..." May 25

  • James Blackmon Jr. declares for NBA draft, won’t hire agent

    Inside The Hall "In a Monday evening release, the Indiana men’s basketball program announced James Blackmon Jr. will declare for the NBA Draft, but won’t hire an agent. From the release: “James is going to test the waters and see where he stands in the eyes of the NBA at this time,” Tom Crean said. “He..." April 26

  • Indiana's O.G. Anunoby to return for sophomore season

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana University freshman OG Anunoby is returning to Bloomington for his sophomore season. The school's men's basketball Twitter account sent out word early Friday morning. In the tweet, Anunoby says, "I will not be declaring for the NBA draft this year and will return to IU. I love my..." April 22

  • Report: Ex-Hoosier Holt to play at Providence

    CSN Chicago "Former Indiana Hoosier Emmitt Holt has reportedly found a new home at Providence. Holt spent the past season at a junior college following his dismissal from the Indiana program last summer. Holt was dismissed after he was cited for underage possession of alcohol last August, nearly a year..." April 20

  • Indiana’s Troy Williams declare for the NBA Draft

    College Basketball Talk "Indiana forward Troy Williams announced on Monday that he will be declaring for the NBA Draft. He will not be hiring an agent, which will allow him to return to school after the NBA combine. “After much thought and family discussion, I’ve decided to declare for this year’s NBA Draft but will..." April 11

  • Thomas Bryant returning to IU for sophomore season

    Indianapolis Star "Perhaps the biggest question of Indiana's offseason got its answer Thursday. Thomas Bryant, a third-team All-Big Ten selection as a freshman this winter, will return to Indiana for his sophomore season, putting off the NBA for at least one more year. Bringing Bryant back gives the Hoosiers..." April 07

  • Former Indiana Head Coach Bob Knight Once Brought a Gun to Practice

    Complex "According to one of his former players, head coach Bob Knight once brought a gun into an Indiana Hoosiers' practice. While on Barstool Sports' Pardon My Take podcast, host Big Cat asked Dan Dakich to reveal the craziest thing Knight did to motivate his guys and his answer didn't disappoint...." March 27

  • UNC uses size to advance past Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- There's a reason that North Carolina was the No. 1 team in all the preseason polls. Six regular-season losses--by a grand total of 22 points--had many doubting Roy Williams' Tar Heels entering the postseason, but those doubters are quieted now. Once again, they look..." March 26

  • Indiana advances to possible matchup with Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "DES MOINES, Iowa -- Consider the picnic portion of the NCAA Tournament a wrap for Yogi Ferrell and fifth-seeded Indiana. The Hoosiers (26-7) crushed Chattanooga (29-6) in the first-round game at Wells Fargo Center 99-74 on Thursday to advance to the round of 32, where a possible matchup with..." March 17

  • Late 3 lifts Michigan past No. 10 Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Entering Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinal game against No. 10 Indiana, Michigan's Kameron Chatman had made seven total 3-pointers in the 25 contests in which had played. No. 8 sent the Wolverines into Saturday's semifinals. Chatman's 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds..." March 11

  • Big Ten champ Indiana pulls away from Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Yogi Ferrell stood at the microphone in Indiana's Senior Day Festivities and pointed at the Big Ten championship trophy that was on the floor in front of him. "This is the reason I came back this season," the Hoosiers senior point guard said. "I wanted my legacy to be..." March 06

  • Indiana edges Iowa to seal outright Big Ten title

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY -- For the second time in four seasons, Indiana is the outright Big Ten regular-season champion. The 12th-ranked Hoosiers secured sole possession of the league crown by defeating No. 16 Iowa 81-78 Tuesday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Indiana improved to 24-6 overall, 14-3 in Big..." March 02

  • No. 18 Indiana blows past Illinois in second half

    The Sports Xchange "CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Playing on one of its jinx courts, No. 18 Indiana went into halftime trailing an Illinois team that it routed in the teams' first meeting. The Hoosiers pulled a 180 in the second half, though, turning a potential upset into their second blowout of the Fighting Illini...." February 26

  • Bob Knight Signs Indiana Chairs For Sale, Still Won't Return To School

    The Big Lead "Bob Knight has done it again. The man is always willing to go the extra mile to poke Indiana fans right in the eye, but unwilling to move on and actually return to the university that made him famous. On the 31st anniversary of his famous chair-throwing incident, Steiner Sports announced that..." February 25

  • No. 22 Indiana uses perimeter play to slay No. 17 Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Perimeter got the best of interior. That was the storyline Saturday night in Assembly Hall, where No. 22 Indiana's strong collection of perimeter players overcame No. 17 Purdue's dominant front line. Small forward Troy Williams had 19 points, and guard Yogi Ferrell..." February 21

  • Williams leads No. 22 Indiana past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana junior forward Troy Williams said he did not come out aggressive enough against Michigan State on Sunday, a game in which he was held scoreless for the first time this season. Wednesday, he was determined to change all of that. Williams scored nine of his..." February 17

  • Valentine scores 30 as Michigan State routs Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- There was a lot less suspense to this Valentine's Day performance. Denzel Valentine still found it even more satisfying. Michigan State's star player had a huge game on his namesake holiday, racking up 30 points and a career-high 13 assists as the No. 8 Spartans pulled..." February 14

  • Knee surgery could mean James Blackmon Jr.'s season in doubt

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr. is scheduled to have surgery on his right knee, the school announced Tuesday. "This is a very tough outcome for our Indiana team, but most importantly for James," coach Tom Crean said in a statement. "He is establishing himself as one of the most elite guards..." January 05