Indiana Rumors & News

  • Mosquera-Perea headed to East Tennessee State

    Indianapolis Star "Former Indiana men's basketball player Hanner Mosquera-Perea is transferring to East Tennessee State. Mark Adams, his AAU coach and legal guardian, confirmed the move in a text message to The Star. ESPN first reported Mosquera-Perea's decision. A 6-9 forward with exceptional athleticism,..." June 01

  • Is freshman Thomas Bryant the key to Indiana's national relevance? "Thomas Bryant is the X-Factor for Indiana: Anytime a school lands a McDonald's All-American it's a big deal, but Bryant's importance has been augmented by last week's dismissal of Hanner Mosquera-Perea. The 6-foot-11 Perea averaged only 6.5 points and 4.3 rebounds last season, but he was Tom..." May 21

  • Rhode Island lands transfer guard from Indiana

    College Basketball Talk "Rhode Island picked up another transfer this week as former Indiana sophomore Stanford Robinson committed. The 6-foot-4 sophomore is a former top-60 national prospect and will get a chance to restart his career. After sitting out the 2015-16 season due to NCAA transfer restrictions, Robinson..." May 19

  • Indiana dismisses two players "Devin Davis and Hanner Mosquera-Perea have been dismissed from Indiana "for not living up to their responsibilities to the program," the school announced Thursday. Davis and Mosquera-Perea are both forwards. This development is a direct result of campus police responding to a call Monday..." May 15

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    Brent Yarina @BTNBrentYarina

    Just in: Indiana dismisses Devin Davis and Hanner Mosquera-Perea.

  • SDSU basketball gets Indiana transfer

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Despite not having a transfer sitting out last season for the first time in his 16 years at San Diego State, coach Steve Fisher insisted the Aztecs were not abandoning the transfer market. He didn’t lie. Max Hoetzel, a 6-foot-8 freshman transfer from Indiana, orally committed to SDSU on Tuesday..." May 13

  • Hoosiers suspend Devin Davis after marijuana citation "The Indiana Hoosiers have suspended Devin Davis from all basketball activities after the forward was cited for possession of marijuana, the school announced Tuesday. After receiving a complaint about the smell of marijuana smoke coming from an on-campus apartment, Indiana University police..." May 12

  • Indiana's Devin Davis cited for possession of marijuana on campus "Indiana forward Devin Davis was cited Monday by campus police for possession of marijuana, according to a report from The Herald-Times . Davis, from Indianapolis, missed all of last season after teammate Emmitt Holt accidentally struck him with a car on Nov. 1. According to police, Davis had..." May 12

  • Jeremiah April transferring from IU

    Indianapolis Star "Freshman center Jeremiah April's IU career will last just one season. The 6-11 post player, a late signee from an Arizona prep school last year, will transfer away from the program, according to a department press release dated Friday. April averaged 1.5 points per game in four appearances as a..." May 03

  • Indiana PG Yogi Ferrell expected to return to IU for senior year "Indiana standout Yogi Ferrell is expected to announce on Sunday that he's decided to return to school for his senior season, a source told early Sunday. The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NBA Draft is 11:59 p.m. ET. Ferrell was initially scheduled to announce his..." April 26

  • 5-Star Forward Thon Maker Teases Kentucky, Indiana Decision With Jersey Photo

    College Spun "There aren’t too many uncommitted basketball recruits in the 2015 class, but one of the best prospects still on the market is five-star forward Thon Maker. It’s been reported that the enigmatic big man is down to four schools — Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana and Arizona State –and he teased a possible..." April 24

  • Report: James Blackmon, Jr. to return to Indiana for sophomore season "Jeff Rabjohns of is reporting Indiana sophomore-to-be James Blackmon, Jr. will indeed be on campus next season in Bloomington. Blackmon's return to the Hoosiers ensures IU will be a preseason top 15 team next season. He was one of the most prolific offensive freshmen in college..." April 23

  • Indiana's Troy Williams returning to Hoosiers

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Indiana sophomore forward Troy Williams will not enter the NBA Draft and will return to school for his junior season. The 6-7 Hampton, Va., native was an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection last season after averaging 13 points, 7.4 rebounds and two assists per game while helping the..." April 09

  • Source: ESPN will not renew contract of college hoops analyst Bob Knight "When Bob Knight took a job with ESPN as a college basketball analyst in 2008, the career shift reminded one of the Groucho Marx line about not wanting to belong to any club that would have him as a member. The Hall of Fame basketball coach joined the same group of people he once described as "one..." April 02

  • Mark Emmert: Waiting on clarification "NCAA president Mark Emmert said Monday that the organization is "surprised and disappointed" about a new Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, adding that the NCAA is keeping a close eye on possible changes -- if not a total repeal -- before it is..." March 31

  • Max Hoetzel latest IU player to transfer

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana's basketball program has lost its second player this week, as 6-8 freshman forward Max Hoetzel plans to transfer. The program confirmed Hoetzel's decision in a press release. Indiana is now at its scholarship limit for next season, with spots open for each of its two current..." March 27

  • Stanford Robinson transferring from IU

    Indianapolis Star "Sophomore guard Stanford Robinson is transferring from the Indiana men's basketball program, according to an official release. Robinson spent two seasons in Bloomington. A program release Wednesday suggested Robinson plans "to transfer to an institution closer to his home where he can earn more..." March 25

  • UIC to hire Indiana assistant Steve McClain as head coach

    College Basketball Talk "An Indiana basketball coach will leave Bloomington for a new head coaching job. Steve McClain, the IU associate head coach, will be announced as UIC’s next head coach, sources confirm to Jeff Goodman of ESPN was the first to report the news on Saturday morning. McClain will..." March 22

  • College Basketball's Most Valuable Teams: Louisville On Top, Kansas Close Behind "The Louisville Cardinals are, for the fourth consecutive year, college basketball’s most valuable team. But the team’s financial success appears to have ebbed for the first time since 2009. This year Louisville is worth $38.3 million, down a hair from last year’s $39.5 million valuation. And while..." March 18

  • Indiana earns bubble help but might have lost Mosquera-Perea to injury

    Yahoo! Sports "Indiana secured the victory it badly needed over Northwestern 71-56 in the second round of the Big Ten tournament Wednesday evening, but it might have lost Hanner Mosquera-Perea in the process. Midway through the second half with the Hoosiers holding a comfortable lead, freshman Robert Johnson..." March 13

  • Izzo endorses beleaguered IU coach Crean "Indiana coach Tom Crean came under heavy scrutiny this week. On Saturday, he might have gotten the biggest endorsement of all. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo used nearly 5 minutes of his news conference following the Spartans' 74-72 victory over the Hoosiers to explain why Crean should keep..." March 07

  • IU's Crean gets vote of confidence from AD "Tom Crean's job at Indiana is not in jeopardy, and athletic director Fred Glass told ESPN on Thursday that he fully supports the Hoosiers' coach. Glass felt he had to respond after a 77-63 home loss to Iowa on Tuesday dropped the Hoosiers to 9-8 in the Big Ten, 19-11 overall heading into..." March 05

  • Top recruit Thon Maker says he's 'on track' to graduate, reclassification likely

    USA Today "Basketball phenom and Kentucky and Indiana recruiting target Thon Maker, a top player in the Class of 2016, appears set to make official what has seemed inevitable, tweeting Wednesday that he is on track to graduate this year. It positions him to move to the 2015 class and play college basketball..." February 18

  • Indiana TE Jordan Fuchs joins basketball team

    Sporting News - NCAAB "We've heard of basketball players transitioning to football (Tony Gonzalez, Antonio Gates, Jimmy Graham), but now we've got a player going the other way. Jordan Fuchs, a tight end for the Indiana football team, has been added to the IU basketball roster, the team announced Wednesday. He will..." February 11

  • Indiana's James Blackmon Jr. out Tuesday with ankle injury "Indiana freshman guard James Blackmon Jr. is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against No. 5 Wisconsin. Head coach Tom Crean indicated that Blackmon suffered an ankle injury in Saturday's win against Rutgers, WDRB Sports reports. Blackmon played 32 minutes Saturday, scoring 20..." February 03

  • IU's Devin Davis won't return this year

    Indianapolis Star "Appearing on a podcast with ESPN's Andy Katz, IU coach Tom Crean confirmed Monday that sophomore forward and Warren Central alum Devin Davis will not return to the court this season. "The doctors say he's making progress and his attitude is great," Crean said on the podcast. "There's certainly..." January 26

  • How Tom Crean and Indiana went from no-hope losers to Big Ten contenders

    Yahoo! Sports "Wait, what happened? What happened to the horrible Hoosiers? The program in disrepair? The coach who had lost control? The fan base that was forming into a lynch mob? Where did that Indiana go? Maybe, despite an autumn of knee-jerk outrage, that Indiana never existed. The Indiana team..." January 23

  • IU's Mosquera-Perea out 2-4 weeks with knee injury

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana's already thin frontcourt took a body blow Monday, losing Hanner Mosquera-Perea to a knee injury that will keep him out for at least the next couple of weeks. A source familiar with the situation confirmed that Mosquera-Perea, a 6-9 junior forward who has started all of IU's games to this..." January 13

  • Devin Davis to return to Indiana in spring

    Indianapolis Star "Devin Davis will return to Indiana for classes next semester. A concurrent return to the basketball court remains uncertain. Speaking about his sophomore forward Friday, IU coach Tom Crean confirmed what he'd suggested the previous day on Indianapolis radio: that Davis will enroll in classes in..." December 20

  • Honest mistake? Reports of Crean's Indiana demise may be premature

    Fox Sports "If I’m being honest, and I plan to be, I expected to come into Assembly Hall on Tuesday night and see a mediocre-at-best Indiana Hoosiers team drudge along against an undermanned Pittsburgh team. Sure, I still expected the Hoosiers would win, but I didn’t think it would be pretty. It was a home..." December 03

  • 2015, 2016 Maui fields set: UNC, UCLA, UConn, Kansas, Indiana involved "As is custom, the Maui Invitational has announced its future fields on the day its event begins. One of the most prestigious November tournaments in college basketball, which is now 31 years old, started Monday. And we now know the next two years worth of fields that will unfold on the Big..." November 24

  • IU's Robinson, Williams apologetic following suspensions "Embarrassed and conciliatory, Stanford Robinson and Troy Williams said they are ready to return to the Indiana Hoosiers' lineup Thursday night but that they know they need to earn back the respect of both their teammates and fans. The sophomores were suspended for four games -- two exhibition..." November 20

  • Devin Davis to leave hospital "Indiana University says basketball player Devin Davis is expected to be released Friday from a Bloomington hospital and rehabilitate from a head injury closer to his Indianapolis home. "I am happy to report that Devin is making rapid progress towards his recovery. He is advancing rapidly in..." November 08

  • Crean: Lack of great leadership at Indiana "Tom Crean sent a clear message to Indiana's basketball players Wednesday: It's time to shape up. "We're not doing a great job in leadership at all," he said. Two days after announcing three players had been suspended for four games each, Crean spent 45 minutes taking questions about the..." November 06

  • IU's Yogi Ferrell: 'We are embarrassed by our actions'

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana University men's basketball's Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell spoke to the media Tuesday about the controversy surrounding the basketball team. The junior point guard Ferrell said he has taken responsibility for the recent actions of his teammates and demanded the other players do so as..." November 05

  • Tom Crean’s career crossroads a result of losing, not his players’ off-court antics

    College Basketball Talk "The pressure on Tom Crean at Indiana has never been greater than it is right now. On Monday, news leaked that two sophomores on the team, Troy Williams and Stanford Robinson, were going to be suspended for two games, as well as both exhibition, for failing drug tests over the summer. That came..." November 04

  • Indiana suspends Troy Williams and Stanford Robinson due to failed drug tests "Just days after a car accident left Indiana forward Devin Davis in the hospital, the Hoosiers program has taken another hit as Troy Williams and Stanford Robinson have been suspended for failed drug tests, sources told ESPN. Coach Tom Crean said on his radio show Monday night that Williams and..." November 04

  • Police report: Accident involving Indiana players due to ‘pedestrian action’

    College Basketball Talk "The Bloomington Police Department released the crash report on the accident over the weekend that left Devin Davis hospitalized and Emmitt Holt in trouble with the law. According to the report, which was obtained by the Indy Star, the primary cause for the collision was ‘pedestrian action’. No..." November 04

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    Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

    Indiana suspends Troy Williams and Stanford Robinson due to failed drug tests, sources told ESPN. Story coming.

  • IU's Davis improving, has use of extremities "Indiana forward Devin Davis has the use of all extremities and continues to improve after being involved in a accident early Saturday morning in which he was struck by a vehicle driven by teammate Emmitt Holt. "I am glad to report that Devin is doing better this morning and has benefited from..." November 03

  • Indiana's Devin Davis hit by car "Two Indiana basketball players were involved in a car accident early Saturday morning -- with one ending up in the hospital and the other being cited for illegal consumption and operating a vehicle under the influence. The school released a statement that sophomore forward Devin Davis was..." November 02

  • Hoosiers land 2015 wing OG Anunoby

    Indianapolis Star "Ogugua Anunoby entered his final season of AAU basketball without fanfare. Playing high school basketball in Jefferson City, Mo., hadn't exposed him to the national recruiting scene, but joining up with Team Thad -- an outfit from Memphis -- meant he'd get a chance to generate some. "Not only..." October 15

  • Four-star 2016 guard Eron Gordon's eligibility appeal filed with Department of Ed

    Indianapolis Star "Eron Gordon's eligibility appeal with the Department of Education's case review panel was filed today. Gordon, a 6-2 junior, was ruled ineligible by the Indiana High School Athletic Association after transferring from North Central to Cathedral. The IHSAA ruled that Gordon had transferred for..." September 30

  • Juwan Morgan makes the call for Indiana

    Indianapolis Star "Juwan Morgan committed to Indiana on Wednesday night, officially forming the Hoosiers' 2015 recruiting class. A 6-8 forward from Waynesville (Mo.) Senior, Morgan picked IU over Vanderbilt in a ceremony held in his hometown. Morgan also held offers from Missouri, Iowa, Washington, Stanford and..." September 10

  • Indiana confirms addition of Emmitt Holt

    Inside The Hall "Emmitt Holt, who committed to Indiana last Wednesday during an official visit, is in Bloomington and enrolled in classes for the fall semester, which began on Monday. Earlier this afternoon, IU media relations confirmed the addition of Holt to the 2014-2015 roster in a press release, which you..." August 28

  • Indiana basketball adds F Emmitt Holt to Class of 2014

    Indianapolis Star "Emmitt Holt, a 6-8, 225-pound forward, tweeted that he will sign with Indiana and play this season. He originally had planned to attend Vermont Academy but took an official visit to Indiana this weekend, reclassified to 2014 and will fill the Hoosiers' final scholarship. "My parents always..." August 20

  • The Ray Kasongo saga takes another turn on Wednesday

    College Basketball Talk "Ray Kasongo was an Oregon commit up until July 30, when it was reported that he had been denied admission to the university despite having qualified. Several weeks later, and the 2014 power forward is still without a school. He initially keyed in on three programs — Cal, Kansas and Memphis —..." August 20

  • Former Oregon commit Ray Kasongo down to Indiana and LSU

    College Basketball Talk "It’s been an eventful two weeks for 2014 power forward Ray Kasongo. It began on July 30 when he was not admitted to the University of Oregon. As his recruitment reopened he keyed in on three programs. A week later and none of those teams remain in the picture. However, according to a report on..." August 12

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Former Indiana center Peter Jurkin transferring to East Tennessee State

    Indianapolis Star "Former Indiana center Peter Jurkin is headed south to continue his college career. The one-time member of IU's celebrated 2012 recruiting class tweeted Wednesday that he's transferring to East Tennessee State, where he will have two years of eligibility remaining." August 07