Indiana Rumors & News

  • Did Indiana Screw Over This Backup Basketball Player?

    The Big Lead "So here’s the situation: Indiana has a new basketball coach this year, Archie Miller, who looked over the basketball roster for this year and came to a determination that Grant Gelon, a rising sophomore who averaged 1.8 points in 12 games last season, did not have a place on it. From the Times..." August 20

  • Four-star power forward Race Thompson commits to Indiana

    Scout "Indiana picked up their first 2018 pledge on Sunday, just as the first July evaluation period ended. Four-star Race Thompson is headed to the Hoosiers. Four-star recruit Race Thompson verbally committed to Indiana on Sunday, according to D1 Minnesota coach Jeremy Miller. "The coaching..." July 16

  • The FBI Investigated Bobby Knight For Groping Women At A Spy Agency

    Deadspin "The Washington Post has a scoop about famed basketball coach and terrible person Bobby Knight. On July 10, 2015, Knight was curiously invited to give a speech at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), an arm of the Department of Defense that analyzes imagery of the Earth’s surface in..." July 07

  • Jim Boeheim blasts ex-Indiana coach Tom Crean for Tyler Lydon opinion: 'He's an idiot' "Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim responded bluntly to former Indiana coach Tom Crean's draft night criticism of forward Tyler Lydon. "He's an idiot," Boeheim said. "He said he's not a good shooter. Freshman, sophomore year he shoots 40 percent from 3. That's pretty good for a young player. I think he..." June 30

  • Archie Miller's contract makes him among college basketball's highest-paid coaches

    Indianapolis Star "Archie Miller's first contract as Indiana basketball coach, worth at least $24 million, includes incentives and bonuses that could see Miller paid more than any IU coach in history. It could also install him as the highest-paid employee in the state of Indiana, depending upon bonus performance..." June 27

  • Indiana's Robert Johnson confirms he will return for senior season

    Land of 10 "Robert Johnson, one of Indiana’s top scorers from the 2016-17 season, will be back in Bloomington next year, he announced Monday. Johnson declared last month for the NBA draft but did not hire an agent, allowing him to return to school. A report last week indicated he would forgo the draft and..." May 23

  • Indiana standout Johnson withdraws from NBA draft

    Inside The Hall "Indiana junior Robert Johnson will return to Bloomington for his senior season, Inside the Hall has confirmed. Jon Rothstein first reported the news on Tuesday morning. Johnson, who averaged 12.8 points per game for Indiana last season, entered his name in the 2017 NBA draft but did not hire..." May 16

  • Indiana's Blackmon Jr. to sign with agent, stay in NBA draft

    Indianapolis Star "IU's roster numbers crunch appears to have taken care of itself. Junior guard James Blackmon Jr. will hire an agent and remain in the NBA draft, according to a report from FanRag Sports' Jon Rothstein. Blackmon, who participated in graduation this weekend, is the third Hoosiers player to..." May 07

  • Indiana’s Thomas Bryant To Remain In Draft

    Hoops Rumors "Thomas Bryant, a sophomore center from Indiana, will sign with an agent and remain in the NBA draft, according to Evan Daniels of The 6’10” Bryant declared for the draft April 11th, but wasn’t sure until now whether he planned to stay in. He informed new Hoosiers coach Archie Miller..." April 30

  • Collin Hartman back, James Blackmon Jr. to test NBA waters

    Indianapolis Star "Veteran leader Collin Hartman is coming back to Indiana and leading scorer James Blackmon Jr. isn’t gone to the NBA just yet, a double-serving of good news for new IU coach Archie Miller. Hartman, a former Cathedral star who missed this past season following knee surgery, will return as a..." March 30

  • Archie Miller to be named new IU coach

    Indianapolis Star "IndyStar has confirmed that Dayton coach Archie Miller will be Indiana basketball's next head coach. The news was first reported Saturday by Yahoo!'s Adrian Wojnarowski, who reported Miller and IU are finalizing a seven-year contract. The 38-year-old Miller is considered one of the nation's..." March 25

  • UCLA’s Steve Alford removes himself from consideration for the Indiana opening

    CBS Sports "UCLA coach Steve Alford publicly removed himself from consideration for the Indiana job early Saturday while insisting he won’t even talk to the school about its opening. “I am 100 percent absolutely not going to Indiana,” Alford told reporters after the Bruins lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16..." March 25

  • Brad Stevens shoots down Indiana coaching rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Indiana’s firing of Tom Crean on Thursday has kicked off one big rumor party, but Brad Stevens is calling in a noise complaint. The Celtics head coach dismissed the idea of his interest in the Hoosiers job on Friday and reaffirmed his long-term commitment to Boston, according to A. Sherrod..." March 18

  • Indiana bets big on idealism in firing Tom Crean. Now will it pay off?

    SI "It has been 30 years since Indiana last won the national title, with Keith Smart’s jumper to cap off the 1987 NCAA tournament title serving as a grainy time capsule of what used to be. Long before the age of AAU kingpins, up-transfers and conference television networks, Indiana basketball competed..." March 17

  • Alford won't rule out Indiana but says 'I love UCLA'

    USA Today "UCLA coach Steve Alford did not rule out the possibility of becoming the new head basketball coach at Indiana, where he helped lead the Hoosiers to a national title in 1987. Indiana on Thursday fired Tom Crean, prompting speculation that Indiana will pursue Alford, in his fourth season as..." March 17

  • Tom Crean out as coach of Indiana after 9 seasons

    ESPN "Indiana and Tom Crean have parted ways after nine seasons, the school announced on Thursday. The Hoosiers went to the Sweet 16 three times in his tenure but have not made it to the NCAA tournament twice in the past four seasons -- including this past year despite beating Kansas and North..." March 16

  • Okogie, Georgia Tech dump Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Freshman Josh Okogie scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half to lead Georgia Tech to a 75-63 win over Indiana in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday at McCamish Pavilion. Okogie was 9 of 15 from the field and added seven rebounds and four assists, helping the..." March 15

  • Tom Crean hears it from heckling fan: ‘You ruined the program’

    Larry Brown Sports "Tom Crean heard it from a heckling fan after Indiana’s Big Ten Tournament game against Wisconsin on Friday. Indiana lost to the Badgers 70-60 in the quarterfinals of the tournament, which places them at 18-15, shutting the door on any NCAA Tournament bid hopes. After the game, the heckling..." March 11

  • No. 24 Wisconsin surges in second half against Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A contrast in how to share the ball was on display here Friday night in a Big Ten Conference Tournament quarterfinal contest. Unselfish Wisconsin, the No. 2 seed, had five players in double figures and had 15 assists on 27 baskets. "They shared the ball," said..." March 10

  • Bob Knight on old Indiana administration that fired him: 'I hope they're all dead'

    CBS Sports "The old adage that ‘time heals all wounds’ does not apply to Bob Knight and his feelings toward the old administration at Indiana. Knight, a legendary coach for the Hoosiers, led the program to three national titles during 29 seasons in Bloomington. But his time came to an ugly end after being..." March 10

  • Blackmon, Hoosiers blitz Hawkeyes

    The Sports Xchange "James Blackmon Jr. scored 23 points, and three teammates added double-figure efforts as Indiana blew by Iowa in the second half to a 95-73 victory in a second-round Big Ten tournament game on Thursday at the Verizon Center in Washington. De'Ron Davis scored 15 points, Thomas Bryant had 11..." March 09

  • Balanced Indiana outscores Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "If defense is your thing, this wasn't the game for you. Indiana watched a big lead evaporate on Saturday, but made nine of its last 10 free-throw attempts in the final 33 seconds and hung on to beat Ohio State 96-92 in Columbus, Ohio. It was the most points Ohio State has allowed at..." March 04

  • No. 16 Purdue tops Indiana, seals Big Ten title share

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Three years removed from back-to-back losing seasons, No. 16 Purdue is back on top in the Big Ten Conference. Caleb Swanigan had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Dakota Mathias added 19 points and seven rebounds and No. 16 Purdue clinched at least a share of the Big Ten..." February 28

  • Indiana edges Northwestern to snap five-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "James Blackmon Jr. scored 13 points and Thomas Bryant added 11 as Indiana snapped a five-game losing streak with a 63-62 victory over Northwestern on Saturday night at the Assembly Hall in Big Ten action. The Hoosiers (16-13, 6-10) rallied from a late eight-point deficit in their final home..." February 25