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  1. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Coaches on the Hot Seat

    Oct 7, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon (Getty Images)

    Every season, a few college coaches find themselves on the Hot Seat as the season begins. Can they win themselves off in 2014-15?

  2. College Basketball Talk’s Recruiting Roundup

    Sep 8, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

    ACC Basketball Tournament: Florida State v North Carolina

    News and notes from the world of college basketball recruiting.

  3. Indiana freshman is currently in a walking boot

    Sep 1, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

    Tom Crean

    Indiana will have to remain patient with a freshman that is currently battling an ankle injury.

  4. Seven programs with the most on the line during July’s live period

    Jul 8, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

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    This month is important for every program, but these seven teams (plus five more!) have more on the line than the rest.

  5. Report: Indiana hires former Marist coach Chuck Martin as assistant coach

    Jun 3, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT


    Indiana will hire Chuck Martin to replace former assistant coach Kenny Johnson.

  6. Indiana grabs commitment from prep school center (VIDEO)

    Apr 18, 2014, 7:31 PM EDT

    North Dakota State v Indiana

    Indiana grabbed a commitment from a 2014 center on Friday night.

  7. Tom Crean on twitter: ‘No need to reply. I don’t read it.’

    Mar 18, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Tom Crean, Yogi Ferrell

    For the second time in two days, Indiana is in the headlines for the wrong reasons.

  8. What happened to ‘The Movement’?

    Feb 18, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

    Yogi Ferrell

    Indiana’s 2012 recruiting class was supposed to be a special group. The quintet, which included Yogi Ferrell, Ron Patterson, Peter Jurkin, Hanner Mosquera-Perea, and Jeremy Hollowell, had been dubbed ‘The Movement’ by Patterson, and coach Tom Crean’s remarks upon receiving their letters of intent confirmed the group’s significance: “We believe this is a class that…

  9. Indiana’s a work-in-progress, and so is Yogi Ferrell

    Nov 23, 2013, 2:03 AM EDT

    2K Sports Classic

    From Nov. 20th thru Dec. 1st, I’ll be on the road, hitting 21 games in 11 days. To follow along and read my stories from the road, click here. NEW YORK — There is no such thing as a good loss. There are no moral victories in college basketball, not when top 25 rankings and RPI…

  10. Five Thoughts on Indiana after their 102-84 win over Washington

    Nov 22, 2013, 1:09 AM EDT

    AP photo

    From Nov. 20th thru Dec. 1st, I’ll be on the road, hitting 21 games in 11 days. To follow along and read my stories from the road, click here. NEW YORK — I had questions about Indiana entering the season. A lot of them, actually. Losing two of the top four picks in the NBA draft…

  11. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 25 Indiana Hoosiers

    Sep 30, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT


    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our previews…

  12. Tom Crean photobombs yellow-belted Sanjay Gupta at the Final Four

    Apr 6, 2013, 9:13 PM EDT

    Not sure there’s a lot that needs to be said here, except h/t to Rachel Bachman of the Wall Street Journal. Sanjay Gupta, with Tom Crean inadvertent photobomb (thanks @chadmcevoy) — Rachel Bachman (@Bachscore) April 7, 2013

  13. Indiana brushes off North Dakota State

    Nov 12, 2012, 10:00 PM EDT

    North Dakota State v Indiana

    The No. 1 team stays the No. 1 team in the land, at least they did their part to keep it that way. Indiana got 22 points and nine rebounds from national player of the year candidate Cody Zeller and went to  2-0 on the season with an 87-61 victory over North Dakota State in…

  14. 2013 recruit Noah Vonleh commits to Indiana

    Nov 11, 2012, 1:11 AM EDT

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    Cody Zeller and top-ranked Indiana breezed past Bryant 97-54 on Friday night. For Tom Crean, that was one of two wins on the weekend, as IU landed a commitment from 2013 forward Noah Vonleh (New Hampton Prep/Haverhill, MA), who was on campus this weekend on an official visit. The news was broke by ESPN late…

  15. Larry Brown, SMU offer Brewster Academy duo

    Sep 21, 2012, 4:29 PM EDT

    Larry Brown

    SMU head coach Larry Brown was on the Brewster Academy campus on Wednesday and by Friday afternoon, he had offered two Brewster players. On Friday, according to a tweet from Adam Zagoria, SMU had offered 2014 power forward Chris McCullough. The Mustangs had offered post-grad guard Ron Patterson earlier in the week and Brown was…

  16. Hoosier signee Ron Patterson will reportedly not be attending Indiana in 2012-13

    Aug 15, 2012, 4:08 PM EDT

    Tom Crean

    Ron Patterson, one member of Indiana’s highly anticipated freshman class that is set to come to campus in the fall, will not be wearing a Hoosiers uniform in 2012-13, multiple outlets are now reporting. Patterson is a Top-150 recruit from Indianapolis who averaged 18.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals per game this…

  17. Tom Crean’s accidental tweet shows coaches are still adapting to social media change

    Aug 5, 2012, 11:12 AM EDT


    The recruiting landscape has shifted in the 21st century and sometimes coaches are still adapting. Take Indiana’s Tom Crean, for instance, who accidently tweeted what should have been a direct message to a recruit on Twitter. Though the tweet was later deleted, the mistaken tweet/DM read, “I am doing great. I have been thinking about…

  18. Dwyane Wade visits former coach Tom Crean at Indiana on day off

    May 19, 2012, 10:31 AM EDT


    Coming off of a 5-point, 2-for-13 shooting night in the Miami Heat’s Game 3 loss to the Indiana Pacers, it seems guard Dwyane Wade might have needed something to get him back on track, and he may have found it. On Friday, Wade visited Bloomington, Ind., to check in with his former coach, Indiana’s Tom…

  19. Indiana hire of Kenny Johnson could have recruiting impact with BeeJay Anya

    Apr 29, 2012, 12:44 PM EDT


    Evan Daniels of is reporting that Indiana has hired Towson assistant Kenny Johnson to replace Bennie Seltzer, who left to take the head coaching position at Samford. Johnson has strong ties to the Washington D.C. area, especially the Team Takeover AAU program. That fact becomes significant when considering one of Indiana’s biggest targets in…

  20. Tom Crean not happy about McDonald’s All-American rules from NCAA

    Mar 29, 2012, 10:29 AM EDT

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    Two may not make a trend, but it could be an indication of a change to come. A few days after Frank Martin stood in direct opposition to the NCAA when he talked about financially supporting some former players during his time as a high school coach, Indiana coach Tom Crean took to Twitter to…

  21. Crean wants top Hoosiers to be Hoosiers

    Aug 23, 2010, 12:16 AM EDT

    Tom Crean’s sick of the top Indiana basketball talent not playing at IU. Andy Lyons/Getty No coach can convince every four-star recruit to stick around (even if said coach has room), but the Hoosiers had missed out on some good players in recent years: Tyler Zeller, Walter Offutt, Angel Garcia, Robbie Hummel, Jeff Teague, JaJuan…