Archie Miller walked out of the southeast tunnel of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall alongside IU Athletic Director Fred Glass, his wife Morgan and 11-year-old daughter Leah. Miller, 38, was moments away from officially being introduced… More
IU men’s basketball will be heading to the National Invitation Tournament for the 2017 postseason.
The Hoosiers earned the No. 3 seed in the tournament and will play Georgia Tech in the first round of the 32-team single elimination bracket at 9 p.m. Tuesday in Atlanta on ESPN.
The higher seed usually hosts the game in the NIT but IU declined to play the first weekend in Bloomington due to a large portion of season ticket holders being on spring break. The Hoosiers will host moving forward if they’re the higher seed and not eliminated after the first week. Continue reading “IU earns No. 3 seed in NIT”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — IU men’s basketball’s offense was virtually unstoppable in its previous two games. Then it ran into the Wisconsin Badgers in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
IU shot a combined 59 percent from the field in the regular-season finale at Ohio State and in the second-round matchup against Iowa. On Friday night, the Hoosiers were held to just 41 percent. Continue reading “IU falls in Big Ten quarterfinals to Wisconsin”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In March, everyone is forced to grow up. For the freshmen, growing up is especially important.
Playing in their first college postseason basketball game, the men’s basketball freshmen weren’t fazed at all.
Freshman forward De’Ron Davis and guards Devonte Green and Curtis Jones combined for 31 points off the bench and played a large role in IU’s 95-73 victory against Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night. Continue reading “Freshmen give IU boost off bench in Big Ten Tournament”
The Big Ten Tournament is the last chance for IU men’s basketball to secure a spot in the NCAA tournament — that is, if it goes on a significant winning streak.
After earning the No. 10 seed in the tournament, the Hoosiers’ first test will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday against No. 7 Iowa in Washington, D.C.
IU hasn’t fared well historically in the single-game elimination tournament. Continue reading “IU opens Big Ten tournament play against Iowa”
COLUMBUS, Ohio — During the season, no lead has been safe for IU men’s basketball. Saturday afternoon at Ohio State wasn’t any different.
At the under-12-minute media timeout in the first half, the Hoosiers had missed just two shots and had a commanding 17-point lead against the Buckeyes. IU took a 14-point lead into the half with four starters already in double figures. Continue reading “IU wins final regular season game”
Basketball is a game of scoring runs.
IU freshman guard Devonte Green nailed a buzzer-beater from beyond half court to cap off a 22-0 run for the Hoosiers in the final five minutes of the first half.
After struggling for most of the first half, IU began to lock down on defense at the right time and comfortably entered the locker room with a 10-point lead. Continue reading “Scoring runs help IU snap five game losing streak”
IOWA CITY — Junior guard Robert Johnson stood at half-court of Carver Hawkeye Arena with 38 seconds left in overtime with his jersey over his face and both of his hands behind his head.
He had just become the third Hoosier to foul out in the game. Continue reading “IU falters down the stretch at Iowa”