Category Archives: Featured Story

Indiana Basketball – IU AD Fred Glass chooses broken window over cracked foundation
March 13, 2017

Indiana was presented with a no-win scenario.  They chose bad option B over Bad option A. IU Athletic Director Fred Glass had no good option. Two weeks ago, Glass had to choose whether Indiana should host a first round NIT game at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall or go on the road.  This was contingent upon Indiana not […]

Indiana going to the NIT, and fans dazed by decade and a half of mediocrity
March 11, 2017

So now Indiana fans look ahead to Selection Sunday to find out where the Hoosiers will play in the NIT. After the false promise built on the spindly legs of early season victories against Kansas and North Carolina, the Hoosiers backtracked into a season where on-court confusion was such a consistent presence, it appeared to […]

Indiana Basketball – Bob Knight wishes IU bosses dead
March 10, 2017

My Dad was a guy who liked to say outrageous things, and then when people became upset he never understood, “Why are they worried what I have to say?” I would think, “Words have power.”  I wouldn’t say it because you didn’t poke the bear. Amusing himself and the people who shared his unique wavelength […]

IU Basketball – Five myths dispelled about the coaching position and Tom Crean
March 8, 2017

People are talking about the Indiana Basketball coaching job – again. The Hoosiers have just finished languishing through their third non-winning Big 10 season in the last four, and alums and boosters are getting restless. While there is still work to be done for Tom Crean and the 2016-2017 squad in the Big 10 Tournament and […]

Five reasons why Tom Crean would be a great fit at Mizzou
March 6, 2017

Tom Crean may or may not return to coach a 10th season at Indiana, but a job opened yesterday where he could land and succeed. Missouri and Kim Anderson are parting ways three years after he was given a five-year deal to take over for Frank Haith – just ahead of an internal investigation that accused […]

Indiana Basketball – How does Tom Crean measure up in Big 10 & among past IU coaches?
February 28, 2017

Is Indiana’s mediocrity this season because of injuries or incompetence? Is it an inability to recruit Indiana high school stars or an inability of current players to invest in the process? Is it Tom Crean as a coach, Tom Crean as a recruiter, or a series of unpleasant and unlucky circumstances? All good questions that can be […]