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Indiana HS Hoops: North Central coach Doug Mitchell
December 15, 2015

Doug Mitchell, the longtime head coach of the North Central boys basketball team, talks with Kent Sterling about their 5-0 start, who is playing well for them, former Panther Jason Gardner, leadership, and parents getting too involved. Tweet

Indiana vs.Purdue – Tonight’s winner will earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament
February 19, 2015

by Kent Sterling Indiana vs. Purdue used to be something else.  Streets in Indiana emptied.  Kids were allowed to stay up past bedtime.  Gene Keady and Bob Knight matched wits and wills.  Knight brought a donkey onto the set of his TV as a replacement for the Purdue AD, and Keady profanely threatened campers who […]

The Day Chicago Bulls PG Derrick Rose Lost 61-19 to a Bunch of Kids from Indiana
October 29, 2013

by Kent Sterling There was a time when Derrick Rose was just a kid hooping.  Before the national endorsement deal, before the ACL injury and his refusal to play in the playoffs, and before his recent comment that he’s greedy about winning.  In May, 2006, he was just a kid trying to win a tournament […]

Six Reasons Early Commitments Like James Blackmon’s Should Stop
August 9, 2013

by Kent Sterling A person’s word is his bond, but there is no way for a 14 year-old to have the vaguest clue what he is promising when he commits to attend a university and play basketball. There are those who will say that coaches can’t have any idea what kind of player an eighth […]