Tag Archives: John Beilein

Indiana Basketball – Where’s the Love from IU Nation for Tom Crean?
January 7, 2014

by Kent Sterling I saw a TV spot for the Big Ten Network this morning that listed “elite coaches” as part of the magic of its basketball coverage.  Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan, Michigan’s Jim Beilein, Michigan State’s Tom Izzo, and Ohio State’s Thad Matta made the cut.  Tom Crean, Matt Painter, Fran McCaffery, John Groce, Chris […]

Indiana’s Tom Crean Throws Lots of Scholarship Offers Around for Few Spots
August 4, 2013

by Kent Sterling Recruiting basketball players is a tough game for coaches, and there are different strategies for each program.  Some cast a wide net, and other are more specific in their targeting. Over the last couple of weeks, media reports have featured news about Indiana coach Tom Crean offering scholarships to prep star after […]

2013 NCAA Championship Game – I’ll Take Louisville Over Michigan
April 8, 2013

by Kent Sterling After two-and-a-half weeks of craziness, the matchup between Louisville and Michigan is hardly an upset.  Louisville was the overall top seed, and Michigan was a millimeter away from a putback dropping to tie Indiana for the regular season Ben Ten Championship. Tonight at 9:23p, the Cardinals and Wolverines will play 40 minutes […]