Tag Archives: Matt Painter

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 […]

Top 10 Indiana (and Kentucky) basketball questions to be answered in the next year
June 29, 2016

What a year of hoops action Indiana basketball fans have to look forward to.  So much potential for thrills and heartbreak with every shot, pass, and recruiting visit. This is why we love basketball – virtually anything can happen, and it likely will over the next 10 months. Some of the biggest stories in Indiana that […]

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 […]

Indiana and Purdue both post big wins; might get back to the NCAA Tourney this year
November 21, 2014

by Kent Sterling Purdue beating Grambling State is hardly big news.  There is no way that Grambling State should ever be able to compete with the Boilermakers. It was the way Purdue won the game that’s impressive.  After a first half where they led 37-15, Purdue backed it up with a 45-15 half.  That showed […]