Tag Archives: Tom Crean

Indiana Basketball – why do IU fans torture themselves by continuing to watch?
March 10, 2021

Why do I watch every Indiana game from start to finish? Indiana fans are among the most ardent in college basketball.  After a monotonous and historic run of mediocre basketball, Hoosiers still block out two-plus hours of their lives to watch.  No matter the opponent, stakes, or apparent level of futility, we still show up wearing red […]

Grant Gelon is upset he is no longer a Hoosier, but the anger is misplaced
August 22, 2017

“We don’t see you fitting into our plans here.” That’s what IU basketball coach Archie Miller told Grant Gelon a few months ago, according to the NW Indiana Times.  It was an honest, direct, and unpleasant assessment to hear. Gelon was unhappy at that moment with Miller, and remains so.  Indiana offered to make good […]

Former IU coach Tom Crean is the Rube Goldberg of basketball
July 27, 2017

Basketball according to former Indiana coach Tom Crean – Winning Basketball = LB/7 + 3s(7) Simple concepts allow students to understand.  Reducing the complicated into basic easy to understand bites of information is the key to allowing people to understand them. Basketball is an easy sport.  On offense, create open shots and make them.  Defensively, limit […]