Tag Archives: Tom Crean

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 […]

Jim Boeheim welcomes former IU coach Tom Crean to the media by calling him “an idiot”
June 30, 2017

“He’s an idiot!” That’s what Syracuse basketball coach said yesterday when asked about Tom Crean’s draft night assessment of former Orangeman forward Tyler Lydon. Lydon was selected 24th in last week’s NBA Draft, and Crean questioned the wisdom of the pick during The Vertical’s draft night webcast, “The whole strength is supposed to be the shooting, […]