Tag Archives: Tom Crean

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, […]

Indiana Basketball – Archie Miller is a basketball coach, not a brand
March 26, 2017

The thing I like best about Archie Miller being named basketball coach at Indiana University is that I know nothing about him. I had no response to the news a day ago that IU athletic director Fred Glass had tabbed Miller – I mean none.  Not a whoop, smile, frown, or grimace.  The news had […]

IU AD Fred Glass is going to hire the right guy – to him if for no one else
March 24, 2017

“You see, you can’t please everyone, so you’ve got to please yourself,” Rick Nelson, Garden Party. Indiana University athletic director Fred Glass has a decision to make – assuming it hasn’t already been made – and the only person worth pleasing is Fred Glass. Consensus building is unnecessary in the hiring of a basketball coach – […]