posts by Zak Keefer

Quite a year

Posted by in FootballMen's Basketball on Monday, Apr. 28, 2008 at 11:54 AM.

Dear loyal Hoosier Scoopers, It is with great regret that I must inform you all that this will be my last post on the Scoop. (Please, hold your cheers). Graduation comes Saturday, and barring a miracle, I will be leaving Indiana University with two degrees and as great of a » read more…

Jones Sr. discusses his son’s recruitment

Posted by in Men's Basketball on Friday, Apr. 18, 2008 at 3:49 PM.

I just spoke with Verdell Jones’ father, Verdell Jones Sr., about his son’s recruitment and was able to gauge a pretty good understanding of where they stand in the process. 2008 recruit Jones, a 6-4, 160-pound point guard from Champaign, Ill., visited the IU campus last Friday and met with » read more…

Capobianco talks about IU, his decision

Posted by in Men's Basketball on Thursday, Apr. 17, 2008 at 7:36 PM.

Bobby Capobianco, who confirmed today that he has given Tom Crean a verbal commitment to play for the Hoosiers beginning in the fall of 2009, spoke with me a little while ago about his decision. “This is what I was hoping for and I’m really excited,” he said. “I couldn’t » read more…

Hoosiers in the mix for JUCO big man

Posted by in Men's Basketball on Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2008 at 8:51 PM.

Josh Harrellson, a 6-9, 250-pound forward from Southwestern Illinois Junior College (yes, the same school attended by recent Hoosier Lance Stemler) told me Wednesday night that Indiana is among the schools he’s considering. Only freshman last season who averaged 15 points and eight rebounds a contest. He had originally committed » read more…

A few recruiting notes…

Posted by in Men's Basketball on Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2008 at 10:21 PM.

It hasn’t taken new Indiana coach Tom Crean long to hit the recruiting trail. According to various reports via recruiting hubs and, IU’s new head man is making headway at filling in some of the vacant spots on the Hoosiers’ roster. Firstly, it appears that Crean made quite » read more…

Crean excited about arrival to Hoosier Country

Posted by in Men's Basketball on Wednesday, Apr. 2, 2008 at 12:15 AM.

Just caught up with the man of the hour: Mr. Tom Crean. Crean just arrived in Bloomington about an hour ago and headed towards the Bloomington Hilton Garden Inn, where he’ll be staying tonight. He popped out of the backseat of a Lincoln sedan and immediately started talking with a » read more…

Bassett, Ellis mum on Crean hire

Posted by in Men's Basketball on Tuesday, Apr. 1, 2008 at 8:42 PM.

Recently-dismissed IU players Armon Bassett, a junior next season, and Jamarcus Ellis, a senior, wouldn’t speak with me just a few minutes ago about Indiana’s decision to hire Tom Crean as their next basketball coach. Both were joined by (former?) teammates DeAndre Thomas, Jordan Crawford and Brandon McGee for some » read more…


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