Men’s Basketball

When Max Hoetzel was a Globetrotter, albeit the tiniest one

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014   |   No comments

Max Hoetzel talked last fall about the magic he felt sending his first shot through a basket at Assembly Hall. He also should’ve mentioned this memorable shot at Pauley Pavilion. Last night, Hoetzel’s father, Holger, tweeted this video of 7-year-old Max at a show in 2003. He’s seen high-fiving Globetrotters and swishing a free throw. […]

IU makes Emmitt Holt signing official

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014   |   No comments

Emmitt Holt’s addition to the Indiana basketball program is official, according to a department release. Holt has accepted IU’s last scholarship and will be ready for the upcoming season. We’ve looked at Holt’s commitment here and here, so let’s pass along some fresh stuff. Quotes from IU coach Tom Crean: “We are excited to bring […]

Emmitt Holt’s high school coach compares him to Draymond Green

Friday, August 22nd, 2014   |   4 comments

When Emmitt Holt walked into Webster Schroeder High School as a freshman, basketball coach Matt Spadoni wasn’t sure what he had. At that point, Holt stood at nearly 6-foot-1, 220 pounds. He was a bit pudgy, with long arms and huge feet. But he had room to grow. That’s what he did, albeit incrementally. “He […]

Men’s, women’s basketball schedules released

Thursday, August 21st, 2014   |   4 comments

The Big Ten released Indiana’s upcoming men’s basketball conference schedule on Thursday, with a New Year’s Eve matchup at Nebraska set to open the slate. The Hoosiers’ Big Ten home opener won’t come until Jan. 10 against Ohio State. After playing Purdue only once last season, Indiana will get the Boilermakers twice this year. The […]

Reports: Christian Watford signs with Boston Celtics

Thursday, August 21st, 2014   |   11 comments

Christian Watford has signed with the Boston Celtics, according to numerous reports. Watford played professionally in Israel last season after going undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft. He was invited to the NBA Summer League this year, where he played for both Detroit and Golden State. “I’m all in for the NBA, man,” Watford told […]

A quick recap of IU’s Lucas Oil fan event

Thursday, August 21st, 2014   |   No comments

INDIANAPOLIS — He had already signed autographs and posed for pictures. And after he answered the final question lobbed his way from a group of reporters at Wednesday’s Hoosiers On The Road fan event at Lucas Oil Stadium, Cody Zeller turned to walk toward the next portion of his night among the glow of Hoosier […]

Vermont Academy coach talks Emmitt Holt

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014   |   2 comments

In his short time as a walk-on forward at Minnesota a decade ago, Alex Popp saw for himself the premium placed on rebounding in the Big Ten. He saw how it could require a higher caliber of player, and how it was often the difference between beating the big boys of the league and falling […]

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