James Blackmon Jr.


Blackmon named to US roster for Nike Hoop Summit

Monday, January 20th, 2014   |   Comments Off

Indiana signee James Blackmon Jr. was named to the United States roster for the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit to be held in Portland, Oregon, on April 12 at 4:30 p.m. Also named to the roster was former IU target Theo Pinson (UNC). Another former target (and commit), Trey Lyles, is likely to be named to […]



Blackmon: “I just felt like IU was home”

Friday, November 1st, 2013   |   1 comment

When James Blackmon Jr. scheduled his college announcement for halftime of Thursday’s Louisiana Monroe-Troy football game on ESPNU, he figured he would be using that to commit to Kentucky. He had narrowed his choices to the Wildcats— his father’s school and a recruiting superpower under coach John Calipari — and Indiana, the school he had […]



Blackmon says he will visit IU this weekend

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013   |   4 comments

James Blackmon Jr., the Marion guard who was committed to Indiana for three years before de-committing this summer, posted on his Twitter account on Wednesday that he will take a visit to Indiana this weekend. Blackmon is also considering Kentucky and Michigan among others and visited Kentucky for Big Blue Madness last weekend.



James Blackmon Jr. opens recruitment, de-commits from IU

Thursday, August 8th, 2013   |   116 comments

By October of 2010, Indiana already had two commitments for the 2014 class from players who either hadn’t played in their first high school game. Trey Lyles and James Blackmon Jr. both had enough success as middle school players that suggested they could be among the top players in the nation in their class, and […]



Indiana Junior-Senior All Star scrimmages from Sullivan.

Monday, June 10th, 2013   |   Comments Off

PREGAME: Here at Sullivan for tonight’s Indiana All-Star scrimmages. Bloomington South standout Lauren Whitlatch and IU recruit Maura Muensterman are Junior girls, and IU signee Jenn Anderson is a girls’ All-Star. The boys’ scrimmage features IU signees Devin Davis and Collin Hartman among the All-Stars and IU recruit James Blackmon, Jr., on the Juniors, alongside […]



Blackmon a more complete player after rehab

Saturday, May 4th, 2013   |   Comments Off

FORT WAYNE — James Blackmon Jr. couldn’t stand being forced to watch the games from the sidelines, and yet he kept doing it. The 6-foot-2 guard and Indiana 2014 commitment watched from the sidelines during each of Fort Wayne Bishop Luers’ remaining games in the 2011-2012 season after he suffered an ACL tear on Feb. […]



Blackmon sets career high, record

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012   |   11 comments

A spectacular season continued for 2014 IU recruit James Blackmon Jr. on Wednesday. The 6-foot-2 junior, coming off an ACL injury last year, poured in a career-high 45 points in Fort Wayne Luers’ 101-87 loss to Fort Wayne Snider in the SAC Tournament. The 45 points also breaks the previous tourney single-game scoring record of […]





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