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Girls Junior v. Senior All-Stars

[9:55 UPDATE]

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[7:45 UPDATE]

Sinclair finishes with 10 points and nine rebounds in 14 minutes and the seniors dominate, winning it 118-63.

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NEW ALBANY — Through one half here, Indiana-bound forward Aulani Sinclair has five points and six rebounds as the Seniors lead the Juniors 46-29.


Two more Hoosiers drafted

In related news, Tracy Smith needs to add you to his team if you’ve ever played played baseball. Or seen baseball. Or know of baseball. That guy will be scouring the country for available players.

Then again, if you meet those criteria you, too, have probably been drafted. In round 94.

Jake Dunning, an infielder/pitcher, and Joey O’Gara, a tall right-handed pitcher, seem more likely to return to the program than the other five players selected.

Here’s a release from Matt Brady:

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Redshirt sophomore Joey O’Gara and junior Jake Dunning were selected on day three of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Those two selections brought IU’s total to seven draftees in the three-day event, a record for the Hoosiers. O’Gara was chosen by the Florida Marlins in the 31st round (938th overall), while Dunning went to the San Francisco Giants in the 33rd round (987th overall).

Indiana previously had six players chosen in the 1996 draft after winning the Big Ten Tournament and advancing to the NCAAs. O’Gara and Dunning join Eric Arnett (1st round), Josh Phegley (Supplemental 1st round), Matt Bashore (Supplemental 1st round), Evan Crawford (9th round) and Kipp Schutz (19th round) as Hoosiers drafted this year.

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Hulls has not lost in 11 months

One of the more oft-repeated phrases used to describe Jordan Hulls is winner.

For at least once, the hyperbole is correct.

The former Bloomington South guard, who will play for Indiana next season, has not lost an organized basketball game since July 2008.

That’s a streak of some 30 games, including all 26 games South won during the 2008-09 season and four all-star games.

“It’s been a while,” Hulls said. “Hopefully, you guys don’t jinx me and we lose.”

The last loss came with South, but during the Adidas Super64 Tournament in Las Vegas. An AAU event, South was the only high school team in the field.

Hulls will put that winning streak on the line again tonight in New Albany, when he leads the Indiana All-Stars against the Junior All-Stars. Game time is 8 p.m., with tickets available at the door.

To read the rest of the story, click here.


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Hope to see you there. Or you can click now and submit a question, then come back and read the answer later. In case you, for some reason, got suckered into doing something else before lunch tomorrow.


Willard heads to Louisville

Ralph Willard, a sturdy branch on the same coaching tree that produced Tom Crean, has decided to leave his job as the head coach at Holy Cross to become an assistant under Rick Pitino at Louisville.

Here’s an interesting blog post from Willard about why he chose to leave.


Crawford, Schutz selected on day two

From IU Media Relations (specifically the keyboard of baseball contact Matt Brady):

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Outfielders Evan Crawford and Kipp Schutz of the Indiana baseball team were selected on day two of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Crawford was chosen in the ninth round by the San Francisco Giants (267th overall), while Schutz went to the Baltimore Oriolesin the 19th round (566th overall).
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Today, they go pro

[9:25 UPDATE]

Left-handed pitcher Matt Bashore goes 46th to the Minnesota Twins.

[9:10 UPDATE]

Catcher Josh Phegley has been selected with the No. 38 pick by the Chicago White Sox. That’s a compensation pick.

[8:15 UPDATE]

The Milwaukee Brewers have selected right-handed pitcher Eric Arnett with the 26th pick. He’s the first Indiana player taken in the first round of the MLB draft since Jim DeNeff in 1966.

Harold Reynolds, best known for playing second base for the Seattle Mariners in the 1980s and his work with ESPN, said during the MLB Network broadcast of the draft that he felt Arnett was the second-best pitcher available based on film he had watched.

[7:22 UPDATE]

Many mock drafts had predicted Cleveland would draft Eric Arnett with the 15th pick. The Indians went with Alex White, another right-handed pitcher, from the North Carolina Tar Heels instead. He seems to be a similar prospect to Arnett, as he is 6-4 and throws mid-nineties fastball and a hard slider. He’s more of a known commodity, though: he was considered the 71st most talented prospect in the draft coming out of high school.

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Just got off the phone with Indiana baseball players Eric Arnett, Matt Bashore and Josh Phegley. (Not at the same time; I called them separately.)

Arnett and Phegley will be attending parties at restaurants in their home towns (Pataskala, Ohio and Terre Haute, respectively), while Bashore will gather with family in Tipp City, Ohio.

The first three rounds of the Major League First-Year Player Draft begin at 6 p.m. tonight. The remaining 47 rounds will take place Wednesday and Thursday.

To follow along, go here.

To hear what Arnett (a probable first-round pick), Bashore and Phegley (both of whom have a good chance of being picked tonight) have to say about their new teams, come back here later tonight or Wednesday morning.


Scoop Poll:

How many games will IU basketball win in 2014-15

  • 16-19 (45%, 145 Votes)
  • 20-23 (36%, 117 Votes)
  • 15 or less (12%, 38 Votes)
  • 24 or more (7%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 324

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IU vs Ohio State football

Men's Basketball Player Pages

[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_blackmon1.jpg]2890James Blackmon, Jr.
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard James Blackmon Jr. (1)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_zeisloft1.jpg]2140Nick Zeisloft
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Nick Zeisloft (2)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_hoetzel1.jpg]1780Max Hoetzel
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Max Hoetzel (3)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_johnson1.jpg]1610Robert Johnson
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Robert Johnson (4)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_williams1.jpg]1490Troy Williams
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Troy Williams (5)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_burton1.jpg]1410Ryan Burton
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Ryan Burton (10)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_yogi1.jpg]1360Yogi Ferrell
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Yogi Ferrell (11)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_perea1.jpg]1340Hanner Mosquera-Perea
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea (12)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_robinson1.jpg]1130Stanford Robinson
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Stanford Robinson (22)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_ritchie1.jpg]1140Nate Ritchie
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Nate Ritchie (23)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_holt1.jpg]1310Emmitt Holt
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Emmitt Holt (25)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_hartman1.jpg]1250Collin Hartman
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Collin Hartman (30)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_priller1.jpg]1430Tim Priller
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Tim Priller (35)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/mens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_april1.jpg]1570Jeremiah April
Chris Howell | Herald-Times Indiana University Men's Basketball head shots in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers center Jeremiah April (44)

Women's Basketball Player Pages

[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_walter1.jpg]1170Jess Walter
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Jess Walter (2)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_buss1.jpg]2930Tyra Buss
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Tyra Buss (3)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_brooks1.jpg]1500Larryn Brooks
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Larryn Brooks (5)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_agler1.jpg]1290Taylor Agler
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Taylor Agler (10)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_bell2.jpg]1050Nicole Bell
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Nicole Bell (12)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_stratman1.jpg]1030Liz Stratman
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_hulls1.jpg]1020Kaila Hulls
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard/forward Kaila Hulls (15)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_mcbride1.jpg]1010Karlee McBride
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Karlee McBride (21)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_gassion1.jpg]1030Alexis Gassion
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Alexis Gassion (23)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_muensterman1.jpg]790Maura Meunsterman
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Maura Muensterman (31)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_mize1.jpg]820Andrea Mize
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers guard Andrea Mize (32)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_cahill1.jpg]850Amanda Cahill
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Amanda Cahill (33)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_jakubicek1.jpg]900Claire Jakubicek
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Claire Jakubicek (34)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_leikem1.jpg]780Lyndsay Leikem
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers forward Lyndsay Leikem (40)
[img src=http://scoop.hoosiershq.com/wp-content/flagallery/womens-basketball-player-pages/thumbs/thumbs_anderson1.jpg]830Jenn Anderson
Chris Howell | Herald-TimesIndiana University women's basketball portraits at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, October 23, 2014.Indiana Hoosiers center Jenn Anderson (43)
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