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More off-the-court problems for Indiana

Just when Indiana fans thought things were settling down concerning the off-the-court exploits of their men’s basketball team, news comes that current Hoosier players Thomas Bryant and Emmitt Holt were cited over the weekend for illegal alcohol possession. WTHR.com is … Continue reading

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BBL: Is this Kentucky basketball team overhyped?

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Bud Dupree has played his way up draft ladder, says Jennifer Smith of H-L. Tom Crean might need quick turnaround to save job, leads my notes column. Patrick Towles was in a “fog” at Missouri, … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s last win over Florida and more notes

Some late-lunch or post-lunch notes and links: Here is the Herald-Leader’s coverage from the last time Kentucky beat Florida, which was a 10-3 win over the Gators in 1886, er, 1986. Jerry Caliborne’s Cats finished 5-5-1 that season. They followed … Continue reading

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Betting Louisville-Indiana will happen and should

You knew it was just a matter of time. From the moment that John Calipari and his good friend Tom Crean butted brains and egos over the scheduling site of one of college basketball’s greatest border rivalries — fans? who … Continue reading

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Indiana admits it hasn’t been able to replace UK

The upcoming 2013-14 season will be the second straight year without a Kentucky-Indiana basketball game and IU coach Tom Crean admits that the Hoosiers have yet to find a home-and-home replacement for the Wildcats. Inside the Hall’s Justin Albers reports … Continue reading

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Reactions to Indiana’s sudden and disappointing end

The fallout from Indiana’s 61-50 loss to Syracuse¬†on Thursday night in the East Region semifinals. Rick Bozich of WDRB Indiana’s two prime underclassmen, Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller, didn’t have any clearer answers for the NBA questions than they did … Continue reading

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Let’s not scrap the post-game handshake

In the wake of the Tom Crean dust-up with a Michigan assistant coach after Indiana’s victory over the Wolverines on Sunday, the Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy advocates that college basketball needs to eliminate the “useless tradition” of the post-game handshake … Continue reading

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Is Indiana’s Tom Crean losing it?

First, near the end of his team’s loss to Minnesota, Indiana coach Tom Crean appeared to be coaching his team on how to fake a flagrant foul. Then after his team lost on Senior Night to Ohio State, Crean had … Continue reading

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A three-spot from the Kentucky basketball media opp

A three-spot from UK’s basketball media opportunity this morning. 1. John Calipari said that Ryan Harrow has “some sort of flu or something” and did not practice on Thursday. He said that Julius Mays was held out of practice to … Continue reading

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Indiana’s Tom Crean sends tweet to wrong audience

Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean apparently committed a twitter faux paus this afternoon, sending a tweet to all his followers that was intended for a recruit. @thebiglead RT @tomcrean: I am doing great. I have been thinking about you alot … Continue reading

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