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  1. 11 points
    Good news! https://iuhoosiers.com/news/2019/7/5/womens-basketball-ali-patberg-granted-sixth-year-of-eligibility-from-ncaa.aspx Indiana guard Ali Patberg has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA. She will now have two years of eligibility remaining with the women's basketball program. Patberg, an All-Big Ten Second team honoree in 2018-19, will now be eligible to suit up for IU through the 2020-21 season. She led the team in scoring last season with 15.8 points per game and a team-high 4.8 assists per contest to help Indiana to the NCAA Tournament Second Round and a 21-13 overall record. She scored in double figures in 25 games and was named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll three times. In addition, Patberg excels in the classroom as she was named a CoSIDA Academic All-District and was named an Academic All-Big Ten honoree last season. The Columbus, Ind. native transferred to IU from Notre Dame in 2017 where she missed her freshman season (2015-16) with an injury and played in 22 games as a sophomore (2016-17).
  2. 9 points
    Yogi staying with the Kings as they've guaranteed his $3.2 million salary for '19-20 and waived Frank Mason. https://www.thedailyhoosier.com/report-sacramento-to-guarantee-yogi-ferrells-salary-for-2019-20-season/?fbclid=IwAR0JVIa9wzP_cHRI2WdPEGNlXpjNBnM6Ffn04ZpN50hLrl9Zlpd5nthfBg8
  3. 5 points
    Class of '66 Old Fart

    Happy July 4th!

    Happy 243rd Birthday to the U.S.A. and a happy 71st to this Old Fart!
  4. 4 points
    Unfortunately I think Austin Van Zyl will live on in message board fame forever now. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  5. 4 points
    AZ Hoosier

    Happy July 4th!

    One of the most beautiful sights (and sites) on the planet...
  6. 2 points

    (2019) PG Austin Van Zyl

    To be fair and I am usually the most guilty one for this but how is everyone supposed to know your initial comment on page 3 was more from other topics? I don’t think I was one that jumped in on you on this one, but isn’t at least understandable when you post what you did on page 3 people would question that? I know I have had those PMs over the years and it made me step back to actually look what I posted in the context of where it was actually posted. I don’t think you meant harm, but you came in hot with Creaning out of nowhere. I think that’s why a couple of people quoted you on that. There wasn’t much if any optimism from the beginning. A lot of squinting hoping for at best a backup. Or joking about our international chances versus what Michigan has got. No confirmation of a scholly offer and we jump to Creaning. I think that’s where you got that pushback. I don’t mean to offend anyone. I am just usually the one doing this exact thing and have got more PMs from this type of thing than anything over the years. Hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend! Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  7. 2 points
    If you’re talking about when you started some senseless argument with everyone about Creaning, then sure. Literally saw maybe one person even have a response that remotely resembled support here, and it was to say that CAM wouldn’t be interested if this kid couldn’t contribute. Every single other person said something along the lines of, “WTF is this” or, “No thanks.” It’s really easy to go back and read posts. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  8. 2 points

    Happy July 4th!

    Happy birthday!! Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  9. 2 points

    (2020) OT Randy Holtz

    Looks like Top 3 is IU, PU and Minnesota. Plans to take OVs in the fall or December recruiting period. https://indiana.rivals.com/news/indiana-a-top-option-for-in-state-ot-randy-holtz
  10. 2 points
    I think one big issue is the competition for the entertainment $ and our entertainment time. My company is currently a corporate sponsor at IU but we met with the Colts recently and for about the same money we could partner with them. We would only choose one entity and if deciding today, we would switch. One of the things we have learned in the evaluation process is just how diverse our interests are now. Some fans may still like IU about the same but many are not going out of their way to get to games or other events I have set up with the program. IU fans have been in this “almost” level for awhile now and still maintain an affinity for IU but have been choosing to use the time they commit to IU games for other entertainment things now. While the Colts are pretty well ahead of the pack on interest level in the state, IU was well ahead of many of the others (think the 500 was 3rd then the Pacers but I could be wrong on the Pacers). That is the case with IU fans having been waiting for a consistent winner. If IU can find a way to build that consistent winner, especially if every 2-4 yrs we make a run , then I think folks will start choosing to go to IU games over some of the other options. So while fans aren’t leaving in droves there has been a steady decline in many sports due to competition for time and money. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  11. 2 points
    Terrible mistake! With a degree he could get a job, making $100k or better. He'd be able to surpass the value of this contract by around his 275th birthday. #stayinchool
  12. 1 point

    Ali Patberg- additional eligibility?

    Wondering if anyone else had heard about Ali being granted (or not yet being granted) an additional year of eligibility due to medical waiver? I was talking with a friend whose daughter scrimmages with Ali a lot, he mentioned that he had heard it. Jon Blau commented that he knew she'd applied for it but may not hear anything until her senior year, but then another person commented that it had been granted? She missed her freshman year, played very sparingly her sophomore year. iuhoosiers.com has her listed as RS Junior.
  13. 1 point

    Happy July 4th!

    Not wanting this as a political topic, rather, wanted to wish everyone a happy and safe day!! Spending mine w about 20 family members, and I get to be in charge of ribs (and other things lol). 2 of the 3 racks of baby backs going in the smoker, black raspberry cream pie (raspberries from backyard [emoji846]). Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  14. 1 point
    Brass Cannon

    (2019) PG Austin Van Zyl

    We’ve come along way from me getting flank for being skeptical about the kid.
  15. 1 point

    Happy July 4th!

    We had the opposite. When we sold a house in Valpo the buyer told me I had a great black raspberry patch behind my barn. Pfft, I had no idea. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  16. 1 point

    College Bball Thread

    Opening Week of college hoops in 19-20: 11/5: Champions Classic, Louisville at Miami. 11/6: ND at UNC, UVA at Syracuse, FSU at Pitt. 11/8: Baylor/UW (Alaska), Auburn/Davidson (Annapolis), ASU/Colorado (China). 11/9: Texas at Purdue. 11/10: Illinois at Arizona, FSU at Florida. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  17. 1 point

    Happy July 4th!

    Happy Independence Day to the greatest Country in the world Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
  18. 1 point

    Happy July 4th!

    Black raspberry pie is a family favorite. Finding black raspberries has gotten harder so I am envious of your backyard stash. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  19. 1 point

    Happy July 4th!

    I just love this holiday
  20. 1 point

    IU Basketball Ticket Sales Issues?

    I think IU is finally gonna get a wake up call this year and are about to get hit in the pocket with a lot of non ticket renewals and individual tickets available every game much like in 08-10 when Crean rebuilt. This is not insider knowledge but I was one who did not renew (It had nothing to do with performance but a job add that keeps me busy at nights and weekends at times) and got a call from IU just now about why I did not renew? I asked the woman on the phone if a lot of people did not renew and she stated she cannot disclose that but they are trying to get as many renewals as possible. This tells me a ton of people of dropped and IU is about to get hit in the pocket in athletic revenue which hopefully is the kick in the butt IU needs to get it together.
  21. 1 point

    Ed Schilling leaving

    This new coach has to be able to recruit. That is the lifeblood of a program. There are no “IU guys” other than Fife who have experience successfully recruiting elite level talent. Just get the best candidate available.
  22. 1 point

    Ed Schilling leaving

    Why this obsession with a former IU player? Many are not qualified to do what some of you want. If you want recruiting, who has the pedigree of all the former IU players mentioned to bring in top 50 guys? Many kids nowadays will point to Romeo over guys like Guyton, Jeffries, etc. as former IU players they know. If you say they know the state, that may be true, but we’ve had zero issue recruiting our own state. As far as player development, which former IU player has any sort of pedigree developing players and getting the maximum out of them? I think some IU fans have this disillusioned belief that former IU players coming back will somehow magically turn our program around, even when they don’t have the pedigree. Give me a guy that has out of state connections that is an ace recruiter, or someone that has a history of developing players. We don’t need a former IU player and it’s likely we will not go that route.
  23. 1 point

    Ed Schilling leaving

    I wouldn't mind either of these, but Moye is already working with players on skills development. The guy absolutely loves IU too. Seems like he would be a great fit.
  24. 1 point

    2020 IUFB Class Ranking

    Update with Brown and Sparks. 57/11 - 247 61/11 - Rivals ESPN LB Ty Wise - Carmel, IN (3/7/19) OT Luke Wiginton - FW Bishop Dwenger, IN (4/6/19) WR Rashawn Williams - Martin Luther King, MI (4/29/19) OL Cameron Knight - Noblesville, IN (5/18/19) DE Caleb Murphy - West Washington, IN (6/4/19) CB Christopher Keys - Collins, MS (6/6/19) ATH Lemuel Neely-Watley - Harper Woods, MI (6/23/19) QB Dexter Williams - Mount De Sales Academy, GA (6/23/19) S Aamaris Brown - Armwood, FL (6/24/19) DT JeJuan Sparks - Clearwater Academy International, FL (6/25/19)
  25. 1 point

    (2020) S Aamaris Brown to IU

    This kid can play anywhere in the defensive backfield. He fits well with what coaches want on this team versatile DBs. Will play safety most of the time but offers the ability to go cover a slot or even rush fill. Physical. Reads QB eyes very well. High points/attacks ball in the air. Comes up on runs and fills tremendously fast. Great athlete.