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  1. DChoosier

    Stevie Scott III - Denver Broncos

    Wish Scott the best. In regards to the USFL…..if I was forced to spend an hour watching either paint dry, the USFL or a televised corn hole match I’m not sure which I would pick.
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    (2023) - SF T. J. Power

    My first choice would have been for Power to commit to IU. My second choice would to be outside the top 5 so we can move on and direct our efforts elsewhere. BU and Iowa are going to waste more time until he picks Duke/UNC/UVA. I have no idea where he will go but Duke seems to get whoever they want.
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    NIL and IU

    Thanks for the info and good to hear. On the other hand……do you hear anything in regards to NIL and our football players?
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    (2025)- Trent Sisley

    Holtman seems like a good coach. Aside from that I don’t see the allure of playing basketball for OSU. Many comment that their bball stadium is like a mausoleum and we know their 3 favorite sports are football, spring football and football recruiting. Be nice to keep the kid in-state.
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    College Bball Thread

    That’s good to hear but I’d also be curious as to how much they received and how many other football players are participating. We don’t need to be at the $1,000,000 for a QB level, as we were never getting those guys anyway, , but we do need some jingle $$ for the OL/DL/DB etc guys. At least something decent.
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    College Bball Thread

    Yep, No doubt that hurts but I’m still curious if any IU football $$$$NIL is happening. I hear a lot about bball but nothing about football.
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    College Bball Thread

    Do I say “ouch” or ha ha??? Wonder if it has something to do with PU’s weak NIL?? On a side note I read a lot about our BB players NIL deals but zero about our football players. Is that impacting our 2023 FB recruiting?
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    College Bball Thread

    I agree and that was my point. You mention his lack of shooting….A number of posters criticized Crean back in the day because Cody didn’t get more perimeter shots, “but he hit shots in high school” etc etc., but years in the pros showed that the perimeter game was never a strength of his. Not to disparage Cody, as I think he was one of the most important IU players in the last 20 years, but I don’t get the narrative that Crean severely under utilized him.
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    College Bball Thread

    I agree. As a Sophomore Zeller was surrounded by Yogi, Hulls, Victor, C-Wat etc (ie other guys that could put it in the hole) so he did not need to be the focus of the offense to the degree that TJD, as an example, had to be. It’s not as if Zeller scored 8 points a game and was forgotten due to Creans ineptness. In spite of a great supporting cast as a Sophomore Zeller was the highest scoring big man in the BT, first team all BT, on multiple All American teams and ended up being the 4th pick in the draft. Not shabby for a second year player. Am I saying he was always used perfectly? Absolutely not but things certainly worked out for him and the team (until the Cuse).
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    (2023) - PF Arrinten Page

    Based on the interview I think we have a very high chance of landing his dad. Hope he still has some hops.
  11. It’s early, and I realize things can change quickly, but I’d prefer to have more than 1/2 to 1/3rd of the recruits landed by all the other BT schools. Of course we will hit the portal If this continues (and who knows, we might get a slew of commitments soon) but although there are potential good players in the portal many/most of them are guys that were unable to get playing time at their current schools. Big picture is that Allen’s recruiting has been very good by IU standards and just hope that continues with this class. We shall see.
  12. I was wondering the same thing. So far we have 6 commitments and everyone else in the Big Ten has between 12-20.
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    JG on expanding his game

    You don’t see Malik displacing JG but then state that TJD/Race/Malik will split the 4 and 5 minutes. If that happens that means JG is moved to the three and Malik has indeed displaced the available minutes at the 4. I’m actually high on JG, am impressed with his unreal athleticism and hope it works out, but in a couple of interviews with coaches they didn’t seem 100% convinced that JG is a three plus being a three means JG has to compete with: Kopp Banks (players and coaches have both raved about him but based on prior off-season “he is great” statements I’ll believe it when I see it) Bates in three guard JSH,X,Bates lineups Galloway Competition for minutes will be fierce and our ceiling will be much higher if 2 of Malik, Banks, JG, and/or Bates really break out.
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    JG on expanding his game

    It will be interesting to see how many minutes JG gets. I’m glad he came back, and love his potential, but with Race and Malik minutes will be hard to find at the 4. During interviews a couple of coaches kind of gave the impression they were not convinced JG is a 3. Lots of chatter that Banks is doing well at the 3 ( yes, I know, the off season chatter has to be taken with a huge grain of salt). I could also see three guard lineups with X, JHS and Bates at the 1,2.3. Throw in Kopp and JG might really be challenged to get the minutes he wants. It’s going to be a battle for playing and may the best man win.
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    Mike Woodson and His Coaching Staff

    Yes, I understood what you posted and agree that it is, as you say, curious. And in Fred Glass’s defense many pundits across the country considered the three “hot” young coaches to be Archie, Mack and Holtman and Fred signed Archie.