Latest Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball News

Indiana picks Dolson to succeed Glass as athletic director

Mar. 17, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana will promote longtime athletic department administrator Scott Dolson to the top job of athletic director. School President Michael A. McRobbie made the announcement Tuesday. Dolson, who has spent the past 11 years as the department's deputy director and chief operating...

Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg calls a play during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana at the Big Ten Conference tournament, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Nebraska's Hoiberg leaves Big Ten loss with 'common cold'

Mar. 12, 2020 12:53 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg was taken to a hospital for evaluation after he left Wednesday night's 89-64 loss to Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament due to a cold. Hoiberg was in visible discomfort on the Cornhuskers' bench. Doc Sadler took over after Hoiberg left the floor in the second...

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, left, talks with Rocket Watts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Big Ten takes bruising battles to conference tournament

Mar. 10, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo thought he had seen everything during his 25-year tenure. Then came this season, in which three teams with six Big Ten losses shared the league's regular-season crown and as many as 11 remain hopeful of making the NCAA Tournament's 68-team field. Izzo...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, UCLA head coach Mick Cronin gestures during an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona State in Los Angeles. The first-place Bruins own a half-game lead over Oregon and can clinch at least a share of the league crown with a victory at crosstown rival Southern California on Saturday, March 7, 2020. They haven't won the regular-season title since 2012-13. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)

An updated look at NCAA Tournament bubble teams

Mar. 10, 2020 2:57 AM EDT

As conference tournaments get into full swing ahead of Selection Sunday, here is a look at teams teetering on the NCAA Tournament bubble through games played Monday night: RISING UCLA The Bruins may have dropped a squeaker to Southern California — another bubble team — in their Pac-12 regular-season...

Wisconsin forward Micah Potter, right, hugs Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard after defeating Indiana 60-56 in an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

No. 24 Badgers clinch share of Big 10 title, beat Indiana

Mar. 7, 2020 5:25 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Brad Davison and a bunch of Wisconsin players jumped around as the buzzer sounded Saturday, celebrating the end of a five-year Big Ten title drought. They just wished assistant coach Howard Moore could have been there with them. Ten months after an automobile accident killed his...

Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis (4) shoots against Minnesota's Isaiah Ihnen (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Hoosiers earn crucial victory, 72-67, sweep Golden Gophers

Mar. 4, 2020 10:10 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Joey Brunk spent most of Wednesday night fighting and scrapping against one of the Big Ten's top post players. His hard work eventually paid off. The graduate transfer scored 12 points, grabbed eight rebounds and continually chased Daniel Oturu, leading the Indiana Hoosiers to a...

Illinois' Ayo Dosunmu (11) goes up to shoot as Indiana's Race Thompson (25) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Holly Hart)

Dosunmu scores 17 Illini hold off Hoosiers 67-66

Mar. 1, 2020 5:51 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu is becoming legendary at Illinois for his hustle, talent and an intangible yet reliable ability to take over a game and win it in the final seconds. On Sunday, the sophomore guard (and possibly NBA hopeful either this year or next) added another chapter, scoring a...

Indiana forward Joey Brunk (50) shoots at the basket as Purdue forward Trevion Williams (50) tries to block his shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in West Lafayette, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Purdue snaps 4-game losing streak by beating Indiana 57-49

Feb. 27, 2020 10:57 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Coach Matt Painter appreciated Purdue's defensive effort Thursday. Indiana's poor shooting made it look even better. On a night Trevion Williams scored 19 points and Eric Hunter Jr. added 17, the Boilermakers managed to bear down and hold on for a critical 57-49 victory over the...

Indiana forward Trayce Jackson-Davis (4) shoots over Penn State forward Seth Lundy (1) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Durham, Jackson-Davis lead Indiana past No. 9 Penn State

Feb. 23, 2020 3:59 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — In a game full of wild swings, Indiana boxed out No. 9 Penn State. The Hoosiers let a 19-point first-half lead completely disappear, fell behind by six and then rallied for a 68-60 victory Sunday. “We play the game in 10 four-minute battles or rounds like a fight,”...

Minnesota's Marcus Carr shoots as Indiana's Rob Phinisee defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Jackson-Davis career game leads Indiana past Minnesota 68-56

Feb. 20, 2020 12:36 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Overdue for a tough-minded performance on the road, Indiana heeded coach Archie Miller's call to “make the game a little bit grimy.” Minnesota stumbled right in to the muck. Trayce Jackson-Davis had 27 points and 16 rebounds, both career highs, to lead Indiana's...