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Indiana U names Kennesaw State's Whitten next president

Apr. 16, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana University trustees have selected as the school's next president Pamela Whitten, currently the president of Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Whitten, who will become U’s first female president, was appointed by the...

Supreme Court declines case of IU student's convicted killer

Apr. 13, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of a man convicted in the 2000 killing of a Indiana University student, rejecting it months after a federal appeals court reversed a judge's order that called for his release from prison. The high...

Woodson bolsters Indiana's roster with Pitt transfer

Apr. 12, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — New Indiana coach Mike Woodson spent most of last week trying to persuade his players to stick around. On Monday, he added a new name — 6-foot-3 guard Xavier Johnson, a transfer from Pitt who could provide the consistent perimeter scoring...

Fife returning to Indiana as part of Woodson's staff

Apr. 05, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — New Indiana coach Mike Woodson is bringing a distinctly Hoosiers flavor to his new staff after hiring former star Dane Fife as associate head coach Monday. Fife spent the last 10 seasons working on Tom Izzo’s staff at Michigan State, the final...

The last perfect team: Recalling Indiana's 1976 title run

Mar. 31, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Hoosiers sat quietly inside their locker room on March 22, 1975. They knew what the first and only loss that season signified — one perfect quest ended while another began. Minutes after losing 92-90 to...

Bloomington teen charged as adult in woman's slaying

Mar. 30, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A Bloomington teen has been charged as an adult in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old woman during a robbery. De’Angelo Tashean Princeton Tolliver Edwards, who turned 16 in October, was arrested hours after the Thursday...

Monroe County reserve deputy dies in two-vehicle crash

Mar. 30, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana reserve sheriff’s deputy has died after his car crashed into a trailer that traveled into his lane of traffic, Indiana State Police said. Monroe County Deputy James A. Driver, 38 of Spencer was responding to a call in his...

Wulbrun hired as basketball coach at University of Denver

Mar. 29, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The University of Denver has hired Jeff Wulbrun as its men's basketball coach. It will be Wilbrun's first head coaching job in the college ranks. The Stanford associate head coach takes over for Rodney Billups, who was let go earlier...

Bloomington woman fatally shot driving from attempted holdup

Mar. 25, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An 18-year-old Bloomington woman driving away from an attempted robbery was fatally shot early Thursday, police said. Keisha Huntington was pronounced dead at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, police said. A 16-year-old male...

Virginia loses 62-58 to Preston, Ohio, ending title defense

Mar. 21, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Virginia spent two years on top of the college basketball world. After one night in Indiana, it was all over for the Cavaliers. Coming out of quarantine after a positive COVID-19 test, Virginia’s unusual title defense was stopped by another...