Archive for the ‘Tom Crean’ Category

Indiana University: Where Ten Wins Make Us Smile

Monday, March 8th, 2010

As you loyal Rumors and Rants readers are all too familiar with by now, we’re a bunch of Indiana University graduates. Which means a few things: 1. We apparently weren’t smart enough to get into our No. 1 college choice (Northwestern in my case). 2. We watch “Breaking Away” at least ...

Tom Crean’s Tweeting Is A Little Harsh

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

I've never been a huge fan of Twitter. I know saying that publicly is good enough to get me struck down by lightning here on the internets. But occasionally the twit-osphere can cause moments of hilarity and this weekend was no exception. The following appeared on Indiana head basketball coach Tom ...

It’s Time to Get Some New Forms of Communication in Bloomington

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Raise your hand if you thought the Indiana University basketball program would get through this season without even the slightest of NCAA rules violations. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Well, the Indianapolis Star reported Tuesday that Indiana turned in its own secondary violation for an extra phone call during one week to incoming recruit Bawa Muniru in late ...

Perhaps Indiana Can Still Make this Game Watchable

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Today could be a nightmare. Usually there are few things better for the writers of this blog than a little Indiana-Purdue rivalry, especially this time of year. That's because basketball season is the time where Hoosiers get revenge for a normally embarrassing football loss. Not so this year. Since Kelvin Sampson pillaged and burned the Indiana program ...

The Hoosiers Might Go Down, But They Will Do So Swinging

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

We missed this Sunday night and into Monday, but Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean suspended his top scorer, Devan Dumes, on Sunday after the flurry of elbows Dumes threw in Saturday's game at Michigan State. The suspension is for an indefinite number of games. For the record, Dumes has since apologized ...

Wow, Iowa Must Really Suck

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Since I know you were all glued to the non-stop action that happens only on the Big Ten Network, you obviously know by now that the Indiana Hoosiers are no longer winless in the Big Ten this year. Yes, after the Hoosiers' dramatic 68-60 win over Iowa last night the ...

I Dream About Kissing Cousins

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Please excuse me for leading with a quote: "UAB is out of the picture, but I'm still down with Mike Davis. It's a bad situation down there, and nothing is going to change. Even if Coach Davis is there, I'm not going there." - DeMarcus Cousins. Why do we care so much ...