The job Tom Crean has done here at IU is remarkable. Despite going 6-25 and 10-21 his first couple years, he has our Hoosies on top of the world right now as they are set to receive the #1 ranking for the 2nd time this season. However, I'm starting to really have my concerns about his antics and the way he represents the university. I understand he probably took things personally when we were bad and the opposing coaches didnt take us seriously in the dark years, but to do some of the things he does is just plain embarrassing to our university.
First, the way he acts right after games is annoying and tilts me. The look he had on his face after the Watford shot was so over the top embarrassing. After the Minnesota game Tubby Smith was just standing there trying to shake his hand and Crean was kneeling over almost basking in the glory of winning the game. After the Wisconsin game he didnt even shake Bo Ryan's hand. I understand the frustration losing to Wiscy for the 11th straight time but I'm starting to get annoyed watching him pull all of these antics. I never said anything about them until last night.
Last night Oladipo, my absolute favorite player on IU, rubbed Michigan's face in the mud by dunking at the last second. It is, by my estimation, completely out of character for Oladipo to represent himself and the university like that but I'm starting to worry -- is Crean's antics now rubbing off on his players? Was that Dipo classless dunk evidence? Keep up the good work CTC, but please, for the love of god, show some class and start representing our prestigious institution in a better light. That is all.