clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Hoosier Headlines for June 5, 2009.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Basketball/tailgate tour:

On the run with Tom Crean | The News-Sentinel - Fort Wayne IN.  "We want to get to the point where we're a running team," he said. "An up-and-down, let's-get-it-going team. To do that we'll have to be very good defensively. We'll have to be very good on the defensive backboards."

Crean on visit, summer | The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne

IU coaches work crowd at city stop | The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne


Varsity Blue, a Michigan blog, previews IU's 2009 season.  It's an unfortunately fair preview, although I note a few quibbles in the comments there.

A couple of posts from ESPN's Big Ten blogger Adam Rittenberg, who should be a daily read.  Hope and concern: Indiana Hoosiers and Key stretches in the Big Ten this season.

"Hoosiers" reunion game:

The Knightstown gym that served as the homecourt of the fictional Hickory Huskers in the movie Hoosiers will again host an all-star game pitting Hickory against Terhune.  IU recruits Jordan Hulls and Derek Elston are among the participants.  This preview includes the complete rosters. 

Also, Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star provides some historical background on the movie:

Knightstown gym was 'Plan B' for movie 'Hoosiers'

Four other gyms have prominent roles in "Hoosiers" |