The AP released its all-time Top 100 college basketball rankings Wednesday, rewarding consistency in appearances and elite programs who have occupied the No. 1 spot.
The season isn’t officially over, as the Final Four is this weekend. But let’s go ahead and cast our eyes to 2017-18. Players still could turn pro and key recruits added in the spring signing period, but here is an early, early, early look at how the conference could stack up next season.
With the 2016-17 season in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to consider some of the best of the season that was. Second up, in a four-part series: Biggest surprise.
The future of Indiana hoops rests in the hands of Archie Miller, who was formally introduced at a press conference Monday afternoon. Here are five things he needs to do.
The dynamics of Illinois and Indiana's basketball programs are different, but the desires of their fan bases as new coaches take over are similar: Get the program back to some version of what it used to be.
Ten days after his dismissal and the day after his replacement, Archie Miller, was announced, Tom Crean was back at Assembly Hall on Sunday afternoon. The former Indiana men’s basketball coach attended Indiana’s WNIT game vs. Villanova. Check out Crean at the top of this post and in the tweet below. 1st Class! Look who at @IndianaWBB NIT game today pic.twitter.com/L3PcSpWuOa — BuffaLouie's (@BuffaLouies) March 26, 2017 Teri Moren on Tom Crean's appearance: "I'm not surprised by that. He's a friend of ours and great supporter of ours. That's Tom Crean." — Jeremy Price (@JPPrice) March 26, 2017
Indiana announced the hire of Dayton head coach Archie Miller to the same position Saturday, and the BTN Stats Department breaks the hire down by the numbers.
Indiana has its man: Archie Miller. His marching orders: Make Indiana great again. No pressure. The former Dayton coach takes over for Tom Crean, who was fired earlier this month after nine seasons on the job.
It's official: Indiana has its new coach. Dayton's Archie Miller has been hired to replace Tom Crean, the school announced in a tweet Saturday afternoon.
Remember way back when the national narrative was “the Big Ten is down?” It seems like a silly notion now, doesn’t it? The Big Ten has more than acquitted itself in the opening two rounds of the NCAA tourney.