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.
Coming off a second Big Ten championship in 2016 and third Sweet 16 entering this season, Tom Crean and Indiana had great expectations. But things got off to a promising start and ended Thursday with his dismissal.
BTN will offer its most extensive baseball and softball coverage ever in 2017, with over 400 games airing on BTN/BTN2Go and BTN Plus during the upcoming season. BTN’s television coverage of Big Ten baseball begins with a conference showdown between No. 21 Michigan and Maryland on Saturday, March 25 at 7 p.m. ET. Last season, Minnesota won the outright Big Ten title, but Ohio State won the Big Ten Tournament Championship for the first time since 2007 en route to the NCAA tournament. The Big Ten coaches voted the Maryland Terrapins as the 2017 conference favorite; however, they figure to
Wrestlers from all 14 Big Ten schools will head to the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, to compete in the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships, which begin Thursday morning and conclude Saturday evening.
Josh Okogie scored 24 points as Georgia Tech pulled away from Indiana for a 75-63 win in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday night.