Here is the lastest Bracketology 4.0 update from the Crossroads Sports bracketologist Nick Peterson. Three Indiana teams are featured within the seeding with all three teams moving since the 3.0 bracket was out. Be sure to check out our bracket as well as other brackets at www.bracketmatrix.com
Indiana's Romeo Langford tells ESPN he's entering the 2019 NBA draft. "I plan on officially declaring for the draft next week," Langford told ESPN Thursday afternoon. ESPN's draft rankings names Langford as its 11th best prospect this season despite being scheduled to have surgery in Indianapolis for a torn ligament in his thumb suffered in late November. "I'm looking forward to showing NBA teams all the things that they didn't see out of me during the college basketball season," he said. This is not a surprise to anyone as he was expected to spend only 1 year at Indiana University going into this past fall.
The greatest rivalry in basketball continued Tuesday night in Bloomington as #15 Boilermakers visited the Indiana Hoosiers. Purdue survived a sloppy game at Indiana 48-46 and moved into a 3-way tie for 1st place in the Big Ten. This was rivalry basketball at its ugliest! Matt Haarms tipped in a basket with 3.2 seconds remaining gave Purdue the final lead of the night. Ryan Cline had 11 points, and Haarms finished with six for the Boilermakers (19-7, 12-3 Big Ten), who have won three straight at Assembly Hall for the first time in school history. It didn't come easily. Indiana's Romeo Langford scored 14 points despite not taking a shot in the second half, and Juwan Morgan's 3-pointer grazed the rim at the buzzer. Morgan had nine points
Crossroads Sports 2018-2019 Big Ten Preview By Nick Peterson With another college basketball season upon us, I thought I would fulfill a long standing promise to produce a well thought out, and insanely predictive Big Ten Preview for this fine sports medium that is CrossRoads Sports. For the past several seasons I have maintained a spreadsheet consisting of each school’s roster, a conference ranking by position, as well as a system to statistically compare each team’s overall standing. I will share the process in which I try to objectively evaluate each school’s roster and how the system works before I dive into a little bit of analysis on each team. Right or wrong, at least there is some statistic validity to the
Tom Crean was fired this afternoon to start "March Madness" off with a bang at 12:15pm EST. The timing was odd especially with the tournament just starting but IU Athletic Director Fred Glass finally said enough was enough. This was something the fans, alumni, and donors wanted done if not quicker. 541