Author: Mike Schumann

As Indiana shows interest in transfer portal prospects we’ll provide a quick profile with our transfer portal names to know series. Of course we’ll cover prospects more if things progress beyond initial interest. Next up is in Clemson guard Alex Hemenway, who hails from Newburgh, Ind. Hemenway was with Clemson since the beginning of the 2019-20 season. Over the course of five seasons, he averaged 5.3 points and made 25 starts in 95 appearances. The 6-foot-4 guard is best known for his ability from beyond the arc, shooting 42.9% from 3-point range throughout his career with the Tigers.  He shot…

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Former IU football defensive end Andre Carter will get his shot to make an NFL roster. The honorable mention All-Big Ten performer signed a free agent deal with Jacksonville on Saturday following the NFL Draft. Carter was among the most disruptive defensive linemen in the Big Ten and finished his one season on campus with 49 tackles, 11.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks. Per Pro Football Focus, Carter ranked No. 8 in the Big Ten in total pressures (sacks, hits and hurries) at 32 and his 697 total snaps played were No. 4 among Big Ten defensive linemen. Former…

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Former Indiana linebacker Aaron Casey didn’t get drafted, but he has signed a free agent deal with the Cincinnati Bengals. The All-Big Ten performer met with the AFC North franchise earlier in the week. Now he’ll try to follow in the footsteps of several recent IU linebackers who have seen the field in the NFL. Casey was among the nation’s best at the linebacker position with 109 tackles on the 2023 season, which included a Big Ten-best 20.0 tackles for loss – a total that ranked No. 2 in the FBS at the end of the regular season. The only…

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Watch below as The Daily Hoosier caught up with priority IU basketball recruiting target Braylon Mullins on Saturday in Westfield, Ind. The 6-foot-5 Mullins is a consensus 4-star and top-100 recruit in the 2025 class. Mullins averaged 25 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 3.2 steals per game for Greenfield Central H.S. (Greenfield, Ind.) this season. He shot 56% from the field overall, including 43% from three on 142 attempts. To see Mullins’ 2023-24 junior season highlights, GO HERE. https://youtu.be/f93KkquCPuE For complete coverage of IU basketball recruiting, GO HERE.    The Daily Hoosier –“Where Indiana fans assemble when they’re not at Assembly”…

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IU football picked up a commitment from a class of 2025  top-40 cornerback on Friday evening. 6-foot-1 and 173-pound Chris McCorkle announced his commitment to Indiana on his social media pages.  The Hoosiers offered him in January, and McCorkle has scheduled an official visit to Indiana on May 31. The Sarasota, Fla. (Cardinal Mooney H.S.) product plays both sides of the ball in high school.  He posted 13 receptions for 371 yards and seven TDs on offense, and added 37 tackles, nine interceptions and 15 pass break-ups on defense. According to the On3 Industry Average, McCorkle is a 3-star, the…

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Luke Goode will follow in the footsteps of his father and uncles. The 6-foot-7 Illinois wing announced he is transferring to Indiana. Goode immediately gives IU a potent three-point shooting threat on the perimeter. In 20.1 minutes per game in 2023-24, Goode averaged 5.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per contest for the Illini.  His shooting splits were 45.5% from two, 38.9% from three, and 65.2% from the foul line. Goode ranked first on the Fighting Illini in 3-point percentage and second in 3-pointers made (61). For his three-year college career, Goode has made 38.8% of his three-point shots on 219…

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As Indiana shows interest in transfer portal prospects we’ll provide a quick profile with our transfer portal names to know series. Of course we’ll cover prospects more if things progress beyond initial interest. Next up is Monmouth center Nikita Konstantynovskyi.  Konstantynovskyi told The Daily Hoosier he’s had multiple conversations with Indiana recently.  With three scholarships still open, the frontcourt is still an area of need for the 2024-25 season. The 6-foot-10 and 245-pound Konstantynovskyi is coming off his most productive season of college basketball — his lone season at Monmouth.  He started in 32 of 33 games this past season…

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Indiana nabbed a perimeter sniper familiar with the Big Ten from the transfer portal on Thursday evening. Former Penn State guard Shay Ciezki announced on her Instagram page she’s headed to Bloomington. The 5-foot-7 Ciezki spent her first two years of college with Penn State.  In 2023-24, she averaged 11.5 points, 2.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds per game.  Her shooting splits were 42.3% overall, 36.8% from three and 90.2% from the free throw line.  Ciezki was named honorable mention All-Big Ten. The Buffalo, N.Y. product was Penn State’s top option at guard during her two seasons in Happy Valley. As…

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Indiana women’s basketball has made an addition to at least in part address the void left by Mackenzie Holmes. 6-foot-3 Tennessee transfer forward Karoline Striplin announced on Thursday morning she is transferring to IU. “Karoline is a tough post player who can score inside and out while also establishing herself as a great post defender,” IU coach Teri Moren said in a release.  “She is a player who we’ve faced a couple of times and have been familiar with since high school, so we know her skill set and work ethic will be the perfect fit for us. We are…

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Yes, it is definitely still way too early to look at preseason rankings for the 2024-25 college basketball season. But it does seem like a useful exercise to compare what we think we see happening in Bloomington against the national perspective. Since Indiana added Myles Rice, Kanaan Carlyle, Oumar Ballo and Bryson Tucker over the last few weeks, at least four national outlets have said the Hoosiers are a top-20 team next season. Although the transfer portal closes next week, rosters are still very much in a state of flux. And that includes Indiana, as they are still looking to…

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