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The Daily Hoosier Report: The Latest in IU News and Recruiting Notes (7/27)

Every day we scour the internet and social media to bring you the best in IU and Big Ten news and recruiting notes.  It’s your daily one stop shop for comprehensive and free IU Athletics related information.

 Here’s today’s latest IU Athletics and Big Ten coverage + recruiting news from around the net:

THE BEST IN FREE AND INDEPENDENTLY OWNED IU COVERAGE

  • The Herald Times‘ Mike Miller profiles IU offensive lineman Wes Martin.
  • IU swimmer Blake Pieroni upsets world champion Caeleb Dressel to win the men’s 100m freestyle at the U.S. Swimming Championships.
  • Mike Davis admits he wasn’t ready at Indiana. But he’s ready to prove himself at Detroit Mercy.
    • Small world:  A former Mike Davis assistant is going to be the new head coach at Hazel Green High School in Alabama, the home of class of 2019 recruiting target Kira Lewis.
  • Rival watch — Purdue previews Indiana.

HOOSIER SIGHTS

Check out the annual IU photo shoot:

HOOSIER SOUNDS

Kent Sterling does it again — former IU guard and current Nebraska assistant Michael Lewis joined the show:

TWEET OF THE DAY

Makes every meal taste…..perfect:

FREE IU AND BIG TEN RECRUITING NEWS

[See our class of 2019 recruiting board here]
 
  • We’re continuing to track the IU coaches and the Hoosier-centric news from the final July live period here.
  • Andrew Slater reported via Twitter that Kira Lewis said “Alabama, Auburn, TCU, Kansas, Indiana and Ole Miss have been recruiting him hardest. Will decide between going (reclassifying) in 2018 or 2019 in early August.”
  • The Memphis Commercial Appeal does a deep dive on the Trendon Watford / Memphis relationship.
  • Is Indiana still in the mix for 2019 guard Rocket Watts?  They were seen watching him earlier this week and his recruitment still appears to be more open than we thought.
  • Matthew Hurt is down to eight schools.  Its a brutal eight schools, but we’re telling you there’s a chance.  See what he had to say about IU.
    • Hurt and Watford went head to head last night in Vegas, with several accounts indicating that Watford was the best player on the floor.
  • Zeke Nnaji is in regular contact with IU.  See what he has to say about the Hoosiers here.
  • Trayce Jackson-Davis updates his recruitment from Fort Wayne:

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