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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 Daily Hoosier breaks down the upcoming Indiana football season into the top eight themes.
- IUBase has details on how you can watch former Hoosier Sam Travis in Indianapolis in August.
- The IU men’s soccer schedule has been finalized for 2018 and it includes four nationally televised games.
- A good read ($) on The Athletic regarding Juwan Morgan and Romeo Langford with insights and quotes from players and coaches. You’ll have to subscribe but cancelling is easy if you so choose.
- From ESPN, D.J. Jeffries’ dad says Kentucky ‘unprofessional’ about decommitment. After similar sentiments from Romeo Langford’s Dad last year, are we witnessing the start of a change as it relates to John Calipari’s run of recruiting dominance?
- Big Ten East football news — new bombshells regarding Urban Meyer and what he knew regarding a series of domestic abuse incidents.
- Here’s more on James Blackmon Jr.’s plans to play in Italy for the upcoming season.
Kym Royster will be an important returning veteran as IU women’s basketball tries to keep the momentum rolling.
Take a listen to the The Daily Hoosier this morning on the The Morning Madness with Jim Coyle, and stay tuned for Eric Gordon, Sr. right after our segment.
TWEET OF THE DAY
Coach Clif Marshall getting some serious results…
? Standing Vertical + 6.5 inches higher.
? Deadlift + 195 lbs more weight.
? 185 lb Bench Press + 10 reps.
? Pullups + 16 reps. pic.twitter.com/lZ3igXH5bv
— Coach Clif Marshall (@ClifMarshall) July 31, 2018
FREE IU AND BIG TEN RECRUITING NEWS
- The Daily Hoosier has more on the latest class of 2020 men’s basketball offer — Isaiah Jackson.
- Samari Curtis, an Ohio 2019 guard that Indiana had taken a look at and had in for a visit has committed to Cincinnati.
- Rivals has the latest on Brandon Newman’s recruitment.
- You can check out our profile page on Newman here.
- Also from Rivals — the latest on Isaiah Stewart, with a list cut coming soon.
- Trendon Watford had a big week in Vegas, including a nice game here against Matthew Hurt and Zeke Nnaji. He seems to have had a lot more burst and speed than in prior weeks:
In one of his final AAU games and against a big time opponent (D1 Minnesota), Trendon Watford (Hoop City Elite 17U-TN) did not disappoint and led his team to a victory.
— AAU Basketball Coverage (@aau_bball) August 1, 2018
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