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  1. Hoosierinbham

    Armaan Franklin Commits to IU

    Went several years in the 80's to Mccracken camp on Lake James. Dave was a great leader and story teller. He would wake us up in the mornings by loudly singing "Roll out the barrels.." Terrific memories.
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    Matthew Hurt

    Kris Humphries was one and done, and played for numerous teams in the NBA. He is probably best known as Mr. Kardashian.
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    Penn State - IU game thread

    They were both bogus. Announcer even pointed it out on the first one questioning what he could have done differently. Cronk had one later where he had the guy in a headlock that obviously was legit. They were two huge score and momentum shifting calls.
  4. Hoosierinbham

    Penn State Primer and Prediction

    Thanks for the breakdown TDH. Always enjoy your information. Indiana football fans are Charlie Brown trying to kick the football. One of these days we'll actually kick the darn ball when it matters. Until then, I'll keep kicking even if the Iowas, MSUs, and PSUs keep yanking the ball away at the last minute.
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    Isaiah Stewart Cuts IU

    Great work. Don't forget those that were recruited over and transferred. Marcus Lee, Kyle Wiltjer, and Charles Matthews come to mind off the top of my head. Wouldn't be surprised if Quade Green was next if his playing time at the point is reduced this year as it was at the end of the season last year. Don't see him playing over Immanuel Quickley.
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    Trendon Watford

    Speaking to people involved with the Mountain Brook program, all I'm hearing is Memphis with fan hopes for Bama. As for our Hoosiers, I just wonder how much interest is simply respect for the program. If we could make a run in the tourney, and get some elite commitments by early spring, maybe we could ride the momentum to a commitment from Trendon. Hopefully the Watfords pay attention to the differences in competition and national TV exposure. No one else on his list can touch us in those areas. Also, seeing Romeo excel with a strong, experienced supporting cast should contrast well with a team of young, inexperienced and unproven talent at Memphis.
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    2019 DJ Jeffries decommits from Kentucky

    Glad someone else sees this about Saban as well. He has taken care of business when gifted the opportunity, but I still have a hard time with a team that failed to win their division title, and didn't even PLAY for their conference championship, playing to be called NATIONAL champion. I guess it's not his fault for playing the hand ESPN helps deal him. Rant over.
  8. Hoosierinbham

    Keion Brooks Jr.

    Once again, thank you for what you and CoachSS bring to this board. Love the appreciation that is exhibited when you guys bring the latest info. We all know things can change at any moment, but civil fans with passion is what this is all about. Even when you and SS hear different things, you both show each other and all members great respect in your discussions. Nobody is trying to talk or act like a big shot that needs to demean others to build their rep. Much appreciated.
  9. Hoosierinbham

    Trendon Watford

    Too bad Trendon isn't an elite guard. Think this would be a different situation. Would really help if the Watfords were from Indy as well. Although, Lexington isn't THAT much closer to Birmingham.
  10. Hoosierinbham

    Keion Brooks Jr.

    Hope this means Keion pops for us first, followed relatively closely by TJD.
  11. Hoosierinbham

    Trendon Watford

    Agree with this. I would add, Trendon is bigger and has a much better post game at the same age. Trendon has also had better coaching and training. I've heard the Watford's really like Archie and his staff, but think one of the southern schools will win out in the end. I personally wonder about the effect of going to a school like Memphis that won't have much national TV exposure.
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    Romeo Langford

    Just to state it again, what a great environment you have developed here. Amazing content and people, while maintaining civility and egoless sharing of information any of us may acquire. I'd like to think these are some of the best Hoosier qualities. Thank you again Mile for the effort to create and maintain this. I was in Atlanta teaching this weekend and was asked to show two gentlemen where the elevators in the hotel are. I noticed the aau program from Alabama, and thought I recognized one of the players. He just so happens to be the top 2018 player in the state, Myreon Jones. I mentioned I live in Birmingham and asked him about his recruitment. They said they have an upcoming visit to Penn State. When I started discussing the Penn State team in detail, his dad looked at me like I was crazy. I just replied I was from Indiana. His response with a big smile, "ok, that makes sense." Our passion for hoops is known nationwide.
  13. Hoosierinbham

    Trendon Watford

    Home games are attended very well by Mountain Brook. Success and a new gym have made it quite popular. Attendance by opposition fans varies greatly based on the school. Generally it's pretty weak unless it's an Over the Mountain rival. Of course, I'm from Indiana, so my attendance expectations are pretty skewed Btw, love your basketball reports. Greatly appreciated.
  14. Hoosierinbham

    Trendon Watford

    Like the theory, and I haven’t heard anything worth sharing on Trendon, but he wouldn't face much backlash. He probably catches more grief for being a "Brookie" (negative term people use for Mountain Brook residents), than he would for going to Indiana. I think most Alabama fans would understand because of being a legacy, and respect Indiana as a blue blood. Plus, quite a few kids from Mountain Brook go to IU because of KSB and a strong Jewish population. Now if he was a five star quarterback and chose to leave the state...
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    Trendon Watford

    Having seen Trendon play a ton, this is a very good assessment. Saw Christian play in high school as well, and Trendon has a better shot at the same age. Keep in mind, not only does Trendon have an older brother that played for us to show him the ropes, he also has access to much better coaching and training facilities. Trendon is MUCH stronger at the same age, and has a post game Christian didn't. He has the ability to affect shot's at the rim on defense, and go baseline and dunk on the opposite side on offense. Mountain Brook pressures the ball full court defensively the entire game, and Trendon is able to stay with smaller players pretty well. He is also an able and willing passer when drives are cut off. Everyone basically has the green light from three, and Trendon is pretty unselfish for someone so talented. Haven't received any definitive news yet locally, but I'll pass on what I hear. Most folks are Bama fans and concerned only about Spring football right now, or the ones that care about basketball are pissed Trendon may go elsewhere.