Duke’s Plumlee Family Domination and Tom Crean’s Strategy (Video)

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This is some great college basketball insight here. Well actually, some fantastic college hoops parody. It comes to us from The Onion Sports Dome. We have Coach K.’s recruiting domination of the Plumlees, Indiana Hooisers coach Tom Crean’s unconventional methods to stop Jared Sullinger and Ohio State, and the true motivation of Jimmer Freddette.

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Tom Crean: The Reason That Marquette Is In the Big East

The comparison between Marquette and Creighton works on a number of levels. Both schools have a Jesuit tradition with campuses that are located in urban areas. They also have been supported locally by alumni and a segmented passionate segment of their cities’ populations. There is a difference in population size between Omaha and Milwaukee, but there is also a discrepancy in the amount of options that exist to compete for the entertainment dollar in the two markets.

The disclaimer to this piece is that the blogger is a Marquette alumnus, but don’t hold that against the university. It was an oversight due to a clerical error. Tom Crean brings energy and enthusiasm to the Indiana Hoosiers program that must make John Mellencamp proud. It almost entices me to want to jump into a pick-up truck and start a riff on my acoustic guitar. The fact that he took on the challenge of rehabing the program in the immediate aftermath of Kelvin Sampson destroying it tells us he’s a master motivator.

By Patrick Herbert

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99 in 99: #83 Indiana Hoosiers

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The resurrection of Indiana basketball is in its third season under Tom Crean.  Bumps in the road were to be expected and that is exactly what has happened for the Hoosiers as the program has experienced their worst two seasons in school history.

The Sports Bank‘s 99 team college basketball previews in 99 days takes us to Hoosierland.  Indiana is the fourth Big Ten to be ranked in the bottom seventeen out of all 72 power conference teams and the top 27 mid-majors.  Click here if you missed teams #84-#99.

By: David Kay

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College Hoops 101

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By: David Kay

If you don’t get a chance to watch a ton of college hoops during the week, have no fear.  College Hoops 101 is your stop for all you missed in the past week and what to look for in the next few days.  This week’s edition focuses on a rough weekend for the best conference in America and the resurrection of a historic program.
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