The Assembly Call IU Basketball Podcast and Postgame Show

The Assembly Call IU Basketball Podcast and Postgame Show

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The Assembly Call, founded in 2011, is the original online postgame show for IU hoops and one of the longest-running podcasts dedicated to Indiana Hoosiers basketball.
[456] IU-Butler Postgame Show: Juwan Morgan Takes Over at the Crossroads Classic … Again
Dec 15 • 62 min
On Saturday, Indiana won yet another close game, coming back to beat Butler in the Crossroads Classic on a last-second shot by Big Shot Rob Phinisee. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this…
[455] Trayce Jackson-Davis Scouting Report and Quarter-Term Grades
Dec 13 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, Ryan delivers his long-awaited TJD scouting report, we hand out our quarter-term grades, and we analyze the bracketology impact of the Butler game. And much more. On the mics: Jerod, Ryan, and Andy … and Randy? • [00:27]…
3 Keys to Indiana Beating Butler on Saturday
Dec 13 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana faces Butler on Saturday in the Crossroads Classic. • These three keys will likely determine the outcome of the game. • A Hoosier player received his second gold jersey of the season. • On this date in IU…
The ‘Astonishing’ Impact of Juwan Morgan’s Passing Out of the Post
Dec 12 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Archie Miller provides updates on Race Thompson, IU’s free throw shooting, and this week’s practice schedule. • Ben Ladner details the “astonishing” impact of Juwan Morgan’s passing out of the post. • More praise…
Remembering Eric Anderson — An Underrated IU Great
Dec 11 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana is back in the top 25! • Romeo Langford wins another Freshman of the Week honor. • We reflect on the underrated, productive, successful IU career of the late Eric Anderson. For the links mentioned in this…
[454] Banner Monday: Mailbag, B1G Roundup, B201 on IU’s Inside-Out Offense, Butler Preview
Dec 10 • 100 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday … • [2:31] Jerod and Ryan answer your lingering IU basketball questions in this week’s mailbag. • [28:52] Mike DeCourcy stops by to discuss his thoughts on IU and provide insight on the rest of the Big Ten. •…
IU One of Only 3 Big Ten Teams To Accomplish This Early-Season Feat
Dec 10 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Will Indiana be in this week’s top 25? • Indiana is one of three teams to accomplish this impressive early-season feat. • The Hoosiers have a long, and much-needed, week of practice in the lead up to the Butler…
[453] IU-Louisville Postgame Show- ‘Big Shot Rob’ Strikes Again
Dec 8 • 70 min
On Saturday, Indiana defeated Louisville in a close one, 68-67. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this episode: Jerod Morris, Ryan Phillips, and Zach McCrite. Among the topics discussed: —…
[452] Did Clifton Moore Show He’s Ready for More Minutes?
Dec 6 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the most important stories from the past week in Indiana basketball. On the mics: Jerod, Andy, and Ryan. • [00:27] In Segment One, we deliver our opening thoughts, provide the details of the content we’re…
One Key Metric to Track Saturday When Louisville Visits Bloomington
Dec 6 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana is favored over Louisville this Saturday. • This metric may determine who wins the game. • Indiana’s defense continues to show signs of growth. • The FORUM Tip-Off Classic takes place this weekend. For the…
Hoosiers Grind Out A Road Win
Dec 5 • 3 min
On today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Rob Phinesee takes a step forward • Romeo leads the away again • Another strong defensive performance leads the way For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. And remember to…
[451] IU-Penn State Postgame Show: Rob Phinisee Carries IU Across Finish Line
Dec 4 • 61 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana overcame a poor start and a shaky finish to grind out an important road win over Penn State in Happy Valley. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this episode: Andy and…
Penn State Presents Tricky, Dangerous Road Matchup for IU
Dec 4 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Penn State presents a tricky matchup for an IU team that has struggled on the road. • Keys to victory for IU. • Will Juwan Morgan play? • Indiana not in either top 25 poll … how far did they drop? • What is the…
[450] Banner Monday: Mailbag, B1G Roundup, B201 on Romeo’s Defense, Penn State Preview
Dec 3 • 97 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday … • [2:25] With Ryan a late scratch, Jerod answers your lingering IU basketball questions in this week’s mailbag. • [24:24] Mike DeCourcy stops by to discuss his thoughts on IU (he was at the Northwestern game) and…
It’s Not Just IU — Indiana’s Opponents Aren’t Making Free Throws Either
Dec 3 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana’s first Big Ten road game is tomorrow. • We await word on whether Juwan Morgan will be available to play. • KenPom continues to like the Hoosiers a bit more than the human polls. • Indiana’s defensive…
[449] IU-Northwestern Postgame Show: Romeo Leads Late as Hoosiers Survive Big Ten Opener
Dec 1 • 61 min
On Saturday, Indiana opened Big Ten play with a victory by surviving a tough, defensive-minded Northwestern team and a late-game injury to Juwan Morgan. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this…
[448] Why Justin Smith’s Breakout Season Hasn’t Materialized (Yet)
Nov 29 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the most important stories from the past week in Indiana basketball. On the mics: Jerod, Andy, and Ryan. • [00:27] In Segment One, we deliver our Hoosier Proud Banner Moment, opening thoughts, explain the…
Ultra-Competitive Big Ten Schedule Begins This Weekend
Nov 29 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana didn’t tumble quite as far in the computer rankings as you might have expected. • Some IU numbers are good, others are frighteningly bad. • Indiana opens Big Ten play against Northwestern and Penn State. •…
Hoosiers Pay the Price for Sloppy Start
Nov 28 • 3 min
On today’s Banner Morning: • Indiana’s offensive struggles across the board • Turnovers plague the Hoosiers…again • More sloppy passing For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. And remember to use the URL…
[447] IU-Duke Postgame Show: Hoosiers Walk Into Bear’s Mouth at Cameron … and Get Swallowed Whole
Nov 28 • 69 min
On Tuesday night, Duke demolished Indiana with a first half blitzkrieg of length, defensive pressure, and dunks that Indiana had no answer for. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this episode:…
Devonte and Zach Are Back Practicing … Will They Play Tonight?
Nov 27 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana plays Duke tonight at 9:30 ET … with the Blue Devils a heavy favorite. • Devonte Green and Zach McRoberts returned to practice. Will they be ready to play tonight? • The new AP poll is out. • The NCAA’s new…
[446] Banner Monday: IU-Duke Preview, Big Ten Roundup, Listener Mailbag
Nov 26 • 68 min
On this week’s special (Ryan’s back!) edition of Banner Monday … • [2:17] Jerod and Ryan answer your IU basketball questions in this week’s mailbag. • [24:57] Mike DeCourcy stops by to discuss his thoughts on IU, the Duke matchup, and provide insight on…
One of Indiana’s Injured Players Proclaims Himself #Back
Nov 26 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana has seen its KenPom ranking steadily fall since reaching #16 after beating Marquette. • One of Indiana’s injured players has proclaimed himself ready to go. • The Hoosiers put the full-court press on Trayce…
[445] IU-UC Davis Postgame Show: Good Thing Juwan Is a Badass
Nov 23 • 68 min
On Friday night at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Indiana defeated UC-Davis 76-62 despite being in the lead for just over five minutes of game action. While most of Indiana’s players struggled through frustrating ups and downs, Juwan Morgan was sensational ……
A Few Early Statistical Trends Worth Paying Attention To
Nov 22 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana returns to the court Friday night against UC Davis. • The biggest storyline: who will be available to play? • A few early-season statistical trends on offense are concerning … • … But most of the defensive…
A Late Rally Helps Put Mavericks Away
Nov 21 • 3 min
On today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Juwan’s hot night • Romeo just keeps scoring • Damezi Anderson’s help down the stretch • Despite being thin, the Hoosiers found a way to win For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
[444] IU-UTA Postgame Show: Hoosiers Get A Short-Handed, Sloppy Win
Nov 20 • 68 min
On Tuesday, Indiana defeated UT-Arlington by a score of 78-64. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this episode: Andy Bottoms and special guest Galen Clavio. Among the topics discussed: — What…
3 Keys to Dominating Undersized, Inexperienced UT-Arlington
Nov 20 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • IU faces UT-Arlington tonight at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall • UT-Arlington has no size or experience … but somehow they get to the FT line a lot. • 3 keys to for IU to fulfill the KenPom prediction and dominate…
[443] Banner Monday: Mailbag, B1G Roundup, B201, UTA Preview
Nov 19 • 83 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday … • [2:30] Jerod answers your IU basketball questions in this week’s mailbag — including whether Archie was speaking to one player in particular with his offseason comments about players needing to be ready to…
Hoosiers Fall Short After Final Possession Falls Flat
Nov 19 • 3 min
In this edition of Banner Morning: • Romeo’s solid performance • The second half emergence of Juwan Morgan • What went wrong on the final possession • Reaction from the heartbreak For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
[442] IU-Arkansas Postgame Show: Hoosiers Can’t Overcome Mistakes in Tough Road Loss
Nov 18 • 64 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana fell 73-72 in Fayetteville to the Arkansas Razorbacks. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this episode: Jerod, Andy, and Coach. Among the topics discussed: — Why…
[441] In Praise of Al Durham (Plus: A Game of ‘Fair or Too-Soon-to-Tell?’)
Nov 15 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we … • [0:30] Deliver our opening thoughts and discuss the unfortunate news about Jerome Hunter’s injury. • [14:23] Break down Al Durham’s outstanding game on Wednesday night and what it means (or doesn’t…
An Impressive Win Through A Balanced Attack
Nov 15 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • A very balanced attack from the Hoosiers in a big win • Romeo’s big night • Rob Phinesee turns in his best performance • Short-handed? No problem For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
[440] IU-Marquette Postgame Show: Undermanned Hoosiers Dismantle Marquette’s High-Efficiency Offense
Nov 15 • 69 min
On Wednesday night at raucous Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Indiana overcame a slew of injuries to crush the visiting (and ranked) Marquette Golden Eagles. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for…
3 Keys to Beating Marquette and Trayce Clarifies His Recent Comments
Nov 14 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • All the basics you need to know for tonight’s IU-Marquette game • The latest injury updates on Race, Jerome, Devonte, and Zach • 3 keys to beating the Golden Eagles • Trayce provides clarity on when he plans to make…
Race Thompson Suffers Yet Another Injury
Nov 13 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Archie Miller updated Indiana’s injury situation, and it continues to be concerning. • The new AP poll is out. Indiana isn’t in it, but their next opponent is. • The 4th annual Gavitt Games begin tonight. • Look at…
[439] Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, Basketball 201, Marquette Preview
Nov 12 • 87 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday … • [2:25] Jerod delivers his Banner Moment and answers your lingering IU basketball questions in this week’s mailbag. • [22:51] Mike DeCourcy stops by to discuss his thoughts on IU provide insight on the rest of…
After Historic Performance, IU Defense Is About to Be Tested
Nov 12 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana had a record-setting defense performance on Friday night … • … but Archie Miller still sees plenty of room for improvement. • Marquette’s top player put up insane numbers in their second game. • The Jerome…
[438] IU-Montana State Postgame Show: Defense Shines in Final Regular Season Tune-Up
Nov 10 • 58 min
On Friday night, Indiana demolished Montana State. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this episode: Andy and Coach.
[437] IU’s Guard Situation, Trayce Jackson-Davis’ Recruitment, and Montana State
Nov 8 • 56 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the biggest thing we’re each looking for in IU’s game against Montana State, analyze the play and potential future roles of Rob Phinisee and Devonte Green, and offer our perspective on Trayce…
Indiana’s Final Pre-Marquette Tuneup Beckons on Friday
Nov 8 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • KenPom predicts a big IU victory on Friday night. • Additional reaction to Indiana’s victory over Chicago State • Jon Crispin offers unique insight into Indiana’s free throw shooting woes and Zach McRoberts’…
Archie Miller Displeased With Indiana’s Defense in Season-Opening Blowout
Nov 7 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Romeo Langford had a strong college debut. • Archie Miller was not pleased with Indiana’s defense. • Free throws linger as an issue. • Robert Phinisee’s steady hand will likely keep his playing time high. • Evan…
[436] IU-Chicago State Postgame Show: Romeo Puts Offensive Arsenal on Display in Debut
Nov 6 • 64 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana opened the Romeo Langford Era with a 104-55 drubbing of overmatched Chicago State. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this episode: Jerod, Andy, and a Segment 3…
Injury Updates on Devonte Green, Al Durham, Race Thompson
Nov 6 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana hosts Chicago State tonight on BTN • Chicago State is … not good. • Archie Miller provides updates on Indiana’s injured players. • Juwan Morgan and Romeo Langford named to another watch list. • Trayce…
[435] Mailbag, Burning B1G Questions, Basketball 201 on Packline D, and Chi State Preview
Nov 5 • 86 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday: • Ryan Phillips is on hand to tackle your mailbag questions with Jerod. • Mike DeCourcy joins us for his Big Ten Roundup in which we answers six questions submitted by Assembly Call community members. • Ben Ladner…
Victor Oladipo Is Even More Clutch Than You Think
Nov 5 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • The Hoosiers’ season-opening opponent is … not good. • Indiana’s shooting stats through two exhibition games are impressive. • Archie Miller announces which charity he’ll be supporting. • Pressure? Romeo Langford…
[434] IU-Southern Indiana Postgame Show: Rob Phinisee Impresses in IU Debut
Nov 1 • 61 min
On Thursday night, Indiana defeated Southern Indiana in the Hoosiers’ first and only public exhibition game. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics for this episode: Jerod, Andy, and Ryan. Note: this…
Devonte Green, Race Thompson Will Not Play in Tonight’s Exhibition Game
Nov 1 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • You have to have a BTN Plus account to watch tonight’s game v Southern Indiana. • Devonte Green and Race Thompson (and maybe a few others) will mis tonight’s game with injuries. • A few other nuggets from Archie…
More Details on Loyola Scrimmage (Plus a New Gold Jersey Recipient!)
Oct 31 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana released more details about the Loyola scrimmage. • The Hoosiers play tomorrow night! • A new Hoosier has been awarded the gold practice jersey. • Romeo Langford made two preseason All-America teams. • Two…
Archie Reveals Two Players Were Held Out of Scrimmage with “Nagging Injuries”
Oct 30 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Archie Miller’s first radio show was last night, and he revealed a few interesting nuggets. • Student seating will be a little different this year. • Two national writers have praise for Indiana. • Is De’Ron Davis…
[433] Mailbag, B1G Best Case/Worst Case, Basketball 201, and USI Preview
Oct 29 • 85 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Jerod and Ryan answer your questions in our Monday mailbag, Mike DeCourcy joins us to go best case/worst case for each Big Ten team, Ben Ladner returns for another edition of Basketball 201 breaking down ball…
Reports Indicate Indiana Played Well in Closed Scrimmage Against Loyola Chicago
Oct 29 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana participated in a closed scrimmage yesterday against Loyola Chicago, and reportedly fared very well. • SI.com has praise for Archie Miller as he heads into Year Two. • Inside Indiana Basketball resumes…
[432] Chronic Hoosier Talks Rotation, Corruption Trial, and IU Memories
Oct 25 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we are joined by Chronic Hoosier to discuss a variety of topics, including: • Who we project to be the 9th and 10th men in Indiana’s rotation • Whether the offense or defense will be the bigger strength of…
National Analyst Calls Juwan Morgan Indiana’s “Best, Most Valuable Player”
Oct 25 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Inside the Hall’s Big Ten Power Rankings are out. • Matt Norlander ranked all 351 college basketball teams — where were the Hoosiers on the list? • Romeo is high on a new NBA Draft Big Board. • Justin Smith is named…
Someone New Is Wearing the Gold Practice Jersey
Oct 24 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Someone has taken the gold practice jersey from Juwan Morgan. • IU and Tom Ostrom surface in a sidebar conversation at the college basketball fraud trial. • The AP All-America team was announced, and one Hoosier…
Archie Miller Invites IU Students to Practice
Oct 23 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Archie Miller is inviting IU students to a practice. • A new practice video is out … complete with IU’s stars doing exactly what you expect them to be doing. • Indiana is #28 in the preseason AP poll … and yes,…
[431] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, and Defending the Pick-and-Roll
Oct 22 • 82 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Jerod and Ryan answer a handful of your questions in our mailbag segment, we get Mike DeCourcy’s preseason thoughts on IU and the Big Ten at large, and then Jerod and Ben Ladner take a deep dive into two different…
Highlights From the Initial KenPom Rankings
Oct 22 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • The preseason KenPom rankings are out … and Indiana makes a significant jump from where they ended last season. • Troy Williams has a new home, which includes a familiar face. • Freddie McSwain got drafted. • Happy…
[430] The NBA’s Big Announcement, Another Coach K Rant, and a Silly Preseason Debate
Oct 18 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we debate Ryan’s oft-uttered assertion that Indiana might actually be better next season than they will be this season. Plus, we discuss the NBA’s big announcement from Thursday and Coach K’s asinine comments…
Keion Brooks Sets His 5th and Final Official Visit
Oct 18 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • CBS announced its top 101 players in college basketball — with Romeo and Juwan high on the list. • Damezi Anderson was Indiana’s first commit in 2018 and may have exactly the skills Indiana needs to rebound next…
Victor Oladipo’s Junior Year Improvement, Summed Up In One Amazing Stat
Oct 17 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Romeo Langford receives more preseason recognition. • Archie Miller discusses IU’s point guard situation. • Rob Phinisee looks to contribute as a freshman. • ESPN announces its 2018-19 college hoops schedule. • John…
Jerome Hunter Flying Under the Radar as Season Approaches
Oct 16 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • People may be overlooking Jerome Hunter, but he has the talent to contribute as a freshman. • Juwan Morgan is out to an early lead over a Duke freshman in one preseason player of the year fan poll. • Armaan Franklin…
TJD’s Final 3 and Positive Early Reports on Rob Phinisee
Oct 15 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Trayce Jackson-Davis announced his final 3 on Friday night. There were no surprises. • 8 Hoosiers appear poised to start the season on NBA rosters. • An IU legend has used art to aid in his recovery from a stroke. •…
[429] Big Ten Predictions and B1G Media Day Takeaways
Oct 11 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we react to the comments made by Archie, Juwan, and Zach and Big Ten Media Day, and then we deliver our predictions for the Big Ten standings, surprise team, and All-Conference team. On the mics this week:…
Could Romeo Become “The Face of College Basketball”? (One ESPN Expert Thinks So)
Oct 11 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • IU posted a new practice video to its social media accounts — we provide three quick takeaways. • Where does IU fall in the annual unofficial Big Ten media preseason poll? • One ESPN expert predicts Romeo Langford…
What Are The Chances Indiana Lands Both Trayce and Keion?
Oct 10 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Big Ten Media Day is tomorrow. • De’Ron Davis has learned from his time in rehab. • Keion Brooks is feeling then pull if staying in-state. • What are the chances both Trayce and Keion end up at IU? • The Wildermuth…
Trendon Watford, Matthew Hurt Still Considering Indiana
Oct 9 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Matthew Hurt describes what he’ll be watching this season when it comes to Indiana. • Trendon Watford looks to set his official visits — and Indiana remains on the list. • A top in-state prospect in the Class of…
Juwan Morgan’s Captaincy Off to a Golden Start
Oct 8 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Juwan Morgan’s captaincy is off to a great start. • What’s the latest on Trayce and Keion? • Matt Hurt provides an update on who the main schools are in his recruitment. • Happy belated birthday to a recent Hoosier…
[428] Buy/Sell the Most Common Post-Hysteria Narratives
Oct 4 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the benefits of “secret” scrimmages and publicly announcing captains, then play a fun game of buy or sell with some of the most common narratives coming out of Media Day and Hoosier Hysteria. On…
Victor Explains the Motivation Behind His Donation
Oct 4 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • All signs are pointing toward a more consistent Devonte Green manning the point for IU this season. • Victor Oladipo shares more insight on why he donated to the locker room renovations. • Happy birthday to one of…
Keion Brooks Discusses His Official Visit and What’s Next
Oct 3 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Jeff Rabjohns and Brian Snow of 247Sports talked to Keion Brooks after his official visit — what did they learn? • Updates on a couple of former IU targets. • Chris Holtmann lands another top-50 recruit for Ohio…
Don Fischer Singles Out This Hoosier for High Praise
Oct 2 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Archie announces this year’s team captains. • Don Fischer makes some interesting comments during a radio appearance. • Jeff Goodman reports on Indiana’s “secret scrimmage” • Trayce Jackson-Davis dishes about his…
The Most Important, Enduring Moment From Hoosier Hysteria
Oct 1 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • We recap one of the most hyped Hoosier Hysterias ever. • Romeo Mania moves from the prep ranks to his college campus. • The most important, enduring moment from the weekend. • Trayce and Keion finally have their…
[427] Hoosier Hysteria Reaction Show: The Most Important Takeaways From a Fun Day in Bloomington
Sep 29 • 49 min
On this edition of The Assembly Call, we provide instant reaction to the official kickoff the 2018-19 season — Hoosier Hysteria. We discuss what stood out, in terms of the overall experience (Jerod was there in person) and in terms of individual…
[426] Media Day Takeaways and Hoosier Hysteria Preview
Sep 27 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss what comments stood out the most from Wednesday’s Media Day and also look ahead to Hoosier Hysteria this weekend. On the mics this week: Jerod, Andy, and Coach. Rundown with timestamps below. ——-…
5 Comments That Stood Out From Archie’s Media Day Press Conference
Sep 27 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • We run down some highlights from media day, including a great quote from Romeo and five interesting observations by Archie. • We learned what the increased Hoosier Hysteria budget is going toward. • Indiana appears…
Keion Brooks Announces Final 6 and Happy Birthday to the GOAT
Sep 26 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • A few more details about Hoosier Hysteria trickle out. • One analyst has high praise for how good this Indiana team can be. • How many points will Juwan Morgan average? • Keion Brooks lists his final 6 schools. • A…
Practice Begins as Big Recruiting Weekend Looms
Sep 25 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Practice is officially here! • Indiana just missed the cut of another preseason top 25. • The Hoosiers’ top two recruiting priorities will be at Hoosier Hysteria … but another 5-star target will not be. • A simple…
Hoosiers Host 4-Star 2020 Guard on Official Visit
Sep 24 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Inside the Hall completed its list of the top 25 players in the Big Ten … where did Romeo and Juwan end up? • Michigan State got a big commitment in the Class of 2019 • Archie Miller and his staff hosted a 4-star…
[425] Juwan Morgan’s Guarantee and 3 Teams Stats That Must Improve in 2019
Sep 20 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we react to Juwan Morgan’s many interesting comments from his podcast appearance with Andy Katz before breaking down three team stats that Indiana needs to improve upon this season to make good on Juwan’s…
Juwan Morgan Included In Yet Another Impressive Preseason List (He’s #2)
Sep 20 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Archie Miller will have a role at Saturday’s football game. • Juwan Morgan makes another impressive preseason list. • Former in-state IU target Brandon Newman made his college choice. • Why Indiana needs to (and…
BM: Juwan Morgan Makes a Strong Statement
Sep 19 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Juwan Morgan appears on Andy Katz’s podcast … and makes a couple of strong statements. • Blue Ribbon doesn’t consider IU to be a top 25 team … but a couple of other college hoops experts do. • Rivals updated their…
BM: Indiana No Longer in the Running for 4-Star Guard
Sep 18 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Several recruiting updates — including Indiana appearing to be off the board for a 4-star guard • Robert Johnson has a home for NBA training camp • Inside the Hall begins its countdown of the top 25 players in the…
BM: How to Support Jordan Hulls’ 6th Annual Never Lose Hoop Golf Outing
Sep 17 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • The IU schedule is basically set, as tip time and TV info comes in for two more non-conference games • Clif Marshall introduces IU fans to the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition • Archie Miller and staff host…
[424] De’Ron Davis Offseason Analysis and Reaction to Archie’s Podcast Appearance
Sep 13 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we use Archie Miller’s recent comments about De’Ron Davis on the College Hoops Today podcast as a jumping off point for assessing what is fair to expect from De’Ron this year, how he improved last season, and…
BM: Which IU Prospects Received USA Basketball Invites?
Sep 13 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Clif Marshall tweets out video of a fun new athletic performance toys. • Romeo Langford makes another top freshman list. • Which IU prospects received invites to the upcoming USA Basketball mini camp? (And which…
BM: Indiana Ranked #20 in Jeff Goodman’s Preseason Top 25
Sep 12 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Jeff Goodman’s preseason top 25 rankings include the Hoosiers … and three other Big Ten teams. • Brian Snow provided updates on Keion Brooks Jr. and Trayce Jackson-Davis. • Rivals updated their top 150 for the Class…
Banner Morning: 5 Highlights From Archie Miller’s Appearance on the College Hoops Today Podcast
Sep 11 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • We run down the five most interesting comments Archie Miller made during his appearance with Jon Rothstein on the College Hoops Today podcast. • Armaan Franklin provides some insight on why he chose IU … and what he…
Banner Morning: Indiana Offers Class of 2021 Point Guard
Sep 10 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana extends a scholarship offer to a top in-state point guard. • Armaan Franklin’s high school coach provides insight on what makes him special. • Happy birthday to one of the most consistent Hoosiers of…
[423] Armaan Franklin Commitment Reaction and Scouting Report
Sep 6 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss this week’s top story: Armaan Franklin giving Archie Miller his first commitment in the class of 2019 — and yet another in-state recruit to build his program around. On the mics this week: Jerod,…
Banner Morning: Hoosiers Hosted a Special Visitor on Wednesday
Sep 6 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • The Hoosiers hosted a special visitor on Wednesday: Brenda Tracey from settheexpectation.org. • The Armaan Franklin intrigue ratchets up as a pro-IU Crystal Ball pick finally comes in. • The latest on Trendon…
Banner Morning: Armaan Franklin Commitment Watch Continues
Sep 5 • 2 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Who is the perceived leader for Armaan Franklin as IU and Purdue fans await his commitment? • A guard target in the class of 2020 has scheduled a visit to Bloomington. • Happy birthday to a man who played and coach…
Banner Morning: Why Zach McRoberts Needs to Shoot More This Season
Sep 4 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • We analyze Zach McRoberts’ offensive limitations, and what he can do to be a more credible offensive threat when he’s on the court. Join us every Thursday night for our live broadcast of Assembly Call Radio, and…
Banner Morning: The Latest on Indiana’s Top Guard Targets in the Class of 2019
Sep 3 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Jahmius Ramsey schedules his official visit, Armaan Franklin’s decision awaits, and Brandon Newman announces his Final 4. • A few more preseason rankings are out, with Indiana hovering around the same spot in each.…
[422] What the NCAA Got Right and Wrong This Offseason
Aug 30 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we reflect on what has been a busy offseason for the NCAA as it tries to clean up college basketball and improve the NCAA Tournament selection process. In addition, we tackle the debate about names on the…
Banner Morning: 6 Interesting Nuggets About the 2018-19 Schedule and Roster
Aug 30 • 4 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • IUHoosiers.com posted a compilation of team and player notes on Wednesday. We present six of the most interesting highlights. • Lindy’s college basketball preview magazine is out … and they are severely underrating…
Banner Morning: The Biggest Key to Justin Smith Making a Leap as a Sophomore
Aug 29 • 7 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Juwan Morgan is a cover boy. • ESPN updated its top 100 rankings for the Class of 2019. • Eric Bossi weighed in on IU’s 2019 recruiting. • We continue our look at the individual stats that most need to improve for…
Banner Morning: Highlights from Romeo Langford’s Updated NBADraft.net Scouting Report
Aug 28 • 5 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • We get another glimpse into IU’s offseason workout routine • NBADraft.net updates its scouting report for Romeo Langford — what strengths and weaknesses stand out? • We continue our series on individual stats that…
Banner Morning: A Handful of Weekend Recruiting Updates
Aug 27 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • A top-5 player in the Class of 2019 has IU in in his final six. • One of Indiana’s top targets will be going elsewhere for an official visit this weekend. • Indiana hosted a 4-star guard on campus this past weekend.…
[421] IU Schedule Breakdown and the NCAA’s New ‘NET’ Ranking System
Aug 24 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we provide a full breakdown of Indiana’s recently released 2018-19 schedule and also have our renowned bracketologists analyze the NCAA’s new RPI-replacement … something called ‘NET.’ On the mics this week:…
Banner Morning: 6 Observations About Indiana’s 2018-19 Schedule
Aug 22 • 5 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Jerod delivers six observations about the full IU schedule for the 2018-19 schedule, which was released on Tuesday. • Where did the Hoosiers’ attendance rank nationally last season? (And how far has it dropped over…
Banner Morning: Updated Roster Suggests a Longer, Stronger IU Team
Aug 21 • 2 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana released an updated roster for the 2018-19 season, and it’s clear the Hoosiers will be a more physically imposing team. • Indiana’s two pre-Christmas Big Ten games were revealed on Monday • A player with an…
Banner Morning: Happy Birthday to One of the Great Winners in IU History
Aug 20 • 2 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • A reminder about this week’s Big Ten schedule announcement • An IU guard target for the class of 2019 schedules an official visit … with Purdue • We wish happy birthday to one of the great winners in Indiana history…
Banner Morning: Two New Non-Conference Dates Revealed
Aug 17 • 4 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • We learned the dates for the Montana State and UC-Davis games. • A 4-star IU prospect lists the Hoosiers … among his final 10! • On this date in IU history, Indiana inked its first LOI from a Chicago Public Schools…
[420] Non-Conference Schedule Analysis by Two Top-10 Bracketologists
Aug 16 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, our decorated duo of bracketologists analyze Indiana’s non-conference schedule — both in terms of their personal feelings about it, and how it might affect Indiana come March. On the mics this week: Jerod,…
Banner Morning: Date of Big Ten Schedule Announcement Revealed
Aug 16 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • We now know when the Big Ten mens basketball schedule will be released • Corey Evans of Rivals had a few thoughts on Indiana’s 2019 recruiting targets • A former Hoosier was back in Cook Hall getting shots up • And…
Banner Morning: Hot Prospect Lists IU Among Final 8
Aug 15 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • A fast-rising prospect listed IU among his final 8 last night • We remember the first sign of trouble for The Movement • Happy birthday to a certified IU legend, and another player who had a modest career but did…
Banner Morning: One Individual Stat That Must Improve for IU This Season
Aug 14 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Trayce Jackson-Davis’ high school schedule is out — which game should all IU fans pay attention? • Analyzing one individual stat that must improve for this year’s IU team to reach its potential Remember to come hang…
Banner Morning: Another Non-Conference Opponent Reveals Itself
Aug 13 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Indiana makes the cut for a 2019 guard prospect • On Sunday, we found out another non-conference opponent for the upcoming season • A quick rundown of the schedule, with preseason ranking projections included…
[419] Recruiting, NCAA Rule Changes, Clifton Moore … And More
Aug 9 • 55 min
This week on The Assembly Call, we cover a hodgepodge of topics in yet another week without any major IU basketball news to capture our focus. On the mics this week: Jerod, Ryan, and Coach Tonsoni. In Segment One (2:20), we discuss the latest recruiting…
Banner Morning: New 2019 Offer and NCAA Announcement Leads to Confusion
Aug 9 • 4 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Visit updates on James Bouknight and Zeke Nnaji • Indiana extends a new offer to a 6-10 center in the Class of 2019 • The NCAA announces some important rules changes … to the confusion of all, and the consternation…
Banner Morning: Wednesday, August 8th
Aug 8 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Two new schedule dates were announced yesterday • An IU recruit released his top 4 … was Indiana included? • A Big Ten school repainted their floor … does it matter? Remember to come hang out with us on Thursday…
Banner Morning: Tuesday, August 7th
Aug 7 • 2 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning: • Armaan Franklin sets his IU official visit • An IU target is celebrating a big birthday today • Another scrimmage was posted … and we dare to make a few observations • A Big Ten coach underwent successful double…
Banner Morning: Trayce Jackson-Davis Announces His Final 6 and Visit Plan
Aug 6 • 3 min
In today’s inaugural edition of Banner Morning (a little experiment we’re trying during this slow part of the offseason), Jerod Morris discusses the biggest story from the weekend: Trayce Jackson-Davis’ announcement of his final six schools and fall visit…
[418] How Evan Fitzner’s Strengths (and Weaknesses) Will Fit on This IU Roster
Aug 2 • 54 min
This week on The Assembly Call, we continue our offseason player-by-player breakdown series by focusing on grad transfer Evan Fitzner and how the things he does well (and the things he doesn’t) will fit on this year’s IU roster. On the mics this week:…
[417] The 3 Biggest Challenges Archie Miller Will Face in Year Two at IU
Jul 26 • 55 min
This week on The Assembly Call, we talk a lot about coaching — including the characteristics of a good coaching staff, and the challenges Archie Miller will face in his second season at IU. On the mics this week: Jerod, Ryan, and Coach Brian Tonsoni. In…
[416] The First of Many For Romeo?
Jul 19 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, Jerod, Ryan, and Andy cover a wide range of topics pulled from this week’s headlines. In Segment 1, Jerod analyzes the potential importance of (or reads WAY too much into) what we saw from Romeo Langford in Wednesday’s…
[415] AUA: Recruiting, Player Projection O/Us, and Most Underrated Players of Last 25 Years
Jul 12 • 55 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we turn the show over to you. It’s our first Ask Us Anything episode and, as expected, you didn’t disappoint with your questions. The show kicks off in Segment 1 (2:08) with commentary on Indiana’s remarkable resiliency…
[414] Can Al Durham Outperform Expectations Again as a Sophomore?
Jul 5 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we continue our offseason player analysis by discussing Al Durham. Al burst onto the scene early in his freshman season, displaying a refreshing care for the basketball for a program that had been struggling with…
[413] What Will Zach McRoberts’ Role Be With More Young Talent on the Roster?
Jun 28 • 55 min
This week on The Assembly Call, we continue our offseason player breakdown series by looking at Zach McRoberts. Each of the last two seasons, Zach has played a larger role than anyone imagined entering the season. With Indiana’s influx of young talent,…
[412] Which Current Hoosiers Will Play in the NBA?
Jun 21 • 53 min
This week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio was recorded while the NBA draft was going on, so we decided to make it our own little IU-themed draft party. First, we discuss which players on the current roster will someday play in the NBA. Romeo is a lock,…
[411] The Best/Worst IU Draft Picks of The Last 30 Years
Jun 14 • 55 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we hit a couple of headlines and then dive into an IU history topic that is perfect for a slow news week with the NBA draft fast approaching. We open by discussing the freshmen arriving on campus, and why it’s important…
[410] Mailbag: What Is The Most Surprising Recent Season By an IU Player?
Jun 11 • 31 min
It’s time for another mailbag, where we catch up on all the questions you submitted on Thursday that we didn’t have time to include in our AC Radio broadcast. Jerod opens with a quick thought about the Indiana All Stars’ performance against Kentucky over…
[409] Justin Smith Offseason Analysis: What Will The Breakout Look Like?
Jun 7 • 53 min
This week, we continue our offseason player-by-player breakdown by focusing on Justin Smith. Justin is easily the most common answer when you ask IU fans and analysts what player is most likely to break out next season. But what will that breakout look…
[408] Mailbag: What Are Reasonable Expectations for Romeo?
Jun 4 • 33 min
We’re trying something new this week: a Monday mailbag. This gives us an opportunity to answer the questions we couldn’t get to last Thursday night, as well as pick up some new ones. In this episode, Jerod opens with some thoughts on Rob Phinisee (why…
[407] IU-Duke (Again!) and Expectations for Juwan’s Senior Season
May 31 • 54 min
After a few slow weeks there was a flurry of IU basketball news over the past couple of days. And we cover it all on this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio. • Why Juwan Morgan’s senior season will be one of the most anticipated in the last two decades…
[406] Remembering Bill Mallory: In His Players’ Words
May 30 • 143 min
In this special edition episode of The Assembly Call, you will hear from five men whose experiences with Bill Mallory span from his early days at Colorado all the way into the 90s at Indiana. They tell their stories, and share the lessons they learned.…
[405] Analyzing IU’s Fading APR (Plus: Andy’s Bill Mallory Tribute)
May 24 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss a rather disappointing and potentially devastating story that broke this week regarding Indiana’s fading APR. How did it get so bad, and what needs to happen for Indiana to avoid harsh penalties (like missing…
[404] Is Devonte Green Primed For a (Gulp) Breakout?
May 17 • 55 min
This week, we begin our offseason player-by-player breakdown series. First player up: Devonte Green. Indiana has been searching for stability at point guard ever since Yogi Ferrell graduated. Devonte has shown he has the talent to be a solid — at times…
[403] The Biggest Strength and Weakness for Jerome, Rob, Damezi, Jake, and Race
May 10 • 54 min
This week, we dedicate some time to the incoming freshmen NOT named Romeo Langford — a group that we were all very excited about even before Romeo’s commitment vaulted Indiana’s incoming recruiting class into the top 10. We go player by player — Jerome…
[402] Romeo, Evan Fitzner, and Fun With Lineup Combinations
May 3 • 55 min
Finally, Indiana’s roster for the 2018-19 season is starting to take on its final shape. We’re still awaiting word from Juwan Morgan on whether he’ll be back or not, but the recent commitments of Romeo Langford and grad transfer Evan Fitzner solidifies 13…
[401] Special Edition: Romeo Langford Post-Announcement Show
Apr 30 • 79 min
What a night for Romeo Langford. What a night for the city of New Albany. What a night for Archie Miller, the Indiana Hoosiers, and IU basketball fans everywhere. Romeo Langford’s epic recruitment finally came to an end on Monday night, with Langford…
[400] The 10 Most Meaningful Moments From the 2017-18 Season
Apr 26 • 53 min
Next week will be all about Romeo (we hope), so we decided to use this week’s show to take a look back and reflect on the most meaningful moments from the 2017-18 season. Admittedly, there weren’t as many meaningful and memorable moments (at least…
[399] Locker Room Talk and IU Recruiting Roundup
Apr 19 • 55 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we kick things off by acknowledging the importance of the recent gift the IU men’s basketball team received from the Roberts family — which will result in much-needed renovations to the locker room area in Simon-Skjodt…
[398] What Would 2018-19 Look Like with Romeo and Juwan?
Apr 12 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio we address the two biggest IU basketball stories of the week: Romeo Langford announcing his decision date and location, and Juwan Morgan announcing his intention to submit his name for the NBA Draft and receive feedback on…
[397] IU Still a Blue Blood … On the Balance Sheet, At Least
Apr 5 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we begin by honoring the women’s basketball team for winning the WNIT. Then Andy and Ryan give their opening statements, and we delve into a potpourri of topics: • Our lingering thoughts on what IU fans can…
[396] 9 Lessons From This Year’s Final Four Participants
Mar 29 • 57 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we break down the Final Four in the only real way we can make it relevant for an Indiana basketball show. And that is: the lessons that Archie Miller and IU fans can take from this year’s Final Four participants, as we…
[395] Busting Myths About Archie and the Pack Line Defense
Mar 21 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we are joined by special guest host Galen Clavio from Crimson Cast. He helps us take aim at the unnecessary and irrational fears expressed by some Indiana fans in the immediate wake of Virginia’s loss to UMBC…
[394] What Must Happen for Indiana to Make Next Year’s NCAA Tournament
Mar 14 • 54 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio (recorded a day earlier than normal so as to not conflict with Thursday night’s opening round NCAA Tournament games) we deal with our disgust at another NCAA Tournament opening without Indiana by looking ahead…
[393] Grading Archie Miller’s First Year in Bloomington
Mar 8 • 54 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we spend almost the entire episode discussing Archie Miller’s first year in Bloomington, giving him grades in the following categories: — On-court success — Program culture — Recruiting — Staff Management —…
[392] IU-Rutgers Postgame Show: Another Big Ten Tournament Disappointment
Mar 2 • 80 min
On Thursday night, the Hoosiers fell to Rutgers 76-69. Indiana started the game looking like they would run the Scarlet Knights out of Madison Square Garden, but the dominance quickly swung in the other direction. And the result was yet another…
[391] IU-Ohio State Postgame Show: Reflections on a Thrilling But Devastating Senior Night Defeat
Feb 24 • 77 min
On Friday night, Indiana fell 80-78 to Ohio State on Senior Night as CJ Jackson etched his name forever into the most nightmarish section of IU lore. The day after the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show … from the…
[390] The 3 Most Important Factors for The Rest of This Season
Feb 22 • 53 min
This week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio is a little unorthodox. Instead of recording via our YouTube channel in separate locations, like we usually do, we recorded in-person at the studio of CBS Sports 1430 in Indianapolis. We’re back home again in…
[389] IU-Nebraska Postgame Show: Hoosiers Fall Apart Late in Lincoln
Feb 21 • 67 min
On Tuesday evening, Indiana fell well short in Lincoln on what was an off-night for most guys, especially the guards. The offense stalled, there was some foul trouble, and there were a LOT of turnovers. It was a night that seemed like a step back given…
[388] IU-Iowa Postgame Show: Robert Johnson Delivers the Best Performance of His Career
Feb 17 • 69 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana overcame a red hot shooting start from Iowa en route to an 84-82 win. Robert Johnson stole the show and put his name in the Indiana record books for his three-point shooting, Devonte Green continued to look comfortable and,…
[387] Projecting the Futures of Justin Smith and Al Durham
Feb 15 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: —An in-depth examination of the potential of Justin Smith and Al Durham, how their careers project moving, and what recent Indiana players are the best comps for each. —Some Big Ten Tournament…
[386] IU-Illinois Postgame Show: Juwan Morgan Leads Another Strong Defensive Effort
Feb 15 • 65 min
On Valentine’s Day evening, Indiana outlasted Illinois 78-68, exacting revenge for the Illini’s victory in Champaign. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. Among the topics discussed: — Why Juwan Morgan…
[385] IU-Minnesota Postgame Show: Devonte Green’s Rapid Ascent Continues
Feb 9 • 65 min
On Friday evening, Indiana handled Minnesota at home for its second straight impressive victory. Devonte Green stepped up again, Freddie McSwain played hard and Robert Johnson finally looked comfortable in the win. Among the topics discussed: — Yet…
[384] What’s At Stake Down the Stretch (Plus: Did You Realize?)
Feb 8 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: — The moment in the Rutgers game that was a microcosm of Devonte Green’s recent growth. — The Michigan Grad Transfer Rule for Big Ten Champions (and whether or not Indiana’s expected push to add a…
[383] IU-Rutgers Postgame Show: Hoosiers Ace Final One-Day Turnaround Test
Feb 5 • 67 min
On Monday evening, Indiana handled Rutgers in what was a delightfully hot start for Indiana from the field. Despite a couple of cold stretches, the Hoosiers were able to rely on their defense to maintain a healthy lead. Among the topics discussed: — How…
[382] IU-Michigan State Postgame Show: Winning Effort Undermined by More Miserable Shooting
Feb 4 • 79 min
On Saturday evening, Indiana 63-60 to Michigan State in a game that was night-and-day different from the game up in East Lansing … except for the final result. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. Among the…
[381] Bad Roster or Underperforming Roster
Feb 1 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: —- “Settling” the Chris Holtmann / Archie Miller debate — Whether this roster that is underperforming or is just a bad roster —- How hopeful we are about our shooting improving next year, with or…
[380] IU-Ohio State Postgame Show: Buckeyes Bury Indiana Early
Jan 30 • 63 min
On Tuesday evening, Indiana fell 71-56 to Ohio State. The Buckeyes got out to a hot shooting start, and Indiana would never recover. To the Hoosiers’ credit, they fought back and forth for the remainder of the game, but they were unable to climb out of a…
[379] IU-Purdue Postgame Show: Hoosiers Falter Down the Stretch Against Purdue’s Poise and Size
Jan 28 • 68 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana fell 74-67 to Purdue in a game that turned out to be more competitive than most expected. Indiana went toe-to-toe with Purdue for 36 minutes, but the experienced Boilermakers were more poised down the stretch — and had the one…
[378] Free Throw Woes, Devonte Green, and IU-Purdue Memories
Jan 25 • 54 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: — How sensational Juwan Morgan has been over the last two games. — Why losing to Illinois was so infuriating and avoidable. — What Indiana can do, at this stage of the season, to fix its free…
[377] IU-Illinois Postgame Show: Poor Guard Play Dooms Hoosiers in Champaign
Jan 25 • 69 min
On Wednesday night, Indiana lost a very winnable game at Illinois. Juwan Morgan was a bright spot on an otherwise dark night, but even he was afflicted with the free throw issues that plagued the entire team. Among the topics discussed on this edition of…
[376] IU-Maryland Postgame Show: Healthy Morgan Makes the Difference
Jan 22 • 59 min
On Monday night, Indiana battled back and forth with Maryland with a surprisingly healthy Juwan Morgan leading the way. Among the topics discussed: — What a healthy and productive Juwan means for this team’s success — How Justin Smith can maximize his…
[375] IU-Michigan State Postgame Show: Spartans Dominate Overmatched Hoosiers
Jan 19 • 57 min
On Friday night, Indiana fell to Michigan State 85-57 in a game Michigan State controlled from start to finish. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. Among the topics discussed: — Why Indiana’s response response…
[374] The Template for Beating Michigan State
Jan 18 • 73 min
On this special extended edition of Assembly Call Radio, Jerod, Ryan, and Andy discuss a range of topics: — The importance of Romeo Langford’s visit to Bloomington on Sunday. — The crazy schedule gauntlet that begins with Indiana’s trip to Breslin Center…
[373] IU-Northwestern Postgame Show: Splendid 2nd Half Shows How Good These Hoosiers Can Be
Jan 14 • 65 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana demolished Northwestern 66-46 in a game that barely felt that close for a good stretch in the second half. The story of the game was the Hoosiers’ defense, which was suffocating for 36 minutes, before Northwestern used some…
[372] Our Most Optimistic Scenarios for How This Season Will Finish
Jan 11 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: — The importance of how Indiana started against Penn State. — What the loss of De’Ron Davis means moving forward (especially against Purdue and Michigan State). — Jerod does a deep dive into the…
[371] IU-Penn State Postgame Show: Morgan Leads Workmanlike Hoosier Effort
Jan 9 • 67 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana defeated Penn State 74-70 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. Among the topics discussed: — How Juwan Morgan, once again, took over for Indiana in key…
[370] IU-Minnesota Postgame Show: Tough-Minded Hoosiers Grind Out Win in The Barn
Jan 6 • 67 min
On Saturday evening, a short-handed Indiana team playing without De’Ron Davis and Collin Hartman defeated a similarly short-handed Minnesota squad that was playing without two starters. It was a game Indiana won with toughness, togetherness, grit, and the…
[369] Making Sense of the Post-Wisconsin Panic
Jan 4 • 53 min
Indiana’s poor performance in the second half against Wisconsin, which led to yet another loss in Madison, seemed to set off a surge of panic among some members of the fan base. In this week’s episode of The Assembly Call, we … — Try to make sense of why…
[368] IU-Wisconsin Postgame Show: Hoosiers Waste Opportunity to End Kohl Center Streak
Jan 2 • 71 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana delivered a dispiriting second half effort against a depleted Wisconsin roster and lost to the Badgers yet again in the Kohl Center. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. Among the…
[367] IU-Youngstown State Postgame Show: McRoberts and Morgan Lead the Way
Dec 29, 2017 • 66 min
After a rather underwhelming first half at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on Friday night, Indiana led Youngstown State 29-20. The Hoosiers were struggling offensively, but Youngstown State was struggling even more — especially from downtown. With Zach…
[366] Midseason Assessment and Why Ryan Hates Coach K
Dec 28, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we finally deliver on two long-awaited segments. First, we provide our midseason assessment of this year’s Hoosiers. Ryan has said all season that it hasn’t been fair to judge this team until late December.…
[365] Special Edition: Memories of the Remarkable 1993 Indiana Hoosiers
Dec 23, 2017 • 101 min
In the annals of Indiana history, no seasons are bigger than the five commemorated with banners in Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Outside of those five seasons, two probably stand taller than any others: the 1975 season and the 1993 season. Most IU fans…
[364] IU-Tennessee Tech Postgame Show: Selflessness, Intensity Lead to Bounce-Back Win
Dec 22, 2017 • 72 min
Indiana needed a major bounceback performance after Monday night’s utter collapse against Fort Wayne. The Hoosiers delivered on Thursday night. On this episode of The Assembly Call, Jerod Morris, Andy Bottoms, and Zach McCrite discuss: — Why Indiana’s…
[363] IU-Fort Wayne Postgame Show: Indiana State All Over Again (But Worse)
Dec 18, 2017 • 73 min
For the second year in a row, Fort Wayne took advantage of a unfocused Indiana team that played well below its potential. On this edition of The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show we discuss: — The one positive from tonight’s game: Zach McRoberts’ scoring…
[362] IU-Notre Dame Postgame Show: The Juwan Morgan Game
Dec 16, 2017 • 72 min
This one may go down in the annals of Indiana basketball history as The Juwan Morgan Game. Indiana’s junior forward was spectacular on Saturday afternoon, leading his Hoosiers to a much-needed overtime victory against Notre Dame in the Crossroads Classic.…
[361] Stock Up/Stock Down and Insights From Andy’s Lineup Analysis
Dec 14, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, the usual crew is back. Jerod, Andy, and Ryan discuss: — The impressive recent performances of Indiana’s incoming recruits — The continuing strong play of Juwan Morgan — Why beating Notre Dame is essential…
[360] IU-Louisville Postgame Show: So Close…Again
Dec 9, 2017 • 52 min
It was another hard-fought loss for Indiana in this one. The Hoosiers played well to start the game, but slowly started to fade from there. The lack of senior leadership down the stretch, mainly Robert Johnson’s quiet afternoon, haunted Indiana’s play.…
[359] Evaluating IU’s First Two Conference Games
Dec 7, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we break down Indiana’s first two Big Ten games, answer any lingering questions that came out of those three games, and some X’s and O’s, including three point defense and feeding the post. Then, a little bit…
[358] IU-Iowa Postgame Show: Hoosiers Rally in 2nd Half for Runaway Win
Dec 4, 2017 • 58 min
This was a game of major runs. Indiana went on a 19-6 run to end the first half, then Iowa countered with a 17-5 run to start the second half, and finally Indiana regained control and blew the game open with a 29-9 run to build a 77-55 lead before Iowa…
[357] IU-MIchigan Postgame Show: A Learning Experience
Dec 2, 2017 • 62 min
After a hard-fought battle with Duke on Wednesday, Indiana came out slow against Michigan. Bad shot selection and lackluster defense at times plagued the Hoosiers down the stretch. There were promising signs that arose during a second-half run that cut…
[356] Where Does IU Stand as Big Ten Play Begins?
Nov 30, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss more of Indiana’s loss to Duke, including a report from our student intern Michael Dugan, who was at the game, about the environment. Then, we talk about what we know for sure about this Indiana…
[355] IU-Duke Postgame Show: 35 Damn Good Minutes
Nov 30, 2017 • 69 min
Indiana played Duke, the #1 team in America (and one of the most talented in recent memory), to a draw through 35 minutes on Wednesday night. The score was 75-75, but from that point forward, Duke outscored the Hoosiers 16-6 to complete a 10-point…
[354] IU-Eastern Michigan Postgame Show: Old Guards Lead Way to Best 40 Minutes of Season
Nov 24, 2017 • 72 min
It took six games, but the Indiana Hoosiers finally turned in their first consistent 40-minute performance on Friday afternoon in an impressive 87-67 victory over Eastern Michigan. — Robert Johnson and Josh Newkirk led the way from a scoring perspective,…
[353] IU-Arkansas State Postgame Show: Juwan Morgan’s Dominance Leads Hoosiers
Nov 22, 2017 • 69 min
Indiana continues to struggle at the beginning of halves, but on Wednesday night their excellent play to close halves was the difference in a 17-point victory over Arkansas State. It was a game that showed, in spurts, how efficient this IU team can be…
[352] IU-South Florida Postgame Show: RoJo and Juwan Lead Strong 2nd Half Bounceback
Nov 19, 2017 • 70 min
Despite a strong first couple of minutes, Indiana played a mostly uninspiring first half against South Florida — with turnovers and atrocious defensive rebounding contributing to a one-point halftime lead for South Florida (one of the worst remaining…
[351] Perspective on RoJo and IU’s Rough Opening Week
Nov 16, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, which features special guest host Brian Tonsoni (the official coach of The Assembly Call), we provide some perspective on Indiana’s tough opening week. We discuss some good, bad, and ugly stats, and also…
[350] IU-Seton Hall Postgame Show: Solid First Half Disintegrates in Second
Nov 15, 2017 • 71 min
For 20 minutes on Wednesday night, we caught a glimpse into the future. Indiana took a couple of powerful blows from a very good Seton Hall team and the Hoosiers punched right back, displaying the mental toughness, physical toughness, and execution that…
[349] IU-Howard Postgame Show: Freshmen Step Up as Indiana Escapes with Win
Nov 12, 2017 • 68 min
Indiana defeated Howard — the worst team on its schedule — 86-77 on Sunday night in a game that was far closer than anyone predicted or hoped. The game featured yet another injury for Juwan Morgan, who appeared to sprain his ankle. Fortunately, Justin…
[348] IU-Indiana State Postgame Show: “Soft” Hoosiers Get Shellacked in Opener
Nov 10, 2017 • 65 min
Indiana State came into Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall and dominated Indiana in the first game of the Archie Miller era, winning 90-69 in a game that barely even felt that close. We tried to make sense of this shocking loss on the latest edition of The…
[347] Rob Phinisee Interview and Season Predictions
Nov 9, 2017 • 54 min
In this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we have a special guest: point guard Rob Phinisee, who signed his letter of intent this week to join Jerome Hunter, Damezi Anderson, and Jake Forrester (plus Race Thompson too) in Archie Miller’s first…
[346] IU-UIndy Postgame Show: TO Improvement Continues and Hartman Makes Triumphant Return
Nov 5, 2017 • 63 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana completed its exhibition schedule with a 74-53 victory over the University of Indianapolis. After the game, Jerod and Ryan broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. Among the topics discussed: — De’Ron Davis’…
[345] Headlines and Secret Overreactions
Nov 2, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we linger a bit on the first exhibition game, react to a few comments from Archie Miller’s first weekly coach’s show, and discuss the latest IU basketball headlines. Then we debut a new segment called “Secret…
[344] IU-Marian Postgame Show: A Solid Beginning to the Archie Miller Era
Oct 29, 2017 • 62 min
The Hoosiers finally hit the hardwood against an opponent other than themselves on Saturday night. Among the biggest takeaways from Archie Miller’s first game as the head coach of Indiana were fewer turnovers and better team defense — along with the…
[343] Romeo, Darius, and What KenPom Projections Mean for IU
Oct 26, 2017 • 54 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss a number of topics. We begin by hitting on recruiting, of course, because it’s been the hottest topic of the week. We discuss what we’re hearing about Romeo Langford and Darius Garland, and what it…
[342] Hoosier Hysteria Post-Scrimmage Reaction and Analysis
Oct 21, 2017 • 63 min
Saturday night in Bloomington, we got first look at actual live basketball played by an Archie Miller-coached Indiana team. It was, as you would expect, and up-and-down performance from just about everybody, and we break it all down on this edition of The…
[341] Frontcourt Preview: In-Depth on Juwan, De’Ron, Collin, and More
Oct 19, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we go in-depth on Indiana’s frontcourt for the 2017-18 season. Using advanced stats and our own analysis, we give you insight on what to expect from Juwan Morgan, De’Ron Davis, Collin Hartman, Justin Smith,…
[340] In-Depth Analysis of Robert Johnson and Indiana’s Backcourt
Oct 12, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we continue our in-depth preview of the upcoming Indiana basketball season. We break down the backcourt, going in-depth with advanced stats to provide insight on what to expect from Robert Johnson, Josh…
[339] The Biggest Question Facing Every Big Ten Team
Oct 5, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we dive deep into the Big Ten conference. We assess the biggest questions facing each of Indiana’s Big Ten opponents as we enter the season, and we give our projections for the Big Ten standings and where the…
[338] Scandal Talk and IU Media Day Reaction (with Galen Clavio)
Sep 28, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss … what else? The massive scandal that erupted this week in college basketball. — What are the short-term and long-term implications? — How does this affect Indiana now? — How could it affect the…
[337] Chronic Hoosier on Archie, Romeo, and the Upcoming Season
Sep 21, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we are joined by special guest host Chronic Hoosier. We discuss the continued momentum of the Archie Miller Era on the recruiting trail, after the Hoosiers made news with a number of 5-star prospects this…
[336] Jake Forrester Scouting Report and Preseason Expectations
Sep 14, 2017 • 52 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we are joined by special guest Alex Bozich from Inside the Hall. Alex is also Jerod’s co-host on Podcast on the Brink. We discuss Indiana’s latest commit for the Class of 2018 — Jake Forrester. We also update…
[335] Celebrating IU History with @IUArtifacts
Sep 7, 2017 • 52 min
On this week’s edition, we discuss the latest IU basketball headlines, and then welcome our guest Chris Williams, the man behind the @IUArtifacts Twitter.
[334] Recruiting Update and Some IU Football Talk
Sep 1, 2017 • 51 min
On this week’s edition, we discuss the latest with IU basketball and also discuss the football team’s epic season opener against Ohio State and more.
[333] Radio: Rob Phinisee Scouting Report and Impact
Aug 24, 2017 • 52 min
On this week’s edition, we discuss the commitment of Rob Phinisee, touch on the Grant Gelon story, then hit interesting headlines and answer your questions.
Quick Hit: The Biggest Question Now Facing Archie Miller
Aug 24, 2017 • 3 min
Today’s news that Indiana is bringing 3-star forward Jake Forrester in for an official visit got me to thinking …
[332] IU Basketball Schedule Deep Dive
Aug 17, 2017 • 52 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we take a deep dive into the 2017-18 IU basketball schedule, which was released on Wednesday. We also answer your questions, discuss some interesting comments by Archie Miller, and more.
[331] Is Juwan Morgan Ready to Break Out?
Aug 10, 2017 • 51 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss Juwan Morgan’s potential for a breakout junior year, some important housekeeping issues (Assembly Call Bingo and the #HealthyHoosiers Challenge!), how to balance being a journalist and a fan, a…
[330] Radio: Top 25 Players in Big Ten and AC Origin Story
Aug 3, 2017 • 49 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the latest on IU’s schedule, Inside the Hall’s list of the top 25 players in the Big Ten, and answer your Twitter questions — including one about how this show got started in the first place.
[329] IU-Arizona, Clif Marshall, and More
Jul 27, 2017 • 50 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the potential IU-Arizona series, the continued progression of Indiana’s players physically under Clif Marshall, answer your questions, and much more.
[328] Radio: Scouting Reports on IU’s 3 New Commitments
Jul 21, 2017 • 51 min
On this week’s episode, we discuss the recent flurry of commitments Archie Miller scored this, provide detailed scouting reports, and answer your questions.
[327] Radio: Media Day Takeaways
Jul 14, 2017 • 51 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss our top takeaways from Tuesday’s media availability (including one quote from Juwan Morgan that has Jerod all kinds of excited). We also discuss the many IU players having strong Summer Leagues and…
[326] Which Recent IU Record Will Stand Longest?
Jul 7, 2017 • 51 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss Victor Oladipo landing back in Indiana, Tom Crean’s thank you, and then we answer some great questions you sent in, including which record set during the Tom Crean era will last longest and who is…
[325] Talking IU Schedule, NBA Draft, and More
Jun 30, 2017 • 51 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the latest on IU’s 2017-18 schedule, react to the NBA draft results for Indiana, answer your Twitter questions, and more. Programming note: You can listen to Assembly Call Radio live on CBS Sports…
[324] Radio: The 10 Most Important Players of the Tom Crean Era
Jun 22, 2017 • 50 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we get you caught up on the latest IU basketball news (such as there is any this time of year), answer your Twitter questions, and then dive into a fun topic: the 10 most important players of the Tom Crean…
[323] Radio: The Potential Impact of Two More Big Ten Games
Jun 15, 2017 • 51 min
On this week’s show, we discuss that latest on the draft stocks of OG and Thomas Bryant, potential addition of two games conference games, and more.
[322] Radio: Duke is Coming to Bloomington
Jun 8, 2017 • 51 min
On this week’s edition of Assembly Call Radio, we react to the exciting news that Duke will be coming to Bloomington for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. We also react to Thad Matta’s firing, Archie Miller’s comments at Huber’s Winery, and answer your questions…
[321] Victor Oladipo (with Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall)
Jun 7, 2017 • 34 min
On this week’s episode of Podcast on the Brink, Alex Bozich and I interviewed IU legend Victor Oladipo. Alex and I also talked about the Huber’ Winery event, updated the latest on IU’s recruiting, and dissected some of the similarities and differences…
[320] Radio: Grant Gelon to Transfer — What Does It Mean?
May 25, 2017 • 51 min
On this weeks episode, we discuss Grant Gelons decision to transfer and what it means for Indianas future, answer some GREAT Twitter questions, and more.
[319] Radio: What Kind of Elite Program Should Indiana Strive to Be?
May 18, 2017 • 51 min
On this weeks edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss Robert Johnsons (apparent) decision to return for his senior season, answer your questions, and then dive into what type of elite program we want to Indiana to be under Archie Miller.
[318] Radio: IU 3-on-3 Draft (Plus: The Impact of JBJ s Departure)
May 11, 2017 • 51 min
On this weeks radio show, the guys discuss James Blackmons departure, the importance of Robert Johnson coming back and have some fun with a 3-on-3 draft.
[317] Radio: Thomas Bryant’s Decision and the Optimistic Outlook for Juwan Morgan
May 4, 2017 • 51 min
On this weeks edition of The Assembly Call, Andy and Ryan discuss Thomas Bryants decision to enter the NBA draft, the latest IU basketball recruiting news, the Big Ten season starting much earlier in December, and look ahead to Juwan Morgans junior season…
[316] Radio: De’Ron Davis Challenged by Archie Miller
Apr 27, 2017 • 51 min
On the latest radio show, we discuss Archie Millers challenge to DeRon Davis, Millers recent meeting with the media, and more.
[315] Mark Titus on Playing for Archie Miller
Apr 25, 2017 • 49 min
Mark Titus (@ClubTrillion) brings a unique perspective to the discussion about Archie Miller at Indiana. Mark grew up an Indiana fan before walking on at Ohio State. While a Buckeye, he got first hand experience playing for a young assistant coach named ……
[314] Radio: Clifton Moore, In-State Recruiting, Headlines, Q&A
Apr 21, 2017 • 53 min
On this weeks edition of Assembly Call Radio, we go in-depth on Indianas recruiting, discuss the biggest headlines, and answer your Twitter questions.
[313] Radio: Justin Smith Scouting Report and Coaching Staff Breakdown
Apr 14, 2017 • 51 min
On the latest episode of Assembly Call Radio, Alex Bozich joins Jerod and Ryan to discuss another jam-packed week of IU basketball news.
[312] 3 Reasons Why Ed Schilling Will Be a Great Addition to Archie Miller s Staff
Apr 10, 2017 • 19 min
Why are people, including me, so excited about the prospect of Schilling joining the Indiana staff? Here are three reasons …
[311] 4 Live Interviews From the Bill Garrett Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony
Apr 9, 2017 • 24 min
Josh Margolis brings you four interviews conducted on location at this weekends dedication ceremony for the Bill Garrett state historical marker.
[310] Interview: Al Durham on Archie Miller, His Decision, and Why He Plays With a Chip on His Shoulder
Apr 7, 2017 • 23 min
Al Durham is a great interview subject. Like his new coach, hes effectively succinct and to the point, but also candid, so we were able to cover a lot of ground. Youll feel like you know Al much better after listening.
[309] Radio: Another Smooth Transition Week for Archie Miller
Apr 7, 2017 • 51 min
On the latest radio show, we discuss Archie Millers latest week as head coach, including the biggest victory of the Archie era so far.
[308] 3 Important Revelations From Archie Miller’s Media Roundtable
Apr 6, 2017 • 16 min
In todays 3-Point Shot, I highlight three of the articles written yesterday and their most illuminating insight about our new coach.
[307] The Remarkable Story and Legacy of Bill Garrett (with Tom Graham)
Apr 4, 2017 • 53 min
On this episode of The Assembly Call, Tom Graham joins me to discuss the ceremony and Bill Garretts remarkable story and legacy. If ever there has been a cant miss episode of The Assembly Call, I believe it is this one.
[306] One More Major Reason Why Hiring Archie Miller Was So Smart for Indiana s Long-Term Future
Apr 3, 2017 • 17 min
This is a recording of todays 3-Point Shot, which features a few thoughts about Indiana basketball written on the morning of April 3, 2017.
[305] Radio: How Will Archie Miller s System Impact IU s Current Players?
Mar 31, 2017 • 51 min
A new era of Indiana basketball is upon us, and it couldn t have started out much better. And we re excited to react to this wild week of IU basketball news with you on right here on Assembly Call Radio.
[304] Mailbag: What Will the IU Roster Look Like Next Year?
Mar 30, 2017 • 35 min
Our offseason of experimentation continues, as we try our first ever audio mailbag. We got a lot of questions about next years roster, so I spend a lot of time at the beginning dissecting that issue.
[303] 3 Meaningful Values That Emerged from Archie Miller s Press Conference
Mar 29, 2017 • 22 min
This episode is a reading and discussion of Andy Bottoms latest 3-Point Shot. Andy highlighted three lines from Archie Millers press conference that were encouraging as we look toward a much brighter 2017-18 season.
Author of ‘Miller Time’ on Why Archie Miller is a Great Fit at Indiana
Mar 28, 2017 • 30 min
Dave Burhenn, author of Miller Time, joins us to provide some insight on why the guy who is now in control of Indiana basketball at just 38 years old is ready for the challenge.
Podcast: Can Archie Miller Improve These 3 Recurring IU Weaknesses?
Mar 27, 2017 • 31 min
Jerod discusses three areas where we might expect Indiana under Archie Miller to be different than Indiana under Tom Crean if the trends from Coach Miller s time at Dayton follow him to Bloomington.
Instant Reaction to Archie Miller Hire
Mar 25, 2017 • 47 min
Jerod Morris hosted an impromptu episode of The Assembly Call with Galen Clavio of Crimson Cast to deliver instant reaction to Indiana hiring Archie Miller as head basketball coach.
In-Depth on Donovan, Bennett (Plus: Top 5 Lists)
Mar 24, 2017 • 50 min
On this weeks edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the Donovan rumors, dive deep on whether IU fans are underrated (or overrating) Tony Bennett, and then reveal our top 5 lists … and debate the differences.
Radio Show: Tom Crean Fired … What’s Next for IU?
Mar 16, 2017 • 50 min
Tom Crean is no longer the coach at Indiana University. The search for the coach who can take Indiana from sporadically good to consistently great is on. And there can be no mistaking where Fred Glass stands on what reasonable expectations are for Indiana…
IU-Georgia Tech: It’s Time For Change
Mar 15, 2017 • 83 min
On the latest episode of the Assembly Call, the guys break down Indianas future and what needs to happen this offseason.
IU-Wisconsin: Same Game, Different Day
Mar 10, 2017 • 74 min
On the latest episode, the guys break down Indianas loss to Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament and look ahead to a potentially busy offseason.
Radio Show: 3 Key Plays and 3 Keys to Beating Wisconsin
Mar 10, 2017 • 30 min
On this weeks abbreviated edition of Assembly Call Radio, we take a look at three important plays from the IU-Iowa game you might have missed, and also discuss the three biggest keys for IU to pull off the upset against Wisconsin and march on in the Big…
IU-Iowa: Blackmon’s Best Leads to Dominant IU Win
Mar 9, 2017 • 66 min
When James Blackmon Jr. is at his best, this Indiana team can be really good. This was case on Thursday night, as Blackmon led a terrific team effort in the win over Iowa.
IU-Ohio State Postgame Show: The Return Of Robert Johnson
Mar 4, 2017 • 60 min
On the latest episode of the Assembly Call, Ryan and Andy break down Indianas shootout victory over Ohio State.
Radio Show: The Divergent Freshmen Seasons of Devonte Green and Curtis Jones
Mar 3, 2017 • 50 min
The shows must go on, even if there isnt much new ground to cover, but we make a bold attempt to do so anyway in this weeks edition of Assembly Call Radio.
IU-Purdue: More of the Same at Mackey
Feb 28, 2017 • 61 min
On this episode of The Assembly Call we mention the familiar storylines of this game, but also discuss the new ones: Tim Prillers late-season emergence, another solid game from Devonte Green, and the burning question that all IU fans want to know … If…
IU-Northwestern: This Roller Coaster Had a Happy Ending
Feb 26, 2017 • 64 min
On the latest episode of The Assembly Call, the guys broke down a crazy victory over Northwestern in Bloomington on Senior Night.
Radio Show: What Are Reasonable Standards and Expectations for Indiana Basketball?
Feb 24, 2017 • 50 min
On this weeks edition of Assembly Call Radio, we answer a handful of burning questions facing the IU basketball program as it heads down the stretch of another disappointing season (for the third time in four years).
IU-Iowa Postgame Show: Another “Mind-Numbing” Loss for Indiana
Feb 22, 2017 • 62 min
On the latest episode of the Assembly Call, the guys discuss Indianas loss to Iowa as well as the big picture regarding the state of the program.
Radio Show: The OG Misconception and Tom Crean Talk
Feb 17, 2017 • 50 min
On this weeks edition of Assembly Call Radio, we spend very little time discussing IUs latest two losses and instead focus on some of the most important big picture storylines surrounding the IU program.
IU-Minnesota Postgame Show: Hoosiers Deliver Winning Effort … for 39:55
Feb 16, 2017 • 64 min
On a night when the Hoosiers spirited effort was a top storyline, it was their lack of effort on the biggest play of the game that cost them a desperately needed road victory.
IU-Michigan Postgame Show: Absolute Remedial Nonsense”
Feb 12, 2017 • 63 min
On the latest episode of the Assembly Call, the guys break down the latest disappointment in the Hoosiers loss to Michigan.
Radio Show: Can Indiana Overcome Increasingly Long Odds to Salvage its Season?
Feb 10, 2017 • 50 min
The Hoosiers have now dropped four out of five, and any hopes of an NCAA Tournament berth — which once seemed like an absolute certainty — slip away with each successive loss. Can the Hoosiers turn things around before it s too late?
IU-Purdue Postgame Show: Another Golden Opportunity Slips Away
Feb 9, 2017 • 63 min
On the latest episode of The Assembly Call, the guys dissect Thomas Bryants strong first half, the lack of guard leadership, and where Indiana goes from here.
IU-Wisconsin Postgame Show: Defensive-Minded Hoosiers Defy Low Expectations
Feb 5, 2017 • 52 min
While its unacceptable for Indiana to ever be a 14-point underdog, such was the reality for the beleaguered Hoosiers against Wisconsin. And Indiana defied those disturbingly low expectations.
Radio Show: Breaking Down Thomas Bryant’s Emergence
Feb 3, 2017 • 50 min
Thomas Bryants emergence provides at least one kernel of hope that the final chapters of the 2016-17 Indiana season wont be dour ones. We break down his recent play in this weeks episode of Assembly Call Radio.
IU-Penn State Postgame Show: Hoosiers Survive to Fight Another Day
Feb 1, 2017 • 66 min
On the latest episode of The Assembly Call, the guys break down everything from the crazy Indiana-Penn State triple overtime game.
IU-Northwestern Postgame Show: More Questions Than Answers
Jan 29, 2017 • 60 min
On the latest episode of The Assembly Call, the guys break down Indianas loss to Northwestern and discuss what needs to change going down the road.
Radio Show: Where Do Tom Crean’s Hoosiers Go From Here?
Jan 27, 2017 • 50 min
We have what we hope will be a useful show for you this week, as we all try to pick up the pieces from last nights loss in Ann Arbor.
IU-Michigan Postgame Show: The Debacle in Ann Arbor
Jan 27, 2017 • 62 min
On the latest episode of the Assembly Call, the guys break down the ugly loss at Michigan and look at the bigger picture of the Hoosiers struggles.
IU-Michigan State Postgame Show: Sensational Blackmon Lifts Short-Handed Hoosiers to Victory
Jan 21, 2017 • 56 min
Weve seen some great individual offensive performances in the storied history of IU basketball. You can add James Blackmon Jr.s sensational 33-point performance on Saturday to that list.
Radio Show: How Does Indiana Deal with the Absence of OG?
Jan 20, 2017 • 50 min
On this weeks episode of Assembly Call Radio, we spend two segments breaking down the impact of OG Anunobys injury — both in the short-term and the long-term. Plus much more.
IU-Penn State Postgame Show: Competence, Collapse, Catharsis
Jan 18, 2017 • 71 min
Was it an impressive win? Not necessarily. But it was a hugely important one. Indianas season is saved at 3-3, at least for one night, instead of being buried at 2-4.
IU-Rutgers Postgame Show: A Bizarro Victory to Build On
Jan 15, 2017 • 54 min
What a weird (but encouraging) performance by IU. Indiana has won games this year by shooting well from deep and grabbing enough offensive rebounds to offset too many turnovers and poor defense. But on Sunday afternoon against Rutgers, the Hoosiers were…
Radio Show: Talking TB, OG, and Indiana’s Struggling D
Jan 13, 2017 • 48 min
What are the two biggest factors that need to improve for Indiana to go on a run and get back in the Big Ten race? We discuss on this weeks edition of Assembly Call Radio.
IU-Maryland Postgame Show: Same Mistakes Cost Hoosiers a Much-Needed Road Win
Jan 11, 2017 • 58 min
After another disappointing loss, the guys dissect what went wrong tonight and just how much trouble Indiana is in.
IU-Illinois Postgame Show: Fast Start Propels Hoosiers to Victory
Jan 7, 2017 • 63 min
On this episode of Assembly Call, we dissect Indianas victory over Illinois, as well as how the Hoosiers can improve going down the road.
Radio Show: What Must Change for Indiana to Salvage Its Season
Jan 5, 2017 • 48 min
On the latest edition of Assembly Call Radio, we take Tom Crean to task for some indefensible decisions during the second half of IUs loss to Wisconsin. And we each identify one thing (and then an extra one) that must change immediately for Indiana to…
IU-Wisconsin Postgame Show: Unconscionable Start and Finish Doom Hoosiers
Jan 3, 2017 • 70 min
An awful beginning, and a sputter at the end doomed Indiana to its fourth straight loss in games that matter.
IU-Louisville Postgame Show: Hoosiers Plagued by More Than Poor Shooting
Dec 31, 2016 • 73 min
We tried to work through some of our frustration on the latest edition of The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show, while also dissecting what, specifically, went wrong on Saturday at Bankers Life.
Radio Show: Picking at the Carcass of IU’s Loss to Nebraska
Dec 30, 2016 • 48 min
Ryan is back for this edition of Assembly Call Radio as we continue to pick at the stinky carcass of IUs loss to Nebraska in the Big Ten opener.
IU-Nebraska Postgame Show: An Awful Big Ten Opener
Dec 28, 2016 • 71 min
It was ugly. And Indiana deserved to lose. We broke down every angle on the latest edition of The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.
IU-Austin Peay Postgame Show: Hoosiers Enjoy Final Pre-Christmas Cupcake
Dec 22, 2016 • 55 min
We discuss every element of Indianas performance — especially the strong effort by Josh Newkirk — on this edition of The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.
IU-Delaware State Postgame Show: Hoosiers Annihilate Hornets
Dec 19, 2016 • 61 min
Indiana took out its frustrations on poor Delaware State on Monday night in Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. OG led the way, Robert Johnson stuffed the stat sheet, and Thomas Bryant flashed his entire array of skills.
IU-Butler Postgame Show: Poor First Half Dooms IU
Dec 17, 2016 • 59 min
On Saturday afternoon, the Hoosiers did not have enough 2nd half answers, and Butler hit too many big shots, for Indiana to make it all the way back from a big halftime deficit.
Radio Show: IU-Butler Preview
Dec 16, 2016 • 48 min
In this weeks edition of Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the impact of Anunobys return, go in-depth previewing IU-Butler, talk about how things are going around the Big Ten so far this season, and then we finish with our bold predictions.
IU-Houston Baptist Postgame Show: Balanced Guard Play Leads The Way
Dec 10, 2016 • 55 min
On the latest edition of the Assembly Call, the guys break down the Hoosiers latest big win led by the guards.
Radio Show: Mid-Term Grades at the Quarter Pole
Dec 9, 2016 • 48 min
We have a fun radio show for you this week — as we dole out letter grades for every Hoosier at the quarter pole and discuss our MVP, biggest surprise, and more.
IU-SE Missouri State Postgame Show: Robert Johnson Leads The Way
Dec 4, 2016 • 34 min
The guys break down another Hoosier victory, this time led by Robert Johnson, on the latest episode of the Assembly Call.
IU-SIUE Postgame Show: #JuwanMorganThings
Dec 2, 2016 • 54 min
We break down a great performance from Juwan Morgan, and a solid overall performance from Indiana, on the latest edition of The Assembly Call.
Radio Show: Reflecting on the UNC Victory and the Impact of OG’s Injury
Dec 2, 2016 • 48 min
What a week for Indiana sports. While the Kevin Wilson story has overshadowed everything the past 48 hours, we reflect back on the huge week for Indiana basketball, which included a big win over North Carolina and a concerning injury to a star player. And…
IU-North Carolina Postgame Show: Balanced Hoosiers Earn Wire-to-Wire Win
Dec 1, 2016 • 61 min
Just a week after the IPFW loss, the Hoosiers bounced back with yet another top 5 win. We broke it all down on tonights episode of The Assembly Call.
IU-MVSU Postgame Show: OG is Back … But Are the Hoosiers?
Nov 27, 2016 • 40 min
Did Indiana do enough against MVSU to get IU fans feeling confident heading into Wednesdays battle against North Carolina? We discuss that on the latest edition of The Assembly Call.
IU-Fort Wayne Postgame Show: Doomed From the Start
Nov 23, 2016 • 55 min
The Hoosiers struggled from the first minute on Tuesday night, dropping their first game of the season to IPFW by a score of 71-68 in overtime. We dissected the ugly details on the latest edition of The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.
Special Edition: Andy’s IU-Fort Wayne Preview
Nov 22, 2016 • 10 min
Indiana travels to Fort Wayne this evening, for its first true road game of the 2016-17 season. And since we forgot to discuss this matchup during the IU-Liberty postgame show, we decided to fire up a quick episode this morning to get you ready for…
IU-Liberty Postgame Show: Hoosiers Dominate Despite Absurd Turnover Rate
Nov 19, 2016 • 51 min
Indiana turned it over on a whopping 34.5% of their possessions Saturday night. It wasnt pretty — but hey, at least it gave us something to harp on and dissect during the postgame show! ;-)
Radio Show: Positives and Negatives From Indiana s Successful Opening Week
Nov 18, 2016 • 48 min
We talk about the good and the bad from Indianas opening week in the latest edition of Assembly Call Radio.
IU-UMass Lowell Postgame Show: Hoosiers Overcome Hawaii Hangover
Nov 16, 2016 • 50 min
Despite scoring 100 points, this was not a particularly impressive performance by Indiana. But it was a comfortable win, and no one got hurt … so all in all, it was a successful night.
IU-Kansas Postgame Show: IU Backcourt Silences Doubters
Nov 12, 2016 • 55 min
Indianas backcourt has been doubted time and again this offseason. Friday night against Kansas, Indianas backcourt fought back.
Radio Show: Gary Parrish Previews IU-KU and Talks Tom Crean
Nov 11, 2016 • 24 min
On todays radio show, we talk with Gary Parrish of CBS Sports about this evenings IU-Kansas game, as well as the national perception of Indiana basketball and Tom Crean.
IU-Bellarmine Postgame Show: Hoosiers Dominate with Defense
Nov 5, 2016 • 52 min
Indiana put together an impressive outing on Saturday night, especially on the defensive end of the floor as the Hoosiers shut down the Bellarmine offense from start to finish.
Radio Show: Who is Indiana’s X-Factor for 2016-17? (Plus: Buy or Sell)
Nov 4, 2016 • 25 min
Our radio show debuted this week in Indianapolis on CBS Sports 1430 AM. We posted the replay as a podcast.
IU-Hope College Postgame Show: Freshmen Impressive in Debut
Nov 1, 2016 • 50 min
Indiana struggled out of the gates in both halves, but ultimately did enough to cruise to a big win over Hope College. Our crew broke it all down on the latest edition of The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.
Season Preview: Standards, Expectations, and Bold Predictions for 2016-17
Oct 25, 2016 • 55 min
We analyze what the standards for success are for Indiana basketball, what our expectations are for this season, and offer our bold predictions.
2016-17 Season Preview: Part One
Oct 18, 2016 • 52 min
We get you ready for the upcoming season by going player-by-player down the roster and offering our impressions from Saturdays televised hour of practice.
Impact of Hartman Injury and Justin Smith’s Commitment
Sep 27, 2016 • 79 min
On Tuesday night, we convened another special edition offseason episode of The Assembly Call to discuss the two big IU basketball stories that broke in the past week.
Analyzing IU’s Schedule (Plus: Who Wore it Best? 0-5)
Sep 14, 2016 • 79 min
On the latest special offseason edition of The Assembly Call, we talked about Indianas upcoming schedule for the 2016-17 season and also began a fun ongoing series that we think youll enjoy.
Celebrating IU History with @IUArtifacts
Aug 30, 2016 • 76 min
This is an episode weve wanted to do for a long time. The man behind the tweets at @IUArtifacts, Chris Williams, is our guest on this episode of The Assembly Call.
Special Edition: Taking a Look Around the Big Ten with ITH’s Alex Bozich
Jul 29, 2016 • 61 min
We’ve talked a lot about Indiana basketball this offseason. I mean, that’s what we are here for, however, you need to know your opposition in order to find success. That’s why in this episode we took a look around the conference and discuss how each team…