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.


AC Radio: November 25th Can’t Come Soon Enough
Sep 17 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the big week news for both the basketball and football programs before delving into some other fun topics.All that and much more on this edition of The Assembly Call.On the mics: Andy and Scott from Crimson Cast
AC Radio: Ask Us Anything (with Chronic Hoosier)
Sep 10 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we combat a week without much news by opening the entire show up to your questions — most of which centered around IU hoops. And we welcome a special guest: Chronic Hoosier.On the mics: Andy, Ryan, and Chronic
AC Radio: Who is the 2nd-Most Indispensable Player on This Year’s Roster?
Sep 3 • 54 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we roll through a bunch of headlines to get you up to speed on the latest with IU’s potential schedule, and then debate who joins Trayce as the two most indispensable players on this year’s roster.All that and much more…
AC Radio: Kenya Hunter Hired (Plus: Jerod’s Back … With Some Questions)
Aug 27 • 58 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we assess Indiana’s latest assistant coach hire and then kick around a few questions that have been burning in Jerod’s mind while he’s been away.Plus: the possible start dates for a season, Blake Wesley cuts his list to…
AC Radio: Breaking the Big Ten Into Tiers
Aug 20 • 67 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we take another deep dive into the Big Ten by breaking the conference into tiers — from contenders to cornhuskers. Where does Indiana land? Also, which Big Ten venues are the best and toughest? What is the importance of…
AC Radio: Bruiser’s Gone and What’s Next for College Sports?
Aug 13 • 71 min
Who says there’s nothing to talk about!? This week on AC Radio, we discuss the wild week in college sports and what it suggests for the college basketball season. We also analyze Indiana’s vacant assistant coach’s chair now that Bruiser Flint has moved on…
AC Radio: Burning Big Ten Questions
Aug 6 • 55 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss some Big Ten topics on the heels of all the stay-or-go decisions being made by some of the conference’s best players. What do the returns of Luka Garza, Ayo Dosunmo, Aaron Henry and others mean for the…
AC Radio: The Coach and The Shot Doctor Analyze IU Players’ Shooting Forms
Jul 30 • 59 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we dive deep on shot forms. What makes a good shot form? How do current IU players stack up? The Coach and The Shot Doctor nerd out on this all-important basketball skill.Plus: reactions to Archie’s comments, Ryan’s rant…
AC Radio: Grading Archie’s First 3 Seasons in Bloomington
Jul 23 • 87 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we take a deep dive into Archie Miller’s first three seasons in Bloomington. What’s gone right? What’s gone wrong? And how do we grade him in the areas of results, offense/defense, roster management, and program…
AC Radio: How Much Will Each Freshman Contribute This Season?
Jul 16 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we complete our offseason player preview series by discussing the incoming freshmen. We’ve already done detailed scouting reports on each (they’re in the archive), so this week we analyze the attribute that will help or…
AC Radio: TJD Offseason Analysis and What the College Football News May Mean for College Hoops
Jul 9 • 49 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we react to how the pandemic’s impact on fall sports my affect the college basketball season and then dive into our offseason analysis of the Hoosiers’ undisputed most important player: Trayce Jackson-Davis.All that and…
AC Radio: How Big of a Step Forward Will Jerome Hunter Take as a Sophomore?
Jul 2 • 71 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we turn our attention to the most intriguing player on the IU roster: Jerome Hunter. With Jerome’s obvious talent, and Justin Smith’s minutes now available, everyone expects a major step forward for Jerome this season.…
Banner Monday: Big Ten All-Decade Team with Mike DeCourcy
Jun 29 • 37 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy joins Coach Tonsoni to discuss the Big Ten Network’s All-Decade Team. Obviously we have issues with Cody Zeller being left off. Mike addresses that and much more.
AC Radio: Where Does Armaan Franklin Fit in Indiana’s Rotation?
Jun 25 • 55 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we continue our offseason player-by-player preview series with a discussion about Armaan Franklin. He showed flashes of being the kind of 3-and-D wing that Indiana has lacked in recent seasons. Where will he fit in the…
AC Radio: It’s Race Thompson Time
Jun 18 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we dive into our offseason player preview of Race Thompson. He’s dealt with his fair share of injuries, but he’s been an impact player when he’s been on the court. What will his role be this season? And is he actually…
AC Radio: Is Rob Phinisee Ready to Be a Consistent Force For IU?
Jun 11 • 72 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we do our offseason player breakdown for Rob Phinisee. His career has been an amalgamation of big shots and tantalizing stretches mixed injury and inconsistency. Is he ready to be a consistent player for IU? And is his…
AC Radio: The Lasting Impacts of Bill Garrett and George Taliaferro
Jun 4 • 70 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we welcome special guest Bill Murphy to share the stories and of Bill Garrett and George Taliaferro — two legendary IU athletes because of their supreme skill and athletic achievement, but more importantly because of…
AC Radio: The Impact of Justin Smith’s Grad Transfer
May 28 • 91 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we have our regularly scheduled offseason episode about Justin Smith … just in a much different context than we were anticipating last week. How will Justin’s departure impact Indiana on the court next season? We dissect…
AC Radio: How Much Better Can Al Durham Be as a Senior?
May 21 • 67 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we begin our offseason player deep dives by discussing Al Durham. He’s clearly overachieved based on his recruiting pedigree. Is he now ready for a leading role on a deep IU team as a senior? Plus: what Indiana’s…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on Khristian Lander and The Last Dance
May 18 • 34 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Jerod Morris talks to Mike DeCourcy about what he expects from Khristian Lander as a freshman, the latest on how college sports are adjusting to the pandemic, and whether it really should have been the “last dance”…
AC Radio: Taking Stock of the Big Ten
May 14 • 79 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss some pertinent NCAA news from the past week, and then take an in-depth swing around the Big Ten to see how Indiana stacks up with the rest of the conference.All that and much more on this edition of The…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on Scheduling, Winning on the Road, and Best College Hoops Venues
May 11 • 36 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Brian Tonsoni talks to Mike DeCourcy about the best scheduling strategies, what it takes to win on the road in the Big Ten, the best venues in college hoops, and much more.
AC Radio: The Biggest On-Court Question Marks for the 2020-21 Season
May 7 • 75 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we address the biggest question mark of all — when will any games be played again? — and then dive into the most high-leverage question marks on Indiana’s roster heading into next season.Plus:• Jerod’s Banner Moment…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on Transfers, NIL, and Louisville
May 4 • 42 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy joins Brian Tonsoni to discuss transfers, the NCAA’s plan for name-image-likeness, and what’s going to happen to Louisville. Plus other IU-specific topics.
AC Radio: CrimsonCast Takeover (and TJD Talk)
Apr 30 • 88 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, it’s a podcast takeover! Galen and Scott from CrimsonCast are on the mics, and they react to the news that Trayce Jackson-Davis will officially be back in Bloomington next season.Plus answers to mailbag questions, and…
AC Radio: Damezi Anderson is Transferring
Apr 23 • 67 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the big news of the week: Damezi Anderson is transferring. What does this mean for the upcoming season? What does it mean for Damezi? What will it mean for recruiting? We break down every angle.Plus discussion…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy and Andy Bottoms Talk Big Ten, NCAA Hoops
Apr 20 • 40 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Andy Bottoms grabs the host mic and chats with Mike DeCourcy about which Big Ten players who have declared for the NBA Draft are most likely to return and what the impact will be of the NCAA’s one-time adjustment…
AC Radio: Defining Moments of the 2019-20 Season (Part 2)
Apr 16 • 95 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the defining moments of the 2019-20 season for each of Indiana’s regular starters and the coach.Plus, we highlight the importance of Indiana landing another Mr. Basketball, the impact of 5-star players going…
IU-Syracuse 1987 Rewatch Postgame Show: Keith Smart is One Hero Among Many
Apr 13 • 111 min
On Sunday night, we rewatched Indiana’s 74-73 victory over Syracuse in the 1987 National Championship game. Keith Smart took over down the stretch, culminating in the biggest shot in IU basketball history. But this was a total team effort in which Daryl…
IU-North Carolina 1981 Rewatch Postgame Show: Hoosiers Complete Most Dominant Run in NCAA Tournament History
Apr 10 • 97 min
On Friday night, we rewatched Indiana beating North Carolina 63-50 in the 1981 National Championship Game — a game that almost wasn’t played because of the shooting of Ronald Reagan. Isiah Thomas led the way with 23 points and 5 assists, while Randy…
AC Radio: Logan Duncomb Scouting Report and Commitment Reaction
Apr 9 • 76 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we analyze the importance of Logan Duncomb’s commitment and then dive deep with a scouting report. Ryan took pages of notes and Coach talked to Logan’s coach. We also break down the Elite 8 of the Greatest IU Basketball…
IU-Michigan 1976 Postgame Show: Hoosiers Dominate 2nd Half to Complete First Perfect Season Since 1973
Apr 7 • 71 min
On Monday night, we rewatched Indiana defeating Michigan in the 1976 NCAA Championship Game to complete the last perfect season in the history of college basketball. The Hoosiers lost Bobby Wilkerson early in the game to injury, and were down six at the…
Banner Monday: Coach Tonsoni and Mike DeCourcy Talk Transfers and Coaching
Apr 6 • 43 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Brian Tonsoni fills in for Jerod Morris and talks to Mike DeCourcy about transfers in the Big Ten and across college basketball, plus a wide-ranging conversation about coaching philosophy and the best coaches in…
IU-UNLV 1987 Rewatch Postgame Show: Hoosiers Outrun the Runnin’ Rebels
Apr 5 • 94 min
On Saturday night, we rewatched Indiana defeating UNLV in the 1987 Final Four. While some experts thought Indiana should slow it down against the nation’s most explosive offense, Bob Knight and Steve Alford had other ideas. On the mics: Andy, Ryan, and…
AC Radio: Defining Moments from the 2019-20 Season (Part 1)
Apr 2 • 103 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we do the first part of a two-part series that picks the defining moments from the 2019-20 season for each IU player. We begin with the bench guys: Devonte, De’Ron, Jerome, Race, Armaan, and Damezi. We also run through…
Banner Monday with Mike DeCourcy: What Lessons Does IU Need to Learn From the 2019-20 Season?
Mar 30 • 39 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy tells us how he is coping with no college hoops in March, his favorite IU NCAA Tournament game, what lessons Indiana needs to take from the 2019-20 season, and how he currently projects the top half…
IU-Kent State 2002 Rewatch Postgame Show: A Shooting Performance for the Ages (But How is Coverdale’s Ankle?)
Mar 30 • 94 min
On Sunday night, we rewatched Indiana delivering one of the greatest shooting performances in the history of college basketball as Dane Fife, Kyle Hornsby and the Hoosiers made 15-19 from deep in an Elite Eight victory over Kent State. Tom Coverdale…
IU-Louisville 1993 Postgame Show: Calbert Takes Louisville’s Manhood
Mar 28 • 94 min
On Friday night, we hosted our live rewatch of the IU-Louisville Sweet 16 game in 1993. Andy Bottoms, Galen Clavio, and Chris Williams reflect on the final win for Bob Knight’s last great team, which featured an iconic Calbert Cheaney moment within an…
AC Radio: 3 Lingering Questions About Devonte Green’s Career at IU
Mar 26 • 84 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we run through a few Hoosier headlines, then indulge in a counter-intuitive reflection about Devonte Green’s time at IU, and then open up the Mediocre Mailbag to answer some of your questions.All that and much more on…
IU-LSU 1992 Postgame Show: Calbert Cheaney Leads Indiana Past Shaq and LSU
Mar 22 • 80 min
On Sunday night, we rewatched the 1992 Round of 32 game between Indiana and LSU. Shaq was the most dominant player on the court, but Indiana was by far the better team. Calbert Cheaney led the way, the rest of the frontcourt made shot after shot, and…
IU-Oklahoma 1998 Rewatch Postgame Show: Andrae Patterson Prevents Total Late-Game Collapse
Mar 20 • 86 min
On Friday night, we did our first rewatch of a classic IU NCAA Tournament game — the 1998 first round battle against Oklahoma. The Hoosiers led by 19 at one point in the second before collapsing, but they were able to pull out the win in overtime. Without…
AC Radio: Breaking Down Our Official NCAA Bracket and Mediocre Mailbag
Mar 19 • 100 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we scratch our bracket itch by breaking down our official Assembly Call NCAA Tournament bracket, discuss Scott Dolson and Khristian Lander, and answer a bunch of fun listener questions.All that and much more (including…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on the Madness of This March
Mar 16 • 53 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy joins us to make sense of the past week as it relates specifically to college basketball and the Big Ten.Among the topics covered:• What was it like being in the arena as the news of the cancellation…
AC Radio: Reactions to the NCAA Tournament Cancellation (Plus Mailbag)
Mar 12 • 73 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we react to yet another surreal day in the world of college basketball and just the world in general. The NCAA Tournament is cancelled. What does it mean? What’s next? Should there be a Selection Show and bracket reveal?…
IU-Nebraska Postgame Show: Armaan Franklin Steps Up on a Surreal Night in Sports
Mar 12 • 90 min
On Wednesday night, Indiana defeated Nebraska to clinch its first 20-win season under Archie Miller. Armaan Franklin delivered another great performance in Bankers Life Fieldhouse, and Trayce Jackson-Davis contributed 17 rebounds and 4 blocked shots.…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on IU-Wisconsin, BTT, and Big Ten Awards
Mar 9 • 45 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy joins us to discuss Indiana’s loss to Wisconsin, whether this regular season should be considered a success in Archie’s third year, and what to expect from the Hoosiers in the Big Ten Tournament. We…
IU-Wisconsin Postgame Show: Another Second-Half Collapse Ensues as Hoosiers Fall to Wisconsin
Mar 7 • 56 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana had another second-half drought that ended up allowing Wisconsin to take over the lead - and eventually the game. Afterward, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.On the mics: Ryan and ChadWe also…
AC Radio: Khristian Lander Scouting Report and Mediocre Mailbag
Mar 5 • 86 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, it’s our long-awaited Khristian Lander scouting report by Ryan. We dissect his strengths and weaknesses, project how he fits with Rob Phinisee, and asses the impact he can have on the program.In addition: bracketology…
IU-Minnesota Postgame Show: The Brunkyard Dog Returns (and Trayce Shines Bright Again)
Mar 4 • 78 min
On Wednesday night, Indiana secured a much-needed home victory over Minnesota, outscoring then Gophers by 7 points in the second half after poor finish to the first half. While Trayce and Rob were solid from start to finish, Joey Brunk and Al Durham were…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on IU, the Big Ten Title Race, and Coach of the Year
Mar 2 • 39 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy joins us to discuss IU’s two road losses, the opportunity that awaits at home this week, the Big Ten title and Coach of the Year races, and much more.
IU-Illinois Postgame Show: Not Enough Trayce and Too Many Defensive Breakdowns
Mar 1 • 76 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana fell short in Champaign to the Fighting Illini. It was one of the Indiana’s best road performances of the season, but it wasn’t enough to earn the win thanks to not quite enough Trayce Jackson-Davis and too much unimpeded…
IU-Purdue Postgame Show: Historically Bad Offense Negates Solid Defensive Effort
Feb 27 • 92 min
On Thursday night, Indiana fell yet again to Purdue. The Hoosiers played solid defense for most of the night, but a woefully inept offensive performance from everyone on the roster left Indiana with little chance of stealing a road victory. After the…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on IU, Trayce, and Why the Big Ten is Not Overrated
Feb 24 • 39 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy tells us what he learned about IU this past week, whether Trayce has Freshman of the Year locked up, how he power ranks the top of the conference, and why the Big Ten absolutely is not overrated.All…
IU-Penn State Postgame Show: The Race Thompson Breakout Tour Continues
Feb 23 • 68 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana defeated Penn State to earn its third win in the last four games. The Hoosiers led by as many as 19 points early, then fell behind by six in the second half, before reasserting control and making winning plays down the…
AC Radio: What IU Needs to Make the Tournament (And Even Win a Game or Two)
Feb 20 • 69 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss four things that need to happen for Indiana to not just make the NCAA Tournament but actually make a little noise once they get there.We also discuss Indiana’s defensive adjustment against Minnesota, look ahead…
IU-Minnesota Postgame Show: Hoosiers Earn Huge Road Win at The Barn
Feb 20 • 55 min
After Wednesday night’s game, the Assembly Call team broke down a huge performance from Trayce Jackson-Davis, a near double-double from Race Thompson, and a few coaching adjustments, all of which contributed to a much-needed road victory for the…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on IU’s Struggles, Maryland’s Surge, and if Penn State is Built to Last
Feb 17 • 36 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy joins us to discuss Indiana’s struggles (and what Archie should be willing to do about it), the subtleties of Maryland’s surge, whether Pat Chambers is building something lasting at Penn State … and…
IU-Michigan Postgame Show: Another Give-Up Effort From Indiana
Feb 16 • 73 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana delivered one the worst defensive performance of the Archie Miller era. The Hoosiers were within five early in the second half before getting blitzed by Michigan in a second half demolition that has become all too familiar for…
IU-Iowa Postgame Show: Riveting Stuff From Devonte Green
Feb 14 • 75 min
On Thursday night, Indiana faced what felt like a must-win game against the high-octane Iowa Hawkeyes, and the Hoosiers responded. Devonte Green lit Iowa up for seven 3-pointers, and Trayce Jackson-Davis showed that he has as much heart and hustle as he…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on Bob Knight, IU, and the Big Ten Blender
Feb 10 • 44 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy gives his thoughts on Bob Knight’s return, Indiana’s dreadful performance against Purdue, and then talks about the “blender” that most Big Ten teams are struggling to navigate. Jerod hangs around for…
Live IU-Purdue Postgame Show at Switchyard: Bob Knight is Back; Indiana Basketball is Not
Feb 9 • 99 min
What a day Saturday turned out to be.Indiana hosted Purdue in a pivotal Big Ten matchup, and the Hoosiers were outplayed by Purdue en route to a 74-62 loss. The biggest storyline of the game, of course, was what happened at halftime when Bob Knight made…
IU-Purdue Postgame Show: Bob Knight Returns to Assembly Hall as Hoosiers Fall in Fourth-Straight
Feb 8 • 48 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana could not hang in at home against Purdue. After the game, Chad Schwartzkopf and Noah Freeman, who filled in for the usual crew, broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.
AC Radio: IU-Purdue, Bracketology Talk, and Mediocre Mailbag Questions
Feb 6 • 63 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we look ahead to this Saturday’s big game against Purdue, analyze the bracketology landscape with two of the best bracketologists in the business, and then answer a handful of mailbag questions.Oh, and we debut new intro…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on IU’s Road Losses, IU-Purdue, and Underrated B1G Players
Feb 3 • 40 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy reflects on Indiana’s two road losses, what to expect on Saturday when Purdue comes to town, and then he power ranks the Big Ten and discusses underrated players in the Big Ten.
IU-Ohio State Postgame Show: Mark Titus Helps Us Break Down Another IU Road Loss
Feb 1 • 83 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana never really threatened Ohio State en route to a 9-point victory that didn’t feel nearly that close. After the game, our crew and a special guest broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.On the mics: Jerod,…
AC Radio: Indiana’s Frustrating Penchant for Casual, Unfocused Play
Jan 30 • 72 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we highlight the recent strong showings of Indiana’s younger players, preview this weekend’s pivotal matchup at Ohio State, and then explore Indiana’s repeated periods of casual and unfocused play trying to figure out…
IU-Penn State Postgame Show: Another 2nd Half Collapse on the Road
Jan 30 • 69 min
On Wednesday night, Indiana turned a halftime tie into another road blowout thanks to the usual suspects: casual turnovers, poor shooting, and slump-shouldered effort once things starting going bad. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The…
IU-Maryland Postgame Show: Hoosiers Collapse Late on a Sad Day for Basketball
Jan 26 • 72 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana played terrific basketball for 18 and a half minutes, turning a 9-point halftime deficit into a 7-point lead late in the second half. But a series of a miscues and bad decisions down the stretch cost Indiana a huge home…
IU-Michigan State Postgame Show: Hoosiers Hang On For Third Straight Victory Over Michigan State
Jan 24 • 80 min
On Thursday night, in front of a raucous Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall crowd, Indiana stayed committed to playing through the post on offense while harassing Cassius Winston on defense. It culminated in yet another close victory in which the ball was in…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy on IU, The Big Ten, and If Rutgers is Built To Last
Jan 20 • 38 min
We discuss whether Joey Brunk shooting more needs to be a thing and how IU matches up against Maryland and Michigan State. Plus: whether Rutgers is built to last, if Iowa will have another late-season swoon, and how many Big Ten backcourts he would take…
IU-Nebraska Postgame Show: Making Shots Makes Everything Better
Jan 18 • 75 min
On Saturday night, Indiana earned its first road win of the season by dominating down low against Nebraska. The Hoosiers also made some shots, both from 3 and from mid-range, that were a welcome sight after the brickfest at Rutgers. After the game, our…
AC Radio: Why Can’t Indiana Shoot (Again)?
Jan 16 • 70 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the urgency of Saturday’s game at Nebraska, and then take another deep dive into trying to figure out why this Indiana basketball program can’t shoot. We also look at Archie Miller’s history to see if he has a…
IU-Rutgers Postgame Show: Dreadful Shooting Sabotages Indiana’s Chances at The RAC
Jan 15 • 80 min
On Wednesday night, Indiana fell behind 12-0 right out of the gate and lost 59-50 on the road at Rutgers. While it was better than Indiana’s previous two road performances, that isn’t making anyone feel better after watching Indiana brick shot after shot…
Banner Monday: Big Ten Roundup with Mike DeCourcy
Jan 13 • 34 min
On this week’s abbreviated edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy stops by for his weekly chat about IU and the Big Ten. What did he make up Indiana’s win over Ohio State? Why are Big Ten home teams so dominant this year? What should IU fans expect on…
IU-Ohio State Postgame Show: Guards, Team Defense Lead Indiana to Impressive Victory
Jan 11 • 71 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana delivered its best 40-minute defensive effort of the season to beat Ohio State. The Hoosiers also got much-needed production from Rob Phinisee and Devonte Green in the backcourt. After the game, our crew broke it all down on…
AC Radio: What Might a Shortened IU Rotation Look Like?
Jan 9 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we reflect on Indiana’s victory over Northwestern, kick around some ideas for what shortened rotations might actually look like for Indiana, and then we answer a bunch of listener questions.All of that and more on this…
IU-Northwestern Postgame Show: Hoosiers Grind Way to Win Despite More Droughts of Poor Play
Jan 8 • 98 min
On Wednesday night, Indiana faced what felt like a must-win home game against struggling Northwestern and found themselves down 10 in the 2nd half. But the Hoosiers overcame another midgame malaise to storm back for an essential albeit ugly win.After the…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy, Mailbag, and Getting IU’s Offense Back on Track
Jan 6 • 71 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy joins Jerod to discuss Indiana’s struggles on offense, his current top four teams in the Big Ten, and why a coach’s ability to make in-game adjustments is overrated.Then Ryan Phillips joins for a…
IU-Maryland Postgame Show: The Cycle of Second Half Collapses Continues
Jan 4 • 91 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana received another Big Ten road butt kicking, losing to Maryland 75-59. Indiana cut it to 3 at one point in the second half, before Maryland became the latest team to go on a massive second half run that the Hoosiers had no…
AC Radio: Gator Bowl Reaction and End-of-Decade Stuff
Jan 3 • 70 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we deliver our immediate reactions to Indiana’s crushing Gator Bowl loss, preview Saturday’s game at Maryland, and then dive into a bunch of end-of-decade topics like our all-decade teams, the best wins and losses, and…
IU-Arkansas Postgame Show: Hoosiers Collapse Late in Dispiriting Home Loss
Dec 29, 2019 • 72 min
On Sunday evening, Indiana built a double-digit second half lead against visiting Arkansas before getting dominated late and eventually losing by seven. Trayce Jackson-Davis was dominant in the first half but was unable to get enough touches in the second…
AC Radio: Are These IU Players Getting Closer to Playing Up to Expectations?
Dec 26, 2019 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we reflect on Indiana’s victory over Notre Dame, take stock of where the team sits with one non-conference game left, and then discuss a few individual players whose development over the next couple of months will be key…
IU-Notre Dame Postgame Show: Freshmen Come Through Late as Hoosiers Overcome Second Half Collapse
Dec 21, 2019 • 64 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana built a 17-point second half lead on Notre Dame thanks to excellent defense and a commitment to going inside. Then it all evaporated, including the lead. But Armaan Franklin and Trayce Jackson-Davis rescued Indiana late as…
AC Radio: What Indiana Needs to Accomplish Over the Next 2 Weeks
Dec 19, 2019 • 66 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the retirement of Fred Glass, the importance of the next two weeks for Indiana with the Big Ten gauntlet awaiting thereafter, and we answer a whole bunch of your questions.All of that and more on this week’s…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy, Mailbag, and Fred Glass Retirement Talk
Dec 16, 2019 • 63 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Jerod Morris is joined by Mike DeCourcy for his regular chat about IU and the Big Ten, then Ryan Phillips stops in to discuss Fred Glass’ sudden retirement and answer a bevy of mailbag questions.
IU-Nebraska Postgame Show: Defense Wilts (Again) but Trayce Rescues Indiana From Potential Disaster
Dec 13, 2019 • 71 min
On Friday night, Indiana played some of its worst defense of the season that nearly led to a disastrous home loss to hapless Nebraska. But Trayce Jackson-Davis’ fantastic second half, and strong work on the glass and at the line, allowed Indiana to escape…
AC Radio: Can an 11-Man Rotation Really Work Long Term?
Dec 12, 2019 • 68 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss Trayce Jackson-Davis finally showing up on a 2020 Big Board and assess the benefits and drawbacks of an 11-man rotation, which Archie Miller has said he’s committed to rolling with (at least for now).We also…
IU-UCONN Postgame Show: Rob’s Return Helps Hoosiers Rebound For Hard-Fought Win
Dec 11, 2019 • 69 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana overcame a tough start and poor shooting to grind out a hard-fought victory over UCONN in Madison Square Garden. Rob Phinisee made a huge impact in his return to the lineup, helping to bring Indiana back in the first half and…
IU-Wisconsin Postgame Show: Horrid Defense Leads to Yet Another Kohl Center Loss
Dec 7, 2019 • 71 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana was non-competitive against one of the least imposing teams Wisconsin has fielded in the last two decades. The supposedly defensive-minded Hoosiers allowed the 112th-ranked offense in the country to score north of 1.4 points…
AC Radio: Keys to Beating Wisconsin and Predictions for Big Ten Play
Dec 5, 2019 • 73 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss what must happen for Indiana to end its losing streak at Wisconsin against a Badgers team that is just 4-4 on the season. We also discuss the importance of the Big Ten’s strong start to non-conference play and…
IU-Florida State Postgame Show: Devonte Goes Off as Hoosiers Out-Tough the Seminoles
Dec 4, 2019 • 72 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana finally faced a good opponent and the Hoosiers rose to the challenge. The Hoosiers led by 11 at the half, then saw Florida State steadily grind the lead down. But Indiana responded with impressive toughness and effort down the…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy, Mailbag, and Florida State Preview
Dec 2, 2019 • 59 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy joins us to talk about IU and the surging Big Ten; then Ryan stops by to help Jerod answer mailbag questions; and finally Jerod gives his thoughts on Tuesday night’s matchup against Florida State ……
IU-SDSU Postgame Show: Trayce and Justin Lead Hoosiers to 7th Straight Win
Nov 30, 2019 • 66 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana defeated South Dakota State in a game that can best be described as … meh. The Hoosiers lacked focus and felt lethargic at times, but strong individual performances by Justin Smith and Trayce Jackson-Davis allowed Indiana to…
IU-Louisiana Tech Postgame Show: Trayce’s Dominant Second Half Helps Hoosiers Hang On
Nov 26, 2019 • 62 min
On Monday night, Indiana exploded out of the gate to a 23-point lead midway through the first half before losing some focus and intensity thereafter. But thanks to Trayce Jackson-Davis’ outstanding second half, the Hoosiers were able to nurse a…
AC Radio: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held
Nov 21, 2019 • 71 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we dig deep to figure out what gut feelings and opinions from Indiana’s five cupcake games we actually feel strongly about … with the explicit caveat that everything is subject to change until we see the Hoosiers actually…
IU-Princeton Postgame Show: Halftime Adjustments and Devonte’s Playmaking Spark Dominant 2nd Half
Nov 20, 2019 • 63 min
On Wednesday night, Indiana outscored Princeton by 21 points in the second half after leading by just four at halftime. Adjustments to the offensive scheme and defensive intensity, along with the playmaking of Devonte and Trayce, led the way to the…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy, Mailbag, and Princeton Preview
Nov 18, 2019 • 72 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy stops by for his weekly chat about IU and the Big Ten (plus a great rant about scheduling), then Jerod and ChatMob Chad answer a handful of mailbag questions before diving into a brief preview of…
IU-Troy Postgame Show: Hoosiers Deliver Best Stretch of the Season in Blowout
Nov 16, 2019 • 59 min
On Saturday night, Indiana blitzed Troy 100-62 in a game the Hoosiers dominated from the opening tip. In fact, for the first 24 minutes of the game, the Hoosiers looked as smooth and locked in as they have all season.After the game, our crew broke it all…
Indiana preps for another undersized opponent
Nov 15, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• A look at the Troy Trojans• Anthony Leal, Trey Galloway and Jordan Geronimo sign their NLIs to Indiana• Dawson Garcia updates recruitmentFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
AC Radio: How Concerned Should We Be About Indiana’s Defense?
Nov 14, 2019 • 80 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we highlight the most glaring issues that have plagued Indiana’s defense through three games, discuss the reasons why these issues may be presenting themselves, and assess what level of concern is reasonable to have at…
Trayce Jackson-Davis leads Indiana to 3-0
Nov 14, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Trayce Jackson-Davis dominates the paint• Indiana’s defense continues to struggle• Devonte Green’s statusFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. Remember to use the URL…
IU-North Alabama Postgame Show: Hoosiers Cruise But Defensive Struggles Continue
Nov 12, 2019 • 73 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana scored another double-digit victory against an overmatched opponent in a game that was a tale of two halves. The Hoosiers shot well but didn’t play well (especially on defense) in the first half, but they executed much better in…
Taking a look at North Alabama
Nov 12, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Scouting North Alabama• How Indiana’s frontcourt will fare against the Lions• Other Indiana teams in the AP PollFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. Remember to use the…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy, Mailbag, and Load Management
Nov 11, 2019 • 58 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday (episode #544 overall), Mike DeCourcy stops by for his weekly discussion about IU and the Big Ten, and then Ryan Phillips drops in to help Jerod answer mailbag questions. We also discuss load management, North…
Indiana tested against Portland State
Nov 11, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana’s defense struggles in second game• Freshmen continue to grow• Juniors lead the way once againFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. Remember to use the URL…
IU-Portland State Postgame Show: Rebounding and Ball Security Compensate for Underwhelming D
Nov 9, 2019 • 64 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana defeated Portland State 85-74 in a game that was closer than it needed to be. The Hoosiers executed on their keys of rebounding and ball security, but the defense took another concerning step back.After the game, our crew…
What to know about Portland State
Nov 8, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Portland State preview• IU’s guards against the Portland State press• Who will play in the IU frontcourt?For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. Remember to use the URL…
AC Radio: Buy or Sell Opening Week Narratives
Nov 7, 2019 • 65 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we play a fun game of buy or sell with some of the most prominent narratives from the opening week of the IU basketball season.In addition, we discuss Al Durham’s leadership, the home stretch of Dawson Garcia’s…
Banner Morning: Indiana displays depth with multiple lineups
Nov 7, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana’s smaller, quicker lineup excels in season-opener• Juniors lead the way• Phinisee getting his rhythm back• Miller not pleased with defenseFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
IU-Western Illinois Postgame Show: Al Durham Returns With a Bang
Nov 5, 2019 • 69 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana vanquished visiting Western Illinois 98-65. Al Durham returned to the lineup and sparked Indiana’s offense early, and fellow junior Justin Smith was dominant around the basket in tying his career high in points. After the game,…
What you need to know as Indiana begins season
Nov 5, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:- IU opens the season against Western Illinois- Who is and isn’t healthy for the season opener- Lofty expectations for Trayce Jackson-DavisFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
Banner Monday: Mike DeCourcy and Listener Mailbag
Nov 4, 2019 • 55 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Mike DeCourcy begins his second season of weekly insight on IU and the Big Ten. And then Jerod rolls through a handful of listener questions about Indiana’s backcourt injuries, what’s most improved/least improved…
Scouting IU’s first opponent in Western Illinois
Nov 4, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Kobe Webster leads the way for the Leathernecks• Indiana frontcourt to be tested with 7-foot freshman• WIU coach Billy Wright has Indiana basketball in his bloodFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner…
Former player Derek Elston leaves Indiana program
Nov 1, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:- Derek Elston leaves the IU men’s basketball program- Romeo Langford makes NBA debut - ESPN releases Big Ten season projections For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com.…
Season Over-Unders, Coach’s Gannon Reaction, and Listener Mailbag
Oct 31, 2019 • 70 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio (episode #539), we go on the record with some predictions for then upcoming season. Frequent question submitter Jay provides us with a series of intriguing over-unders, and we make our picks.In addition, we highlight the…
IU-Gannon Postgame Show: Armaan Steps Up and Shows Out
Oct 29, 2019 • 67 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana defeated Gannon 84-54 in its lone exhibition game of the season. The Hoosiers were without Devonte Green and Al Durham, and only had a limited Rob Phinisee, so Armaan Franklin handled the bulk of the ball-handling duties … and…
Dawson Garcia makes official visit to Bloomington
Oct 28, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana loses secret scrimmage to Marquette • Dawson Garcia visits Bloomington• Indiana football defeats Nebraska, becomes bowl eligible For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
What Impact Will De’Ron Davis Have In His Senior Season?
Oct 24, 2019 • 58 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio (episode #537), we continue our player preview series by discussion De’Ron Davis. For three years now, he’s made a major impact for Indiana when he’s been on the floor; but as we all know, the problem has been keeping him…
Remembering Victor Oladipo at IU
Oct 21, 2019 • 3 min
In this week’s edition of Banner Morning:- Remembering Victor Oladipo’s on and off-court antics at Indiana - The dunk contest Oladipo had with Maurice Creek on his official visit- Oladipo’s singing habits inside Assembly HallFor the links mentioned in…
Which Path Will Justin Smith’s Junior Season Take?
Oct 17, 2019 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, the speeding locomotive of our player preview train stops at Justin Smith. He’s not getting nearly as much hype this offseason as he was last offseason. Is that a mistake? There are plenty of indicators that suggest he…
The Rob Phinisee effect
Oct 14, 2019 • 3 min
In this week’s edition of Banner Morning:• Rob Phinisee turns 20• Assembly Call Radio talks about Phinisee’s importance • Romeo Langford returns to the court For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. Remember to…
Is Rob Phinisee Ready to Be Indiana’s Offensive and Defensive Catalyst?
Oct 10, 2019 • 66 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we continue with our player profile series by looking at Rob Phinisee. He showed flashes of great promise last season wrapped around the debilitating effects of a concussion. How good can he be as a sophomore? And does…
Jerome Hunter makes return at Hoosier Hysteria
Oct 7, 2019 • 3 min
In this week’s edition of Banner Morning:• Jerome Hunter and others return to the court at Hoosier Hysteria• Recapping the 3-point, skills and dunk contests • Al Durham and Devonte Green join Archie Miller at Big Ten Media DayFor the links mentioned in…
Hoosier Hysteria: Jerome Flashes His Skills and Trayce Respects His Elders
Oct 5, 2019 • 50 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana held its annual Hoosier Hysteria festivities. Immediately afterward, our crew discussed what they saw on this special edition of The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.On the mics: Jerod, Ryan, and CoachAmong the topics…
Are Devonte and Al Ready For Their Leading Roles?
Oct 3, 2019 • 59 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss Indiana’s newly minted captains, Devonte Green and Al Durham, and whether they are ready to provide the leadership and production Indiana will need from them this season.We also react to Big Ten Media Day,…
Indiana’s roster gives input on upcoming season
Sep 30, 2019 • 3 min
In this week’s edition of Banner Morning:• Devonte Green says Hoosiers will have more off-ball movement• Jerome Hunter cleared for all basketball-related activities • Archie Miller hints at playing “old school” ball with multiple bigsFor the links…
Offseason Fun with Chronic Hoosier and DoctorGC
Sep 26, 2019 • 60 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, special guest co-hosts Chronic Hoosier and DoctorGC (Galen Clavio from Crimson Cast) join The Coach to react to IU’s Media Day and provide their offseason thoughts on IU basketball.And yes, we kept the AC After Dark stuff…
Two IU basketball legends receive honors
Sep 23, 2019 • 3 min
In this week’s edition of Banner Morning:• Eric Anderson enters the IU Athletics Hall of Fame• Don Fischer receives the IU Bicentennial medal For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. Remember to use the URL…
How Good Can Indiana’s Defense Be in Archie’s Third Season?
Sep 19, 2019 • 59 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss Indiana’s defense and the reasons why it’s realistic to expect the D to take another step forward in Archie’s third season. We analyze the question marks that will determine how much the defense can improve.We…
Archie Miller gives offseason update
Sep 16, 2019 • 3 min
In this week’s edition of Banner Morning:• Archie Miller emphasizes better 3-point shooting• Devonte Green expected to be main scorer for the team• Updates on former and future HoosiersFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
What IU’s Modest Preseason Projections are Missing … and Getting Right
Sep 12, 2019 • 64 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the recent onslaught of preseason Big Ten projections — none of which have been particularly bullish on the Hoosiers. Some of the analysis is reasonable, but there also seems to be some important context being…
Jordan Geronimo Will Bring Defensive Intensity to Bloomington
Sep 9, 2019 • 3 min
In this week’s edition of Banner Morning:• 2020 wing Jordan Geronimo commits to Indiana• Geronimo explains his decision and his high school coaches offer analysis • Indiana offers another guard in the Class of 2020For the links mentioned in this edition…
Jordan Geronimo Scouting Report and Commitment Reaction
Sep 5, 2019 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the newest member of Indiana’s 2020 recruiting class: electric wing Jordan Geronimo. Ryan is on hand for one of his patented in-depth scouting reports, and Andy and Coach give their thoughts as well.We also…
Schedule Breakdown and Reaction to Archie’s Comments in Evansville
Aug 29, 2019 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we analyze the recently released 2019-20 schedule (with an eye on bracketology implications) and also react to Archie Miller’s comments from his appearance in Evansville.In addition, we provide some thoughts on the recent…
Reacting to Mike Roberts Being Named Indiana’s New Assistant Coach
Aug 22, 2019 • 55 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we take a deep dive into analyzing Indiana’s new assistant coach, Mike Roberts.• In segment one, Jerod discusses the meaning of Indiana’s massive recruiting budget, and then we discuss a few Hoosier headlines, including…
Anthony Leal Scouting Report and Commitment Reaction
Aug 15, 2019 • 52 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we react to Anthony Leal’s commitment and Ryan delivers an outstanding, in-depth scouting report of Leal’s strengths and weaknesses and how he projects to the next level.We also discuss the importance of accumulating…
Offseason Listener Mailbag Extravaganza!
Aug 8, 2019 • 69 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss Anthony Leal’s college decision, the recently announced Hoosier Hysteria date, and then open up the listener mailbag.We answer questions about the packline defense; why the offense might be better than we think…
Trey Galloway Scouting Report and Commitment Reaction
Aug 1, 2019 • 55 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss this week’s Hoosier headlines, react to Trey Galloway’s recent commitment, and answer your questions.• In segment one, Jerod delivers his Banner Moment (which is NOT about Trey Galloway) and the guys pick out…
Our Annual IU Artifacts Offseason Extravaganza!
Jul 25, 2019 • 64 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss a few Hoosiers headlines from another slow offseason week: Lake Day for the team; the now-annual vertical jump update video; and, of course, Anthony Leal cutting his list to two.Then we dive into the main…
Picking (and Debating) the Indiana All-Decade Team
Jul 18, 2019 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: • Khristian Lander’s interesting comments from this week, plus a few other prime IU recruiting targets getting offers from Big Ten competitors.• Our choices for the IU All-Decade Team (hat tip to Dustin…
How IU Can Beat Expectations in 2019-20 (w/ Chronic Hoosier)
Jul 11, 2019 • 50 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the following:• Jerod’s Banner Moment on the potential impact on the current program of having 8 players with NBA contracts for next season, plus discussion of this week’s Hoosier Headlines … including Bob…
AC Extra: The Hoosier Hysterics guys share their origin story
Jul 4, 2019 • 8 min
This edition of AC Extra is pulled from the June 6th, 2019 recording of The Assembly Call. Jerod and Andy are joined by Ward and Eric from the Hoosier Hysterics podcast, and they share the story of how their podcast got started … and how it quickly…
Reacting To Ed Schilling’s Departure and Recruiting News
Jun 27, 2019 • 52 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: • Ed Schilling’s departure, the timing of it, and what kind of replacement Indiana should look for.• A couple of recruiting names that popped up this week.• Reacting to Juwan and Romeo’s fits in Utah and…
NBA Draft Reaction and Romeo’s 10 Best Moments at IU
Jun 20, 2019 • 54 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: • Romeo Langford being drafted at the end of the lottery at #14 by the Boston Celtics. How good of a fit is this for Romeo and his development? Jerod also highlights a few reasons to feel good about the Trey…
Predicting Breakout Players and Leading Scorers for Next Season
Jun 13, 2019 • 49 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: • A roundup of Hoosier headlines — including Trayce and Armaan arriving on campus, Romeo getting invited to the Green Room, Juwan’s comments about Romeo’s buy-in during his freshman season, and Joey Brunk’s…
How Will the Longer 3-Point Line Impact IU? (With Hoosier Hysterics)
Jun 6, 2019 • 82 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss: • The ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchups and what they do (or don’t) say about Indiana’s status in college basketball• The rule changes coming to college basketball, including the longer 3-point line and how it…
Talking Huber’s, Romeo’s Draft Stock, and Favorite Assembly Hall Memories
May 30, 2019 • 56 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we dissect a few of Archie’s most notable comments from Huber’s, discuss Romeo’s draft stock and projections to the next level, and then answer questions about what offensive and defensive styles work best in college…
AC Radio: Hoosier Headlines and Assessing the Impact of the Big Ten’s Two New Coaches
May 24, 2019 • 58 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we run through a handful of notable Hoosier headlines from the week, then assess the impact of the Juwan Howard hire at Michigan and Fred Hoiberg at Nebraska, and finally we close by answering your questions.On the mics:…
AC Radio: Big Ten Power Rankings for Next Year … and Beyond
May 16, 2019 • 55 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio we roll through a few IU and Big Ten headlines (including whether we support the move to push the 3-point line back), assess the Big Ten power structure for next year and the next five years, and then answer listener…
AC Radio: Talking Recruiting, Schedule, APR, and More
May 9, 2019 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we go through a potpourri of offseason topics. We talk about the latest recruiting news (the Hoosiers lost a priority prospect to Purdue on Thursday night), the interesting schedule nugget that was revealed this week, and…
AC Radio: Archie Miller Report Card Part 2 — The Offense and Defense
May 2, 2019 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio (episode 512 overall), we …• Assess the latest on Lester Quinones’ recruitment, as well as the recent flurry of offers to players in the class of 2020.• Resume our discussion of Archie Miller’s performance in Year 2 by…
AC Radio: Grading Archie Miller’s Second Year at Indiana
Apr 25, 2019 • 62 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio (episode #511 of The Assembly Call) … we assess how to view Indiana’s recent recruiting misses; guess at the feedback Al, Devonte, and Justin are likely to get from NBA teams; grade Archie Miller’s performance during his…
AC Radio: Joey Brunk Scouting Report and Big Ten Schedule Reaction
Apr 18, 2019 • 58 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio (episode 510 overall), we dive deep on what the addition of Joey Brunk means for Indiana — starting with a detailed scouting report and then moving into some mixing and matching of lineup combinations. We also discuss a…
AC Radio: Lessons From This Year’s Final Four
Apr 11, 2019 • 54 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio: we assess the pertinent IU-centric lessons from this year’s Final Four, discuss Bob Knight’s return to campus and how important a reuniting of the entire IU family would be, and then we answer your questions.On the mics:…
AC Radio: Roster Turnover Season Heats Up
Apr 4, 2019 • 51 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio (episode 508 overall) … we deliver our Banner Morning on a few encouraging recent recruiting notes and discuss the transfers of Clifton Moore and Jake Forrester [00:30]; we prioritize Indiana’s current recruiting targets…
Banner Monday: Mailbag and Big Ten Roundup
Apr 1, 2019 • 70 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday (episode 507 overall), Jerod reflects on the meaning of Indiana’s two victories over Michigan State before and Ryan dive into this week’s mailbag [2:14]. Then Mike DeCourcy joins for his weekly Big Ten Roundup to…
AC Radio: Requiem For a Season and Offseason Wish List
Mar 28, 2019 • 51 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio (episode #506 overall), we reflect on the disappointing season that just ended and take our first look into what promises to be a fascinating and question-filled offseason. On the mics: Jerod, Ryan, and Andy(Music provided…
As in 1985, High Hopes End in NIT Defeat
Mar 27, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Wichita State outshot Indiana from 3 and the free throw line.• Juwan Morgan and Zach McRoberts have fitting ends to their IU careers.• A few player tweets• Thoughts from Ryan Corazza and Zach Osterman• Happy birthday…
IU-Wichita State Postgame Show: Juwan Morgan’s Valiant Effort Not Enough
Mar 26, 2019 • 79 min
On Tuesday, Indiana’s season came to an end with a 73-63 loss to Wichita State. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.On the mics: Andy, Ryan, and Coach TonsoniAmong the topics discussed:— Juwan’s great final…
Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, Wichita State Preview
Mar 25, 2019 • 75 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday (episode #504 overall), Jerod and Ryan answer your questions, Mike DeCourcy finds some precedent for Devonte Green’s apparent late-career lightbulb flick, and Jerod previews what will be a tough game against Wichita…
[503] IU-Arkansas Postgame Show: Devonte’s Surge Continues and Bench Provides Huge Boost
Mar 23, 2019 • 65 min
On Saturday afternoon, in front of a large and raucous crowd, Indiana avenged its early-season loss to Arkansas thanks to another big game from Devonte Green, a solid effort on both ends from Rob Phinisee, and a huge boost from the bench. After the game,…
[502] AC Radio: IU-Arkansas Film Session and Keys to Victory
Mar 21, 2019 • 56 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we highlight then great work being done by @TheMopLady, dive into a film session and keys to victory for Saturday’s game against Arkansas, and then discuss why Indiana will (or won’t) be a better shooting team and will…
Recent NIT History Not on IU’s Side in Round 2 Rematch with Arkansas
Mar 21, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Gameday info for IU-Arkansas.• The main reason why the first meeting between these two teams may not tell us much about the rematch.• What recent NIT history suggests is the likely outcome for this game (hint: it’s…
[501] IU-Saint Francis Postgame Show: Improved Effort, Approach Lead to Dominant 2nd Half
Mar 19, 2019 • 73 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana fell behind by six points at halftime of its NIT opener before emerging from the locker room with a renewed commitment to playing hard and getting the ball inside. It worked, as the Hoosiers outscored Saint Francis by 23 points…
[500] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, Saint Francis Preview
Mar 18, 2019 • 74 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, we answer your questions, discuss IU and the Big Ten with Mike Decourcy, and preview Indiana’s first round opponent in the NIT.• [2:30] Jerod tries to make sense of the NIT actually representing a small step…
[499] Selection Sunday Special Edition: NCAA and NIT Bracket Reaction
Mar 17, 2019 • 61 min
Soon after Indiana was announced as a 1-seed in the NIT Tournament, we convened our panel of expert bracketologists (plus special guest Galen Clavio from Crimson Cast) to react to this nail-biting and ultimately disappointing Selection Sunday for IU…
[498] IU-Ohio State Postgame Show: Despite Devonte’s Heroics, Another Bitter BTT Defeat
Mar 14, 2019 • 73 min
On Thursday afternoon, Indiana added another chapter to its ever-thickening tome of Big Ten Tournament disappointments. Despite a remarkable shooting performance from Devonte Green, Ohio State delivered a tough, mature performance that was too much for…
3 Reasons to Believe Indiana Will Avenge Its February Loss to Ohio State
Mar 14, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• IU-Ohio State gameday information.• These are two evenly matched teams.• 3 reasons to believe this result will be better for Indiana than the first game.For the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning,…
These Trusted Bracketologists Have Indiana IN … But Don’t Get Too Comfortable
Mar 13, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Romeo earns more postseason accolades.• Devonte Green has been on a tear.• 3 trusted bracketologists have Indiana in the field as of today, but that shouldn’t give IU fans a false sense of security.For the links…
B201: Indiana’s Transition Offense versus Wisconsin
Mar 12, 2019 • 47 min
In this week’s edition of Basketball 201, Ben and Jerod reflect on Indiana’s transition offense against Wisconsin, look at an example of good halfcourt offense from the first Ohio State game, and also spend some time discussing Rob Phinisee’s notable…
Juwan and Romeo Earn Big Ten Honors (Plus: A Stat the Selection Committee Needs to See)
Mar 12, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Juwan Morgan was named co-Big Ten Player of the Week.• Juwan and Romeo both made it onto the All Big Ten teams.• Ohio State is getting its star back.• Someone make sure the selection committee sees this stat about…
[497] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, Ohio State Preview
Mar 11, 2019 • 80 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Jerod highlights the importance of Indiana’s junior class before answering your mailbag questions. Then Mike DeCourcy joins us for his weekly Big Ten Roundup, followed by Jerod and Josh Wilson previewing Indiana’s…
[496] IU-Rutgers Postgame Show: Juwan Morgan Shines on Senior Day
Mar 10, 2019 • 80 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana won its fourth straight game to close the regular season (and keep its NCAA Tournament hopes alive). Juwan Morgan led the way with 25 points, setting the tone from the get-go and delivering one of the most efficient and…
[495] IU-Illinois Postgame Show: Indiana Dominates Paint To Cruise Past Illinois
Mar 8, 2019 • 79 min
On Thursday, Indiana blew by Illinois 92-74. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.On the mics: Andy, Ryan, and Coach TonsoniAmong the topics discussed:— Really good, smart plays from the point guard— Romeo had a…
Two (Maybe Three) Hoosiers Who Missed First Illinois Game Will Be Key Tonight in Champaign
Mar 7, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• IU-Illinois gameday info.• Reflecting on the first matchup with Illinois.• Two Hoosiers who didn’t play in the first matchup (and potentially three) will be key tonight for Indiana to get a win.• Happy birthday to…
Latest IU Bracketology Updates and Big Ten Tournament Simulator Fun
Mar 6, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Andy Katz bestows an honor upon IU.• Where the top bracketologists currently have IU.• What has to happen for Indiana to get a Wednesday bye in the Big Ten Tournament.
[494] Banner Monday (on Tuesday): Mailbag, B1G Roundup, Illinois Preview
Mar 5, 2019 • 95 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, we answer your questions, go around the Big Ten with Mike DeCourcy, and provide an in-depth preview of Indiana’s upcoming matchup with Illinois.• [3:20] Jerod delivers his Banner Moment about Robert Phinisee’s…
Keion Brooks Jr Decision Date, Notes From Archie’s Radio Show
Mar 5, 2019 • 3 min
On today’s Banner Morning:• Notes and quotes from Archie’s radio show• Justin Smith’s confidence and attitude have improved• Keion Brooks Jr announced his decision dateFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. And…
Indiana’s Resumé Improves After 2-0 Week
Mar 4, 2019 • 3 min
On today’s Banner Morning:• Indiana’s impressive wins improve record in quad 1• Bracketologists are taking note• Why the Illinois game is vital, despite not being a chance at a quality win• A couple of Hoosier birthdaysFor the links mentioned in this…
[493] IU-Michigan State Postgame Show: Justin Smith and the Hoosiers Down Spartans Again
Mar 2, 2019 • 48 min
On Saturday, Indiana took down Michigan State for the second time this season. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.On the mics: Josh Wilson, Chad Schwartzkopf, and Jerod and Andy call in.Among the topics…
[492] Fun With Moderately Realistic End-of-Season Scenarios
Feb 28, 2019 • 63 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio we discuss what Indiana needs to do to complete a season sweep of Michigan State, asses the tournament implications (NIT and NCAA) of various end-of-season scenarios, and then discuss which players we feel most confident…
[491] IU-Wisconsin Postgame Show: Romeo Delivers Final Dagger as Hoosiers Survive in Double-OT
Feb 27, 2019 • 81 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana took a double-digit lead in the second half, then saw Wisconsin erase it quickly, and ultimately survived through two overtimes — thanks to a number of timely buckets from Romeo Langford — to snap a five-game losing streak. After…
B201: IU’s Defense v Purdue and Offense v Iowa
Feb 26, 2019 • 42 min
In this week’s edition of Basketball 201, Ben and Jerod reflect on Indiana’s excellent defense against Purdue and some of its better offensive possessions against Iowa.To watch on YouTube so you can see the clips:…
Jerome Hunter’s Recovery Takes A Small But Important Step Forward
Feb 26, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Wisconsin gameday info.• 3 important comments from Archie Miller’s radio show — including one about Jerome Hunter.• Add a new name to Indiana’s Class of 2019 targets.• Congrats to Armaan Franklin.For the links…
[490] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, and a Repetitive Wisconsin Preview
Feb 25, 2019 • 72 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Jerod and Ryan answer your questions, Mike DeCourcy takes us around the Big Ten, and then Jerod offers up a preview of the Wisconsin that will sound a lot like the Purdue and Iowa previews.• [3:10] Jerod opens by…
Indiana Involved in Tight Battle for #10 Seed in BTT
Feb 25, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• What does Indiana need to do to avoid a Wednesday game in the Big Ten Tournament?• How bad has the Hoosiers’ 3-point shooting been in Big Ten play? THIS bad. (Historically bad.)• And happy birthday to five IU legends…
[489] IU-Iowa Postgame Show: Hoosiers Play Well, Shoot Poorly, Lose Again
Feb 23, 2019 • 65 min
On Friday night, Indiana brought the same intensity and togetherness to Iowa City that they had Tuesday night against Purdue. Unfortunately, the Hoosiers also brought the same shooting and late-game offensive execution; and thus the final result was the…
[488] The 7 Reasons Why Indiana Can’t Shoot This Season (Again)
Feb 21, 2019 • 57 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we take a deep dive into the many factors behind Indiana’s second straight season of woeful outside shooting. Perhaps more importantly, we gaze ahead to offer some reasons for optimism that the shooting will get better…
IU-Iowa Rematch a Battle of Which Weakness Will Be Worse?
Feb 21, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• IU-Iowa gameday info for Friday night.• Indiana’s offense numbers are staggering … and not in a good way.• Friday night’s game will come down to which team’s extreme weakness is less weak.• Happy belated birthday to…
[487] IU-Purdue Postgame Show: Drastic Change in Effort But Same Crushing Final Result
Feb 19, 2019 • 91 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana turned in an intense and physical performance, and certainly played their best defensive game of the season. But a sputtering offense fell one score short in a crushing home loss to Purdue. After the game, our crew broke it all…
Archie Explains One “Drastic Change” Already Taking Place
Feb 19, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Purdue is the favorite in tonight’s rematch.• The recent history in the rivalry favors the Boilers.• Archie Miller described one “drastic change” already taking place.• The Hoosiers will honor two legends at halftime…
[486] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, and IU-Purdue Preview
Feb 18, 2019 • 80 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday: Jerod opens by explaining why Tuesday night is so pivotal for Archie Miller as IU’s head coach; then he and Ryan answer your questions, Mike DeCourcy takes us around the Big Ten, and Jerod provides a preview of…
3-Point Line Tells Story of This Big Ten Season
Feb 18, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana faces a daunting three-game gauntlet over the next seven days.• Is this stretch an opportunity for a turnaround for IU?• You could basically predict the Big Ten standings simply by knowing a few simple…
[485] IU-Minnesota Postgame Show: Indiana Comes Undone At 3-Point Line Yet Again
Feb 16, 2019 • 70 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana was outscored by 30 points on 3-pointers by Minnesota en route to a lifeless 21-point loss that didn’t even feel that close. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.On the mics:…
[484] Talking Poor Starts, the Lackluster Home Atmosphere, and Keys to Beating Minnesota
Feb 14, 2019 • 74 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the recent impact of De’Ron Davis, highlight some keys to beating Minnesota, and try to fix Indiana’s issues with poor starts and lackluster home crowds. And much more.On the mics: Jerod, Andy, and Coach…
Indiana Was Good at Starting Second Halves … Not Anymore
Feb 14, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Looking ahead to the Minnesota game.• Indiana will be playing in the somewhat … friendly? … confines of The Barn.• Three things you need to know about Minnesota• Earlier in the season, Indiana was riding good second…
Hoosiers Have Work to Do to Avoid Wednesday Game in BTT
Feb 13, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Recapping Archie Miller’s most interesting comments from his Monday night radio show.• Andy Bottoms finally dropped Indiana out of his bracket projections.• Is Indiana really in danger of having a Wednesday game in…
B201: How OSU Exploited IU’s Defensive Strategy (Plus: De’Ron’s Passing)
Feb 12, 2019 • 37 min
In this week’s edition of Basketball 201, Ben and Jerod reflect on Indiana’s two-game losing streak to Iowa and Ohio State.First, they review a couple of clips that show how Ohio State knew exactly what Indiana was going to do defensively and ran specific…
Was Sunday the “Knockout Punch” for Indiana’s NCAA Tournament Hopes?
Feb 12, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana’s two home losses didn’t drop the computer rankings as much as you might expect.• Some bracketologists have IU out … and some still have the Hoosiers (barely) in.• Zach Osterman is not buying the notion that…
[483] Banner Monday: Mailbag and Big Ten Roundup
Feb 11, 2019 • 61 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Jerod answers a flurry of mailbag questions and then Mike DeCourcy joins for his weekly segment talking IU and Big Ten hoops.
Offensive Woes Lead to Another Critical Home Loss
Feb 11, 2019 • 3 min
On today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Juwan’s quiet offensive output hurts Hoosiers• Romeo’s impressive recent performance from three• More cold shooting as a team• Remembering Bill GarrettFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
[482] IU-Ohio State Postgame Show: Slow Starts, Sluggish Offense Doom IU to 4th Straight Home Loss
Feb 10, 2019 • 72 min
On Sunday afternoon, Indiana fell short in a critical, close-to-must-win game against Ohio State. Slow starts to each half and sluggish offense throughout the doomed the Hoosiers to their fourth straight loss and ninth loss in ten games. After the game,…
[481] Mark Titus on Playing for Archie, IU-Ohio State, and How Fans Can Make a Difference
Feb 8, 2019 • 71 min
On this special edition episode of The Assembly Call, Mark Titus from One Shining Podcast joins us for a wide-ranging conversation about Indiana basketball.Before he was a famous walk-on with a blog at Ohio State, Mark was an Indiana native who grew up a…
[480] IU-Iowa Postgame Show: Another Disappointing Home Loss for Indiana
Feb 8, 2019 • 76 min
On Thursday night, Indiana fell behind by 10 at the half to Iowa and then found that even a strong second half effort wasn’t enough to overcome the Hawkeyes on a night when Jordan Bohannon made seemingly every big shot. It was the third straight home loss…
4 Keys to Victory For Indiana v Iowa
Feb 7, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Juwan Morgan appears ready to go tonight.• What’s up with Zach and Race?• Iowa presents unique challenges on both ends of the court.• Two keys Hawkeyes to watch out for tonight.For the links mentioned in this edition…
All-Time Great Hoosier to Be Honored on Sunday
Feb 6, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• A few notes about Thursday’s game against Iowa.• The announcers for Thursday’s game.• How to listen to Don Fischer’s radio broadcast.• A new IU social media video is out … and it’s a must-watch.• Indiana is honoring…
B201: Indiana’s Improved Offensive Rhythm at Michigan State
Feb 5, 2019 • 44 min
In this week’s edition of Basketball 201, Ben and Jerod reflect on Saturday night’s upset victory at Michigan State. The Hoosiers hit 10 out of 20 three-pointers and were able to count on strong post play from De’Ron Davis, but it was the consistent…
Some IU 3-Point Shooting Data That Might Surprise You
Feb 5, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Archie updated the status of Juwan Morgan on his radio show Monday night.• He also had a few interesting comments about De’Ron Davis, Justin Smith, and the team’s newfound mindset.• Peering inside the numbers,…
[479] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, Iowa Preview
Feb 4, 2019 • 75 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, Jerod and Ryan dip into the listener mailbag, Mike DeCourcy recaps a wild week in Big Ten hoops, and Jerod provides an in-depth preview of Indiana’s Thursday night game against Iowa.• [2:45] Jerod begins with a…
3 Reasons For Optimism About Juwan’s Injury
Feb 4, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• A few reasons why Indiana fans should be cautiously optimistic about Juwan’s availability for Thursday night.• Indiana did something on Saturday that only two other teams have done this season.• The Hoosiers’…
[478] IU-Michigan State Postgame Show: Complete Team Effort Leads to Season-Changing Road Victory
Feb 2, 2019 • 85 min
On Saturday night, Indiana captured one of the most unexpected victories in school history — knocking of Michigan State 79-75 in East Lansing despite being 14-point underdogs and losing Juwan Morgan to injury in the first half. After the game, our crew…
[477] Interesting Lineup Data and The Shot Doctor Examines IU’s 3-Point Woes
Jan 31, 2019 • 57 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio: we take a quick look ahead to IU-Michigan State; analyze some interesting lineup data about how Indiana’s offense performs when Juwan and Romeo are on/off the court; our very own Shot Doctor diagnoses the issues with…
[476] IU-Rutgers Postgame Show: Indiana Gets Knocked Down and Can’t Get Up (Again)
Jan 30, 2019 • 75 min
On Wednesday night, Indiana dropped its seventh straight game (and second in a row to Rutgers). The Hoosiers got off to a good start, but, as has become this team’s unfortunate habit, couldn’t get up off the mat after Rutgers delivered a haymaker during…
Rutgers On a Roll Heading Into Matchup With Indiana
Jan 30, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Gameday info for IU-Rutgers.• Several reasons why this is the best Rutgers team Indiana has ever faced.• Why ANY type of win tonight will be one worth celebrating for struggling Hoosiers.• Sam Vecenie’s latest mock…
B201: Reflecting on Better Times for Indiana’s Offense
Jan 29, 2019 • 32 min
In this week’s edition of Basketball 201, Ben and Jerod look at back at what Indiana’s offense looked like earlier in the season in games against Marquette and Louisville, and then compare it to how things looked in then Purdue game. They also discuss the…
Archie Updates the Status of Indiana’s Injured and Suspended Players
Jan 29, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Archie Miller updated the status of Indiana’s injured and suspended players during his radio show.• Archie also revealed one reason why we might see some different guys get playing time on Wednesday.• The computer…
[475] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, Rutgers Preview
Jan 28, 2019 • 70 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, we dive into the mailbag, take a look around the Big Ten, and preview Indiana’s upcoming trip to Rutgers.• [2:20] Jerod talks about the moment from Archie’s post-Michigan press conference that he found particularly…
Slumping Hoosiers Face Another Difficult Week on the Road
Jan 28, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Wednesday’s game at Rutgers no longer looks so inviting.• Saturday’s game at Michigan State looks even more challenging.• ESPN makes an unfortunate decision … given the timing and current state of the team.• Happy…
[474] IU-Michigan Postgame Show: Indiana Suffers Another Complete System Failure at Home
Jan 25, 2019 • 77 min
On Friday night, Indiana spotted Michigan a 17-0 lead and then proceeded to get outscored by six more points thereafter. It was yet another noncompetitive home debacle for an Indiana team that seems to be searching for answers that never come. After the…
[473] Al’s Emergence, Coach’s Corner, and Archie’s Crisis Point at Dayton
Jan 24, 2019 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we discuss the most urgent stories in the never-dull world of IU basketball — including why Jerod is ready to make a bold prediction about Al Durham, Coach’s ideas for how Indiana can get more space and flow on offense,…
Michigan Presents Big Challenge, Great Opportunity for Reeling Hoosiers
Jan 24, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• What Devonte Green’s suspension means for Indiana’s remaining ball-handlers.• What the computers predict for Friday night’s game.• The two different ways to view the Michigan game.• Is Indiana catching Michigan at…
[472] IU-Northwestern Postgame Show: Late Rally Only Makes Accumulation of Deficit More Frustrating
Jan 23, 2019 • 73 min
On Tuesday night, Indiana lost its fifth straight game, falling by seven to Northwestern in a game the Hoosiers absolutely had to have. A fast start and furious rally late only served to make the Hoosiers’ mid-game doldrums more bewildering. After the…
[471] Banner Monday (on Tuesday!): Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, N’Western Preview
Jan 22, 2019 • 78 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday …• [2:40] Jerod and Ryan answer your questions in this week’s mailbag.• [29:45] Mike DeCourcy stops by to discuss his thoughts on IU and provide insight on the rest of the Big Ten.• [58:25] Jerod and Josh Wilson…
B201: Indiana’s Ball Screen D Breakdowns at Purdue
Jan 22, 2019 • 32 min
In this week’s edition of Basketball 201, Ben and Jerod discuss Indiana’s breakdowns defending ball screens at Purdue. Some of this was because Indiana wasn’t good defensively, and some of it was because Purdue ran outstanding offense sets … emphasis on…
Improving This Fading Defensive Metric Is Key to Turning IU’s Season Around
Jan 22, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana faces Northwestern tonight.• Why this game is a virtual must-win for each team.• The fading defensive metric that tells the story of Indiana’s defensive struggles.• Why this is a more favorable matchup for…
Jimmy Rayl, IU’s Single-Game Scoring King, Passes Away
Jan 21, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana’s computer rankings continued to slide in the wake of another loss.• Tomorrow night represents an important opportunity.• Jimmy Rayl scored 56 points TWICE … and should have scored more!• The IU legend passed…
[470] IU-Purdue Postgame Show: Romeo’s Worst Game, Poor Shooting Sink Hoosiers at Mackey
Jan 19, 2019 • 78 min
On Saturday afternoon, Indiana dropped its fourth game in a row to Purdue. The Hoosiers shot terribly from 3-point range and the free throw line, and endured Romeo Langford’s worst game as a collegian.After the game, our crew broke it all down on The…
[469] Keys to Beating Purdue, Offensive Tweaks, and Social Media Nonsense
Jan 17, 2019 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we highlight a few keys to beating Purdue on Saturday, try to figure out how Indiana can squeeze more efficiency out of the offense, and then discuss the unintended impact of some fans’ irrational and unreasonable…
The Good and Bad of Indiana’s Upcoming Schedule
Jan 17, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• What is the status of Al Durham’s leg?• Andy’s latest bracket projections are out.• Purdue is a decisive favorite over Indiana heading into Saturday.• Looking ahead to the rest of Indiana’s schedule.• Happy belated…
Computer Rankings Tumble and Thoughts From Around the IU Beat
Jan 16, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana’s once lofty KenPom rating took a tumble after Monday’s debacle.• The Hoosiers’ efficiency margin in Big Ten play is a growing concern.• Zach Osterman has some useful perspective for IU fans to chew on.• Ben…
B201: The Impact of Shooting on Floor Spacing
Jan 15, 2019 • 35 min
In this week’s edition of Basketball 201, Ben and Jerod discuss the impact of shooting on floor spacing in light of last night’s IU-Nebraska game. The ‘Huskers had it, and the Hoosiers did not.We also spend some time at the end talking about some of…
[468] IU-Nebraska Postgame Show: They Were Just Toying With Us By the End
Jan 14, 2019 • 68 min
On Monday night, Indiana started flat and finished flat, with only a few whimpers of good play in between. It was enough to compel Bill Raftery to say the ‘Huskers were “toying” with Indiana at the end, and he was absolutely right.After the game, our crew…
[467] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, Nebraska Preview
Jan 14, 2019 • 76 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday …• [2:16] Jerod and Ryan answer your questions in this week’s mailbag.• [30:09] Mike DeCourcy stops by to discuss his thoughts on IU’s loss to Maryland, put IU’s injury issues into perspective, and then provide…
3 Keys to Beating Nebraska and Holding Serve at Home
Jan 14, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana hosts Nebraska tonight — so get all the basic gameday info.• The Hoosiers and Huskers have similar records, with Nebraska having the edge in KenPom ranking.• Nebraska is a good team with few obvious…
[466] IU-Maryland Postgame Show: Romeo’s Supernova Final Stretch Not Enough to Rescue Hoosiers
Jan 11, 2019 • 71 min
On Friday night, Indiana flipped the recent script. The Hoosiers roared out of the gates against Maryland, but then fell flat in the middle. Romeo Langford’s late scoring outburst almost brought Indiana all the way back, but it wasn’t enough as the…
[465] Talking Concussions, Bracketology, and the Importance of a Consistent Third Scoring Option
Jan 10, 2019 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we react to Archie’s media availability (and the continued bad injury news), address some of the ridiculous fan responses to Indiana’s concussion issues, assess Indiana’s current bracketology status, and then dissect the…
Did Yesterday’s Twitter Image Reveal Important Injury News?
Jan 10, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Maryland is on a roll heading into Friday night’s game.• Archie Miller has media availability this afternoon.• Did yesterday’s Twitter image reveal important injury updates?• And Indiana fans won’t be excited by the…
3 Key Reasons Why Indiana Needs Rob and De’Ron at Maryland on Friday
Jan 9, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• We should find out Thursday if Rob, De’Ron, and Jake can play on Friday• The specific roles De’Ron and Rob would fill on Friday that makes their presence so important.• Andy Bottoms and the Delphi Bracketology Club…
[464] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, B201, and Maryland Preview
Jan 8, 2019 • 121 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday, we answer your mailbag questions, talk to Mike DeCourcy about IU and the Big Ten, dive deep on how Indiana improved during the course of the Michigan game, and provided a detail preview of the Hoosiers’ upcoming…
This Stat Says So Much About Romeo’s Game … But Doesn’t Show Up In the Box Score
Jan 8, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Romeo Langford earned yet another Big Ten honor.• His stats are impressive, but it’s a stat that’s not in the box score that may be the most impressive.• How far did Indiana fall in the human polls and NET after its…
Slow-Starting Hoosiers Finally Ran Into Another Unforgiving Foe
Jan 7, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana’s poor start was inexcusable and insurmountable, but there are reasons to feel okay about the way the Hoosiers played from there on out.• The Hoosiers’ defensive rating took a hit after Sunday’s game …• … but…
[463] IU-Michigan Postgame Show: 30 Good Minutes After Another Horrendous, Game-Sealing Start
Jan 6, 2019 • 69 min
On Sunday afternoon in Ann Arbor, Indiana played the #2 team in the country toe-to-toe for the final 30 minutes of action. Unfortunately, the first 10 minutes of the game count also, and Indiana got off to another horrible start that proved to be a…
[462] IU-Illinois Postgame Show: Romeo Takes Over
Jan 3, 2019 • 68 min
On Thursday night, Indiana reopened Big Ten play with an 8-point victory over Illinois. Once again, the Hoosiers started slow, but Romeo Langford shook Indiana out of its offensive doldrums and set a new career high in leading the Hoosiers to…
Update on Rob Phinisee and Two Keys to Beating Scuffling Illini
Jan 3, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana hosts Illinois tonight at SSAH.• What Illinois does well … and not so well.• Two things Indiana needs to do to secure a win.• Archie Miller updated the status of Rob and Zach.• Happy birthday to one of the…
Andy’s Biggest Takeaway From Indiana’s Non-Conference Resume
Jan 2, 2019 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Another fun IU social media video.• The tip time is set for this Sunday’s showdown in Ann Arbor.• Indiana moves up in the human polls.• There is quite a bit of variance in IU’s computer rankings.• What is Andy…
IU’s Next Opponent Just ‘Achieved’ a Dubious Big Ten First
Dec 31, 2018 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• A new Hoosier is wearing the gold practice jersey for the first time.• Get caught up on the IU social media videos.• IU’s signed recruits continue to have strong senior seasons.• Indiana’s next opponent just…
[461] Big Ten Expectations, Romeo Talk, Minutes Projections, and More
Dec 27, 2018 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we use Indiana’s long holiday layoff to take a step back and discuss a potpourri of topics including our expectations for Big Ten play, Romeo’s freshman season (and who it reminds us of), how we project minutes to be…
[460] IU-Jacksonville Postgame Show: Juwan Morgan’s Spectacular Passing Takes Center Stage
Dec 22, 2018 • 63 min
On Saturday night, Indiana dominated Jacksonville in a game that will go down in history for Juwan Morgan’s triple double — only the second in Indiana history. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.On the mics:…
[459] Fixing Turnovers, IU’s Big Ten Schedule, and Christmas Presents for Archie
Dec 20, 2018 • 53 min
This week on Assembly Call Radio, we take a look at Indiana’s turnover issue, look ahead to the Big Ten schedule, try (and fail?) to pick out some useful Christmas gifts for Archie, and then answer your questions.All of that and more on this week’s…
Two Huge Runs Propel Blowout Win Over Central Arkansas
Dec 20, 2018 • 3 min
On today’s Banner Morning:• Perhaps Devonte’s best game as a Hoosier• A career milestone for Juwan• Romeo’s double-double• How Indiana got out from another slow start with two enormous runsFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
[458] IU-Central Arkansas Postgame Show: Devonte and Romeo Lead Hoosiers to Comfortable Victory
Dec 19, 2018 • 68 min
On Saturday, Indiana overcome sluggish starts in both halves against Central Arkansas to still ultimately dominate an overmatched opponent — led by outstanding performances by Devonte Green and Romeo Langford. After the game, our crew broke it all down on…
Will Indiana Be Able to Go Deep Into Its Bench Tonight v Central Arkansas?
Dec 19, 2018 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana is expected to dominate Central Arkansas tonight … but we know how that worked against UTA and UC-Davis.• Juwan Morgan received more recognition for his Crossroads performance.• Archie Miller made some…
Juwan Morgan Recognized For Big Performance Against Butler
Dec 18, 2018 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Indiana moved up in the AP poll.• The Hoosiers have a rock-solid NCAA Tournament resume.• Juwan Morgan was recognized by the Big Ten and one national writer for his dominant performance this weekend.• What accounts…
[457] Banner Monday: Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, and B201 on Justin Smith’s Defense
Dec 17, 2018 • 84 min
On this week’s edition of Banner Monday …• [3:04] Jerod answers your lingering IU basketball questions in this week’s mailbag.• [26:15] Mike DeCourcy stops by to discuss his thoughts on IU (he was at Banker’s Life for the Crossroads Classic) and provide…
Juwan’s Remarkable Efficiency and Archie’s Impressive Record in Close Games
Dec 17, 2018 • 3 min
In today’s edition of Banner Morning:• Juwan Morgan entered an exclusive club on Saturday.• Morgan’s efficiency numbers are close to being off the charts.• The IU legend who saw Morgan’s breakout well before it happened.• Is Indiana lucky or good to have…
[456] IU-Butler Postgame Show: Juwan Morgan Takes Over at the Crossroads Classic … Again
Dec 15, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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] In…
3 Keys to Indiana Beating Butler on Saturday
Dec 13, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 for…
Remembering Eric Anderson — An Underrated IU Great
Dec 11, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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.• [55:01]…
IU One of Only 3 Big Ten Teams To Accomplish This Early-Season Feat
Dec 10, 2018 • 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 game.•…
[453] IU-Louisville Postgame Show- ‘Big Shot Rob’ Strikes Again
Dec 8, 2018 • 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:— How…
[452] Did Clifton Moore Show He’s Ready for More Minutes?
Dec 6, 2018 • 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 running…
One Key Metric to Track Saturday When Louisville Visits Bloomington
Dec 6, 2018 • 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 links…
Hoosiers Grind Out A Road Win
Dec 5, 2018 • 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 wayFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit assemblycall.com. And remember to use…
[451] IU-Penn State Postgame Show: Rob Phinisee Carries IU Across Finish Line
Dec 4, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 latest on…
[450] Banner Monday: Mailbag, B1G Roundup, B201 on Romeo’s Defense, Penn State Preview
Dec 3, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 turnover…
[449] IU-Northwestern Postgame Show: Romeo Leads Late as Hoosiers Survive Big Ten Opener
Dec 1, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 details…
Ultra-Competitive Big Ten Schedule Begins This Weekend
Nov 29, 2018 • 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.• The…
Hoosiers Pay the Price for Sloppy Start
Nov 28, 2018 • 3 min
On today’s Banner Morning:• Indiana’s offensive struggles across the board• Turnovers plague the Hoosiers…again• More sloppy passingFor 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 NET…
[446] Banner Monday: IU-Duke Preview, Big Ten Roundup, Listener Mailbag
Nov 26, 2018 • 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 the…
One of Indiana’s Injured Players Proclaims Himself #Back
Nov 26, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 winFor the links mentioned in this edition of Banner Morning, visit…
[444] IU-UTA Postgame Show: Hoosiers Get A Short-Handed, Sloppy Win
Nov 20, 2018 • 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 a…
3 Keys to Dominating Undersized, Inexperienced UT-Arlington
Nov 20, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 accept…
Hoosiers Fall Short After Final Possession Falls Flat
Nov 19, 2018 • 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 heartbreakFor 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 mean)…
An Impressive Win Through A Balanced Attack
Nov 15, 2018 • 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 problemFor 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, 2018 • 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 this…
3 Keys to Beating Marquette and Trayce Clarifies His Recent Comments
Nov 14, 2018 • 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 a…
Race Thompson Suffers Yet Another Injury
Nov 13, 2018 • 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 IU’s…
[439] Mailbag, Big Ten Roundup, Basketball 201, Marquette Preview
Nov 12, 2018 • 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 the…
After Historic Performance, IU Defense Is About to Be Tested
Nov 12, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 Fitzner…
[436] IU-Chicago State Postgame Show: Romeo Puts Offensive Arsenal on Display in Debut
Nov 6, 2018 • 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 pop-in…
Injury Updates on Devonte Green, Al Durham, Race Thompson
Nov 6, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 unique…
Archie Reveals Two Players Were Held Out of Scrimmage with “Nagging Injuries”
Oct 30, 2018 • 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 best…
[433] Mailbag, B1G Best Case/Worst Case, Basketball 201, and USI Preview
Oct 29, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 this…
National Analyst Calls Juwan Morgan Indiana’s “Best, Most Valuable Player”
Oct 25, 2018 • 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 a…
Someone New Is Wearing the Gold Practice Jersey
Oct 24, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 2021…
Juwan Morgan’s Captaincy Off to a Golden Start
Oct 8, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 the…
Victor Explains the Motivation Behind His Donation
Oct 4, 2018 • 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 the…
Keion Brooks Discusses His Official Visit and What’s Next
Oct 3, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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.——-Need…
5 Comments That Stood Out From Archie’s Media Day Press Conference
Sep 27, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 (but…
Hoosiers Host 4-Star 2020 Guard on Official Visit
Sep 24, 2018 • 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 guard…
[425] Juwan Morgan’s Guarantee and 3 Teams Stats That Must Improve in 2019
Sep 20, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 should…
BM: Juwan Morgan Makes a Strong Statement
Sep 19, 2018 • 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 Top…
BM: Indiana No Longer in the Running for 4-Star Guard
Sep 18, 2018 • 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 Big…
BM: How to Support Jordan Hulls’ 6th Annual Never Lose Hoop Golf Outing
Sep 17, 2018 • 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 a…
[424] De’Ron Davis Offseason Analysis and Reaction to Archie’s Podcast Appearance
Sep 13, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 ones,…
BM: Indiana Ranked #20 in Jeff Goodman’s Preseason Top 25
Sep 12, 2018 • 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 of…
Banner Morning: 5 Highlights From Archie Miller’s Appearance on the College Hoops Today Podcast
Sep 11, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 all-time.•…
[423] Armaan Franklin Commitment Reaction and Scouting Report
Sep 6, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 Watford…
Banner Morning: Armaan Franklin Commitment Watch Continues
Sep 5, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 IU’s…
Banner Morning: Highlights from Romeo Langford’s Updated NBADraft.net Scouting Report
Aug 28, 2018 • 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 most…
Banner Morning: A Handful of Weekend Recruiting Updates
Aug 27, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 IU…
Banner Morning: Happy Birthday to One of the Great Winners in IU History
Aug 20, 2018 • 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…
Banner Morning: Two New Non-Conference Dates Revealed
Aug 17, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 turn…
Banner Morning: One Individual Stat That Must Improve for IU This Season
Aug 14, 2018 • 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 potentialRemember to come hang…
Banner Morning: Another Non-Conference Opponent Reveals Itself
Aug 13, 2018 • 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 includedRemember…
[419] Recruiting, NCAA Rule Changes, Clifton Moore … And More
Aug 9, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 of…
Banner Morning: Wednesday, August 8th
Aug 8, 2018 • 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 nights…
Banner Morning: Tuesday, August 7th
Aug 7, 2018 • 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 bypass…
Banner Morning: Trayce Jackson-Davis Announces His Final 6 and Visit Plan
Aug 6, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 he’s…
[407] IU-Duke (Again!) and Expectations for Juwan’s Senior Season
May 31, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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…
[405] Analyzing IU’s Fading APR (Plus: Andy’s Bill Mallory Tribute)
May 24, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 even…
[403] The Biggest Strength and Weakness for Jerome, Rob, Damezi, Jake, and Race
May 10, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 positive…
[399] Locker Room Talk and IU Recruiting Roundup
Apr 19, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 all…
[395] Busting Myths About Archie and the Pack Line Defense
Mar 21, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 talk…
[386] IU-Illinois Postgame Show: Juwan Morgan Leads Another Strong Defensive Effort
Feb 15, 2018 • 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 delivered…
[385] IU-Minnesota Postgame Show: Devonte Green’s Rapid Ascent Continues
Feb 9, 2018 • 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 another…
[384] What’s At Stake Down the Stretch (Plus: Did You Realize?)
Feb 8, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 throw…
[377] IU-Illinois Postgame Show: Poor Guard Play Dooms Hoosiers in Champaign
Jan 25, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 role —…
[375] IU-Michigan State Postgame Show: Spartans Dominate Overmatched Hoosiers
Jan 19, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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 on…
[373] IU-Northwestern Postgame Show: Splendid 2nd Half Shows How Good These Hoosiers Can Be
Jan 14, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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…
[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 for…
[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…
[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 the…
[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 when…
[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…