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6-Banner Sunday: Indiana fills open scholarship with signing of Michael Durr
May 23, 2021
6-Banner Sunday is Contained in the Corridor’s weekly e-newsletter in partnership with The Meeting Name. Greater than 7,500 Indiana followers obtain the e-newsletter every week. Along with showing every week on the positioning, you too can choose to obtain 6-Banner Sunday by electronic mail. A type to subscribe by way of electronic mail is accessible on the backside of this week’s 6-Banner Sunday.
Welcome to a different version of 6-Banner Sunday, a joint manufacturing between The Meeting Name and Contained in the Corridor the place we spotlight the 5 most important IU basketball tales of the previous week, plus check out how the opposite IU sports activities applications are doing.
This week noticed each a brand new addition to the roster and subsequent yr’s schedule. We even have an honor for an incoming Hoosier freshmen and a particular award for Meeting Corridor.
Right here is that this week’s version of Meeting Name radio. Additionally, Jerod Morris had an unique interview with former IU nice Brian Evans in ‘Hoosier Storytime’.
• Indiana lands South Florida switch Michael Durr • Indiana provides Merrimack to 2020-2021 Schedule • Isaac Inexperienced set to affix employees as a graduate assistant • Indiana signee Tamar Bates named to 2021 Jordan Model Traditional roster • Meeting Corridor voted Large Ten’s greatest area • Hoosier Roundup
Banner #1 – Indiana lands South Florida switch Michael Durr
This week Indiana added some entrance court docket depth with the addition of South Florida switch Michael Durr. Durr performed three years for the Bulls and has two years of eligibility remaining due to the NCAA’s COVID-19 coverage.
Touchdown Durr helps to melt the blow of Joey Brunk’s departure to Ohio State this offseason. The Hoosiers now have two new large males on the roster for subsequent season with Durr and incoming freshman, Logan Duncomb. This transfer will enable Duncomb time to make the adjustment to the physicality of the Large Ten, in addition to permitting Trayce Jackson Davis to spend a while at his extra pure place on the 4 spot. It additionally offers Indiana one other large man within the fold assuming Trayce Jackson Davis makes the choice to go to the NBA on the finish of subsequent season.
Banner #2 – Indiana will play Merrimack as a part of 2021-2021 schedule
Final week the Large Ten launched every Large Ten staff’s opponents for subsequent season, and this week it was reported that Indiana will play Merrimack of the Northeastern Convention subsequent season. Merrimack is in simply its third yr of NCAA Division 1 competitors. This matchup ought to enable Indiana a possibility to develop some staff chemistry earlier than the rugged Large Ten season will get underway.
That’s one thing that was largely missing through the COVID impacted non-conference schedule final season. The one different particular non-conference opponent on the schedule to date is a matchup with Notre Dame in Indianapolis. Count on extra information like this within the coming weeks because the Hoosiers fill out their schedule for subsequent season.
Banner #3 – Isaac Inexperienced set to affix Indiana employees as graduate assistant
Contained in the Corridor has an excellent story on the addition of Isaac Inexperienced as a graduate assistant for the boys’s basketball staff.
Get conversant in the identify, as a result of I’ve a sense that it’s a identify that can change into awfully acquainted to school basketball followers sooner or later.
Bear in mind, this is identical manner a younger Mike Krzyzewski bought his begin, as a graduate assistant at Indiana underneath Coach Knight.
Banner #4 – Indiana signee Tamar Bates lands on 2021 Jordan Model Traditional roster
Incoming freshmen Tamar Bates was named to the 2021 Jordan Model Traditional Roster together with six different Large Ten gamers. Bates is the quantity 28 participant within the nation and a five-star recruit per 247sports.com composite rankings. He was a late addition to the roster after new IU coach Mike Woodson took over.
Bates involves Indiana from the IMG Academy the place he averaged 11.4 factors on 40% three-point taking pictures. Earlier than going to the Academy, he was a star on the Piper Excessive Faculty basketball staff in Kansas Metropolis. As a junior he averaged 22.1 factors and 5.0 rebounds in competitors there.
Banner #5 – Meeting Corridor voted the Large Ten’s greatest area
Meeting Corridor was voted greatest Large Ten area in a enjoyable little Twitter ballot carried out by Fox School Hoops. Within the ballot, Meeting Corridor garnered 43.6% of the vote, whereas Purdue’s Mackey Area got here in a distant second at 33.3%. The Breslin Middle was third with 16% of the vote.
The truth that Indiana has the second largest following on Twitter of any school basketball staff within the nation helped Meeting Corridor declare the highest spot. It’s a well-deserved honor for an incredible place to look at a school basketball recreation.
Banner #6 – Hoosier Roundup
By Aaron (Ari) Shifron
IU Soccer’s NCAA Event run ended within the nationwide championship recreation, whereas baseball has struggled all week.
• Soccer misplaced the Nationwide Championship to Marshall in additional time. As I wrote within the Meeting Name Neighborhood after, it was a miracle the Hoosiers made all of it the best way to the title recreation, given their struggles within the midfield all season.
• Baseball misplaced to Michigan of their collection finale. It bought worse all through the week as a struggling Illinois pitching employees befuddled the Hoosiers in a 3-2 loss. It then hit all-time low this weekend with two losses to Nebraska, ending the Hoosiers Large Ten Title hopes and placing the NCAA Event in jeopardy. I wrote a column for the Meeting Name Neighborhood in regards to the struggles of Friday starter Tommy Sommer.
• Soccer welcomed a few new additions to the staff.
• Softball wrapped up their season with a 3-2 win over Maryland.
• Monitor and Discipline noticed a robust second place end for the ladies on the Large Ten Championship. This certified 35 Hoosiers for the NCAA East Preliminaries.
• Rowing completed fifth on the Large Ten Championships.
• Males’s Golf positioned ninth on the NCAA Regionals in what was a turnaround season for the staff after a number of years of main struggles.
Thanks on your continued help for The Meeting Name. We’ll be again subsequent weekend with a brand new roundup.
Now go take pleasure in your self a 6-banner Sunday.
Matt Moore (@MattHoopsGuy1) Employees Author The Meeting Name