Lots of basketball prognosticators say there is NO way Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens would take the IU job. But there's at least one good reason he—and Steve Alford—would consider it. And there may be even more.
Commissioner Val Ackerman talked with IBJ on Thursday about the potential growth of the Big East, what Butler brings to the conference, and a recent claim about bullying within the WNBA, a league she used to lead.
IU Athletic Director Fred Glass would have good reason to be conflicted about the Hoosiers' participation in the all-Indiana hoops double-header, which is no doubt a boon for downtown Indianapolis and Butler.
Learfield Sports officials said they were attracted by the expertise of the 17-year-old local firm and will retain all of its employees. Butler University and University of Indianapolis are among clients that will be affected.
The memory of Bob Knight shouldn't be wiped away. He’s done far too much for IU and this state for that. But the endless comparisons of Knight to the man currently coaching the men’s team in Bloomington must stop. It’s destructive.