Category Archives: College Basketball

Ep. 87: Coach David Grace on the Indiana Bruins

David Grace, UCLA Basketball

Former UCLA coach David Grace joins the Pacers Podcast to discuss the three recent draft picks out of UCLA.

Yogi Ferrell discusses his camp, being a free agent, and what he expects in Sacramento

Yogi Ferrell, Sacramento Kings, Park Tudor School

After his annual basketball camp concluded, campers ranging from 8 to 16 years old lined up in the cafeteria hallway for one last moment of one-on-one time with Yogi Ferrell. Each camper went through the line, wrapping up with one familiar kid offering a special gift for Yogi: several Sacramento Kings hats, the first Kings…

Isaac Haas not yet cleared, but confident his skill set will earn him an NBA job

Isaac Haas, Purdue Basketball

CHICAGO, Ill. — As a late addition to the NBA Draft Combine, Isaac Haas has not met with any teams yet during his time in Chicago. When he does, he has just one question. “Where do you need me? What I’m ready to do is just be there in any aspect possible and help any…

Carsen Edwards grateful for NBA pre-draft process

Carsen Edwards, Purdue Basketball, 2018 NBA Draft Combine

CHICAGO, Ill. — Carsen Edwards didn’t expect to travel to Chicago this week for the NBA’s annual draft combine, held inside the Quest Multiplex on the west side of the city. An invitation was sent his way late Monday while he was in Boston to complete a workout for Brad Stevens’ team. Edwards just completed…

Victor Oladipo on Romeo Langford: ‘Hopefully he makes the right choice’

The Pacers had just completed practice Friday, two days before their opening game of the NBA Playoffs against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The team was in good spirits, and Victor Oladipo is always in a talkative mood. As he made his way to the backdrop, where he answers questions from the media, he first fielded one…

Edmond Sumner endorses Xavier’s Travis Steele as head coach

Travis Steele, Chris Mack, Xavier basketball

Xavier University was in need of a new head men’s basketball coach after alum Chris Mack, the winningest coach in program history, departed for the University of Louisville this week — as widely expected. On Saturday, 36-year-old Travis Steele officially took over the reigns for Mack, three years after being promoted to associate head coach….

Evansville hiring Walter McCarty as men’s basketball coach

Walter McCarty, University of Evansville, Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers

Walter McCarty, currently assistant coach for the Boston Celtics, is returning to Indiana, his home state, to become the head coach of the University of Evansville men’s basketball team. Evansville reached agreement with McCarty Thursday afternoon, the school announced. An introductory press conference set for Friday at 5:30 pm CT inside Meeks Family Fieldhouse. McCarty…

Indiana forward De’Ron Davis undergoes season-ending surgery

Indiana Hoosiers’ sophomore forward De’Ron Davis has undergone surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon in his right leg and will be sidelined for the balance of the 2017-18 basketball season, the team announced on Wednesday. Head Coach Archie Miller addressed the media prior to the team’s game against University of Minnesota late last week…