Category Archives: Dan Dakich

Five reasons why IU basketball will be better in 2011-12

Before I compete in today’s Indiana basketball media challenge at Cook Hall, I thought I’d share five reasons for fans to be encouraged about the upcoming season. This is the first big turnaround season for Coach Tom Crean, who will start his fourth season in Bloomington. Since the mass exodus of players in 2008 and…

Filling out your NCAA bracket – Dan Dakich names his upsets on ESPN SportsNation

The NCAA teams have been announced which means it is now time for fans around the world to fill out their brackets before the (real) games get underway on Thursday. Everybody has a different way of going about their bracket. Most basketball fans pick their favorite team to go far and then overanalyze every other…

Dan Dakich joins twitter

This last year, twitter has finally caught on. I have been on social media site for about two years now and it continues to get even better. Twitter allows for anyone around the world to have input, share thoughts and links, as well as connect with high-profile names. Monday, ESPN 1070 The Fan sports talk…

Dakich makes ESPN debut today in a familiar place

Former Indiana player, assistant coach, and interim head coach Dan Dakich will make his debut on the ESPN networks Sunday evening as he will call the IU game against Wright State. Dakich played for Coach Bob Knight from 1981 to 1985. He was also the first a graduate assistant coach under “The General” from 1985-87…

Dan Dakich thriving as radio host

Former Indiana basketball stud Dan Dakich is exceeding expectations as a sports talk host. Dakich played for Coach Bob Knight from 1981 to 1985. He was also the first a graduate assistant coach under "The General" from 1985-87 and then an assistant coach at Indiana from 1987 to 1997. Double-D is most known for his…

Dakich Rolling Onto ESPN

It’s been talked about for months and although its not "official" Dan Dakich will be taking his services from the Big Ten Network to ESPN beginning next season. Dan will help ESPN with their coverage of college basketball. He has been involved with college basketball since his playing days at Indiana in 1981. He will…

Former IU Transfers Continue Old Ways

Indiana basketball is currently struggling because of a mess that had to be cleaned up. It was fishy, flirted with immoral, and desired change. That came when former Coach Dan Dakich took over the program for the remainder of the 2008 season. In doing so, after the season he cleaned out all the bad fish…