Category Archives: IHSAA

Several players with Indy ties participating in Jazz veteran minicamp

The Utah Jazz will be hosting veteran minicamp June 9 and 10, and it’ll include several familiar faces to Pacers and Indiana high school basketball fans alike. Ex-Pacers Tyler Hansbrough and Shayne Whittington are among the 25 players expected to be on hand. It will also included two former Pike High School teammates: Marquis Teague…

Pacers 2017 Pre-Draft Workouts: Bryce Alford, UCLA

He didn’t grow up in Indiana, but he was born here. And, as long as he’s in basketball, his ties to the basketball state will be discussed. Bryce Alford, son of Indiana Hall of Fame Steve Alford, the 1983 Indiana Mr. Basketball winner, completed his second pre-draft workout on Monday. His first was before the Draft…

Pacers 2017 Pre-Draft Workouts: Trevor Thompson, Ohio State

Ben Davis High School product Trevor Thompson was one of four guys with ties to the state to work out at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Monday. The other three: Bryce Alford (UCLA), Trevon Bluiett (Park Tudor and Xavier), and Vince Edwards (Purdue). Whether it was smart planning, a way to stand out, or just his shoe of…

Gordon Hayward on ‘Indy West,’ success with George Hill, and visiting Hinkle

The Utah Jazz are in town, which means the beloved Gordon Hayward is suiting up in his hometown. Since the Jazz are in the Western Conference, he plays here just once per season. Hayward, drafted ninth overall in 2010, is having the best season of his career — an All-Star season. He is averaging a career best 21.8 points, 5.5 rebounds,…

Arsenal Tech High School’s signboard reminds others to ‘Say Thank You To #41 Trey Lyles’

The Utah Jazz were in Indianapolis on Sunday in advance of their annual visit to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to face the Pacers. The Jazz (43-27) are having a great season and are currently fourth in the Western Conference standings. But they have lost two in a row entering Monday’s tilt, which is their fourth road game in six…

Southport Boys Basketball Regionals on WHMB-40

VigilantSports.com Readers, I apologize for the lack of posts over the last week. First, I was in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the Summit League Tournament to announce IUPUI games. That was a blast, and a terrific environment. Coming up on Saturday, I will be courtside at Southport High School and on the call of the three boys…

Yogi Ferrell making the most of his opportunity, named Western Conference Rookie of the Month

Yogi Ferrell continues to make a splash in his rookie season. Teams passed over him twice in last June’s draft. He went undrafted. (And he wasn’t even invited to the draft combine.) The IU product was in camp with the Brooklyn Nets and then appeared in 10 games before being send down to the Long Island Nets,…

Source: Eric Gordon to compete in 3-point shootout at All-Star Weekend

Eric Gordon spent the last five seasons in New Orleans playing for the Pelicans. The Indy native and 2007 Indiana Mr. Basketball will be spending the 2017 All-Star Break back in New Orleans — selected as a participant in the 3-point shootout, a league source told VigilantSports.com. Gordon, in his first year with the Houston Rockets (34-14), has led…