6-Banner Sunday is Contained in the Corridor’s weekly e-newsletter in partnership with The Meeting Name. Greater than 9,000 Indiana followers obtain the e-newsletter every week. Along with showing every week on the positioning, you can even decide to obtain 6-Banner Sunday by e mail. A type to subscribe through e mail is obtainable 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.
With the return of Trayce Jackson-Davis hype and expectations have adopted as a number of preseason polls have IU nicely inside the highest 25 and the doable favorites within the Massive Ten. Jackson-Davis and his group weren’t the one ones to have positives come their means as a former Hoosier is getting ready to an NBA championship.
Additionally, as new endorsement offers proceed to occur for gamers, IU introduced yet one more means their athletes can probably earn money via NIL. With monetary incentives now in play, a couple of small recruiting updates occurred this week.
Lastly, Podcast on the Brink and Doing the Work had reveals and we are going to as all the time conclude with a have a look at information in different Hoosier sports activities led by a brand new assistant coach for girls’s basketball.
• Hoosiers ranked extremely in a number of preseason polls
• Former Hoosier Juwan Morgan in NBA finals
• IU declares one other NIL initiative
• Recruiting updates
• Podcast on the Brink and Doing the Work
• Hoosier Roundup
Banner #1 – Hoosiers ranked extremely in a number of preseason polls
With Trayce Jackson-Davis withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to IU, the hype for the upcoming season was inevitable and has not been at this stage in a minimum of a half-decade. Mixed with many personnel losses for fellow Massive Ten faculties and the Hoosiers returning practically their complete squad and including two five-star recruits, it appeared possible they’d be picked among the many greatest groups within the land and the favorites within the convention.
This got here to fruition earlier within the week when a number of publications masking faculty basketball gave IU a minimum of a high 20 rating if not greater. Among the many well-known web sitesCBSSports ranks them 16, 247Sports has them at 15, Bart Torvik and The Athletic’s Seth Davis put the Hoosiers at 12, Jeff Goodman at Stadium ranks them 11, whereas Andy Katz at NCAA.com is essentially the most bullish as he places Indiana all the way in which up at seven.
All these websites have the Cream and Crimson at or close to the highest of the Massive Ten.
Banner #2 – Former Hoosier Juwan Morgan in NBA finals
Juwan Morgan has defied the chances and lots of naysayers and managed to stay within the NBA. His arduous work and endurance have paid off as he’s now with a Boston Celtics group on the brink of a championship. The Celtics are already up 1-0 within the best-of-seven collection after stealing recreation one on the street from the Golden State Warriors.
Meeting Name had an unique interview with Morgan again in November of 2019 earlier than taking part in the Pacers in Indianapolis. On the time he had simply damaged into the league with the Jazz.
Banner #3 – IU declares one other NIL initiative
The Indiana athletic division continues to be out in entrance of identify, picture, and likeness as they introduced a brand new endeavor this week.
The newest alternative for gamers comes from a take care of Campus Ink for merchandising alternatives. Beginning within the fall the Mark Cuban-backed web site will promote formally licensed attire and shirseys of IU athletes.
Banner #4 – Recruiting updates
A number of small recruiting tidbits got here to mild this week.
Prime 60 ranked 2023 goal Coen Carr may give the Hoosiers a agency reply quickly as as to if he might be coming to IU or not as he hopes to make his determination late this summer time.
Additionally, Inside The Corridor had an interview with 2023 four-star prospect TJ Energy and the Hoosiers are within the combine for one more four-star recruit Arrinten Web page as competitors for his companies is heating up.
Banner #5 – Podcast on the Brink and Doing the Work
Meeting Name Radio took the week off however POTB was again after a hiatus.
Rick Bozich was the visitor for Podcast On The Brink and mentioned IU’s standing as being among the many favorites within the Massive Ten. In the meantime, Doing the Work was again after a several-week break to speak about updates with ladies’s basketball.
Banner #6 – Hoosier Roundup
Whereas solely Monitor and Subject are nonetheless competing this season, a number of tales passed off away from play. The largest headline was from ladies’s basketball the place the group stuffed out their employees by naming Linda Sayavongchanh as their new assistant coach and recruiting coordinator.
In different information:
• Subject Hockey acknowledged Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
• Girls’s golf obtained a switch for the upcoming yr.
• Water Polo had 4 All-American Honorable Mentions.
• 145 IU athletes have been given Spring/At Massive Educational All-Massive Ten Honors.
Thanks in your continued assist for The Meeting Name and Contained in the Corridor. We’ll be again subsequent weekend with a brand new roundup.
Now go get pleasure from your self a 6-banner Sunday.
Aaron (Ari) Shifron
Meeting Name Contributor