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If there's one thing Indiana is known for, it's basketball. And in Indianapolis, you're sure to find plenty of it. Whether its the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, a major NCAA event or even basketball played at the high school level, there's plenty of slam-dunking, basketball excitement to be had! Below are the latest basketball headlines.

3 Great Places to Watch March Madness

Although Indiana's favorite teams aren't in the tourney this year, you can still count on March Madness to run high among the state's basketball fans.

“Everywhere else, it’s just basketball…but this is Indiana!” I’m not sure who was the first to say that, but if you’ve been in Indiana during the month of March, you understand. In the great Hoosier state, basketball is practically a religion and the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, affectionately know as “March Madness,” is the greatest […]

Pacers Thrash Orlando Magic 98-79 with Dominant Defense

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Lost in the glare of the Indianapolis Colts’ almost premature return to contention is an Indiana Pacers team that has unequivocally become a contender. Moreover, a case can be made that this team has rebuilt itself into the NBA’s version of the Seattle Seahawks: A game-wrecking defensive team capable of shutting down even the best […]

Indiana Beats Atlanta 113-98, Hits the Road for Game 3

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The Atlanta Hawks had no answers for the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night at Bankers Life Stadium. They were outmatched in virtually every aspect of the game, and it showed. Wednesday’s win gives them a 2-0 lead in the playoff series. In just two games they have outscored the Hawks by a combined 32 points. […]

NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament Returns to Indy

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Time to break out the popcorn, ‘cause the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament is returning to Indianapolis on March 29 and March 31, at Lucas Oil Stadium. Yes, it’s that time of year again, when office productivity takes a plunge, and otherwise normal people are suddenly experts in ‘bracketology’. And nowhere is this […]

Hoosiers Avoid Shocking Upset, Rally to Beat Temple

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The Hoosiers were just minutes away from a shocking loss versus Temple as the clock ticked down on Sunday afternoon. But last-minute heroics from Victor Oladipo saved the day, advancing Indiana to the Sweet Sixteen for the second year straight year. Indiana University no doubt breathed a collective sigh of relief. The Hoosiers did not […]

Pacers Look for Second Straight Win Versus Magic

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After avoiding a third straight loss, the Indiana Pacers will try to notch another consecutive win tonight as the face the Orlando Magic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis. And with just 15 games remaining in the season, crunch time has most definitely arrived. This is a time when the Pacers can’t afford to […]

Pacers Looking to Regain Swagger After Ugly Loss to Heat

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After the 105-91 beat-down they received at the hands of the Miami Heat on Sunday night, the Pacers are looking to recover and start anew. At least they can take consolation in the fact that they beat Miami in the first two games of the series. I the upcoming week, the Pacers will face two […]

Pacers Looking to Inch Toward First Central Division Title in 9 Years

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The Indiana Pacers take on the Boston Celtics at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis Wednesday night at 7pm. Indiana is looking good at second place in the Eastern Conference, and winning their first Central Division title in nearly a decade is starting to look like a distinct possibility. But to do that, they’ll need […]

Season Series on the Line as Pacers Take on Raptors Friday Night

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The Central Division-leading Indiana Pacers will take on the Toronto Raptors in Toronto Friday evening at 7pm. One thing’s for sure: Toronto will be glad to put February behind them after losing back-to-back games to two sub .500 teams (Washington and Cleveland). And what better way to kick start March than by taking on one of […]

Rumor: Will Pacers’ Star Danny Granger Be Traded?

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Is it possible that Danny Granger has played his last game as a Pacer? With the trade deadline approaching Thursday, March 15, rumor has it that the Pacers star small forward will be put on the trading block. It kinda makes sense if you stop to think about it. Ever since Granger went down with […]

Expect Physical, Low-Scoring Affair as Pacers Take on Bulls

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Thus far, the Indiana Pacers have managed to stay atop the Eastern Conference’s Central Division by playing excellent defense. Ditto for the Chicago Bulls. While it is true Chicago currently holds a one-game lead over Indiana, the Pacers are looking to change that on Monday night in a game that is a makeup for a […]

Tom and Dick: Hometown Heroes, Indiana Basketball Legends

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The Johnson County Museum of History in Franklin, Indiana is honoring the careers of Indiana basketball legends, Tom and Dick VanArsdale in a featured exhibit entitled, “Hometown Heroes: Tom and Dick Van Arsdale.” These 3-time NBA All-Stars, both Greenwood natives, enjoyed long, professional careers that spanned roughly 12 years. They played basketball at Emmerich Manual […]

Adidas Invitational: Indy Successfully Hosts AAU Tournament

While the world waited with bated breath for LeBron James to make his DECISION about where to play next season, the next “King” of basketball may well have been playing ball in an Indianapolis high school gym this past week. Indy kicked off the July college basketball recruiting period by hosting the Adidas Invitational this […]

Harlem Globetrotters Come to Conseco Fieldhouse: Will Battle Butler Bulldogs

Didn’t get your fill of Butler Basketball last week? You’re in luck. For one night only, three of Butler University‘s finest hoopsters will be playing for the Washington Generals as they take on the Harlem Globetrotters tonight at Conseco Filedhouse in downtown Indianapolis. Senior members of the Butler Men’s Basketball team Willie Veasley, Avery Jukes […]

Butler Basketball Coach Signs Extension

Apparently all you have to do is take a small school’s basketball team to the national championship game in your own backyard, and your employers start throwing money at you. Easy right? Brad Stevens, head coach of the Butler University Men’s Basketball team, signed a 12-year contract extension that will keep him on the Butler University […]

Butler Bulldogs Win and It’s on to the Final Four in Indianapolis

If you were watching yesterday’s pregame show between Butler University and Kansas State, you would conclude there was really no reason for Butler to even show up. Kansas State, with a much better-known team, had better guards, better forwards and a better center. Oh, and also a better coach. Before yesterday’s game, it looked like […]

Register Now for the Big Ten Hoops Day 5K

March has landed in the Hoosier state, and we all know what that means: basketball, basketball, and more basketball. But if you want to get in on March Madness here in the Circle City and basketball isn’t quite your thing, you can still celebrate in your own way: by signing up for the Big Ten […]

Big Ten Conference Tournament Coming to Indy

Now that the Indianapolis Colts season has come to a bitter, crushing end, Indianapolis sports fans are probably asking themselves, “what next?” Forgetting a Super Bowl loss is no easy task, but luckily, Indy has plenty of distractions for sports enthusiasts over the next few months. And it all begins in less than three weeks. […]

Indiana vs. Purdue: The Rivalry is Back

Living in Indianapolis, Indiana, it’s been all Indianapolis Colts all the time for the past month. Lost among the “Dwight Freeney ankle” stories and the “Peyton Manning is great” features was perhaps the most significant college basketball game played around Indy in nearly a decade. And I’d be remiss if I didn’t bring it to […]

Indiana High School Basketball Report

CLASS 4A #2 North Central High School (Indianapolis, Indiana) FRIDAY: North Central’s Terone Johnson was unstoppable in Friday night’s rematch with Lawrence North. Johnson, signed to play ball at Purdue University next season, hit his first seven shots on his way to scoring the Panthers first 19 points. His hot shooting must have rubbed off […]

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