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.

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 […]

Indiana College Basketball Update

INDIANA UNIVERSITY UP TO DATE: On Saturday night, the Indianapolis Colts defense surprised some by shutting down the vaunted Ravens rushing attack, on Sunday, something even more surprising Indianapolis sports fans happened.  The Indiana Hoosier won a close ballgame.   It was an exciting game to say the least. The Hoosiers led by as many as […]

Indiana High School Weekend Basketball Recap

Recapping the past weekend’s basketball action from Indianapolis area high schools. CLASS 4A #2 North Central High School (Indianapolis, Indiana) FRIDAY: North Central got past Roncalli High School (Indianapolis, Indiana) and Speedway High School (Speedway, Indiana) in the first two rounds of the Marion County Tournament, setting up a much anticipated matchup with #10 Lawrence […]

Indiana Pacers: Taking Stock Against the Toronto Raptors

With the return of Danny Granger, Troy Murphy and Tyler Hansbrough back into the Indiana Pacers lineup, I figured now would great time for a little in-depth analysis of how the team is shaping up (taken from Monday night’s game against the Toronto Raptors): First Quarter 12:00: The Pacers open the game with Earl Watson, […]

Indiana High School Basketball Weekend Roundup

With the snowy weather conditions,  it was very difficult for Indianapolis sports fans to get their high school basketball fix in person this weekend, so is here to give you a roundup of all the area’s top action. CLASS 4A #2 Carmel High School (Carmel, Indiana) FRIDAY: The Greyhounds jumped out to a 12-0 […]

Indiana College Basketball Update

INDIANA UNIVERSITY Despite pounding Bryant University 90-42 to close out the non-conference schedule on Monday, the mood around the Hoosiers locker room was not a joyous one. Early in second half, Indiana was dealt a devastating blow when freshman shooting guard Maurice Creek landed awkwardly on his leg and had to be carted off the […]

2010 Indiana Pacers Wish List

After a three day break for the Holidays, the Indiana Pacers were back in action Saturday night. Facing the Atlanta Hawks at Conseco Fieldhouse, the Pacers failed to delight the Indianapolis crowd, losing 110-98. With the team in the midst of a monumental nose dive — they’ve lost 16 of their last 20 games — […]

Indiana College Basketball: Wrapping Up Non-Conference Action

Indiana University Season Update: Since finishing last in the Puerto Rico Shootout, the Hoosiers have won three of five games, including a big victory over the University of Pittsburgh in the Jimmy V Classic. Even in defeats against Maryland and fourth-ranked Kentucky, Tom Crean‘s cast of young players has shown tremendous promise. Upcoming Schedule: Indiana […]

Mackey Arena: Home of the Purdue Boilermakers

Opened in 1967, Mackey Arena serves as the home court for the Purdue University men’s and women’s basketball teams, as well as occasionally hosting volleyball games and wrestling matches. It was originally named Purdue Arena, but was changed in 1972 to honor longtime athletic direct Guy “Red” Mackey. The arena replaced Lambert Fieldhouse, which currently […]

Bobby Knight Making News Again: Says NCAA lacks Integrity, sites Calipari

While making a rare appearance in the Hoosier State, long-time University of Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight was making headlines with his mouth…somethings never change. Knight was speaking at an Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame fundraiser in downtown Indianapolis a few days before calling the Butler University/Xavier basketball game Saturday from Hinkle Fieldhouse. The man […]

Indiana High School Basketball Recruiting Prospects

Leaving no stone unturned, takes a look at the area’s most talented high school hoopsters. (rank: denotes national rank) Class of 2010: Terone Johnson, North Central High School (rank: #46): Purdue University -The 6’2″ shooting guard has led #4 North Central to 3-1 record. The Purdue recruit is averaging 26.2 in the four games, […]

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Indiana Pacers: Losing to win?

It’s not a great time to be a fan of professional basketball in Indianapolis. The Indiana Pacers, who started the season with visions of playoffs dancing through their heads, have lost 10 of their last 11 games, and appear to be regressing rather than progressing as the season goes on. Injuries, inconsistent lineup rotations, and […]

Assmebly Hall: Indiana University Basketball Arena

Assembly Hall opened in 1971 on the campus of Indiana University.  It seats over 17,000 people and is the regular home of both the men’s and women’s basketball teams.  Located roughly 50 miles south of Indianapolis, the structure’s housed three national championship teams (1976, 1981, 1987), and welcomed the NCAA basketball tournament three times.  In […]

Jeff Foster: Indiana Pacers

Jeff Foster grew up in San Antonio, Texas, and attended nearby Texas State University. He was originally selected with the 21st pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors, but his draft rights were immediately sold to the Indiana Pacers for Vonteego Cummings and a future first rounder. The Pacers achieved great […]

FCF Hoosier Holiday Gift Guide Day 2: Tickets for Sports of All Sorts

‘Tis the season for giving, right? So we here at in Indianapolis felt that on top of giving you the best we’ve got when it comes to what’s going on in the Circle City, we will give you a little help in trying to find that perfect gift for the special someone on your […]

Catching Up With Former Indiana High School Basketball Standouts

During 2007 and 2008 an astonishing six players that attended high school in the Indianapolis area were drafted into the NBA.  Let’s take a look at the progress those six guys have made in their professional careers. Eric Gordon After playing just one season at Indiana University, the former North Central standout was selected with […]

Tyler Hansbrough: Indiana Pacers

Tyler Hansbrough grew up in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and is a current member of the Indiana Pacers.  He attended Poplar Bluff High where he led the Mules to back-to-back state titles. As a senior, he averaged 28.2 points and 13.4 rebounds, and his Poplar Bluff team was matched up against Greg Oden and the Lawrence […]

Indiana Pacers Team Report

With the first month of the NBA season already passed, it’s time to take stock of where the Indiana Pacers stand in their quest to bring a playoff game back to downtown Indianapolis for the first time in four years. POINT GUARD: T.J. Ford’s started 12 of a possible 13 games at the point. The […]

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Indiana College Basketball Update

INDIANA UNIVERSITY Looking to distance itself from a school worst 6-25 record last season, the Indiana basketball team opened the year with two straight wins over Howard and USC Upstate. Just because the competition was inferior didn’t stop fans from hoping that this season would bring about a drastic change from misery of 2008-09. After […]

Matt Painter: Purdue University Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Matt Painter is the current head basketball coach at Purdue University.  He grew up in Muncie, Indiana and attended Purdue, where he played four seasons under Indianapolis sports legend Gene Keady. Painter’s coaching career began in 1993 as an assistant at Washington and Jefferson College.  After spending one year there, he moved on to Barton […]