Recruiting Central: Indiana Hoosiers

Recruiting Central: Indiana Hoosiers


Recruiting Central: Indiana Hoosiers

Welcome to our Recruiting Central’s Indiana landing page.

Here you’ll find stories about Hoosiers football and basketball recruiting, including videos and profiles of top targets and commitments.

Indiana Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean has always been considered a strong recruiter.

Indiana Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean has always been considered a strong recruiter.



Justin Smith, F, Lincolnshire, Ill.

Aljami Durham, PG, Lilburn, Ga.

Clifton Moore, F, Philadelphia


Two signees reopen recruitment in wake of Crean’s firing (March 20)

Meet IU’s ‘sleeper’ recruit (Jan. 18)

IU loses out on Kris Wilkes (Nov. 13)

Wrapping up IU’s early signing class (Nov. 9)

Kris Wilkes nears his decision (Oct. 11)

Kris Wilkes includes IU on his list of finalists (Oct. 6)

Clifton Moore commits to IU (Oct. 1)

Justin Smith commits to Hoosiers (Sept. 26)

Kris Wilkes’ visit dates (Aug. 30)

Kris Wilkes keeps IU in cut down to five schools (Aug. 14)

Malik Williams makes his college choice (Aug. 4)

Wilkes cuts list to 11 (July 31)

•​ Hoosiers make final five for Southport’s Paul Scruggs  (July 29)

Insider: Kris Wilkes’ recruitment might be latest IU vs. UNC battle (July 28)

Malik Williams includes IU on list of 8 (July 25)

Indiana among those taking close look at Virginia guard (July 10)

Kyle Neddenriep’s July basketball recruiting primer (July 5)

Heavily recruited Jaren Jackson Jr. helps USA win gold (July 3)

Zach McRoberts to walk on for Hoosiers (June 28)

Four Indiana players from Class of 2017 are in the nation’s top 35 (June 28)

IU gets visit from heralded women’s recruit (June 27)

IU has more competition for Southport’s Paul Scruggs (June 23)

IU makes final five for 5-star wing Michael Porter Jr. (May 24)

Corsaro, Scruggs have Hoosiers on their lists (May 23)

Isaiah Thompson of Zionsville is drawing a lot of looks (May 16)

Big Board: Who is IU targeting in the Class of 2017? (May 12)

Meet Sydney Curry, a top Class of 2019 prospect (May 8)

McCutcheon’s Robert Phinisee takes his time (May 7)

Freddie McSwain commits to Hoosiers (April 24)

• Are Hoosiers done with 2016 class? (Jan. 21)

• Doyel: Watching Crean, others watch Indy’s top talent (Jan. 14)

• Elite big man Thon Maker grows into player he could be (Jan. 13)

• Recruiting: Catching up with North Central’s Kris Wilkes (Jan. 13)

• New York guard Devonte Green commits to IU (Jan. 9)

IU commit Grant Gelon dealing with bigger target (Dec. 12)

Top target De’Ron Davis picks Hoosiers (Nov. 12)

Hoosiers sign Gelon, officially open 2016 class (Nov. 11)

IU nabs first 2017 commitment in Georgia point guard (Oct. 26)

Notes: Eron Gordon, Hoosier Hysteria visitors and more (Oct. 23)

Catching up with 2017 IU target Zach Gunn (Oct. 5)

IU target Miles Bridges leaning towards Michigan State? (Oct. 1)

Insider: New commit Curtis Jones is perfect fit for IU (Sept. 25)

Curtis Jones commits to Hoosiers (Sept. 19)

Eron Gordon postpones college commitment (Aug. 19)

Crown Point senior Grant Gelon commits to Hoosiers (Aug. 12)



• Carmel TE Kurt Rafdal becomes 7th in-state commit for IU (Oct. 13)

IU commit Harry Crider uses football to raise diabetes awareness (Aug. 17)

IU gaining traction in Indiana recruiting (Aug. 10)

• Georgia cornerback commits to IU (July 21)

Tri-West’s Peyton Hendershot commits to IU (July 13)

• Thomas Allen, son of IU defensive coordinator, commits (June 1)

Hoosiers have offered Lawrence North lineman (May 23)

Carmel junior lineman commits to IU (March 7)

• ‘Exciting, big-play’ Ohio prospect picks IU football (Feb. 22)

• Signing Day Analysis: IU’s ‘gonna get bigger with this class’ (Feb. 3)

• Signing Day: A look at IU’s 2016 recruiting class (Feb. 3)

• Insider: Highlighting the best of Hoosiers’ 2016 haul (Feb. 3)

• Hoosiers offer Warren Central freshman WR (Jan. 29)

• Avon’s Bryant Fitzgerald commits to IU’s 2017 class (Jan. 23)

• Kiante Enis decommits from Michigan, IU in the mix (Jan. 21)

• HSE lineman Collin Miller consider 4 schools, including IU (Jan. 6)

Lafayette Central Catholic’s Coy Cronk commits to IU (Dec. 14)

Indiana visits New Pal’s record-breaking QB Alex Neligh (Dec. 4)

Recruiting update: Cathedral running back Markese Stepp (Oct. 4)

Lawrence North’s Caleb Jones is the next big thing in recruiting (Aug. 18)

Hoosiers nab commitment from Georgia defensive end (Aug. 6)

Junior college safety commits to IU (July 29)

IU commit Peyton Ramsey is looking forward to senior season (July 22)

Hoosiers land commitment from Ohio RB Cole Gest (June 24)

Florida WR Philip Benker flips from UCF to IU (June 23)

Ohio DB A’Shon Riggins becomes IU’s third commit in 3 days (June 22)

Florida safety Khalil Bryant joins Hoosiers’ 2016 class (June 20)

Alabama RB becomes IU’s third 2016 commit (June 15)

Cincinnati lineman Ryan Smith commits to Hoosiers (June 10)

IU lands first 2016 commit with Cincinnati QB Peyton Ramsey (April 21)

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