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  1. Familiar feeling for Crean, Hoosiers

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The question wasn't terribly difficult or even unique. Odds are Tom Crean has heard it a few hundred times in his coaching career. But when asked, minutes after his Indiana team lost to Illinois 64-54 in the first round of the Big ...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  2. Indiana's Hanner Mosquera-Perea suspended indefinitely after arre...

    Dana O'Neil

    Indiana sophomore Hanner Mosquera-Perea has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest Friday morning for operating while intoxicated and operating with a blood alcohol of .15 or greater.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  3. Yogi Ferrell takes on expanded role at Indiana

    Dana O'Neil

    Indiana's Yogi Ferrell steps onto college basketball's biggest stage as Indiana's point guard and team leader.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  4. Dana O'Neil's first bracket impressions

    Dana O'Neil

    It's so easy to bash the bracket and, by extension, the NCAA tournament selection committee. But this is also a subjective process, where beauty is in the eye of the computers and still, the beholder. The country will never see eye-to-eye with the...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  5. It happens ... but Crean has to know better

    Dana O'Neil

    I've spent the better part of the past two months interviewing old-timers for a piece about the Big East conference. The coaches -- Rollie Massimino, John Thompson and the like -- spun more than a few yarns about coaching disagreements that inclu...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. Indiana Hoosiers ready to see if they can match lofty expectation...

    Dana O'Neil

    This is the season Indiana basketball fans have been waiting for. The talented and experienced Hoosiers start the season ranked No. 1 in the nation -- quite a difference from the program Tom Crean found when he became coach.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  7. Coach's corner: Tom Crean

    Dana O'Neil

    Assembly Hall has not been kind to ranked teams. Nos. 1, 2 and 13 have lost on Indiana's home floor this season, all victims of the long-promised and finally delivered resurgence of Hoosier hoops. On Tuesday night, Indiana welcomes another ranked ...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  8. O'Neil: Catharsis for Tom Crean and Indiana

    Dana O'Neil

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Surrounded by security guards as he circumnavigated through the bowels of Assembly Hall, Tom Crean stopped every fourth or fifth step. First there was a hug for his wife, Joani. A fan walking by needed a high-five. Then it was...

    Blog | December 10, 2011
  9. Rapid Reaction: Indiana 73, Kentucky 72

    Dana O'Neil

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Here are a few quick thoughts from Indiana's buzzer-beating 73-72 victory over No. 1 Kentucky at Assembly Hall. Overview: Quite simply, it was a classic. After Indiana gave up a 10-point lead in the second half, Christian Watf...

    Blog | December 10, 2011
  10. It's catharsis for Tom Crean and the Indiana Hoosiers after beati...

    Dana O'Neil

    For three brutal seasons, Tom Crean and the Indiana players and fans could only hope for a better future. With a buzzer-beating 3 that took down No. 1 Kentucky, they finally got to experience it.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2011
  11. New Faces, New Places: Brian Wardle

    Dana O'Neil

    The manual still sits somewhere in Tom Crean's office. Five years old now, it's nonetheless as viable and useful as it was the day Brian Wardle created it. Technically it's a how-to manual, made at Crean's behest, for Wardle's successor at Marq...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  12. A crucial win for Indiana

    Dana O'Neil

    Tom Crean was heading into the locker room for his pregame talk when he heard that Pam Morgan, Maurice Creek's mother, had just walked into the building. Without thinking, Crean asked Morgan to come speak to his team, her son's teammates. "It c...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  13. Blake Griffin enjoys return to Oklahoma in pursuit of title

    Dana O'Neil

    Blake Griffin didn't have to return to the college court after his freshman year at Oklahoma, but he did. Now the star forward has the Sooners within reach of a national title, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2008
  14. Sources: Indiana increases Crean's deal to 10 years

    Dana O'Neil

    Sources say Tom Crean will have an additional two years added to his Indiana contract.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2008
  15. Looking to start fresh, Crean ushers in new era at Indiana

    Dana O'Neil

    There are more difficult problems than there are easy solutions at Indiana, but the lure of the Hoosiers was too much for Tom Crean to turn down as he prepares to right the ship at IU, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2008