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The "Z" Watch

The "Z" Watch
  • Wolves work out ex-Indiana center Cody Zeller

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are evaluating former Indiana center Cody Zeller, among their prospects for the NBA draft.
    Zeller worked out for Wolves officials Wednesday, one of several big men who showed their skills on the team's practice court.

    June 13, 2013

  • Zeller headshot.jpg Tyler Zeller among 27 invited to USA Basketball summer minicamp

    San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard, enjoying a strong NBA Finals, and Washington's Tyler Zeller are two of 27 young players scheduled to attend USA Basketball's minicamp in July.

    June 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • IU still working towards sixth banner

    Monday night in Atlanta, Louisville won the school’s first National Championship since the year I was born - 1986. This accomplishment is significant to Indiana basketball fans, because the last two times the Cardinals cut down the nets (1980, 1986), the Hoosiers did it the following year. The stat, of course means nothing, other than both schools had strong programs in the 1980s.

    April 11, 2013

  • Zeller declares for NBA

    Indiana’s Cody Zeller turned down one chance to play in the NBA. He couldn’t say no twice.
    The 7-foot sophomore center who returned to school last fall for one more shot at a national championship announced Wednesday he is leaving college early to enter the NBA draft. The reason was simple.

    April 11, 2013

  • zellerwithfanusethisone.jpg Washington shows support for Zeller

    Washington residents don’t get to see Tyler Zeller much these days, but for one night, he was back in Indiana.
    Zeller, along with his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates played the Indiana Pacers Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, much to the enjoyment of more than a hundred Washington residents that made the two-hour trip to Indianapolis.

    April 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • zeller05.jpg Zeller scores 18, but Pacers beat Cavs 99-94

    For the first 43 minutes Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, it looked like a great homecoming for former Washington Hatchet - now Cleveland Cavalier - Tyler Zeller. The final five belonged to the Indiana Pacers.

    April 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • Oladipo, Zeller named All-Americans

    Statistics through March 17
    First Team
    Trey Burke, Michigan, 6-0, 190, sophomore, Columbus, Ohio, 19.2 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 6.7 apg, 40.1 3-pt fg pct, 1.6 steals, 35.2 minutes (62 first-team votes, 319 total points)
    Otto Porter Jr., Georgetown, 6-8, 205, sophomore, Morley, Mo., 16.3 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 42.7 3 pt-fg pct, 1.9 steals, 35.3 minutes (62, 319)
    Victor Oladipo, Indiana, 6-5, 214, junior, Upper Marlboro, Md., 13.6 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 59.9 fg pct, 44.3 3-pt fg pct, 2.2 steals (58, 306)
    Doug McDermott, Creighton, 6-8, 225, junior, Ames, Iowa, 23.1 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 56.1 fg pct, 49.7 3-pt fg pct, 86.0 ft pct (44, 279)
    Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga, 7-0, 238, junior, Kamloops, British Columbia, 17.5 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 65.2 fg pct (47, 278)

    April 1, 2013

  • Hoosiers look ahead after disappointing finish

    Indiana left Washington in a dour mood.
    Tom Crean knows his team can't afford to let it linger if it intends to continue chasing another national championship banner.

    March 30, 2013

  • Turnovers spell disaster for No. 1 Indiana

    Nineteen turnovers. Sixteen baskets. A season-low 50 points.
    Top-seed Indiana had no answer for the 2-3 zone of Syracuse, and now the Hoosiers are heading home after a 61-50 loss Thursday night bounced them from the NCAA tournament.

    March 29, 2013

  • Indiana can't solve Syracuse zone in Sweet 16

    It took winning a national title for Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to get over a late-shot loss to Indiana the last time the schools faced off in the NCAA tournament.

    March 29, 2013