In the months leading up to the 2020-’21 college basketball season, BTPowerhouse will be releasing a new series called the ‘BTPowerhouse 25,’ which features the Top 25 players in the Big Ten as voted by members of the staff. All players set to be on Big Ten rosters for next season were eligible during the staff vote with their top selection receiving 25 points and their 25th and final selection receiving 1 point.
BLOOMINGTON – Indiana will have four captains – two seniors and two juniors – for its 2020-21 men’s basketball season. Senior center Joey Brunk, senior guard Al Durham, junior point guard Rob Phinisee and junior forward Race Thompson were named captains based on votes from teammates. The 6-foot-11 Brunk, an Indianapolis native, is in his second year in the program after transferring from Butler.
BLOOMINGTON – Indiana basketball fans have been waiting for a breakthrough season since Archie Miller took over as coach in 2017. The Hoosiers showed slight progress in Year 3 under Miller, going 20-12 overall before the season was cut short during the Big Ten Tournament in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. With a KenPom rating of 34, IU was in position to reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2016.