Kelvin Sampson

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Weems, Arkansas Power Past IU

Indiana's Gordon shot goes cold in defeat

(Newser) - No.8 seed Indiana's trying season came to an end last night, with an 86-72 defeat at the hands of No.9 Arkansas in their East Regional first round matchup. Though IU almost capped off a stirring last minute comeback, the Razorbacks, lifted by Sonny Weem's career best 31 points,... More »

IU Survives First Without Sampson

Boycotting players come back as Hoosiers edge Northwestern

(Newser) - Jordan Crawford ended his boycott long enough to score 21 points and help No. 15 Indiana hold off Northwestern 85-82 in a Big Ten win last night, reports the Associated Press. Crawford and five other Hoosiers skipped practice yesterday in protest of the buyout of coach Kelvin Sampson, let go... More »

Sampson Takes $750,000 to Leave Indiana

Buyout comes as coach, university face recruiting violations

(Newser) - The Indiana Hoosiers will continue their run to the Big Ten and NCAA titles without their coach. Kelvin Sampson, who has been under fire since Feb. 13 when the NCAA said Indiana was facing major recruiting violations, took a $750,000 buyout and resigned as coach today, reports the Indianapolis ... More »

Sampson's Last Stand?

No. 15 Indiana beats No. 14 Boilermakers 77-68 on eve of Sampson verdict

(Newser) - No. 15 Indiana topped No. 14 Purdue 77-68 in a showdown between Big Ten titans—and on the eve, no less, of the school's verdict on coach Kelvin Sampson, who stands accused of violating NCAA rules by making inappropriate phone calls to recruits. This game was won at the foul... More »

IU Plans Report Next Week on Sampson

Hoosiers' coach on hot seat for alleged NCAA phone violations

(Newser) - Kelvin Sampson's fate at Indiana will become more clear in seven days, reports the Indianapolis Star. IU President Michael McRobbie said Friday that Athletic Director Rick Greenspan has a week to investigate allegations against Sampson. If Greenspan recommends Sampson be fired, the coach has 10 days to appeal the ruling.... More »

Coach Puts IU's Basketball Team in Jeopardy

NCAA infractions on top of past violations may spell serious trouble for Sampson

(Newser) - The future of Indiana University's basketball team could be at stake this spring, as coach Kelvin Sampson's alleged infractions of NCAA rules may be catching up with him. The NCAA alleges that the coach, who left Oklahoma after four violations, kept making recruiting calls despite being ordered not to. Sampson... More »

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