Mike Woodson


Mike Woodson on Trayce Jackson-Davis: “I’m hoping like hell he comes back because he’s a big piece to the puzzle”

Indiana coach Mike Woodson spoke to reporters on Tuesday night in Fort Wayne ahead of his appearance at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana Gourmet Dinner. Woodson was asked about a variety of things, including his first season in Bloomington, the status of Trayce Jackson-Davis, NIL, the transfer portal and more.

Mike Woodson delivers on promise to beef up IU's schedule. It'll be hard, and fascinating.

BLOOMINGTON – From his earliest days as IU head coach, Mike Woodson made two scheduling promises. First, he would not push his team too early, as Woodson grounded his methods and philosophies into his program. The calendar reflected that, the Hoosiers finishing last season with a featherweight nonconference strength of schedule. ...

Mike Woodson headlines annual BBBS Gourmet Dinner

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Indiana men's basketball coach Mike Woodson was in Fort Wayne on Tuesday night as the speaker at the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana Gourmet Dinner. Woodson just completed his first season as the Hoosiers' head coach, guiding the team to a 21-14...

Registration open for Mike Woodson basketball camps in June

Indiana basketball coach Mike Woodson will be holding a pair of basketball day camps in June for boys basketball players in grades 2nd through 9th. Both camps are Monday-Thursday and run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The first camp is June 13-16 and the second is June 20-23. The camps will...

IU basketball’s roster situation suggests a healthy culture under Mike Woodson

Indiana entered the offseason knowing it would have some attrition via the transfer portal. With 16 players signed when the season ended and just 13 scholarships available, something had to give prior to the 2022-23 season. And it did. Four from this past season — Khristian Lander, Michael Durr, Parker...

IU basketball: Mike Woodson discusses transfer portal, transition to college basketball

The transfer portal era is here, and Indiana head coach Mike Woodson had to learn that from the moment he arrived on IU's campus just over a year ago. With the new NCAA rules in place, which allow athletes to transfer new schools without having to sit out a full season, Woodson had to convince a majority of the Hoosiers roster last offseason to trust in him and not seek out other opportunities in the transfer portal. Fortunately, Woodson's approach seemingly resonated as most of IU's roster returned, though it was a foreshadow of what was to come for the future of the transfer portal.

IU basketball: Mike Woodson details Trayce Jackson-Davis' NBA decision, strengths, areas for growth

Indiana star forward Trayce Jackson-Davis has until June 1 to decide if he wants to remain in the 2022 NBA Draft or withdraw and return to Indiana for a fourth season. One of the best frontcourt players in the nation, Jackson-Davis led the Hoosiers last season with 18.3 points per game on 58.9 percent shooting, 8.1 rebounds per game, and 81 blocked shots -- all marks which ranked sixth or better among all Big Ten players.

Hoosier Hysterics Podcast -- Mike Woodson

The Hysterics are absolutely over the moon to be joined by Mike Woodson for his first interview since the end of his first season as IU's head coach. Woody dives deep on the rollercoaster ride that was the last year... from retaining key players, to developing them, to suspending them, to finally getting them on a run that landed Indiana back in the big dance. He discusses letting Dane Fife go, promoting Brian Walsh, and shares his thoughts on all the incoming freshmen, including 5 star commits Jalen Hood-Schifino & Malik Reneau.

Year 1 of Mike Woodson in charge of IU basketball: The good, bad and what's still unknown

BLOOMINGTON – While it felt undeniably stressful in patches, Mike Woodson’s first season in charge of his alma mater ought to be cast as a success. Woodson’s team won 21 games, appeared in its first Big Ten tournament semifinal in nine years, ended a six-year absence from the NCAA tournament and stopped a nine-game losing streak to rival Purdue. Off the floor, Woodson built a staff that helped him land impact transfers and, in 2022, a top-five signing class nationally, also Indiana’s first in nine years.