Jack Ankony

Jack Ankony

Jack Ankony is a Sports Illustrated/FanNation writer for HoosiersNow.com. He graduated from Indiana University's Media School with a degree in journalism. Follow on Twitter @ankony_jack.

Northwestern Wildcats head coach Chris Collins claps against the Purdue Boilermakers during the second half at Mackey Arena.
Big Ten

Big Ten Offseason Evaluation: Northwestern Wildcats

 In our Big Ten Offseason Evaluation series, we’ll break down the roster changes and outlook for all 18 Big Ten basketball teams heading into the 2024-25 season. Next up is Northwestern, which is on the most successful run in program history under coach C

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Indiana Hoosiers guard Jordan Hulls (1) calls a play during the second half against the Penn State Nittany Lions at the Bryce Jordan Center.  Indiana defeated Penn State 74-51.
Basketball

3 Things To Watch When Assembly Ball Plays The Cru in The Basketball Tournament

Indiana basketball’s alumni team, Assembly Ball, begins its pursuit of $1 million Friday in The Basketball Tournament against The Cru, a Valparaiso alumni team. Here are three things to watch.

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Class of 2025 center Eric Reibe recently announced his top 11 schools.
Basketball

Indiana in the Mix For 2025 Center Eric Reibe

Eric Reibe, the third-ranked center in the class of 2025, is down to 11 schools: UConn, Kentucky, North Carolina, Kansas, Creighton, Harvard, Indiana, Ohio State, West Virginia, Oregon and Stanford.

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Indiana Hoosiers forward Juwan Morgan (13) talks to Indiana Hoosiers guard Devonte Green (11) during a game against Purdue at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
Basketball

How to Watch Assembly Ball Friday in The Basketball Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Beginning Friday, teams will compete in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) for a $1 million prize. TBT began in 2014 and annually features for

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Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Fred Hoiberg walks onto the court before the game against the South Carolina State Bulldogs at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
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Big Ten Offseason Evaluation: Nebraska Cornhuskers

In our Big Ten Offseason Evaluation series, we’ll break down the roster changes and outlook for all 18 Big Ten basketball teams heading into the 2024-25 season. Next up is Nebraska, which is coming off its best season in years.

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Indiana pitcher Brayden Risedorph was picked by the Chicago Cubs in the 20th round.
Baseball

Chicago Cubs Select Indiana Pitcher Brayden Risedorph in 2024 MLB Draft

With the 602nd pick in the 20th round of the 2024 MLB Draft, the Chicago Cubs took Indiana Hoosiers pitcher Brayden Risedorph.

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Indiana first baseman and catcher Brock Tibbitts was drafted on Tuesday by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Baseball

Toronto Blue Jays Select Indiana's Brock Tibbitts in 2024 MLB Draft

With the 397th pick in the 13th round of the 2024 MLB Draft, the Toronto Blue Jays took Brock Tibbitts, a first baseman and catcher from Indiana who made the 2024 NCAA Knoxville All-Regional team.

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Indiana Hoosiers guard Yogi Ferrell (11) brings the ball up court during the first half against the Chattanooga Mocs in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.
Basketball

Indiana Alumni Team 'Assembly Ball' Announces Final Roster For The Basketball Tournament

Assembly Ball, the Indiana-based alumni team competing for $1 million in The Basketball Tournament, announced its 14-man roster on Tuesday. It features eight former Hoosiers and six players with ties to other Division I programs.

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Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Ben Johnson in the first half against the Indiana Hoosiers at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Big Ten

Big Ten Offseason Evaluation: Minnesota Golden Gophers

In our Big Ten Offseason Evaluation series, we’ll break down the roster changes and outlook for all 18 Big Ten basketball teams heading into the 2024-25 season. Next up is Minnesota, which enters its fourth season under coach Ben Johnson.

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Indiana's Kurtis Rourke (9) passes during Indiana football spring practice at Memorial Stadium on Thursday, March 21, 2024.
Football

Indiana Football Player Ratings in EA Sports College Football 25

Here are the player ratings for the Indiana football team in the new video game EA Sports College Football 25, which was released on Monday.

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Indiana's Connor Foley (14) pitches during an NCAA Baseball Tournament Knoxville Regional game at Lindsey Nelson Stadium on Saturday, June 1, 2024 in Knoxville, Tenn.
Baseball

Arizona Diamondbacks Select Indiana Pitcher Connor Foley in 2024 MLB Draft

With the No. 164 overall pick in the fifth round of the 2024 MLB Draft, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected Connor Foley, who posted a 4.71 ERA for Indiana last season.

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Indiana outfielder Carter Mathison wears the home run chain.
Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies Select Indiana Outfielder Carter Mathison in 2024 MLB Draft

With the 162nd pick in the fifth round of the 2024 MLB Draft, the Philadelphia Phillies selected Carter Mathison, an outfielder who hit 42 home runs in 182 career games at Indiana.

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