Net Worth: This month, Romeo Langford debuts at Indiana University. As the basketball program’s most hyped recruit since Cody Zeller, he’s proof that coach Archie Miller can compete with the likes of Kentucky and Duke for the nation’s best talent. But Romeo is also a 19-year-old kid. What can fans realistically expect from him and IU?
No one expected Victor Oladipo to be great. Not in high school. Not in college. Not when the Pacers acquired him. But Oladipo anticipated it. Maybe that’s because he has so much of the thing that elevates a person above predictions: Drive.
Only Purdue and Butler made this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament, leaving many Hoosiers wondering who they should support during March Madness. Could IU fans ever find themselves rooting for a Boilermaker team?
Nearly two decades after Indiana University fired the iconic former coach, two years since his unceremonious departure from ESPN, and just months removed from Knight’s full-throated political endorsement of Donald Trump, Sports Illustrated senior writer Jon Wertheim (a Bloomington native and noted Hoosier basketball fan) takes a long look at The General’s increasingly bizarre—and sad—legacy.