Our newest feature here at The Assembly Call is our IU Interview Series.
In it, we are interviewing some of the behind-the-scenes folks who make, and who have made, Indiana basketball the proud and successful program it is and always will be.
This installment is an interview I conducted with Tyler Devitte, a current IU junior who was a student manager for last year’s Big Ten Champion Indiana Hoosiers. He had quite the behind-the-scenes look at one of the most talented and exciting teams in IU history.
Below, Tyler provides behind-the-scenes insight on a number of topics, including:
- Tom Crean’s crazy work ethic … and what he’s like behind closed doors
- How the upperclassmen dealt with underclassmen who didn’t bring their “A” effort to practice
- How the media affected last year’s team (or, how Tom Crean used the media to affect last year’s team)
- The activity that Victor Oladipo always seemed to be doing
- And the time Cody Zeller got into a practice scuffle with Santa …