Indiana men’s basketball adds promising young guard Myles Rice, a former Washington State player, who battled Hodgkin’s lymphoma and redshirted as a true freshman. He was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and is set to bring playmaking skills to Indiana’s backcourt.

By the Numbers
  • Rice averaged 14.8 points and 3.8 assists per game with Washington State.
  • His 2023-24 season assist rate was 22.7%, jumping to 25.7% in Pac-12 play.
Yes, But

His shooting is a weakness, although there is potential for improvement in his mechanics.

State of Play
  • Rice’s arrival adds a strong playmaker to Indiana’s backcourt.
  • Indiana aims to build a transfer class around Rice and prioritize a quicker, more athletic style of play.
What's Next

Rice is positioned to start and is expected to form quick chemistry with his new team.

Bottom Line

Myles Rice's addition bolsters Indiana's playmaking abilities and offers a promising start for building a competitive transfer class.