Pictured: Tom Crean hustling. It's a fitting metaphor for a coach working the recruiting trail and finding himself in the mix with several of the top high school players in America.
With the 2013 class all but signed and sealed, the Indiana coach already has some major irons in the fire for his 2014 crop. According to VerbalCommits.com, the Hoosiers are still in the mix for 11 of the top 50 players in the nation.
The interest level of those players already offered may vary, as some appear much more intent on playing collegiate ball elsewhere. Still, there are plenty of great prospects still on Crean's radar.
Here are five of the biggest stars who could don the candy-striped warmups in the 2014 season.
NOTE: This slideshow does not include the already-committed guard James Blackmon Jr. Players are listed in the order of their overall class rank on Verbal Commits.