May 19, 2024

Transfer portal update: Indiana University (IU) announced the signing of Luke Goode, a transfer from Illinois and native of Indiana. Described as a proficient 3-point shooter with versatility in rebounding from the wing, Goode brings valuable experience to IU’s roster, according to coach Mike Woodson.

Standing at 6 feet 7 inches, Goode started seven games for Illinois during their Elite Eight campaign, showcasing his skills as a shooter. In the 2023-24 season, he maintained a 39 percent accuracy from beyond the arc, averaging 1.6 made 3-pointers per game. Over his junior year at Illinois, Goode contributed 5.7 points, grabbed 3.6 rebounds, and demonstrated solid shooting percentages across the board.

Woodson emphasized Goode’s athletic lineage and deep connections to IU, including his family’s ties to the university and his grandfather’s NFL legacy. With a background steeped in competitive sports, including training with former IU basketball player Matt Roth, Goode is poised to make an impact in Hoosier Nation.

Luke Goode, Illinois, Shooting Guard

Throughout his career, Goode has been consistent from long range, boasting shooting percentages of 37.2 percent, 42.1 percent, and 38.9 percent in his freshman, sophomore, and junior years, respectively. He played a significant role in Illinois’ journey to the Elite Eight this past season, contributing to their success on both ends of the floor.

Highlighted in the IU news release are Goode’s statistical contributions and academic achievements, underscoring his well-rounded skill set and commitment to excellence both on and off the court. As a graduate of Homestead High School in Fort Wayne, Goode leaves behind a legacy of success, setting records in various categories and establishing himself as a standout player in the program’s history.

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