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INDIANAPOLIS _ Tom Crean sure didn't get much home-state love at the Final Four.

The embattled coach of Indiana was soundly booed by the fans at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis during an early break in Saturday night's national semifinal between Kentucky and Wisconsin.

Then again, maybe that's because the Wildcats and Badgers sure don't like the Hoosiers _ nor do fans from Big Ten rival Michigan State, whose team played Duke in the other national semifinal.

Crean was being honored along with other coaches who had led their teams to the Final Four. He reached the Final Four with Marquette in 2003, losing to Kansas in a rout.

Crean was wildly successful with Marquette, but he hasn't been able to replicate that success in Bloomington, where he was bounced from this year's NCAA Tournament by Wichita State in the round of 64. Crean reached back-to-back Sweet 16s with the Hoosiers before stumbling to a 17-15 finish a year ago.