Originally posted on College Hoops Digest  |  Last updated 4/5/13
by Dale Yarborough ACC Bureau Reporter The John Wooden Award will be presented Friday night to Trey Burke from Michigan. The All-American team was chosen earlier in the week, and Burke will join an elite group of players who have won this prestigious award. Past winners include: Larry Bird (1979), Michael Jordan (1984), Christian Laettner (1992), and even Kevin Durant (2007). My belief is that while Trey Burke is an outstanding player, Victor Oladipo certainly has the talent and resume to earn this award. Although Indiana did not win the National Championship this year, or even manage to escape Syracuse in the Sweet 16, Victor Oladipo brought an incredible joy and pride to Indiana’s campus and to all of Hoosier nation with his exciting style of play. Oladipo is a 6’5”, 214 lbs. junior this year, who is still debating whether or not he will enter the NBA Draft that will be held on Thursday, June 27th. (insidethehall.com)   Victor Oladipo has comparable characteristics i...
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