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Indiana Hoosiers star guard Victor Oladipo has been named the Sporting News Player of the Year.
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He won’t claim to the be the best player in the the nation, in fact, Victor Oladipo will say that his Indiana Hoosiers’ teammate Cody Zeller is better than him, but anyone with a pulse that has watching college basketball this year cannot deny the greatness of junior guard in Bloomington. He put all his talents on display in Indiana’s thumping of Illinois in the Big 10 Tournament’s...
Victor Oladipo can flat out get up.
His amazing athleticism was on full display at the end of today’s Indiana vs. Illinois game, as IU’s star junior threw down an unreal 360-degree dunk. It was the exclamation mark on the thrashing the Hoosiers gave the Illini.
Indiana went on to win, 80-64.
How does Victor Oladipo cap off a 80-64 thrashing of Illinois in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament? Oh, how about a 360-degree dunk. He had 12 points and 11 rebounds in the snoozer.
Indiana advances to face the winner of Michigan/Wisconsin.
As for the dunk, it was a dunk. Are you a huge fan of 360 dunks? Keep watching the GIF over and over and over until you get motion...
On Monday night, Michigan’s Trey Burke edged Victor Oladipo in the Big Ten player of the year voting.
Just a day later, Oladipo earned an award of his own.
The Sporting News named the Indiana junior the national player of the year on Tuesday. Cody Zeller was named the preseason player of the year by the publication.
“It’s an amazing feeling,” Oladipo said Tuesday afternoon...
After escaping with an improbable win at Ann Arbor last Sunday, the Hoosiers have their eyes set on Chicago this weekend as they look to add a Big Ten tournament title to their outright regular-season crown.
To discuss the conference tourney, Podcast on the Brink co-hosts Matt Dollinger and Justin Albers talk to Rick Bozich of WDRB.com and get his take on IU’s chances and the fallout...
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Last month, Illinois made Indiana look like fools when Tyler Griffey hit an easy layup to upset the No. 1-ranked Hoosiers. During the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday, it was IU that was able to get the last laugh, and guard Victor Oladipo to put down the finishing touches.
With the game out of reach and IU cruising to victory, Oladipo...
Indiana's Victor Oladipo pulls off an insane 360 dunk against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament.
Hoosier fans have often griped about Cody Zeller’s touches this season, but a re-watch of the final minute and a half of Indiana-Michigan reveals this simple fact: IU’s last five possessions were all about getting its big man the ball.
The first two didn’t end so hot: A quick entry pass from Yogi Ferrell on the right wing to Zeller on the right block resulted in a turnover...
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He won’t back down, will he? It’s all about Tom Crean at Indiana University, and the topic at hand — an ongoing topic that has people surprised — is not that serious or newsworthy. Nothing he may ever do should surprise us.
For those who know Crean, he would angrily confront another coach and would exchange words in a heated argument whether...
Only four days remain until Selection Sunday and with a win at Michigan and an outright Big Ten championship, Indiana appears to be a lock for No. 1 seed. Our final edition of March Watch brings you the latest numbers behind IU’s nitty gritty profile and also a look at possible matchups for the Hoosiers in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Hoosiers have played...
The Big Ten Conference released the annual All-Big Ten teams this evening live on the Big Ten Network and several Indiana players were among the honorees.
Michigan’s Trey Burke was named the conference’s player of the year, edging Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller. But Oladipo was named the defensive player of the year and was also on the all-Big Ten first team, along with Zeller...
Two of the best college basketball players in the entire nation, just so happen to play for Indiana University. Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller have used their combined skills to make IU one of the favorites to win the NCAA Tournament 2013 this year.
The question is which one of these players will make a better NBA prospect?
Zeller came into this season...
We know that the Indiana Hoosiers have a rival in Purdue. That’s their main bloodfeud. But the IU series with the Illini has seen a lot of emotional moments as well. You had Eric Gordon going Judas on Bruce Weber at the last possible moment, to defect to Kelvin Sampson and the Hoosiers. Gordon was one-and-done to the NBA anyway, but Illini fans still seethe.
And the shooting guard...
CHICAGO — Indiana advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday afternoon with a 80-64 win over Illinois.
Inside the Hall caught up with six Hoosiers — Christian Watford, Jordan Hulls, Remy Abell, Victor Oladipo, Will Sheehey and Yogi Ferrell — for their postgame reaction.
Watch and listen to their comments in the embedded media players below: