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Before Victor Oladipo was throwing down 360 dunks and solidifying himself as one of the best player’s in college basketball, he was performing covers of early 2000s R&B songs.
Here’s a video of Oladipo performing Usher’s U Got It Bad as a freshman at the inaugural Spirit of Indiana Showcase at the IU Auditorium.
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Victor Oladipo hit a key 3-pointer with 13 seconds remaining and Indiana, minutes away from being the second No. 1 seed to be swept from the NCAA tournament, held off Temple 58-52 on Sunday in the East Regional., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/oladipo-stars-late-as-indiana-holds-off-temple
It’s a well-documented theory that athletes want to be like entertainers, and vice-versa, so it is always great when an athletes to make the leap into the entertainment business. Star Indiana freshman Victor Oladipo did just that at an IU Showcase in April of 2011, where he decided to perform Usher’s “U Got it Bad.”
The best part? There is video to prove it. Not even gonna...
Victor Oladipo hit a key 3-pointer with 13 seconds remaining and Indiana, minutes away from being the second No. 1 seed to be swept from the NCAA tournament, held off Temple 58-52 on Sunday in the East Regional.
The Hoosiers (29-6) trailed by four with 2:56 left, but closed with a big run to advance to the round of 16 for the second straight year.
Indiana will play No. 4 seed Syracuse...
Back in his freshman year, Victor Oladipo announced his presence to the Indiana Hoosiers with a ballin' rendition of Usher's 'U got it bad', because why not?
Anybody who has been watching the NCAA Tournament — let’s face it, that is just about everybody — knows about Victor Oladipo‘s basketball skills. The Indiana guard and projected first-round draft pick has helped lead the Hoosiers to the Sweet 16 after a regular season in which he averaged 13.6 points while shooting a blistering .594 from the field and .433 on 3-pointers...
Thanks to a late block by Christian Watford and a 3-pointer by Victor Oladipo, top-seeded Indiana is headed back to the Sweet 16 following a 58-52 win over Temple. The Minute After » Photo Gallery » Video: Players react »
Oladipo should definitely stick to basketball, but I give him props for even attempting this. The Kid has a lot of personality and I like that in young players. Have some fun, you only live once.
The Big Lead provides the video of Oladipo, covering Usher “U Got it Bad” in 2011, at the inaugural Spirit of Indiana Showcase.
When I project Victor Oaldipo into the NBA, I see Aaron...
The Hoosiers closed out Sunday’s win against Temple with a 10-0 run which sealed a 58-52 victory.
It was both defense and offense during that run which has them heading to Washington D.C. A close look at two defensive stops and Victor Oladipo’s 3-pointer in the latest edition of Film Session:
Nursing a two-point lead, Temple bleeds some clock in this possession. Rahlir...
Can Indiana down Syracuse on its road to Atlanta? Or will the Hoosiers fall in the Sweet 16 for the second straight year?
Podcast on the Brink co-host Matt Dollinger is joined by Inside The Hall’s Justin Albers and Alex Bozich, who are on site in Washington D.C. this week, to break down Thursday night’s showdown with Syracuse and IU’s chances of advancing.
Among the topics...
Terrific matchup of Victor Oladipo on Khalif Wyatt. One of best perimeter defenders in nation against one of best contested shooters.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanCBS) March 24, 2013
Just a quick observation while writing: Khalif Wyatt is having his way with Victor Oladipo. Surprising.
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) March 24, 2013
Watch and listen below as Tom Crean, Cody Zeller, Christian Watford, Jordan Hulls and Victor Oladipo answer questions from the media after Indiana’s third round NCAA Tournament win over Temple on Sunday:
You can read a full transcript here.
DAYTON, Ohio — For the second straight season, Indiana is headed back to the Sweet 16. The Hoosiers, who trailed Temple for most of the second half, scored the game’s final 10 points in a 58-52 victory and now march on to Washington D.C. to face Syracuse.
Here’s a look at five takeaways from IU’s win over Temple:
· The block is bigger than the shot: It won’t be replayed...
For all intents and purposes the Indiana Hoosiers basketball program ascended back to a level of greatness that it hasn't seen since the early 1990's with a 58-52 win over Temple Sunday giving them a spot in the Sweet 16 in back-to-back years for the first time under Tom Crean.
The game was a close one, and it times the IU Faithful had to be just a little bit nervous....
Sunday afternoon’s game had so much too it, it was difficult to digest it all immediately after the game. Especially when a late March snowstorm was staring right at the greater Dayton area.
So, after more than 24 hours to think about and analyze the Hoosiers’ 58-52 win over Temple, and how they got there, I took a look at the game in a much more complete way.
First, when I said...