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One play. That is all that it takes to turn a game around or establish control. Something has to happen. Someone has to make "the play" to get it started. On Sunday with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line and down by two the Hoosiers needed just such a play.
And they got it in the form of a killer block from Christian Watford.
The Hoosiers shut out Temple the rest of the way and scored another eight to get the win, 58-52.
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DAYTON, Ohio — This was the type of game Indiana rarely finds a way to win. The pace slow, the play physical, the score low, the game ugly.
We’ve seen it too many times before. Butler. Wisconsin. Minnesota. Wisconsin again.
Temple gave the top-seeded Hoosiers everything they could handle on Sunday afternoon in Dayton. They had them on the ropes, had them frazzled. Their dream...
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 »
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.
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
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?
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....
CBS and Turner Broadcasting locked down the rights to broadcast the NCAA tournaments from 2011-2014 for the enormous price of $10.8 billion in 2010. The deal lets fans watch games from morning till night, watch several matchups at once thanks to multiple stations airing the tournament and most importantly the agreement allows all those hard workers in offices a chance to watch the...
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
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The Hoosiers are headed to their second straight Sweet 16. But IU has not advanced to the Elite...
Tom Crean, as well as Christian Watford, Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo and Jordan Hulls, addressed the media on Saturday in anticipation of Sunday’s bout with the Temple Owls.
Watch the players:
Complete transcript after the jump.
THE MODERATOR: We’re now being joined by Indiana student?athletes Christian Oladipo, Jordan Hulls, Christian Watford, and Cody Zeller. We’ll...