He won’t claim to the be the best player in the the nation, in fact, Victor Oladipo will say that his Indiana teammate Cody Zeller is better than him, but anyone with a pulse that has been 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 Ten tournament quarterfinals, and delivered this thunderous 360 dunk.
Dipo, as the Indiana faithful refer to him, finished with 12 points on 50 percent shooting and collected 11 boards.
Indiana guard Victor Oladipo is arguably the best player in college basketball this season. Whatever the case, I think we can all agree he's the most exciting player in college basketball this season, because he regularly does amazing things like this:
A 360 dunk (that he made look easy) in the Big 10 Tournament... not bad. Oladipo (who also put...
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...
Earlier today, University of Indiana star Victor Oladipo might have put in the best slam dunk of this Friday.
Watch as Victor in transition throws down a 360 slam dunk in the second half of Indiana's quarterfinal victory against the Illinois Fighting Illini:
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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...
Entering this college basketball season, Victor Oladipo was not the Indiana Hoosiers baller that everyone was talking about as a future NBA lottery pick. Instead it was Cody Zeller. The stock of Cody Zeller is still high, but Oladipo draft stock is a must buy. Dipo, as the Indiana faithful refer to him is a tremendous leaper, and lockdown defender. His defense has always been there...
CHICAGO — Tom Crean, Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo and Christian Watford met with the media following Indiana’s 80-64 win over Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals at the United Center.
Watch the complete press conference below and read a complete transcript after the jump:
THE MODERATOR: We’ll go ahead and get started with an opening statement from coach.
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...
CHICAGO — Indiana advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 2006 with an 80-64 win over Illinois on Friday afternoon at the United Center.
Here’s a look at five takeaways from IU’s comfortable win over the Fighting Illini:
· Indiana’s balance reigns supreme: When the Hoosiers are at their best offensively, the ball is moving and that...
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:
The last time the Cardinal and Crimson met, Jared Berggren dribbled through two defenders, picked up a head of steam towards the basket, and did that (above) to Big Ten defensive player of the year, Victor Oladipo. Why don't you see for yourself.
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