Found February 10, 2013 on Inside the Hall:
In the days following Indiana’s shocking loss at Illinois on Thursday night, Tom Crean spent a good amount of time trying to teach his team how to close out games. The Hoosiers had squandered a late lead against the Illini, and left Champaign with a heartbreaking buzzer-beating loss. Crean showed his team film of the last five minutes of several games this season in which the Hoosiers, as Cody Zeller put it, “played for the clock to run out” instead of playing to win. The Indiana players heard Crean’s message loud and clear, and they applied it in Sunday’s critical 81-68 victory at No. 10 Ohio State. “We looked so immature, how we handled that last five minutes of the game,” said junior guard Victor Oladipo. “We’re too old for that, even Yogi [Ferrell]. Yogi’s played enough games now that he’s too old for that. We’ve got to make sure that never happens again.” So when the No. 1 Hoosiers (21-3, 9-2) built a sizable second-half lead on Sunday, they made sure they didn’t let it go. Th

HD Video: Oladipo, Zeller react to win at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Victor Oladipo (career-high 26 points, eight rebounds) and Cody Zeller (24 points, eight rebounds) met with the media following Indiana’s 81-68 win over No. 10 Ohio State on Sunday at Value City Arena. Watch and listen to the postgame reaction from both players in the embedded media players below:

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No. 1 Indiana wins at No. 10 Ohio St.

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The Minute After: Ohio State

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Film Session: Offensive execution

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After loss at Illinois, Hoosiers prepare for another road test at Ohio State

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tBBN LiveBlog: Indiana at Ohio State

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Buckeyes fall to Hoosiers

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