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Will a No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament save Tom Crean again?

This all sounds very familiar. Clear deficiencies with the Indiana basketball program raise the question:  Will another trip to the Big Dance — even with a “road team” seed (meaning road jerseys are worn in the first round as a lower seed) save the coach’s job again? Last season, Indiana struggled during various stretches, just as it has early in this campaign. IU limped...
Via Bloguin Best
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Will a No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament save Tom Crean again?

This all sounds very familiar. Clear deficiencies with the Indiana basketball program raise the question:  Will another trip to the Big Dance — even with a “road team” seed (meaning road jerseys are worn in the first round as a lower seed) save the coach’s job again? Last season, Indiana struggled during various stretches, just as it has early in this campaign. IU limped...
Via The Student Section
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Quinn Cook won a bet with Victor Oladipo after Duke beat Indiana

The Duke Blue Devils dominated the Indiana Hoosiers Wednesday night in their annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Prior to the game, former Duke start Quinn Cook, who is now playing with the D-League’s Canton Charge, made a bet with former Indiana star Victor Oladipo. The Blue Devils won and Cook called out Oladipo to own up to a bet. He posed with a former Indiana basketball player who...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Q & A: Victor Oladipo on IU, his NBA career and more

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Former Indiana All-American Victor Oladipo is entering his third NBA season with the Orlando Magic and earlier this week, he was at the KFC Yum! Center for a preseason game against the Miami Heat. Following shootaround on Wednesday afternoon, Oladipo spoke to Inside the Hall and other assembled media about a variety […] The post Q & A: Victor Oladipo on...
Via Inside the Hall
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Throws Main Reason Magic Falter in Indiana

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images Look, it’s preseason, but it’s still nice to see the Orlando Magic moving the ball well. They lost on the road 97-92 to the Indiana Pacers on Thursday night, yet the Magic’s starters and key bench players performed well in defeat. Free throws continue to be a worry though early on in this Scott Skiles reign. The Pacers shot 24-for...
Via Magic Basketball Online
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo says Hoosiers 'need to grow up'

Orlando Magic offers tough love for Hoosiers program           
Via Indiana State - Official Site
October 07, 2015

Report: Oladipo invited to USA Basketball camp in Vegas

For the second consecutive summer, Victor Oladipo will be participating in an event with USA Basketball. Last summer, the Orlando Magic and former Indiana guard was a member of the USA Basketball select team that trained with the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team in Las Vegas. Cody Zeller was also a part of that team. This summer, […] The post Report: Oladipo invited...
Via Inside the Hall
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo is the Leader of Orlando’s 2015-2016 Playoff Hunt

This is an MBO series of 2014-2015 Orlando Magic seasonal player recaps and evaluations. We’ll dive into statistics, highlights, and more as we dissect the 15-man roster and figure out who should stay and who should go as we enter a very important offseason in the franchise’s history. We’re at the end of our reviews, finally. Previously in the series:#00 Gordon#2 O’Quinn...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo back in IU candy stripes

The wedding of former IU player Jordan Hulls was like a Hoosiers basketball reunion.           
Via Indiana State - Official Site
June 29, 2015

Former Indiana G, groomsmen wear striped pants to wedding

Your college pride will never leave you and the traditions will always carry on. So, when former Indiana Hoosiers guard Jordan Hulls was married over the weekend, he had to take a moment to remember the glory days on the court. Hulls married fellow Indiana grad Aubrey Wathen on Saturday and his groomsmen included some very popular former IU stars like Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Jordan Hulls and His Groomsmen (Including Victor Oladipo, Cody Zeller) Wore IU’s Candy-Stripe Pants

Indiana’s basketball uniforms and warmups might be the classiest in all of college basketball. They’re so classy, in fact, that they could be worn at a wedding.  So that’s what former Hoosiers’ guard Jordan Hulls and his groomsmen did.  Hulls, who yesterday married fellow IU grad Aubrey Wathen, had himself and his groomsmen (including Victor Oladipo, Cody Zeller, Christian...
Via College Spun
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

5-Star F Thon Maker Considering Indiana, Arizona State

For those of you who don’t know about Thon Maker, he is an Australian five-star power forward out of Orangeville, Ontario, Canada. Despite his status as such, the 7’0″, 210 pound big man has yet to commit to a program since he will not be enrolling until December. However, new developments on his future have surfaced. Per ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, as was told to him by Maker’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Indiana Stars Victor Oladipo, Noah Vonleh Back On Campus, Working Out With Current Hoosiers

The current Indiana men’s basketball team is getting a taste of what it’s like to play against NBA players.  Former Hoosier stars Victor Oladipo (now with the Orlando Magic) and Noah Vonleh (now with the Charlotte Hornets) are back in Bloomington, Ind., working out with Tom Crean’s 2015-16 Indiana squad.  James Blackmon Jr., who announced Thursday he is returning for another...
Via College Spun
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Victor Oladipo interview at Jordan Brand Classic

Former Indiana All-American Victor Oladipo, a Jordan Brand athlete, was courtside at the Barclays Center for the 2015 Jordan Brand Classic. ESPN reporter Quint Kessenich spoke briefly with the Orlando Magic guard about a variety of topics and the full conversation is below: The post Video: Victor Oladipo interview at Jordan Brand Classic appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana...
Via Inside the Hall
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Oladipo on Bryant: “He’s gonna be a huge help”

Former Indiana All-American and current Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo was courtside for Friday night’s Jordan Brand Classic at the Barclays Center. Oladipo, who averaged over 17 points in his second NBA season, is a Jordan Brand athlete, along with Cody Zeller and Noah Vonleh. In an interview with ESPN2 during the broadcast for the Jordan Brand […] The post Oladipo on...
Via Inside the Hall
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Recapping the regular season for Hoosiers in the NBA

The NBA’s regular season is complete and just one of the four Hoosiers currently in the league, Eric Gordon, is on a playoff team. Here’s a look at how Victor Oladipo, Cody Zeller, Gordon and Noah Vonleh fared this season: · Victor Oladipo, Orlando Magic Stats (72 games): 17.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.7 steals […] The post Recapping the regular season for Hoosiers...
Via Inside the Hall
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Oladipo and Elfrid to Meet Fans at Fashion Square Mall on Saturday

The Orlando Magic starting backcourt duo of sophomore Victor Oladipo and rookie Elfrid Payton will meet fans and sign autographs at Orlando Fashion Square mall on Saturday, March 21st. The designated time for now is 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The mall is located at 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 32803. The event is open to the public. Bring your #feathery gear and your ‘fros. The Indiana...
Via Magic Basketball Online
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Victor Oladipo in Sprite Slam Dunk

Former Indiana All-American and Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo finished second in last night’s Sprite Slam Dunk at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine won the contest. Here’s a look at several of Oladipo’s dunks, including a reverse 360 that earned him perfect scores: The post Video: Victor Oladipo in Sprite Slam Dunk appeared first...
Via Inside the Hall
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo to participate in dunk contest at NBA all-star weekend

The NBA officially announced participants for this year’s Sprite Slam Dunk at All-Star weekend and former IU guard Victor Oladipo will make his debut in the event. Oladipo, who is averaging 16.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game in his second professional season, will be joined by Brooklyn’s Mason Plumlee, Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo and […] The post Victor...
Via Inside the Hall
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Roundup: Oladipo progressing in second NBA season

Periodically throughout the season, we’ll take a look at how former Indiana players are performing in the NBA. Here’s our December update: · Victor Oladipo, Orlando Magic Stats: 15.1 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.3 steals in 32 minutes per game Notes: Oladipo is clearly the top former IU player in the NBA right now and after he missed […] The post Roundup: Oladipo...
Via Inside the Hall
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ola Oladipo: Promising guard is blossoming in year two and providing some Magic along the way

When Orlando opted to start Victor Oladipo at point guard last season — en route to a 23-59 mess — it was interpreted by many as pragmatism, an attempt to better its chances of winning the 2014 NBA Lottery. Oladipo is not a traditional lead guard, and as a rookie surrounded by an uninspiring roster, the former Hoosier suffered a mediocre debut filled with turnovers and missed...
Via Bloguin Best
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ola Oladipo: Promising guard is blossoming in year two and providing some Magic along the way

When Orlando opted to start Victor Oladipo at point guard last season — en route to a 23-59 mess — it was interpreted by many as pragmatism, an attempt to better its chances of winning the 2014 NBA Lottery. Oladipo is not a traditional lead guard, and as a rookie surrounded by an uninspiring roster, the former Hoosier suffered a mediocre debut filled with turnovers and missed...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Holding Court: Q&A with Victor Oladipo

It's hard to argue that any NBA player has had a wilder few months than Victor Oladipo has.  The Magic guard entered the season off an impressive rookie campaign, in which he averaged just under 14 points, four rebounds and four assists per game, numbers which seemed certain to continue to trend up this season....at least until injury (in which he cracked his cheekbone) sidelined...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo out indefinitely after suffering facial injury

Orlando Magic guard and former Indiana star Victor Oladipo is out indefinitely after suffering a facial fracture in practice on Thursday, OrlandoMagic.com writer John Denton reported on Friday. Oladipo has missed the entire NBA preseason after suffering a sprained MCL in his right knee and was hoping to play in tonight’s preseason game against the […] The post Victor Oladipo...
Via Inside the Hall
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: Orlando Magic

The up and coming Magic may be a surprise contender for a playoff spot in the East. Given Jodie Meeks’ recent injury, which is expected to keep him out for eight weeks, I’m no longer sold on the Pistons earning the eighth seed in the East. New York, Brooklyn and Indiana are the most obvious picks to challenge Detroit for the final playoff spot—assuming, as foolish as this...
Via The Lottery Mafia
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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