IU’s Oladipo Sporting News player of year

Some have called him the human highlight reel, yet he wasn’t named the Big Ten player of the year in men’s basketball this season.

But on Wednesday, Indiana junior Victor Oladipo was rewarded for a season full of highlights by Sporting News, which named him the national player of the year.

That means Indiana had the preseason and postseason national players of the year by Sporting News, and they were different players. Cody Zeller was the publication’s preseason national player of the year.

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