Indiana’s Victor Oladipo (4) dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State, Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Bloomington, Ind. Ohio State won 67-58. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) ORG XMIT: BLS116
Victor Oladipo, Indiana
The 6-5 junior can beat teams offensively (13.6 ppg, 6.4 rpg and 2.1 apg) or defensively by shutting down the opponent’s best scorer. He’s simply one of the nation’s best all-around players.
Most eye-catching stat: He hit an amazing — for a guard — 59.9 percent of his shots from the field this season.
THREE STORY LINES
[ 1 ] Miami (Fla.) won the ACC regular-season and tournament titles but failed to get a No. 1 seed. That should give the Hurricanes extra incentive if they face No. 1 East seed Indiana.
[ 2 ] Butler played in the 2010 and 2011 national title games, losing to UConn and Duke. A third run in four years is possible.
[ 3 ] Senior guard Khalif Wyatt makes Temple a tough team to play in the tourney. Wyatt averaged 19.8 points and 4.1 assists, scoring 30 or more points three times since Feb. 2.
|Atlanta - LP: A. Wood||0||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: A. Bastardo||1|
|Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar||5||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: J. Verlander||7|
|Toronto - LP: R. Dickey||0||FINAL|
|Minnesota - WP: K. Gibson||7|
|Seattle - LP: J. Beimel||6||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: P. Figueroa||8|
|Los Angeles - WP: H. Ryu||2||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: M. Bumgarner||1|
|Colorado - WP: F. Morales||3||FINAL|
|San Diego - LP: I. Kennedy||1|
|St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright||8||FINAL|
|Washington - LP: T. Jordan||0|
|Milwaukee - LP: R. Wooten||2||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: E. Volquez||11|
|NY Yankees - WP: C. Sabathia||10||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: D. Price||2|
|Toronto - LP: S. Santos||5||FINAL|
|Minnesota - WP: C. Fien||9|
|Boston - WP: J. Lester||3||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - LP: R. Belisario||1|
|Kansas City - WP: J. Shields||5||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: S. Feldman||1|