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SPOTTED: Victor Oladipo Leads the Hoosiers to Victory in the adidas Crazy Fast

If Victor Oladipo keeps playing like he did last night, it won’t be long until the Indiana Hoosiers’ junior shooting guard becomes a household name, and Coach Tom Crean’s squad should have no problem holding on to its No. 1 ranking heading into the NCAA tournament.

In yesterday’s Top-5 showdown against conference foe Michigan State, Oladipo led the team with 19 and nine rebounds, as the Hoosiers pulled out a late-game victory (72-68) against the No. 4 ranked Spartans. What’s even more impressive is that Oladipo scored six of the 19 points in the final minute of the game, including the go-ahead putback that sealed the deal for Indiana, oh and he’s still rebounding from a foot injury. 

Despite not being 100 percent for the game, Oladipo worked his way around the court with great finesse, and no wonder—he was wearing a pair of adidas Crazy Fast, literally one of the fastest sneakers ever created for the hardwood. The combo of the Sprintweb upper and a midfoot Torsion System seemed to work wonders for #4, as he added five steals and a block to his stat line. Oladipo was so good Tuesday night that ESPN analyst Dick Vitale even compared him to the Michael Jordan during the live broadcast. Now, Dickie V knows a lot about basketball, but it may be a bit too early to mention Oladipo in the same sentence as his Airness. Besides, MJ would never rock adidas-branded sneakers. 

[stats via ESPN]

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