IU to hold press conference to announce Oladipo’s plans regarding NBA draft

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Indiana University will hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce NBA draft plans for star player Victor Oladipo.

IU men’s basketball head coach Tom Crean and the junior guard will meet with the media at 4 p.m. at Assembly Hall.

Oladipo, who was named a first-team Associated Press All-American, is slated to graduate in May.  The Maryland native was also named the National Association of Basketball Coaches Co-Defensive Player of the Year, the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and selected for the Wooden All-American team.

As a starter for all 36 games this season, Oladipo averaged 13.6 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. He led the Big Ten in steals and ranked among the top two in field goal percentage in the conference.

There is no official word when sophomore Cody Zeller will announce his plans regarding the NBA draft.

The Hoosiers ended the 2012-13 season with an overall record of 29-7 and 14-4 in the Big Ten.  Their NCAA Tournament journey ended after losing to Syracuse in the Sweet 16.

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