(WHAS11) -- Indiana's Victor Oladipo has been named Sporting News Player of the Year.
Oladipo averages just under 14 points and a little more than rebound rebounds a game for the Hoosiers. He is also a leader on the team.
He was named first team all Big Ten and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.
The Hoosiers begin Big 10 tournament play on Friday where they will meet the winner of Illinois and Minnesota.