Indiana uses late surge to squeak by Temple
Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Khalif Wyatt outdueled Victor Oladipo, but Indiana had the last laugh over the Temple Owls, using a late surge to post a 58-52 decision in third-round action of the East Region.
Wyatt led all players with 31 points, but Oladipo hit a three-pointer with 14 seconds to play, the last of his team-high 16 points, to help his top-seeded program advance to the Sweet 16.
Cody Zeller totaled 15 points and six rebounds for the Hoosiers (29-6), who rolled past James Madison in their tourney opener and now face Syracuse in the regional semifinals on Thursday in Washington, DC
Will Sheehey added 10 points and Christian Watford totaled nine with eight boards in the narrow victory.
Anthony Lee poured in 10 points for the Owls (24-10), who got past NC State on Friday but were doomed by poor shooting down the stretch.
03/24 17:13:56 ET