Indiana needed someone to sink free throws in the final minute of the game on Saturday. They needed someone to play like they had been there before. They needed someone to step up and seal the win.
That duty fell on the shoulders of freshman Thomas Bryant. And he responded.
But while Bryant is only in his first season for the Hoosiers, Tom Crean has said for weeks that these Indiana freshman, Bryant included, are no longer freshmen in his eyes. They play like veterans, the come through in clutch moments, and on Saturday, Bryant was no exception.
Watch our video below to see what Thomas yelled to fans after the game and how his teammates are emulating his passion.