During an abrupt news conference, Defensive Coordinator Tom Allen was named the new head coach. There were reports that Wilson had pushed players to return from injury and Glass said the issue was looked into by a law firm hired by the university.
Fort Wayne’s potent offense came to play Wednesday (Nov. 30) night at Austin Peay as the Mastodons defeated the reigning Ohio Valley Conference champion Governors 103-99.
De’Jour Young and Rachel Rinehart led the ‘Dons with 12 points on the night.
OG Anunoby scored 16 points, James Blackmon Jr. had 14 and Robert Johnson added 11 Wednesday night, leading No. 13 Indiana past No. 3 North Carolina 76-67 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
Ray Spalding and Mangok Mathiang each scored11 points and Donovan Mitchell contributed seven critical points down the stretch to help No. 14 Louisville hold off No. 15 Purdue 71-64 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
University spokesman Michael Bertsch said Wednesday that Zaire has been given his release, although there are some schools Notre Dame won’t allow him to move to.
Bonzie Colson had season-high 24 points and a career-high 17 rebounds and Notre Dame overcame squandering a 15-point lead in the first half to beat Iowa 92-78 Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Carroll grad Jacqueline Quade (Illinois) named to All-Freshman team.
The Wake Forest safety finished behind only Clemson standout Dexter Lawrence.
Swanigan helped Purdue to a 3-0 record last week by averaging 17.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game while shooting 15-of-23 (.652) from the field and 18-of-20 (.900) from 3-point range.
Five Mastodons finished in double-digits on Monday (Nov. 28) as Fort Wayne men’s hoops defeated Siena Heights 107-59 at the Gates Sports Center.
The Fort Wayne native averaged 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.5 steals in a pair of victories last week.
A safety, Bates lead Wake Forest with five interceptions and is tied for eighth in the nation in interceptions.
Purdue rises two spots to no. 16 while Butler goes from unranked to no. 18.
Blackmon was hurt in the Hoosiers’ 68-71 overtime loss to Fort Wayne. Crean said it is too early to tell if the junior guard will be ready to go for the showdown with the Tar Heels.
Brian Kelly issued a statement early Sunday morning through the director of football media relations at the University of Notre Dame saying he is not interested in options outside Notre Dame that and he is “fully committed to leading this program in the future.”
Brian Blackwell, better known as “Bleach Boy” became a social media sensation after the Mastodons improbable win against IU. He was spotted on the court drinking from a Clorox bleach bottle, and gained a wave of new followers on Twitter.
This was an embarrassing end to an uncommonly ugly year for the Irish. Coach Brian Kelly will find little to salvage from this trip to LA, and Tillery was already receiving heavy online criticism for his dirty play before the game ended.
Beachem’s 15 points, marks his 12th consecutive game with double-figure scoring.
Swanigan was a perfect 6 of 6 from the field and 10 of 10 from the free throw line, and Edwards scored 15 second-half points to help Purdue (5-1) pull away from a slim 37-34 halftime lead.