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Saint Francis women’s basketball pick up 700th program win

Down by two in the second quarter, the University of Saint Francis made a special run that resulted in a special milestone in the 43-year history of the women’s basketball program — 700 wins — on Saturday at Hutzell Athletic Center.The Lady Cougars unleashed a 16-0 run on Goshen College that led to a 72-61 win in a Crossroads League clash that helped USF to a three-way tie for fourth place with the Maple Leafs and Huntington.

Saint Francis takes down Goshen 80-72

Both teams shot over 50 percent in the first half, USF finishing at .560 on 14-for-25 shooting and GC .519 on 14-for-27 shooting.

Purdue’s Swanigan named finalists for Malone Award

National Player of the Year and All-America candidate Caleb Swanigan is 1-of-10 players nationally named to the Karl Malone Award top 10 finalists list, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced today.

Biggie, Boilers blast Northwestern 80-59

Caleb Swanigan had 24 points and 16 rebounds, and Vince Edwards added 17 points Wednesday night to lead No. 23 Purdue to an 80-59 rout over No. 25 Northwestern.

Blackmon among finalists for Jerry West Award

Named after Hall of Famer and 1959 NCAA Final Four Most Valuable Player Jerry West, the annual honor in its third year recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I men’s college basketball.

Indiana overcome by Northwestern

The Wildcats (18-4, 7-2) held the Hoosiers to 32 percent shooting in their sixth consecutive victory. It’s their longest Big Ten win streak since the 1932-33 team matched a school record with seven in a row, and their 7-2 start in conference play is their best since the 1937-38 season.

High-scoring second half powers Indiana Tech to win

The No. 18-ranked Indiana Tech men’s basketball team won its eighth straight home game on Saturday afternoon as they defeated Lourdes, 74-60, at the Schaefer Center in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) action.