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Fox leads Cougar comeback in 70-63 win

Austin Fox tallied 17 points and 17 rebounds to lead a second-half rally as top-seeded St. Francis came back from a halftime deficit to defeat eighth-seeded Marian 70-63 in the first round of the Crossroads League tournament on Thursday night at the Hutzell Center.

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Cook leads Indiana Tech to WHAC tournament win

The fourth-seeded Indiana Tech women’s basketball team defeated fifth-seeded Cornerstone, 68-58, in the first round of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Tournament on Thursday evening at the Schaefer Center.

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IPFW’s Carter nets 21 in loss to South Dakota

Kamilah Carter’s game-high 21 points and six 3-pointers were not enough to give the IPFW women’s basketball a win over league-leading South Dakota as the Mastodons fell 90-63.

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Peckinpaugh named WHAC Coach of the Year

Peckinpaugh was named the conference’s Coach of the Year after guiding Tech to a 22-8 overall record and 17-5 mark in the WHAC, finishing third in the league in just his second season at the helm.

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Spring Arbor stuns Saint Francis in first round of Crossroads League tournament

Brooke Ridley scored 32 points and became the second University of Saint Francis player to scored 2,000 or more points in a career. Unfortunately, her stellar Lady Cougar career is over on the court after Crossroads League Tournament No. 5-seed Spring Arbor stunned fourth-seeded USF 62-54 on Tuesday night at Hutzell Athletic Center.

Indiana guard Yogi Ferrell (11), top, and forward Troy Williams (5), bottom right, fight for a loose ball with Purdue forward Vince Edwards during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

2/22 Men’s Basketball AP Top 25

After beating Purdue 77-73 on Saturday IU moves up to No. 18 in the latest AP Top 25 poll out on Monday. The Boilers move down to No.20 while Notre Dame.

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John Konchar earns second Summit League Player of the Week honors

IPFW redshirt-freshman men’s basketball guard John Konchar/Chicago, Ill. has been named The Summit League Player of the Week for his performance February 15-21. Konchar posted a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds during a 91-79 win against South Dakota State Feb. 18, and followed with his 11th collegiate double-double of 19 points and 14 rebounds in a 94-90 win against Omaha Feb. 20.

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Mike Neu: A Muncie Man

Ball State’s all-time leading passer, Mike Neu, is back at his alma mater to take over as the football team’s head coach.

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Josie Fisher nets 15 points in IPFW’s loss to IUPUI

Josie Fisher led the ‘Dons with 15 points off the bench. She also led the team with four assists and two steals. Rachel Rinehart led the way for IPFW with six rebounds and nabbed two steals.

Indiana guard Yogi Ferrell (11), top, and forward Troy Williams (5), bottom right, fight for a loose ball with Purdue forward Vince Edwards during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

No. 22 IU holds off No. 17 Purdue at Assembly Hall

No. 22 Indiana realized that No. 17 Purdue could make things difficult Saturday night with 7-footers A.J. Hammons and Isaac Haas teaming inside with 6-9 power forward Caleb Swanigan. The trio of Boilermakers big men combined for 39 points, but the Hoosiers countered with a 20-3 advantage on points off turnovers and made 12 3-pointers to hold on for a 77-73 victory in Assembly Hall.

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IPFW ends home slate with 94-90 win over Omaha.

Junior DeAngelo Stewart/Detroit, Mich. scored a career-high 23 points to lead IPFW to a 94-90 men’s college basketball Summit League home win past Omaha Saturday night at the Hilliard Gates Sports Center in Fort Wayne.