Purdue (26-8) was led by Vince Edwards with 19 points while A.J. Hammons and Caleb Swanigan had 11 each.
Hammons had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the 13th-ranked Boilermakers beat the Wolverines 76-59 to advance to the Big Ten Tournament championship.
The Cougars jumped out to an 11-point lead after a 3-point basket by Seth Small. The basket capped off a 7-0 Saint Francis run.
A Twitter report indicated Blackmon Jr. was planning to make an announcement at the end of the season.
With Marcus Paige leading the way, No. 7 North Carolina scored 24 consecutive points over a 9 1/2-minute span bridging halftime and easily beat defending champion Notre Dame 78-47 on Friday night for a spot in the ACC Tournament final.
Top-seeded Saint Francis bested Mount Mercy 89-92 on Friday as the Cougars punched their ticket to the Elite Eight at the NAIA DII National Tournament.
Purdue reserve center Isaac Haas scored 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting and the No. 13 Boilermakers crushed Illinois 89-58 Friday in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals.
Kameron Chatman made a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds left to give Michigan a 72-69 upset over No. 10 Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.
Miles Robinson’s 23 points were not enough on Friday night for Indiana Tech as the Warriors fell to Dakota Wesleyan 93-89 in overtime in the first round of the NAIA Division II National Tournament.
Ben Bentil scored 38 points with an impressive array of power moves and long jumpers, leading Providence to a 74-60 victory over Butler in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals Thursday.
V.J. Beachem scored 19 points, including a couple of key 3s late in the second half, for fourth-seeded Notre Dame (21-10).
The Mastodons completed 2015-16 with a record of 7-23 overall, 3-13 in The Summit League.
A bloodied Marshall Plumlee’s tiebreaking 3-point play with 74 seconds left helped 19th-ranked Duke overcome a second-half deficit against North Carolina State and the reigning NCAA champion edged the Wolfpack 92-89 in the ACC Tournament’s second round Wednesday.
The Summit League Player of the Year averaged 21.5 points in the two games with nine three-point field goals, adding nine assists and three steals for the Mastodons.
Top-seeded Saint Francis withstood a challenge from Dakota State in their NAIA Division II National Championship Tournament opener on Wednesday afternoon, beating the Trojans 96-81.
IPFW will find out its first round opponent on Sunday evening after the NCAA selection show on WANE-TV.
The freshman finished his first season with a 14.3 point per game average and shot 40.1 percent from the floor, while draining 34.0 percent of his shots from the arc.
The IPFW men’s golf team claimed its third title in program history as the Mastodons carded a two-day 588 to win the Lonnie Barton Invitational.
IPFW led by as many as 18 points but was dealt a crushing defeated by North Dakota State 69-68 in the semifinals of the Summit League Tournament on Monday night.
IPFW head coach Jon Coffman previewed tonight’s Summit League Tournament semifinal match-up in an exclusive one-on-one in the Mastodon locker room as WANE-TV reports live from Sioux Falls.