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.
The Saint Francis Lady Cougars closed out the regular season with a 61-50 win over Indiana Wesleyan.
It is USF’s second outright title and third conference crown in the 52-year history of the men’s program.
With six digs against No. 8 Loyola Chicago, Luis Bertran of the IPFW men’s volleyball team broke the school career digs record, originally set by All-American Jay Golsteyn from 1986-89.
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.
Luis Bertran inched closer to the IPFW career digs record, earning 11 digs against the Flyers. Bertran is now one dig shy of tying All-American Jay Golsteyn’s 816 career digs mark, set from 1986-89.
Redshirt-senior Max Landis/Indianapolis and redshirt-freshman John Konchar/Chicago, Ill. each scored 22 points to lead IPFW to a thrilling 91-79 men’s college basketball Summit League home win past South Dakota State University Thursday night at the Hilliard Gates Sports Center in Fort Wayne.
Troy Williams scored 18 points, Robert Johnson had 13 and No. 22 Indiana beat Nebraska 80-64 to pull into a tie for the Big Ten lead.
Carroll topped the Summit City Panthers 5-2 on Wednesday night to clinch the Roy Chin Cup as the regular season high school hockey city champs.
Behind 23 points from Kamilah Carter, the IPFW women’s basketball team celebrated Homecoming week by taking down Oral Roberts 54-48, and exacting revenge for an earlier two-point loss.
A.J. Hammons had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Johnny Hill added a season-high 15 points to help No. 17 Purdue get past Northwestern 71-61 on Tuesday night.
For the first time since the 1999-2000 season the Saint Francis men’s basketball team has clinched a share of the Crossroads League title thanks to a 81-70 win over Bethel Tuesday night at the Hutzell Center.
East Noble senior Jake Torrie will continue his football career at Franklin University after signing with the Grizzlies on Tuesday afternoon.
Notre Dame starting right guard Steve Elmer says he no longer wants to play football and he will skip his final year of eligibility and graduate in May a year early with a degree in economics to pursue his career.
IPFW will hosts its top challengers for the Summit League championship this week as South Dakota State and Omaha are both scheduled to visit the Hilliard Gates Center.
Hoosiers back in poll at no. 22, Irish no. 19 while Purdue moves up one spot to no. 17.
Darby Maggard led the Bruins with a career-high 26 points going 8-for-13 from three.
Arike Ogunbowale had 18 points, Brianna Turner scored 15 points and blocked six shots, and the Fighting Irish beat the 19th-ranked Hurricanes 90-69 on Sunday for their 17th straight win.
Denzel Valentine was calm on a court filled with relative chaos, taking shots when they were there and making passes when a teammate had a better look.
The Saint Francis football team held their end of the year banquet on Sunday afternoon at the Coyote Creek golf club.