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.
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.
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.
Georges-Hunt scored on a short jumper with 2 seconds remaining, lifting Georgia Tech to a 63-62 win over No. 19 Notre Dame on Saturday night.
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.