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Purdue's Caleb Swanigan shoots against Indiana's Thomas Bryant during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Biggie, Boilermakers bank big win in Bloomington

WANE-TV was the only Fort Wayne station at Assembly Hall for Purdue’s 69-64 win over Indiana as Homestead grad Caleb Swanigan tallied 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Boilermakers to victory.

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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.

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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 forward Caleb Swanigan (50) gets a basket on a dunk against Norfolk State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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.