WANE-TV is scheduled to carry games Thursday and Friday that include: Notre Dame, Indiana, Purdue, and Butler.
There would be no drama this time around. One night after a furious rally back from 17 down to beat Oklahoma Wesleyan, top-ranked and No. 1 seed Morningside (Iowa) had its way with defending national champion Saint Francis (Ind.), winning by a 79-62 score in Saturday evening’s quarterfinal contest at the 2015 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship, presented by State Farm. The Mustangs will make their seventh all-time appearance in the Fab Four.
All season long the University of Saint Francis has been one of the best 3-point shooting team in the country. But in Saturday’s Elite 8 matchup with NAIA Top 25 No. 3 Cornerstone, it was the Golden Eagles knocking ’em down beyond the arc as the Cougars fall 75-64 at the NAIA Division II Championship on Saturday.
Omar Rivera notches his 3,500th career assist while helping the 14th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team earn a 3-1 win over Lourdes on Saturday night. The Mastodons finished 25-15, 22-25, 25-18, 25-18, while improving to 14-6 overall. The Gray Wolves fall to 15-6 on the year.
Grant scored 24 points and No. 11 Notre Dame took over with a 26-3 second-half run to rally past No. 19 North Carolina 90-82 on Saturday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference title game.
Top-seeded Wisconsin advanced to the Big Ten final with a 71-51 victory over Purdue on Saturday.
Dez Wells scored 22 points, Melo Trimble added 17 and No. 8 Maryland won its first Big Ten Tournament game, beating Indiana 75-69 in the quarterfinals Friday night.
Third-seeded Saint Francis (Ind.) joined in on the upset bids in the second round of the National Championship, steamrolling past No. 2 Tennessee Wesleyan, 64-42, inside the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa, Friday evening.
Southern Oregon rode a brilliant 32-point performance by junior forward Jordan West to come from behind and defeat Grace College 68-62 in the only second round matchup featuring two unseeded teams in the Men’s NAIA Division-II Basketball Championships at Point Lookout, Mo.
Austin Fox scored 23 points as No.11 Saint Francis (Ind.) squeaked past No. 6 Morningside (Iowa) 72-70 in the second round at the 2015 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship.
A.J. Hammons scored 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting, and Purdue wore down Penn State in the second half of a 64-59 victory in the Big Ten Tournament on Friday.
IPFW first-year head coach Jon Coffman has been named one of 10 finalists for the Joe B. Hall National Coach of the Year award, presented annually to the top first-year coach in college basketball.