The ninth-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team edged the McKendree Bearcats in five sets in a crucial MIVA (Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) match. The Mastodons finished 25-13, 20-25, 25-16, 23-25, 15-13, improving to 10-4, 4-2 (MIVA), while the Bearcats fell to 5-12, 0-9 (MIVA).
Myles Davis scored 18 points, and Xavier never trailed during a 73-56 victory over No. 19 Butler on Saturday.
The Irish beat Boston College 87-70 on Saturday.
The ninth-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team was unable to comeback against No. 12 Ohio State, falling in three sets. The Mastodons finished 18-25, 22-25, 12-25, dropping to 9-4 (3-2 MIVA), while the Buckeyes improved to 11-2 (5-0 MIVA).
A 16-0 second-half IPFW run turned a four-point, 34-30 Denver lead into a 46-34 IPFW advantage, and the run was stretched to as large as 30-6 when the Mastodons led by 20 at 60-40, propelling the Mastodons to a 16-point, 63-47 win over the Denver Pioneers on Thursday evening.
Former South Side star Rapheal Davis tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds and Purdue won in Bloomington for the first time since a 72-61 triumph on Feb. 23, 2011.
Jay County High School grad Kegan Comer netted 17 points to lead eighth-ranked St. Francis to a 94-81 win at Platt Arena on Tuesday night.
Jerian Grant had 24 points, 10 assists and five steals, and the Irish hit 27 of 28 from the free throw line in an 88-75 win over Wake Forest.
Andre Jernigan hit .500 (8-for-16) over the weekend and was named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Musketeers to a 2-2 opening weekend.
Senior Ashley Burkhardt and freshman Maya Hughes were named Big Ten Co-Player and Freshman of the Week respectively for their efforts at the FIU Invitational in Miami last weekend.
With last Wednesday night’s win at IUPUI the IPFW men’s basketball team has won six games in a row, the program’s longest winning streak since the 1992-93 season.
According to the voting Indiana stands 36th in the country while Notre Dame is tenth and Butler 19th.