Graduation rate for black basketball players is up 31 percentage points over the past 15 years.
The Trine women’s basketball team pulled off an exhibition upset over Division I foe Fort Wayne Monday night at the Gates Center.
Josh Hart scored 24 points and Darryl Reynolds added 12 to lead No. 3 Villanova to a 79-76 victory over No. 15 Purdue on Monday night.
Scored 26 points, pulled down six rebounds and handed out a pair of assists in the Hoosiers’ overtime win against #3/2 Kansas in the Armed Forces Classic.
Purdue stays put at no. 15 while Butler and Notre Dame are receiving votes.
All told, 12 different Mastodons played in the game. Six finished in double-digits. Bryson Scott totaled 17 points with three steals in 18 minutes. Charles Ruise Jr. added 15 points. John Konchar had 11 points while Jordon King and Kason Harrell each had 10 points.
Woodson, who was inducted into the Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009, will join quarterback Bob Griese as the only Boilermakers to be enshrined in the Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics, College Football and Pro Football halls of fame.
No. 11 Missouri Valley College is the first test for No. 4 University of Saint Francis in the first round of the 2016 NAIA Football Championship Series this Saturday at noon at Bishop D’Arcy Stadium.
The 20th-ranked Indiana Tech men’s basketball team used a balanced scoring effort and some defensive prowess to take down Olivet Nazarene (Ill.), 91-72, on Saturday afternoon at the Schaefer Center.
Head coach Niecee Nelson picked up her first career win as the Fort Wayne women’s basketball team defeated Defiance 76-58 Saturday night (Nov. 12) inside the Gates Sports Center.
Bonzie Colson had 23 points and nine rebounds, V.J. Beachem tied his career-high with 22 points, and fellow tri-captain Steve Vasturia added 16 to power Notre Dame to an 89-64 victory over Bryant.
Clayton Thorson passed for a career-best 352 yards and three touchdowns, and Northwestern scored 31 second-half points Saturday on its way to a 45-17 victory against Purdue.
Saquon Barkley ran for two go-ahead touchdowns in the fourth quarter, helping No. 12 Penn State beat Indiana 45-31 on Saturday.
James Blackmon, Jr. scored 22 of his 26 points after halftime to lift No. 11 Indiana to a season-opening 103-99 overtime victory over No. 3 Kansas on Friday night in the Armed Forces Classic.
Purdue sophomore forward Caleb Swanigan joined some elite company Friday night during the 15th-ranked Boilermakers’ 109-65 season-opening victory over McNeese State.
Five Mastodons finished in double-digits in a 92-83 setback at Arkansas for Fort Wayne men’s basketball on Friday evening (Nov. 11) in the 2016-17 season opener for both clubs.
The Fort Wayne women’s basketball team hosted its annual Fitness Day game in front of over 500 elementary school kids, but the Mastodons were unable to take down defending Ohio Valley Conference Champion Belmont, falling 85-59.
The Naismith Award is one of college basketball’s highest honor, given to the nation’s top player. Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield won the award a year ago.
The 2016-17 season will get underway Friday night in Fayetteville for the Mastodons as Fort Wayne travels to face Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena to open the year.
Four Notre Dame players finished in double figures, as senior guard V.J. Beachem led the team with 20 pionts on 8-of-13 shooting.