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.
Darby Maggard led the Bruins with a career-high 26 points going 8-for-13 from three.
Arike Ogunbowale had 18 points, Brianna Turner scored 15 points and blocked six shots, and the Fighting Irish beat the 19th-ranked Hurricanes 90-69 on Sunday for their 17th straight win.
Denzel Valentine was calm on a court filled with relative chaos, taking shots when they were there and making passes when a teammate had a better look.
The Saint Francis football team held their end of the year banquet on Sunday afternoon at the Coyote Creek golf club.
Jackson kept the Fighting Irish in the game in the first half, Vasturia led the rally back from an 11-point deficit in the second and other Notre Dame players finally hit some key shots down the stretch in a 77-66 victory Saturday.
The Wolverines (19-7, 9-4 Big Ten) trailed by six points late in the second half after a stretch of 2-for-20 shooting. A funk like that is usually enough to sink Michigan against good opponents, but on this day it was Purdue (20-6, 8-5) that couldn’t score down the stretch.
Allyson Bunch scored a career-high 22 points, including tying a career-best six 3-pointers, but the IPFW women’s basketball team was unable to knock off Summit League co-leader South Dakota State, 92-64.
Tenacious defense and better 3-point shooting in the second half paved the way to a 68-61 University of Saint Francis win over Taylor University on Saturday afternoon at Hutzell Athletic Center.
Saturday the NAIA Top 25 No. 3 University of Saint Francis basketball team needed a spark and Hahn provided one with his sniper-like accuracy from 3-point range in a 74-60 Cougars’ win at Taylor University.
Redshirt-senior Max Landis/Indianapolis scored a game-high 30 points, including seven three-point field goals, to lead IPFW to an 88-84 men’s college basketball Summit League home win past the University of Denver Saturday night at the Hilliard Gates Sports Center in Fort Wayne
Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell scored 14 points and Troy Williams added 13 and Indiana rallied to upset No. 4 Iowa 85-78 on Thursday night after blowing a big lead.
The IPFW women’s basketball team was unable to hold on to a 10-point halftime lead as it fell at Omaha 71-64.
Tony Price comes close to third collegiate double-double, but the IPFW men’s volleyball team fell in straight sets at in-state rival No. 13 Ball State (23-25, 23-25, 18-25).
For 29 years Marlowe hosted “The Bob Knight Show,” artfully dodging Knight’s insults in a playful manner that endeared him to viewers.
IPFW welcomes back all six of its second team selections from a year ago in shortstop Greg Kaiser (.361, 10 HR), designated hitter Brock Logan (.295, 44 H), starting pitcher Evan Miller (6-5, 94 K), outfielders Brandon Soat (.294, 53 R) and Shane Trevino (.307, 48 RBI) and first baseman Kendall Whitman (44 R, 44 RBI).
Ball State University head football coach Mike Neu announced today that Keith McKenzie will be joining the coaching staff as the defensive line coach.
Rapheal Davis isn’t known for his offensive skills, but the Boilermaker senior didn’t shy away from the spotlight on Tuesday night netting 24 points as 18th-ranked Purdue upset no. 8 Michigan State 82-81 in overtime.
Blackhawk Christian junior Casey Bunner will play two sports on the next level as the golf and volleyball standout signed with Mount Vernon Nazarene on Wednesday afternoon.