Purdue up to no. 17, Notre Dame rises to no. 20.
USF won the NAIA National Football Championship on December 17 in Daytona Beach, Florida, by defeating Baker University 38-17 in the title game.
Swanigan averaged 17.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 blocked shots, while shooting 50.0 percent (11-of-22) from the field, 60.0 percent (3-of-5) from 3-point range and 81.8 percent (9-of-11) from the free throw line in leading the Boilermakers to a pair of victories.
Indiana All-American Tegray Scales will return to IU for his final year of eligibility in 2017, the junior linebacker announced Monda
Swanigan scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, but it was Purdue’s disciplined defenders that finally created an obstacle the Badgers couldn’t overcome in a 66-55 victory. Wisconsin had won nine straight.
Baldwin scored a career-high 16 points and helped hold Big East scoring co-leader Rodney Pryor scoreless to help the Bulldogs earn an 85-76 overtime victory over Georgetown on Saturday.
James Blackmon Jr. scored 25 points, Thomas Bryant added 20, and No. 25 Indiana snapped a three-game losing streak with a 96-80 victory over Illinois on Saturday night
V.J. Beachem tied his career high with 22 points for the Irish (14-2, 3-0) who have won five straight.
The USF Lady Cougars won their fourth consecutive game and climbed to a three-way tie for third place with Taylor and Grace in the Crossroads League.
NAIA second-ranked University of Saint Francis emphatically rejected any thoughts or hopes Mt. Vernon Nazarene University fostered of a second consecutive NAIA Top 5 upset with perhaps the Indiana Cougars best defensive effort of the season in a 73-51 win on Saturday afternoon at Hutzell Athletic Center.
The Indiana Tech men’s basketball team moved into a tie for second place in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) as they knocked off No. 25-ranked University of Northwestern Ohio, 87-85, on Saturday afternoon at the Schaefer Center.
Haley Cook scored a game-high 20 points to reach 1,000 career points (Kentucky Wesleyan career included) while grabbing five rebounds and dishing out four assists
Despite leading after the first quarter, the Fort Wayne women’s basketball team was unable to overcome two players going out during its game as the Mastodons fell at North Dakota State 68-56.
Bryson Scott and Brent Calhoun both equaled their career highs in points as Fort Wayne men’s basketball pulled out an 87-83 Summit League victory over Denver on Saturday (Jan. 7).
In a rematch of last year’s National Duals finals, Grand View took an early 11-0 lead after three matches, but back-to-back major decisions from Thomas Garty (8-0) and Mitch Roadruck (15-7) at 149 and 157-lbs. would cut the Vikings deficit to three with five matches to go.
Caleb Swanigan hit a free throw with 5 seconds left and No. 20 Purdue held off an Ohio State comeback to win 76-75 on Thursday night.
The Fort Wayne women’s basketball team was unable to hang on to its first quarter lead on South Dakota State as the Mastodons fell 73-51.
Vasturia scored a career-high 24 points and hit a late bucket again to lead No. 23 Notre Dame to a 77-70 ACC upset of the Cardinals.
Kethan Savage scored five of his 13 points during a decisive late run that helped the 18th-ranked Bulldogs end the nation’s longest winning streak at 20 games — and perhaps the Wildcats’ five-week run atop the polls — with a 66-58 victory that sent students streaming onto the court.
Fort Wayne is now 12-4 (2-1 Summit League). The ‘Dons return home on Saturday (Jan. 7) at 7 p.m. The game will be played on campus at the Gates Center.