KeiVarae Russell, a senior who could have petitioned the NCAA for another year of eligibility, finished fourth on the team with 60 tackles despite missing the final two games with a broken right leg.
McGraw became the 10th coach to reach 800 victories and the sixth-fastest to accomplish the feat.
Will Fuller, a junior from Philadelphia, said on Twitter on Sunday he is joining running back C.J. Prosise in entering the NFL draft.
The Bengals matched the best record in franchise history — they also won 12 games during the 1981 and 1988 seasons when they reached the Super Bowl.
Demetrius Jackson led the Fighting Irish (9-4, 0-1) with 18 points. Steve Vasturia and Bonzie Colson each added 14, and Brey said he was thrilled to be finished with the Cavaliers, at least in the regular season.
Notre Dame running back C.J. Prosise, who led the Fighting Irish in rushing with 1,032 yards this season, has announced he will skip his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL draft.
Butler (11-3, 0-2 Big East) shook up its starting lineup after an 81-73 home loss to No. 12 Providence on Thursday, but the Bulldogs’ high-scoring offense couldn’t get much done against one of the league’s best defenses.
The Hoosiers were coming off a 79-72 win at Rutgers on Wednesday and playing their second game without 16-point scorer James Blackmon, who injured his right knee in practice Monday.
The Hawkeyes allowed only eight second-half baskets, forced 10 turnovers and rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit to rally for a 70-63 upset and Purdue’s first home loss of the season.
Nobody expected a first-half finish like the one the University of Francis unleashed on fourth-ranked Marian University on Saturday afternoon.
Junior Mo Evans/Indianapolis matched his career-high with a game-high 26 points to lead IPFW to a record-setting 126-95 men’s college basketball non-conference victory past NAIA Division II Purdue University North Central on Saturday night at the Gates Sports Center in Fort Wayne.
Keanna Gary’s first career double-double was not enough to help the IPFW women’s basketball team overcome IUPUI as it opened Summit League play and ultimately fell 69-50 to the Jaguars at home.
Elliott ran for 149 yards and matched a Fiesta Bowl record with four touchdowns, sparking No. 7 Ohio State’s prolific offense in a 44-28 win over Notre Dame on Friday.
Three was no charm for the University of Saint Francis in a 65-57 defeat to the University of Northwestern Ohio on Wednesday night.
Senior Max Landis scored 21 points to lead IPFW to a 90-84 men’s college basketball victory past Oral Roberts University in The Summit League opener on Wednesday night at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
The Indiana Tech women’s basketball team fought back from a 16-point deficit to defeat Bethel College, 77-66, on Wednesday afternoon at the Schaefer Center to close out the non-conference and 2015 portion of their schedule.
“He suffered a knee injury in practice and further evaluation is underway to determine the extent of the injury.”
Despite being suspended for two games last season, the junior had 33 tackles and was tied for second on the Hoosiers with four sacks.
Max Bielfedt came off the bench and had a double-double, scoring 18 points on 8-of-14 shooting while grabbing 14 rebounds, to lead Indiana past Rutgers 79-72 on Wednesday in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
St. Francis senior Brooke Ridley (Bishop Luers H.S.) tallied 25 points and 12 rebounds as USF defeated Indiana Tech 86-69 Tuesday night at the Schaefer Center in Tech’s Holiday Hoops Tournament.