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Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (50) gets a basket on a dunk against Norfolk State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Purdue’s Swanigan named finalists for Malone Award

National Player of the Year and All-America candidate Caleb Swanigan is 1-of-10 players nationally named to the Karl Malone Award top 10 finalists list, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced today.

Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (50) shoots over Northwestern center Barret Benson (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Purdue defeated Northwestern 80-59. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Biggie, Boilers blast Northwestern 80-59

Caleb Swanigan had 24 points and 16 rebounds, and Vince Edwards added 17 points Wednesday night to lead No. 23 Purdue to an 80-59 rout over No. 25 Northwestern.

Indiana's James Blackmon Jr. reacts after hitting a shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Blackmon among finalists for Jerry West Award

Named after Hall of Famer and 1959 NCAA Final Four Most Valuable Player Jerry West, the annual honor in its third year recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I men’s college basketball.

Indiana head coach Tom Crean talks to his bench while playing Mississippi Valley State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. Indiana won 85-52. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Indiana overcome by Northwestern

The Wildcats (18-4, 7-2) held the Hoosiers to 32 percent shooting in their sixth consecutive victory. It’s their longest Big Ten win streak since the 1932-33 team matched a school record with seven in a row, and their 7-2 start in conference play is their best since the 1937-38 season.

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High-scoring second half powers Indiana Tech to win

The No. 18-ranked Indiana Tech men’s basketball team won its eighth straight home game on Saturday afternoon as they defeated Lourdes, 74-60, at the Schaefer Center in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) action.

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Fort Wayne sweeps 12th ranked George Mason

Behind standout performances from freshmen Pelegrin Vargas and Richie Diedrich, the Fort Wayne men’s volleyball team picked up its first home win of the year with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-18) sweep of No. 12 George Mason on Arnie Ball Court on Friday (Jan. 27).

Indiana head coach Tom Crean yells from the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Hoosiers annihilated in Ann Arbor

Derrick Walton scored 21 points on a nearly flawless night for Michigan, and the Wolverines routed Indiana 90-60 on Thursday night for their most lopsided victory over the Hoosiers since 1998.