The 15th-ranked Cougars had second-ranked Cornerstone University by four but the Golden Eagles rejected the USF upset bid 66-58 in the second round of the NAIA Championship on Friday morning.
Michigan’s wild journey carried right on into the Big Ten semifinals with a 74-70 overtime upset of 13th-ranked Purdue
Bonzie Colson had 21 points and 10 rebounds and No. 22 Notre Dame beat No. 21 Virginia for the first time since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference, topping the Cavaliers 71-58 on Thursday night to reach the tournament semifinals.
James Blackmon Jr. and Indiana buried Iowa under a barrage of long distance shots, and the Hoosiers used a huge second half to notch a 95-73 victory Thursday night in the Big Ten Tournament.
The balanced Bluejays led nearly the entire way while bouncing fourth-seeded Indiana Tech from the 2017 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championships in a first-round matchup decided by a final score of 67-58.
University of Saint Francis pulled away from Oregon Tech over the final six minutes to earn a 100-92 win in match-up between two championship-tested teams.
The 2017 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championships tipped off Wednesday morning with a first-round matchup featuring second-seeded Davenport (Mich.) and seventh-seeded Saint Francis (Ind.). Ranked No. 6 in the national poll, the Panthers absorbed a strong push from freshman Kara Gerka and the Cougars while pulling out an 80-73 victory.
The takeoff “was aborted” on a day marked by high winds and “after strong braking” at Willow Run Airport, about 15 miles from the campus in Ann Arbor.
Purdue National Player of the Year candidate Caleb Swanigan and head coach Matt Painter were honored by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) for their roles in leading the Boilermakers to the 2017 Big Ten outright regular-season championship.
The University of Saint Francis will open the 2017 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship against Oregon Tech from the Cascade Collegiate Conference on Wed., March 8, at 1 p.m. Fort Wayne time.
Tanner Andrews’ complete-game shutout at Southeast Missouri State has earned Purdue baseball’s Friday ace Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honors for the second time in three weeks this season.
The ‘Dons will now wait to hear if they will receive a postseason berth.
The Homestead grad becomes just the fourth Boilermaker to win Big Ten Player of the Year, joining JaJuan Johnson (2011), Glenn Robinson (1994) and Stephen Scheffler (1990) as part of the elite group.
National Player of the Year candidate Caleb Swanigan was named to a trio of All-America teams today, being honored as a first-team selection by the USA Today, Sporting News and NBC Sports.
After a close win over Northwestern on the road on Sunday, Purdue jumps to No. 13 in the latest A.P. Poll.
Caleb Swanigan added 20 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 16 Purdue beat Northwestern 69-65 on Sunday.
Trine falls in the second round of Division III NCAA Tournament to Ohio Northern, 55-48.
James Blackmon Jr. added 22 points and eight rebounds as Indiana used a hot start and held off a second-half Ohio State rally to beat the Buckeyes 96-92.
A strong fourth quarter propelled the No. 15 Trine women’s basketball team past Illinois Wesleyan, 63-56, in its first game of the DIII NCAA Tournament on Friday night at Ohio Northern University.
The Dakotas have never been kind to the Fort Wayne basketball program, but the Mastodons are hoping to flip the script at this year’s Summit League Tournament in Sioux Falls.