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.
The Saint Francis men’s and women’s basketball teams swept Grace in a doubleheader Wednesday night at the Hutzell Center.
Indiana shot 53.1 percent from the field, made 5 of 15 from 3-point range and outrebounded the Badgers 32-25 — numbers that are normally solid enough to produce a win.
With their “Row The Boat” mentality inspired by Fleck, the 12th-ranked Broncos (13-1) went from one win during his first season in Kalamazoo three years ago to the last FBS team other than No. 1 Alabama this season with a chance to be undefeated.
Donley was joined by approximately 60 team members of the NAIA Football Championship Series champions as guests of the Indianapolis Colts and were introduced prior to the Colts regular season final game against Jacksonville at the Hoosier State’s football Taj Mahal — Lucas Oil Stadium.
Going old school on playoff newcomer Washington, top-ranked Alabama relied on a stifling defense and the bruising runs of Bo Scarbrough to wear down the Huskies for a 24-7 victory Saturday in the Peach Bowl semifinal game.
Fort Wayne never trailed in the contest, scoring the first seven points and never looking back. Mo Evans scored all 18 of his points in the opening half as the ‘Dons led 56-39 at the break. It was Fort Wayne’s ninth 50-point half of the year.
Zaria Atkins led the Mastodons with 13 points on the day. Selena Lozada scored 12 points to go along with a team-high six rebounds. Anna Lappenküper added 11 points. De’Jour Young finished with eight points and a team-high two assists and two steals.
This is the first time IU has lost consecutive games for the first time since closing out 2014-15 with losses in the Big Ten Tournament and NCAA Tournament.
Vasturia’s 3-pointer from the wing with 2.5 seconds left in overtime lifted Notre Dame to a 78-77 victory in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both schools.
The plane landed in Pittsburgh after midnight and the team spent the night at a hotel.
Western Illinois made 18 3-pointers to edge Fort Wayne men’s basketball 93-91 on Thursday (Dec. 29) evening in the league opener for both clubs.
Joe Williams ran for 222 yards and a touchdown and Andy Phillips kicked a 27-yard field goal with 1:24 to play to lead Utah to its 14th victory in its past 15 bowl games, 26-24 over Indiana in the Foster Farms Bowl on Wednesday night.
The Fort Wayne women’s basketball fell in its opening game of Summit League play 75-53 to Western Illinois.
Freshman guard Carsen Edwards scored 19 points and Dakota Mathias added 17 as No. 15 Purdue dominated Iowa 89-67 on Wednesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Glynn Watson Jr. scored 26 points and Tai Webster had 21 Wednesday night, leading Nebraska to a stunning 87-83 upset of No. 16 Indiana.
V.J. Beachem scored 18 points to help No. 24 Notre Dame close out its non-conference schedule with a 63-55 victory over Saint Peter’s on Wednesday night.
Proving the best Christmas gift is a road win, Fort Wayne men’s hoops delivered some holiday cheer to their fans with a 93-86 victory at Calihan Hall on Thursday (Dec. 22) evening over Detroit Mercy.
James Blackmon Jr. scored 24 points and Robert Johnson added 20 Wednesday night as No. 16 Indiana blew out Austin Peay 97-62.