Coach Muffet McGraw is hoping the three losses Notre Dame sustained during the regular season have will have the Fighting Irish better prepared for adversity they will face in the NCAA Tournament.
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Notre Dame (no. 14), Purdue (15), and Butler (21) all crack top 25 in final poll of regular season.
Hear from Mo Evans, Brent Calhoun, and coach Jon Coffman as Fort Wayne prepares to host the Cardinals in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Wednesday night at the Gates Center.
The 67-game March Madness basketball tournament begins Tuesday, with many games taking place during the day.
Despite their early exit from their conference tournament, Purdue earned a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Notre Dame takes a No. 5 seed and Butler is placed at No. 4.
No. 14 Duke became the first team to win the event with four victories in four days by rallying past No. 22 Notre Dame 75-69 on Saturday night.
The third-seeded Fighting Irish (25-8) will face fifth-seeded and No. 14 Duke on Saturday night for the ACC Tournament championship at Barclays Center.
No. 24 Wisconsin slowed Indiana’s high-powered offense during the Badgers 70-60 victory over the Hoosiers in the Big Ten quarterfinals
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.