Saint Francis opened Crossroads League Tournament play with an 87-59 victory over Grace in first round action Tuesday night at the Hutzell Athletic Center.
An Angola High School graduate, Beard receives her second career Summit League Track & Field Athlete of the Week award and the first of the season.
ewell Loyd scored 20 points, Taya Reimer added 16 and fourth-ranked Notre Dame took control with a 16-0 second-half run to beat No. 8 Louisville 68-52 Monday, the 12th straight victory for the Fighting Irish.
Saint Francis is prepping for the Crossroads League Tournament, with action beginning on Tuesday night for the women and Wednesday for the men.
Notre Dame up to no. 9, Butler falls to no. 23.
Purdue’s A.J. Hammons was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday afternoon after a dominating performance in the Boilermakers’ 67-63 win over Indiana last Thursday.
Fort Wayne outfielder Brandon Soat and Oral Roberts first baseman Anthony Sequeira were named The Summit League Baseball Players of the Week while Omaha starting pitcher Zach Williamsen was selected as the league’s Pitcher of the Week for their performances Feb. 16-22.
Yogi Ferrell and James Blackmon Jr. scored 17 points apiece while Hanner Mosquera-Perea had a career-high 13 points to lead Indiana past Rutgers 84-54 on Sunday.
The IPFW Mastodon baseball team erupted for 32 runs over two games, topping the Murray State Racers by scores of 12-11 and 20-3. The 20 runs are the most in a game since April 6, 2010 when the team scored 21 runs against Chicago State.
A look at the region’s college basketball games from Saturday, February 21.
In the final home game in the Gates Sports Center for seniors Mur Hagerman, Hillary Moore, Haley Seibert, the IPFW women’s basketball team fell to North Dakota State 72-66. It was also IPFW’s 8th annual Pink Out game, honoring those who have battled breast cancer, benefiting the Vera Bradley Foundation.
The IPFW men’s basketball team saw its seven-game win streak come to an end on Saturday afternoon in a thrilling 66-62 battle with the North Dakota State Bison.
The ninth-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team edged the McKendree Bearcats in five sets in a crucial MIVA (Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) match. The Mastodons finished 25-13, 20-25, 25-16, 23-25, 15-13, improving to 10-4, 4-2 (MIVA), while the Bearcats fell to 5-12, 0-9 (MIVA).
Myles Davis scored 18 points, and Xavier never trailed during a 73-56 victory over No. 19 Butler on Saturday.
The Irish beat Boston College 87-70 on Saturday.
The ninth-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team was unable to comeback against No. 12 Ohio State, falling in three sets. The Mastodons finished 18-25, 22-25, 12-25, dropping to 9-4 (3-2 MIVA), while the Buckeyes improved to 11-2 (5-0 MIVA).
A 16-0 second-half IPFW run turned a four-point, 34-30 Denver lead into a 46-34 IPFW advantage, and the run was stretched to as large as 30-6 when the Mastodons led by 20 at 60-40, propelling the Mastodons to a 16-point, 63-47 win over the Denver Pioneers on Thursday evening.
Former South Side star Rapheal Davis tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds and Purdue won in Bloomington for the first time since a 72-61 triumph on Feb. 23, 2011.