The Butler Bulldogs used an 18-2 run in the second half to pull away for a 77-57 blowout of the Pirates.
D’Angelo Russell scored 22 points and added 10 assists, Jae’Sean Tate added a career-high 20 points, and Ohio State defeated No. 23 Indiana 82-70 Sunday in Value City Arena.
A recap of the area’s college basketball games from Saturday, January 24.
In what was a hard-fought, back and forth affair, the Indiana Tech ACHA Division I Ice Hockey team defeated future Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League foe, Western Michigan for the third time this season, 6-4, thanks to a pair of late tallies from newcomer Jace Childs at the SportONE/Parkview IceHouse on Saturday night.
The 11th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team earned a nail biting sweep at Harvard, finishing 28-26, 28-26, 31-29. The Mastodons improved to 5-2, while the Crimson fell to 1-3, with each of their losses coming against ranked opponents.
In front of a Gates Athletic Center-capacity crowd of 1,823, the Mastodons put six players into double-figure scoring, led by 16 points from Max Landis and near-double-double efforts from Mo Evans and Steve Forbes in a 77-71 win over North Dakota State on Saturday evening.
The IPFW women’s basketball team was unable to hang on to a six-point halftime lead as the Mastodons fell to Denver, 82-75. The loss puts IPFW’s record at 7-13 on the season and 1-6 in Summit League play.
It has been announced that IPFW women’s basketball player Haley Seibert was selected as one of 30 candidates for the 2014-15 Senior CLASS Award® for exceling both on and off the court. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.
Rapheal Davis scored 16 of his 24 points in the first half to lead the Purdue Boilermakers to a 67-63 victory over the Hawkeyes on Saturday.
The IPFW Athletic Department added four new members to its Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday evening, as the Hall of Fame added Tony Luhning (men’s volleyball), Ian Luya (men’s soccer), Bruce Roland (men’s basketball), and Robin Scott (women’s basketball).
Ernie Banks, the Hall of Fame slugger and two-time MVP who never gave up his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite decades of playing on miserable teams, died Friday night. He was 83.
The 11th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team held on for a five set win at Sacred Heart on Friday evening. The Mastodons finished 25-20, 26-28, 25-21, 17-25, 15-10 to improve to 4-2 on the year.