IPFW first-year head coach Jon Coffman has been named one of 10 finalists for the Joe B. Hall National Coach of the Year award, presented annually to the top first-year coach in college basketball.
For the second straight year, the IPFW men’s basketball program will participate in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.
Steve Vasturia hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 6:13 left and No. 11 Notre Dame overcame a blown 20-point lead to hold off Miami 70-63 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
James Blackmon Jr. scored 25 points, Yogi Ferrell added 17 and Indiana boosted its NCAA hopes with a 71-56 victory over Northwestern in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.
Deaundra Young was simply unstoppable for fourth-seeded College of Saint Mary (Neb.) early Thursday afternoon inside the Tyson Events Center.
An inspired defensive effort put Grace into the second round as the Lancers’ recorded the biggest upset of the championship to date, defeating No. 7 Bellevue (Neb.) 54-50.
A basket by Austin Fox with under a minute to go put No. 11 University of Saint Francis (Ind.) on top in its 70-68 win over St. Francis (Ill.) in the first round of the 2015 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship.
NAIA All-American Brooke Ridley scored 18 points in the second half leading defending champion University of Saint Francis to their sixth consecutive win at Tyson Events Center 65-51 over 25th-ranked Southwestern (Kan.) College in the first round of the NAIA Division II Championship on Wednesday afternoon.
What a difference timely hitting and solid pitching made for the University of Saint Francis in a sweep of Illinois opponents on Tuesday afternoon.
Indiana gave the home fans a win in the Hoosiers’ first appearance at Bart Kaufman Field this season, jumping out to a 5-0 lead before holding on for a 5-3 win vs. Eastern Michigan on Tuesday.
The 14th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team fought to a four set win at Belmont Abbey on Tuesday night. The Mastodons finished 23-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-23, improving to 12-6 overall, while the Crusaders fall to 6-8.
The 14th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team was unable to come from behind as Erskine took the match in three sets. The Mastodons finished 22-25, 22-25, 24-26, falling to 11-6, while the Fleet improve to 12-3.
Purdue junior Rapheal Davis was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year. IU’s James Blackmon Junior was named to the All Freshman team.
The end of IPFW’s season also marks the end of three seniors’ time with the Mastodons.
After travel delays forced the IPFW softball to cancel two of its games at the Hampton Inn Camel Stampede, the Mastodons closed out the tournament with a pair of tough losses to Morehead State 4-3 and Campbell 4-2.
The IPFW men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 21 points, and by 20 in the second half to the South Dakota Coyotes, before the Mastodons rallied back, cutting the gap to as few as five points with just over a minute remaining, but unable to get any closer in the 82-73 South Dakota victory in the second day of quarterfinals in the 2015 Summit League Tournament.
Homestead graduate Sydney Buck was one of three Butler women’s basketball players to get all-conference accolades. Buck was a unanimous selection to the BIG EAST All-Freshman Team.
Roosevelt Jones scored 16 points and Kellen Dunham had 15 as No. 21 Butler held on for a 68-64 victory over No. 24 Providence on Saturday.
Jerian Grant had a high-flying dunk, repeatedly drove past Clemson defenders and made several eye-catching passes as he finished with 19 points and eight assists to lead No. 12 Notre Dame to an easy 81-67 victory over Clemson on Saturday.
Travis Trice scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half, and Michigan State barely staved off Indiana’s frantic final charge for a 74-72 victory that had the Spartans’ longtime coach rethinking his strategy over the 3 1/2.