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MBB: Irish hold off Tech in double overtime

Pat Connaughton came alive in the second overtime with five points, two rebounds, a steal and a block, and Jerian Grant finished with 24 points to lead No. 14 Notre Dame to an 83-76 comeback win over Georgia Tech.

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MBB: Defense leads Purdue past Michigan 64-51

The Boilermakers made an emphatic statement over the final 20 minutes, allowing just four baskets, 18 points and no offensive rebounds as they rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to pull away from the defending Big Ten champs 64-51.

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MBB: IPFW Drops Summit League Opener At WIU

The IPFW men’s basketball team dropped its 2014-15 Summit League opener on Friday evening by a 73-67 score to the Leathernecks of Western Illinois University, despite a season-high 20 points from Joe Reed, and a 12-point, 12-rebound double-double from Isaiah McCray.

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Ohio State keeps on running to national title game

Ezekiel Elliott shredded the fearsome Alabama defense and Jones again proved to be a worthy replacement at quarterback, leading Ohio State to a stunning 42-35 victory over the top-ranked Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Sugar Bowl on Thursday night.

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South Side grad Coursen-Carr looks to junior season

After a sensational freshman season, South Side graduate Will Coursen-Carr appeared on pace to be one of the Big Ten’s best pitchers. His statistics dipped last season, but the Indiana Hoosier pitcher hopes to put up his best year yet this spring.

Jordan Howard has joined the Indiana Hoosiers (photo courtesy: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports).

IU Football Adds UAB Transfer Jordan Howard

Head football coach Kevin Wilson announced Thursday that running back Jordan Howard has signed a financial aid agreement with Indiana University. A true junior, Howard rushed for 2,468 yards in two seasons at UAB and will be eligible to play for the Hoosiers immediately.

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MBB: Indiana holds off Nebraska 70-65 in Big Ten opener

Nick Zeisloft hit a pair of free throws with 33 seconds left and Collin Hartman added one 21 seconds later to seal the win for Indiana, which held off Nebraska 70-65 in the Big Ten conference opener for both teams Wednesday.

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MBB: Purdue rallies, beats Minnesota 72-68

Kendall Stephens scored 19 points, and Purdue rallied from an 11-point, second-half deficit to defeat Minnesota 72-68 in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Wednesday.