Jon Octeus and Fort Wayne native Raphael Davis led the Boilermakers (11-8, 3-3) with 14 points each.
Assembly Hall will be home to a top 25 showdown on Thursday when no. 23 Indiana hosts 13th-ranked Maryland at 9 p.m.
Akyah Taylor averaged 20.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 3.5 assists while shooting 43 percent from the field for the 15-5, NAIA No. 7 Lady Cougars. She leads the CL in scoring average (21.6 ppg), rebound average (9.2) and field goal percentage (.556).
Saint Francis used a balanced scoring attack to top rival Huntington University 88-72 in Crossroads League men’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Hutzell Athletic Center.
Andrew Sellan of the 11th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team was named the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) Offensive Player of the Week.
Snider graduate Liza Clemons scored four points, pulled down nine rebounds, and racked up five assists in the loss.
Indiana is ranked no. 23 in both the latest Associated Press and USA Today Coaches poll.
Indiana weathered a storm on the road Sunday, falling behind early before pulling out a late win over Illinois, 80-74.
Despite a 22-point, 10-rebound double-double from senior Steve Forbes, the IPFW men’s basketball team fell victim to a late Oral Roberts 7-0 run, dropping a 62-58 contest against the Golden Eagles on Saturday evening.
Down 12 points early the second half to Miami, the Irish came back by going to a five-guard lineup down the stretch, and Grant took advantage of the extra space on the floor. He finished with 23 points and eight assists to help the Irish upend the Hurricanes 75-70.
Purdue coach Matt Painter called Saturday’s 84-77 victory in overtime over Penn State improbable and gave credit to the basketball gods.
The IPFW women’s basketball made a season-high 14 steals, but it wasn’t enough as the team dropped a tough Summit League road game at North Dakota State 81-60. The Mastodon’s record now stands at 7-11 overall on the season and 1-4 in league play.