The Indiana Tech softball fell to crosstown rival Saint Francis on Wednesday in a doubleheader at Lady Cougar Field, falling 8-0 in five innings in game one and dropping a 9-4 game in the night cap.
Notre Dame will play Wisconsin in Philadelphia on Friday night – and the Irish likely wouldn’t be there without sweet-shooting V.J. Beachem.
The conference announced the addition Wednesday, giving the fledgling league seven teams.
Ball State took to the practice field for the first time under new head coach Mike Neu on Tuesday as the Cardinals opened spring practice.
Purdue freshman Caleb Swanigan has announced his intention to declare for the 2016 NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent, maintaining his amateurism.
Lindsay Allen scored a season-high 22 points, Brianna Turner added 18 points and 10 rebounds and top-seed Notre Dame finally broke away from ninth-seed Indiana with a 15-2 run that started late in the third quarter to beat the Hoosiers 87-70 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Landis, a graduate student, ranks second in Division I three-point field goals (125) and three-pointers per game (3.79), seventh in three-point percentage (45.6) and eighth nationally in three-point attempts (274).
Ex USF coach Gary Andrews led Roberts Weleyan to a 70-58 win in the NCCAA womens basketball championship.
A furious rally allowed the Cardinals to tie the score at the end of the second half, and they came from behind again in the final minute of overtime to dispatch UT Martin 83-80.
Rex Pflueger tapped in a rebound with 1.5 seconds left and Notre Dame survived 14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin 76-75 on Sunday to reach the NCAA round of 16 for the second consecutive season.
Malcolm Brogdon scored 22 points and Virginia used some hot shooting to beat Butler 77-69 on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
In a battle of brainy schools, Duke nearly got a tough lesson from Ivy League champion Yale.
The No. 5 seed Hoosiers have knocked off No. 4 seed Kentucky 73-67
Kentucky (27-8) and Indiana (26-7) — ranked 10th and 14th respectively in the final poll of the season — haven’t played each other since 2012.
V.J. Beacham scored 18 points, including the 3-pointer that gave Notre Dame the lead for good as the Fighting Irish rallied to win. Notre Dame (22-11) didn’t take a lead in the game until Beacham’s 3 as the shot clock ran out with 9:26 left to make it 51-48. There were five more lead changes and three ties to come.
No. 15 seed Middle Tennessee State sent the biggest shock yet through the NCAA Tournament on Friday, shutting down Michigan State star Denzel Valentine in a 90-81 victory over second-seeded Michigan State.
Belmont’s Smith and Darby Maggard found some room for open shots despite the Spartans’ superior size and athleticism, giving the Bruins a chance for the upset going into the final quarter.
Yogi Ferrell had 20 points and a season-high 10 assists, O.G. Anunoby pitched in 14 points and No. 5 seed Indiana took charge of its NCAA Tournament opener against Chattanooga on the way to a 99-74 victory on Thursday in the East Region.
Junior guard Miles Robinson and senior forward Dominique Walls were named NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball All-Americans, the national office announced on Thursday.
University of Saint Francis senior forward Austin Fox and sophomore forward Bryce Lienhoop had been named to the 2016 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball All-America Team