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Saint Francis tops Taylor 72-61

Lauren McBryar led a balanced scoring attack with 14 points as Saint Francis topped Taylor 72-61 in women’s basketball on Wednesday night at the Hutzell Center.

VIDEO: V.J. Beachem interview

Thanks to Tuesday night’s 87-72 win over Fort Wayne the Irish improved to 9-0 on the season with New Haven High School grad V.J. Beachem leading the charge.

Top-ranked Cougars down No. 12 Taylor

No. 1 Saint Francis (12-1, 3-1 CL) countered the poor shooting from the Trojans by attacking the paint throughout the contest. USF hit 26-of-42 attempts from two-point range and held a 42-22 edge in paint points.

Lady Dons lose 7th straight to Western Michigan

De’Jour Young did a little bit of everything for the Fort Wayne women’s basketball team, but the Mastodons were unable to maintain pace with Western Michigan, falling 61-35.

Dons fall to No. 23 Notre Dame 87-72

Mo Evans scored 21 of his 25 points in the second half to lead Fort Wayne (7-3), which had won six straight — including an overtime upset of then-No. 3 Indiana.

12/5 A.P. Men’s College Basketball Poll

Indiana moved up to no. 9, Butler up two spots to no. 16, Purude falls to no. 18, Notre Dame cracks top 25 at no. 23 while Fort Wayne receives one vote.

Terrell, Western Michigan rowing to Cotton Bowl

The 12th-ranked Broncos (13-0, No. 15 CFP), the Mid-American Conference champions and the only FBS team other than top-ranked Alabama still undefeated, will play Big Ten runner-up and eighth-ranked Wisconsin (10-3, No. 8 CFP) on Jan. 2 in the Dallas Cowboys’ home stadium.

Notre Dame improves to 8-0, beats North Carolina A&T 107-53

The Irish face Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne on Tuesday, but they better not overlook IPFW before gearing up for their first major test of the season Saturday at No. 2 Villanova, which will likely be No. 1 after Kentucky’s loss to UCLA. The Mastodons already has a top-five win this year, beating then-No. 3 Indiana in Bloomington, 71-68 on Nov. 22.

Indiana to play Utah in Foster Farms Bowl

Indiana (6-6, 4-5 B1G East) will face Utah (8-4, 5-4 Pac-12 South) in the 2016 Foster Farms Bowl, it was announced this afternoon. The game will be held at Levi’s Stadium on Wednesday, Dec. 28, with an 8:30 p.m. ET kickoff on FOX Sports.