Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew watches his team play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against George Washington in the finals of the NIT Thursday, March 31, 2016, in New York. George Washington won 76-60. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Valparaiso upset by George Washington in NIT Championship

George Washington won its first National Invitation Tournament championship, getting 18 points from Kevin Larsen and pulling away in the second half to beat Valparaiso 76-60 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.

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Mastodons trample Goshen in home opener

Senior Jonathan Valenzuela-Reece and redshirt-sophomore Shannon Baker each collected two hits and two RBIs to lead IPFW to a 10-2 non-league baseball win past Goshen College Tuesday afternoon at Mastodon Field in Fort Wayne.

Valparaiso's Alec Peters (25) dunks in front of BYU's Chase Fischer (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the NIT on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Valpo edges BYU, headed to N.I.T. title game

David Skara sank the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 20 seconds left and Valparaiso held off BYU 72-70 on Tuesday night to reach the championship game of the National Invitation Tournament.

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Grant Weatherford transferring from Purdue

Weatherford, a 6-2 guard from Cicero, Indiana, will have three years of Division I eligibility remaining after redshirting this past season at Purdue.

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Blackmon, Marion win 3A state championship

For Head Coach James Blackmon, it was extra special. Blackmon, who coached Fort Wayne Bishop Luers to state titles in 2008 and 2009, is a 1983 graduate of Marion. He was an Indiana All-Star his senior year, leading the Giants to the Final Four and later being inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

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USF softball splits doubleheader with Marian

USF (8-10) scored in every inning in Game 2 to snap a five-game losing streak in Crossroads League action. USF finished with 12 hits, its eighth double-digit hits game in the Lady Cougars last nine games.