Both quarterbacks made the Pro Bowl as a rookie. Each has three straight seasons with double-digit wins.
Scott had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the network said, but remained dedicated to his craft even as he underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
For the second time in two weeks, the Homestead (11-1) boys beat their county rival. Saturday’s 48-39 win over Carroll (9-2) was for the Holiday Hoops Tournament Championship.
Saturday was a busy day for area college hoops. Saint Francis highlighted the day with two wins.
Andre Emmitt (26 points, eight rebounds) and CJ Fair (21 points) led Fort Wayne to a 111-91 win at home Saturday over Erie. Will Frisby (13 points, 11 rebounds) was one of seven Mad Ants to score double-figures.
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.
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.
Some of the area’s best were on display at Columbia City and East Noble on Friday, as the Eagles and Knights hosted pool play in the two-day Holiday Hoops Tournament.
Complete scores from all across the state, including pool play in the Holiday Hoops Tournament.
Fort Wayne led 3-0 and 4-1, only to see the Nailers come back to tie the score in regulation, before ultimately stealing a 5-4 shootout triumph at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
The IPFW women’s basketball team was unable to hang on to a 14-point second half lead, as the Mastodons drop their Summit League opener to Western Illinois 98-85.
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.