Sam Dekker hit 5 of Wisconsin’s 10 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a second straight career high of 27 points, Frank Kaminsky added 29 points and the top-seeded Badgers beat No. 2 Arizona 85-78 on Saturday to reach consecutive Final Fours for the first time in school history.
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants fell to the Los Angeles D-Fenders 108-106 Saturday night.
Collin Cohen sets new career highs in kills, digs, assists, and blocks as the 15th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team fell to No. 4 Lewis in straight sets. The Mastodons finished 16-25, 26-24, 17-25, falling to 16-9, 6-6 (MIVA) while the Flyers improve to 19-2, 10-1 (MIVA).
The IPFW baseball team had a dozen hits and four players with multi-hit games, but a strong South Dakota State lineup, coupled with eight IPFW errors paved the way in the 12-6 Jackrabbit victory on Saturday afternoon.
The Fort Wayne Komets (44-16-2-4) erased a late two-goal deficit to defeat the Cincinnati Cyclones (28-28-2-7) in overtime by a 4-3 final score in front of 6,737 at U.S. Bank Arena on Saturday night.
The third-ranked Indiana Tech women’s lacrosse team flexed their muscle in a Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference contest on Saturday, scoring 11 goals in the first 30 minutes to run over Lourdes, 16-4 at Warrior Athletic Field. Tech was led by a seven point performance from Alexa Winter and solid play between the pipes.
Pushed to the brink, Kentucky’s still perfect and still playing. Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional final.
The Homestead Spartans were making their school’s first-ever appearance in the boys basketball state finals, but they played like tested veterans of pressure games in squeaking out a 91-90 overtime victory over Evansville Reitz in the Class 4A championship game.
The Indiana Tech baseball team walked-off on the Concordia Cardinals at Warrior Stadium on Saturday afternoon. With two on and two out and down to his last strike in the bottom of the 11th, senior Dezmon Nunn drove a pitch into right-center field, scoring the winning runs in a thrilling 3-2 victory. Due to frigid temperatures, 26 degrees at first pitch, the teams played just one game.
In their second road game of the week the (43-16-6) Komets fell to the (31-30-2) Wheeling Nailers 2-1 on Friday night.
The IPFW baseball team had four players with multiple hits – and nine total; however, South Dakota State scored in six innings and topped the Mastodons 8-2 on a blustery day in at Grand Park Fields.
Legendary Notre Dame football coach and Trine trustee, Lou Holtz, spoke at Trine University Friday morning as a part of the university’s Distinguised Speaker Series.