The high school football season has come to a close and to wrap up 2016 The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny and WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini handed out their annual Inside The Zone “Season Awards” on Monday.
Homestead reclaims no. 1 spot in 4A while Whitko remains top-ranked team in 2A.
The ‘Dons are 1-14 all-time against teams ranked in the AP Top 25. The first victory came earlier this season vs. Indiana.
Cheek has scored five goals and 13 points in 12 games with Fort Wayne.
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.
The Boilermakers announced the move Monday, calling him “one of the most innovative offensive masterminds in college football.”
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.
The Komets defeated the Utah Grizzlies 4-2 at the Coliseum on Sunday.
No. 1 Alabama (13-0) will face No. 4 Washington (12-1) in one semifinal and second-seeded Clemson (12-1) meets third-seeded Ohio State (11-1) in the other on Dec. 31.
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.
Winning made it even better. Robert Johnson had and seven rebounds and De’Ron Davis scored 14 points to lead the Hoosiers past Southeast Missouri State for an 83-55 victory.
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.
FORT WAYNE, Ind, (WANE) – The Mad Ants improve their season record to 7-1 after defeating Windy City 95-83.
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Bryson Scott, Mo Evans and John Konchar all reached double digits as the Dons rolled past Miami of Ohio 87-71 at the Coliseum.
This will be USF’s first trip to the national championship since 2006.
The Boilermakers (6-2), coming off a Wednesday loss at No. 14 Louisville in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, used a 15-0 first-half run to stretch a 10-9 lead to 25-9, and Purdue continued to pull away.
The Fort Wayne women’s basketball game struggles to put the ball in the basket in a 56-33 loss to Illinois.
Morgan scored a career-high 18 points on 8-for-8 shooting and finished with 10 rebounds, De’Ron Davis scored 14 points and Indiana rolled to an 83-60 victory over SIU-Edwardsville.
WMU became the first undefeated team to win the MAC title game since Marshall in 1999
Reigning SAC champion Homestead bested 4A no. 5 Warsaw in your “Game of the Week” as the first full Friday of hoops hit the airwaves on the Highlight Zone.