1/9 High School Basketball Recap

Bellmont topped North Side 51-19 in girls basketball at By Hey Arena to headline Monday night hoops action in the area.

Swanigan earns Big Ten Player of Week for fourth time this season

Swanigan averaged 17.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 blocked shots, while shooting 50.0 percent (11-of-22) from the field, 60.0 percent (3-of-5) from 3-point range and 81.8 percent (9-of-11) from the free throw line in leading the Boilermakers to a pair of victories.

No. 20 Purdue gets key Big Ten win over No. 13 Wisconsin

Swanigan scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, but it was Purdue’s disciplined defenders that finally created an obstacle the Badgers couldn’t overcome in a 66-55 victory. Wisconsin had won nine straight.

No. 18 Butler fends off host Georgetown in OT

Baldwin scored a career-high 16 points and helped hold Big East scoring co-leader Rodney Pryor scoreless to help the Bulldogs earn an 85-76 overtime victory over Georgetown on Saturday.

Saint Francis men’s basketball wins 21st straight home game

NAIA second-ranked University of Saint Francis emphatically rejected any thoughts or hopes Mt. Vernon Nazarene University fostered of a second consecutive NAIA Top 5 upset with perhaps the Indiana Cougars best defensive effort of the season in a 73-51 win on Saturday afternoon at Hutzell Athletic Center.

Indiana Tech men’s basketball knock off No. 25 Northwestern Ohio

The Indiana Tech men’s basketball team moved into a tie for second place in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) as they knocked off No. 25-ranked University of Northwestern Ohio, 87-85, on Saturday afternoon at the Schaefer Center.