12/5 Prep Basketball Recap

Bishop Dwenger topped Norwell 48-41 in boys hoops Tuesday down in Ossian to headline the area hoops scene.

TOTW: Huntington North Boys Basketball

The Vikings are off to their best start since 2005-06 as they are 4-0 on the year and we’re proud to honor the Huntington North boys basketball team as the Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week.

USF’s Hinen named NAIA National Player of Week

The 6-foot-3 guard from Columbia City, Ind., averaged 29.5 points and 7.0 assists per game for the No. 3-ranked Cougars, who have now won eight consecutive games including a 93-85 win over Goshen College on Saturday.

Komets add Tyanulin from Tucson

Tyanulin scored five goals and added eight assist for 13 points in 10 games with the Komets prior to returning to Tucson on Nov. 21.

12/4 Indiana A.P. Girls Basketball Poll

Homestead stays no. 5 in 4A, Tippecanoe Valley, Concordia, and Angola all ranked in 3A top 10, Central Noble slides to no. 8 in 2A, while Northfield remains no. 10 in 1A.

Watt and Altuve share SI’s Sportsperson of the Year award

J.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it picked up the pieces from the devastating storm.

Colts place Desir on injured reserve

Desir, 6-2, 198 pounds, played in nine games (six starts) for the Colts this season and tallied 32 tackles (21 solo), seven passes defensed and one interception.

Hoosiers use 18-0 run to put away Hawkeyes

Juwan Morgan scored 15 points and De’Ron Davis added 13, spurring a decisive 18-0 second-half run Monday night to give Indiana a 77-64 victory over Iowa.

Mastodons nipped in overtime by Coastal Carolina

Anna Lappenküper’s game-tying layup with 1.1 second left in regulation sent the Fort Wayne Mastodons into overtime for the first time this season, but the Mastodons were unable to pick up the victory falling at Coastal Carolina 67-58.