Notre Dame’s Bonzie Colson (35) blocks a shot by Virginia Tech’s Jalen Hudson (23) as Notre Dame’s Steve Vasturia (32) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won 83-81. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

Auguste leads Irish over Hokies

Notre Dame’s Zach Auguste produced a double-double Wednesday night to help the Fighting Irish edge Virginia Tech 83-81 on Wednesday night in Atlantic Coast Conference basketball.

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IPFW standing atop the Summit League

IPFW will welcome North Dakota State University in Summit League men’s basketball action on Thursday night, January 21at the Hilliard Gates Sports Center.

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No. 8 Bellmont takes down 20th-ranked Carroll

In a battle of two of the most successful wrestling programs in northeast Indiana it was eighth-ranked Bellmont defeating no. 20 Carroll 36-29 on Tuesday night.

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1/19 High school basketball recap

3A no. 17 Columbia City knocked off Homestead 53-43 while Snider’s Malik Williams tallied 32 points as the Panthers bested Canterbury 86-50 to headline area prep basketball on Tuesday night.

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TOTW: Coldwater (OH) Football

We are proud to honor the Coldwater football team as your Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week.

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1/18 Men’s Basketball AP Top 25

Indiana (15-3) was No. 15 in the preseason Top 25 and then was ranked the first two weeks of the regular season before dropping out. The Hoosiers have won 10 straight after losing three of five. The losses were to Wake Forest and UNLV in the Maui Invitational and at Duke.

Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (50) looks to make a basket as Rutgers defenders Greg Lewis (35 and D.J. Foreman (1) try to block his path during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

No. 22 Purdue pummels Rutgers 107-57

Freshman Caleb Swanigan had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and the Boilermakers held a 63-23 advantage on the boards in beating Rutgers 107-57 on Monday night, posting their biggest Big Ten Conference victory ever while handing the Scarlet Knights’ their worst home loss.

Notre Dame’s Lindsay Allen (15) goes up for a shot with pressure from Tennessee’s Jordan Reynolds (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

No. 3 Notre Dame women beat No. 18 Tennessee 79-66

The third-ranked Irish used five straight layups early in the third quarter and turnovers by No. 18 Tennessee to turn a relatively close game into their sixth straight victory in this series, 79-66 Monday night.

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1/18 High School Basketball Recap

Morgan Sanderson’s last minute layup with :05 left on the clock proved to be the difference maker for Leo on Monday night as the Lions squeezed out a 41-39 win over Bishop Luers.

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Xavielle Brown named AMC Player of the Week for fourth time this season

Xavielle Brown is the American Midwest Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the fourth time in the 2015-16 season, after 35 points per game in two wins last week, including a win over second-ranked Columbia College that could prove to be a résumé-builder for the Pirates (11-5, 9-2 AMC) as the 2015-16 season progresses.

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1/18 Inside the Zone

Jessica Starbard sits down with the News Senitinel’s Blake Sebring in this week’s “Inside the Zone.”

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Austin Fox named Crossroads League Player of the Week

University of Saint Francis senior Austin Fox has been named Crossroads League men’s Player of the Week after averaging 15.5 points and 12.0 rebounds and helping the fifth-ranked Cougars upset second-ranked Indiana Wesleyan University on Saturday.

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Saint Francis upsets Indiana Wesleyan

Saint Francis aced one more final on Saturday, an 82-67 win over second-ranked Indiana Wesleyan University at Hutzell Athletic Center before more than 1,200 fans.