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Alex Poythress nets 28 as Mad Ants top Long Island

Former University of Kentucky standout Alex Poythress led Fort Wayne with 28 points as the Mad Ants earned a 120-112 road win at Long Island in NBA Development League action Tuesday afternoon.

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Fort Wayne’s Szydlowski picked for ECHL All-Stars skill competition

Competing in the Puck Control Relay for the ECHL All-Stars is Orlando’s Tony Cameranesi, Reading’s Justin Crandall, Colorado’s Matt Garbowsky and Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski while competing for the Adirondack Thunder is Dennis Kravchenko, Ty Loney, Peter MacArthur and Greg Wolfe.

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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.

Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (50) looks to pass around Wisconsin guard Bronson Koenig (24) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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.

Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (50) gets a basket on a dunk against Norfolk State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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.

Butler forward Andrew Chrabascz (45) and center Nate Fowler (51) celebrate as they leave the court following an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana in Indianapolis, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. Butler defeated Indiana 83-78. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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.