Purdue junior Rapheal Davis was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year. IU’s James Blackmon Junior was named to the All Freshman team.
The IHSAA boys basketball regional round has been set. In northeast Indiana, Homestead and Canterbury claimed sectional hardware to advance to Saturday’s regionals.
Nickelback Darius Butler and the Colts agreed to terms on a contract extension on Sunday night.
The end of IPFW’s season also marks the end of three seniors’ time with the Mastodons.
The Komets announced Monday that forwards Mike Embach and Shawn Szydlowski have been released by Norfolk of the American Hockey League and will return to the Fort Wayne lineup. Embach and Szydlowski were both called up to the Admirals March 3 and each served three games during their stay.
The Komets shut out the visiting Kalamazoo K-Wings 3-0 Friday at the Memorial Coliseum in the only game of week 21 and improved to 37-12-6 and 80 points.
The Northeast Hoosier Boys Basketball All-Conference teams were released on Monday morning.
The Summit Athletic Conference released their All-Conference teams Monday morning. Snider had the most first-team selections with three.
After travel delays forced the IPFW softball to cancel two of its games at the Hampton Inn Camel Stampede, the Mastodons closed out the tournament with a pair of tough losses to Morehead State 4-3 and Campbell 4-2.
They played five times during the regular season, but the next match-up between the Summit City Panthers and the Fort Wayne Bruins will determine the state championship.
The IPFW men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 21 points, and by 20 in the second half to the South Dakota Coyotes, before the Mastodons rallied back, cutting the gap to as few as five points with just over a minute remaining, but unable to get any closer in the 82-73 South Dakota victory in the second day of quarterfinals in the 2015 Summit League Tournament.
The Colts have agreed to a contract with longtime Eagles guard Todd Herremans, a move they hope will beef up their offensive line.
Homestead graduate Sydney Buck was one of three Butler women’s basketball players to get all-conference accolades. Buck was a unanimous selection to the BIG EAST All-Freshman Team.
Saturday night’s postponed Komet game at Kalamazoo has been rescheduled for this Wednesday night, March 11, at 7 p.m. at Wings Stadium.
The team agreed to settle a claim that a funeral home filed against his estate for $35,000.
Several area boys basketball teams won sectional championships Saturday night. The evening included a Carroll win over Northrop, and a double-overtime win for Bishop Dwenger over conference rival Bishop Luers.
Roosevelt Jones scored 16 points and Kellen Dunham had 15 as No. 21 Butler held on for a 68-64 victory over No. 24 Providence on Saturday.
Jerian Grant had a high-flying dunk, repeatedly drove past Clemson defenders and made several eye-catching passes as he finished with 19 points and eight assists to lead No. 12 Notre Dame to an easy 81-67 victory over Clemson on Saturday.