Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (50) and Villanova guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) battle for the ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Purdue edged by NCAA champs at Mackey

Josh Hart scored 24 points and Darryl Reynolds added 12 to lead No. 3 Villanova to a 79-76 victory over No. 15 Purdue on Monday night.

A Syrian refugee, who agreed to be photographed on condition of anonymity because of fear of retaliation against family living in Syria, poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at the Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley in Whitehall, Pa. Dozens of Syrian refugee families are being resettled in the Allentown, Pa., area in part because the city is already home to one of the nation's largest population of Syrians, who began settling here in the late 1800s. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

FBI: Hate crimes against Muslims up in 2015

Last year, there were 257 reported incidents of anti-Muslim bias compared to 154 in 2014. The number of reported hate crimes against Muslims peaked at 481 in 2001.

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11/14 Inside The Zone – Semistate Preview

Four local teams are just a win away from a trip to Lucas Oil Stadium as Snider, Concordia, Garrett, and Adams Central will all be in action Friday for semistate.