Sports Roundup 01-16-2017

NMS eighth-grade girls whip Harding Norwell Middle School’s eighth-grade girls’ basketball team defeated Harding 44-20 on Wednesday, Jan. 11. The Crusaders were led by Maiah...

Valparaiso to join MVC

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Valparaiso is officially the newest member of the Missouri Valley Conference. The Indiana college accepted the league’s invitation on Thursday and...

Indiana State nips Bradley 56-54

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Matt Van Scyoc scored 19 points and Emondre Rickman’s jumper with 28 seconds to play lifted Indiana State to a...

Purdue completes coaching staff by hiring assistant Lutz

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue coach Matt Painter has hired Steve Lutz to be his new assistant. The 44-year-old Lutz spent the past seven...

Evansville Aces edge Loyola 60-58

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Dru Smith scored a critical basket with 11 seconds left and Christian Benzon blocked a layup with two seconds on...

Norwell first, Bluffton second in middle school girls’ cross country meet

Norwell boys third, Bluffton fourth The Norwell Middle School girls’ cross country team was first and the Bluffton Tigers second on Saturday in the Marion...

No. 10 UCLA rallies to defeat No. 5 Oregon 82-79

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Holiday gave UCLA its first lead on a 3-pointer with 4 minutes remaining in the...

IPFW holds off Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — John Konchar had 21 points, 12 rebounds and six assists, Bryson Scott added 21 points and five steals and Fort Wayne...

Purdue sinks IU for share of Big Ten crown

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — No. 16 Purdue celebrated the perfect party on Senior Night. Players danced around in black-and-gold confetti...

Raider girls stopped in regional semis

Through the first half and into the early minutes of the third period, the Southern Wells Raiders stayed ...