You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • Badgers survive test against Georgetown
    Duje Dukan thought he had created a turnover with a held ball. The referees said he was guilty of a foul instead. It’s a play that won’t make highlight reels, won’t get pointed to in any boxscore. But it sparked No.
  • Boykin and No. 6 TCU romp over Texas
    AUSTIN, Texas — Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No.
  • Mustangs run away from Texas Southern
    DALLAS (AP) — Nic Moore scored 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting, with seven steals and six assists, as the Warsaw Community High School graduate led SMU over Texas Southern 72-59 on Wednesday.

IPFW’s offense disappears in loss

– Jordan Dykstra scored 18 points and Cody Larson added 17 as South Dakota State downed IPFW 79-51 on Thursday night in moving to within one loss of league leaders IPFW and North Dakota State in the Summit League.

Steve Forbes (10 points) was the only Mastodon (18-7, 6-2) player in double figures, while team leader Luis Jacobo (15.2 points per game) was held to just nine points.

South Dakota State (13-10, 5-3) broke out to a 43-30 lead over the Mastodons at the break and never let up, outscoring IPFW 36-21 in the second half. The Jackrabbits shot 50 percent from the field, including 10 of 19 from long range, while holding IPFW to 35 percent and only 6 of 24 from 3-point range. South Dakota State controlled the boards 42-30.

Chad White contributed 15 points for the Jackrabbits, who have won three in a row.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE 66, IUPUI 60: In Fargo, N.D., Lawrence Alexander scored 17 points to lead North Dakota State.

A layup by Alexander with 4:55 remaining gave NDSU a 57-45 lead before a 15-6 run – including a pair of 3s from Ja’Rob McCallum and a third by Justus Stanback – from IUPUI closed the gap to three with 32 seconds left.

Taylor Braun made 1 of 2 free throws to make it 64-60 before a missed 3-pointer and a turnover following the offensive rebound set up a dunk by Braun to close the scoring.

Braun finished with 14 points and Jordan Aaberg scored 11. Kory Brown made 5 of 5 from the field, finishing with 10 points, five rebounds and four steals.

North Dakota State was 0 for 10 from 3-point range, but shot 51.8 percent overall. Mitch Patton scored 16 and grabbed eight rebounds for IUPUI.

INDIANA TECH 86, MARYGROVE 72: At Indiana Tech, Rontray Chavis had 30 points and 21 rebounds for the Warriors.

Indiana Tech (15-10, 10-7 WHAC) also got 13 points from Antwan Cathey.

TRINE 60, ADRIAN 51: In Adrian, Mich., Jared Holmquist led the Thunder with 20 points. Nick Tatu added 14 points and Wes Reed 12 for Trine (12-8, 5-4 MIAA).

BLUFFTON 58, MANCHESTER 54: In North Manchester, the Spartans were outscored 32-22 in the first half.

Jon Thompson had 18 points and Blake Brouwer added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Manchester (5-14, 4-8 HCAC).


INDIANA TECH 76, MARYGROVE 57: At Indiana Tech, Chelsea Carradine and Sabine Filippovica each had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Warriors.

Ulyssia Richmond led Indiana Tech (14-11, 11-6 WHAC) with 19 points.

MANCHESTER 51, BLUFFTON 50: In Bluffton, Ohio, the Spartans improved to .500 overall and above .500 in the conference.

Manchester (10-10, 7-6 HCAC) got 10 points from Katie Arterburn.

HUNTINGTON 51, INDIANA WESLEYAN 49: In Huntington, Foresters coach Lori Culler picked up her 500th career win Wednesday night.

Culler is 500-320 in 28 years at Huntington and is third on the career win list for active NAIA Division II coaches.

CENTRAL MICHIGAN 84, BALL STATE 81: In Muncie, the Cardinals fell in overtime.

Nathalie Fontaine had 23 points for Ball State (9-12, 4-6 MAC).