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  • PHOTOS: Luck teams up with Riley Children’s Health to teach kids how getting active can be fun

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is spending this week of his summer helping kids make better choices. The seventh year signal caller has teamed up with Riley Children’s Health to teach kids healthy habits, and how getting active can be fun. “The most gratifying part of being a professional athlete is the impact you can have on kids,” said Luck at the Indianapolis camp at UIndy. “You can have a positive or a negative message. We have our […]

  • Despite game seven loss, Pacers optimistic about future

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – There was no way LeBron James was going to lose a game seven in Cleveland.  Every time the Pacers made a push Sunday afternoon, James pushed back to the tune of 45 points. Indiana’s impressive run ended at the hands of the best player of the game.  The Cavaliers advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals after beating the Pacers 105-101 in game seven. “We had a lot of self-inflicted mistakes that kind of killed us throughout the […]

  • Purdue’s Taylor looks to contribute in Boston homecoming

    BOSTON, Mass. – With Isaac Haas likely out of Purdue’s Sweet 16 game, Jacquil Taylor is expected to fill some of his minutes and the junior couldn’t be any more excited. “On a scale of 1 to 10… 12,” joked Taylor before the Boilermakers open practice in Boston on Thursday.  “Definitely a 12.” Taylor grew up just 15 minutes from the TD Garden, the site of Friday’s NCAA Tournament game with Texas Tech.  The forward played his prep basketball across […]

  • Purdue prepares for Sweet 16 without senior Isaac Haas

    BOSTON, Mass. – There remains an outside chance Purdue senior Isaac Haas could play against Texas Tech on Friday, but the odds are long the seven-foot senior can play through the pain of a fractured elbow in the NCAA Sweet 16. “As the swelling goes down,” Haas said, “the pain increases and I haven’t been able to practice this week.” Haas did take part in the team practice at TD Garden in Boston Thursday afternoon, but in a limited role. […]

  • Oladipo helps Pacers rally past Lakers 110-100

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Just when it looked like the Pacers might be losing their grip on a potential home court playoff advantage, Indiana rolled to a nine point win over the Lakers. Los Angeles built an early 12-point first half lead at Bankers Life Fieldhouse thanks to 27 points from Kyle Kuzma and 23 from Brook Lopez, but Indiana exploded in the second half. A ferocious follow-up dunk by Victor Oladipo that gave Indiana a 71-68 edge seemed to light […]

  • Butler beats Creighton on senior night

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Butler was hoping to send out seniors Tyler Wideman and Kelan Martin with a win, but facing a Creighton team that’s had success against the Bulldogs would be tough. The Blue Jays jumped out to a 7-3 lead, but it was all Bulldogs from there. Martin had five of Butler’s 14 3-pointers and finished with 26 points to lead Butler to a 93-70 win. Martin had some help. Paul Jorgensen added 17 points, hitting 3 of 4 […]

  • Pacers roll into the All-Star break with a 108-103 win over the Nets

    BROOKLYN — What a way to close out an impressive first half of the season. The Pacers fought past the struggling Nets in Brooklyn for a 108-103 victory, pushing them to a season-high eight games over the break even mark at 33-25. A balanced attack where six Pacers scored in double figures led by All-Star Victor Oladipo’s 25 points got the job done in the final minutes. The lead changed hands all night long, Indiana up by as much as […]

  • IU ends 4-game losing streak with victory over Rutgers 65-43

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana left no doubt about ending a season-long four-game losing streak, running away from Rutgers, 65-43. Robert Johnson hit the opening three-pointer, IU jumped out to a 17-3 lead, and the Scarlet Knights got no closer than eight points the rest of the game. Johnson finished with 19, while junior top scorer Juwan Morgan added 24 more, as Archie Miller’s team moved to 13-12 overall, 6-7 in Big Ten play. Indiana’s defense was a major force, holding […]

  • Dutch big man helping put the magic back in Mackey

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – In the 90’s, the Pacers had the Dunking Dutchman, who quickly became a fan favorite. Purdue now has its own hoopster from Holland, an energetic European who’s exuberance is helping put the magic back in Mackey. “It’s just a game,” said redshirt freshman Matt Haarms, an Amsterdam native. “ If you’re not having fun with it, why are you playing?” Haarms brings the fun and the emotion. On the bench or on the court, every block, […]

  • Purdue keeps rolling after third straight win over IU

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Assembly Hall has been very good to Purdue as of late.  The Boilermakers have won their three of their last four games there. As tough as it’s been for Indiana, it’s becoming a very special season for Purdue, pulling out Sunday’s match-up in the last five minutes. “You’re not going to beat everybody by 20 points,” said Purdue senior guard P.J. Thompson.  “IU’s probably the toughest place to play in the Big Ten, especially wearing black and […]