Feb 20th, 2013 - Sports News
— Top-ranked Indiana is also No. 1 in the Big Ten Conference after winning at East Lansing for the first time in 22 years.
Victor Oladipo (oh-lah-DEE'-poh) hit the go-ahead putback in the final minute before adding a dunk and a pair of free throws as the top-ranked Hoosiers knocked off the No. 4 Spartans 72-68. He finished with 19 points, nine rebounds and five steals, one game after spraining his left ankle.
Cody Zeller had 17 points for the Hoosiers, who had dropped 17 straight at Michigan State.
Michigan State had won five straight and 11 of 12, with its only loss during the stretch at Indiana.
The win puts Indiana into sole possession of first place in the Big Ten Conference lead at 12-2, one game ahead of the Spartans.
No. 2 Miami struggled for the second straight game before keeping their perfect conference record intact.
Reggie Johnson made a tie-breaking layup with 5.7 seconds left before Durand Scott added a pair of game-clinching free throws in the Hurricanes' 54-50 triumph against Virginia. Shane Larkin scored four of his team-high 11 points in the final 42 seconds as the Canes improved to 13-0 in the ACC with their 14th straight win.
The highest seed to fall was No. 5 Florida, which blew a 13-point lead in the second half and fell 63-60 at Missouri. Laurence Bowers had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help the Tigers improve to 15-0 at home. Phil Pressey added 10 assists, seven points, six rebounds and three steals as the Tigers dropped the Gators to 11-2 in the SEC.
In other top-25 action, Rotnei Clarke scored 16 points and Khyle Marshall added 14 as 15th-ranked Butler silenced Duquesne 68-49. Marshall contributed nine points during a 13-7 run that put the Bulldogs ahead 49-29 early in the second half.
No. 17 Marquette trounced Seton Hall 67-46 behind Vander Blue's 16 points. The Pirates actually led until the Golden Eagles scored 17 straight points over a 5:38 span of the second half.
Jordair Jett scored all 16 of his points in the second half as Saint Louis knocked off No. 24 VCU 76-62. Mike McCall Jr., added 15 points for the Billikens, who won their eighth in a row to take over the Atlantic 10 lead at 9-2.
Jun 19th, 2013 - Local News
The Grand Rapids Griffins beat the Syracuse Crunch 5-2 Tuesday night to win their first Calder Cup ever.
Tomas Tatar won the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy for the most valuable player in the playoffs ...
Jun 18th, 2013 - Local News
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Jun 19th, 2013 - State News
— Off-road vehicle drivers in Michigan will pay at least $10 more for a license under legislation expected to be signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.
The state Senate on Tuesday narrowly approved fee hike...
Jun 18th, 2013 - State News
— Utility officials say crews have worked through the night to restore electricity to thousands of customers who lost it during a wave of severe thunderstorms that hit parts of Michigan's Lower Peni...
Jun 19th, 2013 - National News
— If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, a study concludes.
The savings would come by reducing medi...
Jun 18th, 2013 - National News
— Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to move ahead with a plan to tear down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding combat positions.
The plan says women co...
Jun 19th, 2013 - International News
— The World Bank says it will increasingly view its efforts to help developing countries fight poverty through a "climate lens."
In a report released Wednesday, the international lending institut...
Jun 18th, 2013 - International News
— Syria is still a key issue as G-8 leaders meet in the home stretch of their two-day summit.
The big question is whether all eight members can express a joint position on ending the 2-year-old c...
Jun 19th, 2013 - Sports News
— J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones homered off Justin Verlander, and Manny Machado added a double and two sparkling plays at third base to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tiger...
Jun 18th, 2013 - Sports News
— Max Scherzer improved to 10-0 and struck out 10, Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Monday night.
Scherzer became the first pitcher to b...
Apr 30th, 2013 - Health News
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The Food an...
Apr 1st, 2013 - Health News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind diabetes drug from Johnson & Johnson that uses a new method to lower blood sugar.
The agency cleared J&J'...