Laksa, Pitts garner women’s national weekly awards

As the American Athletic Conference player and Big Ten freshman weekly winners, both were nominated for the awards, which were chosen by Mel Greenberg, the USBWA coordinator for women’s basketball from a pair of lists of Division I conference players and freshmen players of the week…

Syracuse highlights day of upsets, close calls

Syracuse highlights day of upsets, close calls

Saturday’s Top 25 action. SYRACUSE 82 No. 6 FLORIDA STATE 72 John Gillon, a transfer from Colorado State, scored all 10 points of a 10-2 run to end the game for the Syracuse Orange as they defended the Carrier Dome and upset the Florida State Seminoles. Andrew White III gave the Orange 24 points, and […]

No. 14 Wildcats take down No. 3 Bruins

No. 14 Wildcats take down No. 3 Bruins

The Wildcats held UCLA, the top ranked three-point shooting team in the country at an average of 44.1 percent per game, to 10-31 (32.3 percent) from beyond the arc. The Wildcats are ranked 16th in the country for three-point defense…

Minnesota knocks off No. 15 Purdue in OT

Minnesota knocks off No. 15 Purdue in OT

Sunday’s Top 25 action. MINNESOTA 91 No. 15 PURDUE 82 Freshman forward Eric Curry scored seven during a 13-2 Minnesota run in overtime. The Gophers held Purdue, the ninth best three-point shooting team in the country (41.3 percent per game), to 9-for-28 (32.1) from behind the arc. Junior guard Nate Mason paced Minnesota with a 31-point, […]

Vonn Bell named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Vonn Bell named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Bell made the game-altering play against Minnesota, intercepting a Mitch Leidner pass and scoring from 16 yards to break a scoreless tie late in the first half. Bell slipped inside of tight end KJ Maye to record the interception and then he outran and eluded a host of Golden Gophers to reach the end zone, giving the Buckeyes a 7-0 lead with 4:53 to play in the first half…

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