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Pacers beat Hornets 107-85 for 3rd straight victory

Dec. 15, 2019 8:30 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Aaron Holiday didn’t offer much of an explanation for his recent scoring surge that has helped the Indiana Pacers win three consecutive games. But there’s no denying the second-year reserve guard has had a hot hand lately. On a Sunday when the Pacers relied heavily on...

Huskers top Purdue 70-56; Mack's triple-double a 1st for Neb

Dec. 15, 2019 7:11 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The outlook for what Nebraska might be able to accomplish in its first year under Fred Hoiberg looks quite a bit different now than it did a week ago. The team that got shell-shocked at Creighton eight days ago in what was one of its four losses by at least 17 points looked like a...

Patberg, No. 12 Indiana women take 93-56 win

Dec. 15, 2019 4:19 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ali Patberg scored 15 of her season-high 18 points in the second half when No. 12 Indiana raced away from Youngstown State en route to a 93-56 victory on Sunday. Jaelynn Penn added 17 points and Brenna Wise 15 — 25 of their 32 points coming in the second quarter — for...

Notre Dame uses long-range shooting to beat UCLA 75-61

Dec. 14, 2019 7:05 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — It’s not so much the capable part for Notre Dame from 3-point land, but sometimes the willing part. On Saturday, the Fighting Irish showed both parts. Prentiss Hubb scored 20 points, dealt six assists and finished 5 of 10 outside the arc, and fellow sophomore guard Dane...

Former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher dead at 86

Dec. 14, 2019 4:42 PM EST

Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first black mayors of a big U.S. city when he was elected in 1967, has died. He was 86. Hatcher died Friday night at a Chicago hospital, said his daughter, Indiana state Rep. Ragen Hatcher, a Gary Democrat. She did not provide a cause of her father's death....

Kelly's Irish open bowl practice without offensive coordinator,

Dec. 14, 2019 3:56 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Brian Kelly said No. 14 Notre Dame will concentrate on its Camping World Bowl game against Iowa State before addressing the vacancy at offensive coordinator. Chip Long, who held the position the past three seasons, and Kelly mutually parted ways Wednesday. Although Kelly...

A balanced No. 18 Butler routs Southern 66-41, goes to 10-1

Dec. 14, 2019 3:51 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler’s unselfishness translated into a healthy balanced attack. Bryce Golden scored 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting Saturday to lead No. 18 Butler to a 66-41 romp over Southern. Also in double figures for the Bulldogs (10-1) were Sean McDermott with 11 points on 3-of-5 3-point...

Burk scores 22 to carry IUPUI past Purdue Fort Wayne 74-65

Dec. 14, 2019 3:06 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Burk scored 22 points as IUPUI got past Purdue Fort Wayne 74-65 on Saturday. Jaylen Minnett had 17 points for the Jaguars (4-8). Grant Weatherford added 14 points, six assists and five steals and Elyjah Goss had 11 rebounds. DeMierre Black had a career-high 17 points for the...

Daughter says former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher has died.

Dec. 14, 2019 2:51 PM EST
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Daughter says former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher has died.

Iowa Democrats worry 'Medicare for All' hurts key industry

Dec. 14, 2019 2:49 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kim Motl doesn’t work in the health insurance industry. But her friends and neighbors do. So when she saw Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Motl pressed the Democratic presidential candidate about her “Medicare for All” plan, which would...