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Berger scores 25, No. 20 Indiana women top Minnesota 65-52

Jan. 27, 2020 9:53 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Grace Berger scored a career-high 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds and the No. 20 Indiana women beat Minnesota 65-52 on Monday night. Jaelynn Penn added 15 points and Ali Patberg had 11 with six rebounds and three assists for the Hoosiers (16-5, 6-3 Big Ten),...

Indiana Pacers forward Justin Holiday, left, drives to the basket on Portland Trail Blazers forward Caleb Swanigan, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Lillard scores 50 as Trail Blazers beat Pacers 139-129

Jan. 27, 2020 1:12 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On a night when he set another franchise mark, Damian Lillard's thoughts weren't on his game. They were on Kobe Bryant. Lillard had 50 points and 13 assists, becoming the first Portland player with 40-plus points in three straight games, and the Trail Blazers beat the Indiana Pacers...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses while speaking at a campaign stop at La Poste, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Perry, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Who can topple Trump? Dems' electability fight rages in Iowa

Jan. 26, 2020 9:38 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The urgent fight for the Democratic presidential nomination raged across Iowa on Sunday as the party's leading candidates scrambled to deliver closing arguments centered on the defining question of the 2020 primary: Who can beat President Donald Trump? Former Vice President Joe...

McMillan, Freeman-Liberty help Valpo beat Evansville 67-65

Jan. 26, 2020 7:39 PM EST

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Mileek McMillan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, Javon Freeman-Liberty made 4-of-4 free throws in the final 29 seconds, and Valparaiso held on to beat Evansville 67-65 on Sunday night. Freeman-Liberty and Daniel Sackey finished with 12 points apiece for Valpo (11-10,...

Maryland's Jalen Smith (25) shouts to the crowd after his team defeated Indiana in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 17 Maryland scores final 7 points to win at Indiana

Jan. 26, 2020 5:34 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Jalen Smith's first-half 3-point flurry helped stake Maryland to a double-digit lead. His ability to fight through Indiana's halftime adjustments kept the 17th-ranked Terrapins close in the second half. And then he finished with a flourish. After catching a pass from Anthony Cowan...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a town hall meeting Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Volatility defines Democratic race as candidates flood Iowa

Jan. 25, 2020 10:39 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates roared back into Iowa on Saturday touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the process of deciding who will challenge President Donald Trump. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she...

LaRavia scores 20 to carry Indiana St. past Bradley 61-53

Jan. 25, 2020 4:47 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jake LaRavia had 20 points and 10 rebounds as Indiana State won its eighth consecutive home game, topping Bradley 61-53 on Saturday. LaRavia shot 8 for 10 from the free-throw line. He added four blocks. Christian Williams had 13 points for Indiana State (11-8, 4-4 Missouri Valley...

Indiana Pacers forward Doug McDermott (20) reacts after shooting a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Warren scores 33 to help Pacers hold off Warriors 129-118

Jan. 25, 2020 2:23 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State's plan to double-team Domantas Sabonis in the post allowed Indiana's big man to show off his passing skills and gave the Pacers plenty of open looks from the perimeter. Sabonis nearly got his second triple-double in six days, too. Sabonis had 16 points, 10 rebounds and...

Butler's Bryce Nze (10) shoots against Marquette's Theo John (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Baldwin's flurry leads No. 13 Butler past Marquette in OT

Jan. 25, 2020 1:11 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When No. 13 Butler needed scoring punch Friday night, Kamar Baldwin came up with a flurry. He delivered the knockout punch, too. The senior guard scored the Bulldogs' final nine points of regulation, erasing a six-point deficit in the final 2 1/2 minutes, then added 10 more in overtime...

Purdue center Matt Haarms (32) celebrates a basket against Wisconsin during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Purdue continues home dominance of Wisconsin in 70-51 rout

Jan. 24, 2020 10:44 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Three days later, Purdue and Wisconsin switched roles in their inconsistent fight for respectability as mid-tier Big Ten teams. The Boilermakers, motivated by coach Matt Painter’s challenge for more toughness after a 17-point home loss to Illinois on Tuesday, had extra...