Roy Hibbert recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to Houston.
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Losing streak reaches six for the Pacers

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — With the Houston Rockets in town, the Indiana Pacers were looking to snap their losing streak and get back on track in front of their home fans.  The Rockets had other plans, as they used an incredible night from the foul line to defeat the Pacers 110-100 at […]

Ian Mahinmi slams one home against the Nets.
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Pacers drop fifth straight

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The entire season for the Indiana Pacers has been defined by injuries, and streaky play.  After their most recent hot streak, the Pacers were looking like a lock for the NBA Playoffs.  After Saturday night, they once again find themselves a half game out after dropping their fifth […]

George Hill had 23 points in the Pacers loss to Toronto.
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Pacers fall to Raptors

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Coming into Monday’s game, the Pacers had won 13 of their previous 16 games. The Toronto Raptors had lost 10 of their previous 12.  As they often do in sports, those streaks meant nothing in this game.  The Raptors controlled the game throughout, on way to winning by […]

Purdue big man A.J. Hammons shoots against Michigan. Photo by Purdue Athletics.

Purdue is dancing, faces Cincinnati in NCAA tourney

By JAMES HOWELL, JR. ISL Purdue Writer The Purdue Boilermakers are officially in the NCAA Tournament. It seemed far fetched in December of this season when the Boilermakers lost games to teams such as North Florida and Gardner-Webb on the court of Mackey Arena, but the Boilermakers got it done. On Sunday evening the NCAA […]

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Purdue big man A.J. Hammons shoots against Michigan. Photo by Purdue Athletics.

Purdue is dancing, faces Cincinnati in NCAA tourney

By JAMES HOWELL, JR. ISL Purdue Writer The Purdue Boilermakers are officially in the NCAA Tournament. It seemed far fetched in December of this season when the Boilermakers lost games to teams such as North Florida and Gardner-Webb on the court of Mackey Arena, but the Boilermakers got it done. On Sunday evening the NCAA […]

Purdue's A.J. Hammons shoots against Ohio State. Photo by Purdue Athletics.

Purdue awaits selection committee

By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer The remainder of the Boilermakers season now rests in the selection committee’s hands. On Saturday afternoon Purdue was unable to knock off the No. 6 ranked Wisconsin Badgers to clinch a spot in the Big Ten Tournament Championship Game. Purdue led by five at halftime, but the Badgers […]

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Purdue drops second straight on the road

By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer The Purdue Boilermakers may be closest to the bubble that they ever have been after dropping a second consecutive Big Ten road game on Wednesday night in East Lansing. After leading by as many as nine points in the first half, the Boilermakers caved and lost 72-66. The […]

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Purdue’s A.J. Hammons is Big Ten Player of the Week

From Purdue Athletics: WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue’s A.J. Hammons was named the Big Ten Player of the Week after a dominating performance in the Boilermakers’ 67-63 win over Indiana last Thursday. It marks the first Player of the Week accolade for the 7-foot junior center from Gary, Indiana, and is the first Player of the […]

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Purdue finishes sweep of Indiana

By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer On the opening possession of the game, center A.J. Hammons took a turnaround jumper and missed everything. The cheers of “Air Ball” rang down on the court of Assembly Hall from the crazed fans of the Indiana Hoosiers. The Hoosiers faithful did their best to shake Purdue’s 7-foot […]

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Roy Hibbert recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to Houston.
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Losing streak reaches six for the Pacers

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — With the Houston Rockets in town, the Indiana Pacers were looking to snap their losing streak and get back on track in front of their home fans.  The Rockets had other plans, as they used an incredible night from the foul line to defeat the Pacers 110-100 at […]

Ian Mahinmi slams one home against the Nets.
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Pacers drop fifth straight

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The entire season for the Indiana Pacers has been defined by injuries, and streaky play.  After their most recent hot streak, the Pacers were looking like a lock for the NBA Playoffs.  After Saturday night, they once again find themselves a half game out after dropping their fifth […]

George Hill had 23 points in the Pacers loss to Toronto.
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Pacers fall to Raptors

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Coming into Monday’s game, the Pacers had won 13 of their previous 16 games. The Toronto Raptors had lost 10 of their previous 12.  As they often do in sports, those streaks meant nothing in this game.  The Raptors controlled the game throughout, on way to winning by […]

Rodney Stuckey scored 25 points off the bench in the Pacers win over Milwaukee.
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Pacers win seventh straight

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — In the first 45 games of the season, the Pacers were 15-30.  Since then, they are 15-4.  They defeated the Milwaukee Bucks in overtime on Thursday night by a final score of 109-103, to earn their seventh straight victory. With the win, they also pulled to within 3 […]

Solomon Hill blocks a shot on a fast break. Hill scored 16 points in the Pacers win over Chicago.
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Pacers top Bulls with huge fourth quarter

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Chicago Bulls are always a good test for a hot team, with or without injured players. The Pacers passed that test thanks to a huge fourth quarter, on way to a 98-84 victory Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers have now won four straight games […]

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Hoosiers tailspin continues

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  BLOOMINGTON — In a game Indiana desperately needed for their NCAA tournament hopes, the Hoosiers fell just short. Their late-season tailspin continued with a 74-72 loss to the Michigan State Spartans at Assembly Hall. It was Indiana’s third straight home loss, and they finished the conference season by losing eight […]

Coach Tom Crean's Hoosiers are trending in the wrong direction late in the season.
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Hoosiers no longer a tournament lock

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON — At the beginning of the season, most Hoosier fans would have taken Indiana’s current position: A chance for 20 wins and an NCAA tournament bid. A chance to finish 6th or 7th in the conference. A chance to have a winning record in the Big Ten. Since the […]

Robert Johnson struggled with his shot, connecting on just 1-of-8 attempts in the loss to Purdue.
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Hoosiers overwhelmed by Purdue posts in 67-63 loss

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON, Ind.  – After getting blown out in West Lafayette three weeks ago, the Hoosiers were looking for revenge over their in-state rivals from Purdue on their home court. Instead, the Boilermakers came into Assembly Hall and defeated Indiana 67-63. It was the Hoosiers’ first home conference loss of the […]

James Blackmon Jr. returned from injury to score 12 points in Indiana's win over Michigan.
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Hoosiers improve to 7-4 in conference play

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON — A season ago, the Indiana Hoosiers lost six games by five or fewer points.  This year’s team is just as inexperienced, but it has grown up a lot quicker.  After another close conference battle with the Michigan Wolverines, the Hoosiers came out on top by a score of […]

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