George Hill recorded his first career triple-double on Friday night in the win over Cleveland.
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Hill’s career night leads Pacers over Cavs

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers have been a different team this season when George Hill has been on the court. Though this entire year has been defined by the absence of Paul George, you can’t overlook the significance of the injuries to George Hill. Hill contributed his first career triple-double […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Purdue's A.J. Hammons fights for a rebound against Maryland.

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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Purdue beats Nebraska, nabs sixth win in seven games

By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer The Boilermakers are on top of their game right now. On Sunday evening, the Boilermakers claimed victory for the sixth time in seven games by downing the Nebraska Cornhuskers 66-54. The win puts Purdue back into a tie for second place in the Big Ten with the No. 19 […]

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

Purdue drops Ohio State for third straight win over Top 25 team

By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer Have the Boilermakers finally crawled out of the hole they placed themselves in during the non-conference season when they lost to teams such as Gardner-Webb and North Florida at home? It appears that if they haven’t, then they are well on their way to escaping. On Wednesday night, […]

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Purdue wins third straight Big Ten game

By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL Purdue Writer The Purdue Boilermakers avoided the trap game that could’ve wrecked their season on Saturday night when they took down the talented, yet last place, Northwestern Wildcats in Evanston, Ill. Behind a huge game from big men A.J. Hammons and Isaac Haas the Boilermakers won the game 68-60. The […]

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George Hill recorded his first career triple-double on Friday night in the win over Cleveland.
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Hill’s career night leads Pacers over Cavs

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers have been a different team this season when George Hill has been on the court. Though this entire year has been defined by the absence of Paul George, you can’t overlook the significance of the injuries to George Hill. Hill contributed his first career triple-double […]

George Hill attempts the game-winner but misses. 
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Pacers fall to Spurs- Popovich wins number 1,000

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — After their first three-game winning streak of the season, the Pacers had to go through the NBA Champion Spurs to continue their winning ways. The opportunity was there with a 14-point lead in the second half, but the machine from San Antonio got the job done late. They […]

David West had 20 points and 13 rebounds in the Pacers win over Cleveland.
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Pacers snap Cleveland’s 12 game win streak

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Ever since Larry Bird spoke about a possible return of Paul George, the Pacers have played inspired basketball.  They followed up a win over Detroit on Wednesday with another big win Friday night over the surging Cavaliers. The Cavs had won 12 straight games coming into this one, […]

George Hill scored 14 points in the Pacers loss to Sacramento.
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Another comeback attempt falls short for the Pacers

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Sacramento Kings came into tonight’s game having lost eight straight contests. Right from the opening tip, they looked like a team on a mission to end that slump. They started on fire, and built a lead as high as 23 points at one point in the game. […]

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Area 55 still going strong in its 5th season

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor Years ago, Pacers center Roy Hibbert wanted to help bring fan excitement back to the Indiana Pacers.  The city was still in a long recovery process after the brawl in Detroit, and years of losing basketball.  The Pacers were barely noticed for many years in the shadow of the Indianapolis […]

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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 […]

The Hoosiers improved to 6-3 in conference play with a win over Rutgers.
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Hoosiers survive, top Rutgers

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor BLOOMINGTON — After playing five of their first eight conference games on the road, the Hoosiers were happy to be back at Assembly Hall on Saturday afternoon.  That didn’t guarantee a win, however, as there is no such thing as an easy win in the Big Ten Conference.  Their opponent, […]

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Hoosiers fall to rival Purdue

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As former Hoosier Will Sheehey put it recently, playing Indiana is “Purdue’s Super Bowl.”  They acted like it on Wednesday night.  The fans created an electric atmosphere, the players played inspired basketball, and the Hoosiers struggled from the word “go.” Purdue opened the game on a […]

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