Sports Digest: IUN women beat Rochester

2014-02-15T22:00:00Z 2014-02-17T19:38:15Z Sports Digest: IUN women beat Rochester nwitimes.com
February 15, 2014 10:00 pm

Women's basketball

IUN BEATS ROCHESTER: Indiana Northwest rolled over Rochester College 68-57 on Saturday as Megan Holland scored 23 points, and Nicki Monahan added 17.

The RedHawks (19-8) have two games remaining in the regular season before heading to Clinton, Iowa, as the No. 1 seed in the AII postseason tournament.

PURDUE CALUMET HITS 20-WIN MARK: Cassidy Deno knocked down a 3-pointer, followed by two free throws by Tierraa Turner, to ice a 67-65 win over St. Francis (Ill.). Turner fnished with 27 points and Deno had 20.

The win improved the No. 18 Peregrines to 20-6 overall and 14-2 in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference, and marked the third straight year the program has reached the 20-win mark.

EDWARDS, DANIELS LEAD CAL COLLEGE IN LOSS: Dominique Edwards had 20 points, and Crystal Daniels had 18, but Calumet College fell 71-62 to Indiana South Bend in a CCAC loss. Edwards had eight rebounds for the Crimson Wave (12-14, 5-10).

PUMAS FALL TO TRUMAN STATE: Jasmyne Reynolds had 22 points, and Courtney Kvachkoff had 18 to lead St. Joseph's in an 89-79 Great Lakes Valley Conference loss to Truman State. Tonisha Sanders added 13 points, five rebounds and three steals for the Pumas (6-17, 3-12).

VALPO LOSES AT YOUNGSTOWN STATE: Charae Richardson had a team-high 19 points, but Youngstown State defeated Valparaiso 84-56 in Horizon League play. Sharon Karungi added 12 points for the Crusaders (3-21, 1-10).

Men's basketball

LEVY LEADS SOUTH SUBURBAN: Antonio Levy's game-high 36 points carried NJCAA No. 5 South Suburban College to a 72-57 win over Carl Sandburg on Saturday. Levy was 14-of-22 shooting and made four 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (22-5).

PUC COLD AS THE WEATHER: Purdue Calumet (17-10, 9-8 CCAC) dropped its final regular-season road game Saturday, falling to St. Francis (Ill.), 75-62.

The Black and Gold shot just 37 percent from the field as Kaspars Brencans led the way with a team-best 18 points and 10 rebounds. Noah Allen notched 11 points, and Roddy Richardson had 11 points and eight boards.

CALUMET COLLEGE FALLS TO IU SOUTH BEND: Robert Jackson's 17 points and Franqlin Gatson's 15 led Calumet College in a 65-57 CCAC loss to IU South Bend. Brian Brillmeyer had eight points and nine rebounds for the Crimson Wave (14-13, 6-11).

TRUMAN STATE TOPS ST. JOSEPH'S: Despite 33 points from Cameron Vines, St. Joseph's fell to Truman State 83-74 in a GLVC game. The Pumas (4-21, 1-14) got 16 points from Jon Smith.

KUYPER COLLEGE SLIPS BY IUN: The RedHawks' Brandon Grubl led all scorers with 49 points but missed a 3-pointer with :06 left in regulation as Kuyper College hung on to beat IU Northwest, 89-86.

PURDUE NORTH CENTRAL FALLS: Nick Lafty's 23 points led Purdue North Central (8-18, 3-13) in a 102-77 CCAC loss to Olivet Nazarene.

College baseball

KOWALCZYK HELPS VALPO DEFEAT SAMFORD: Karch Kowalczyk had a two-run double and picked up his second save in as many tries, leading Valparaiso to a 11-8 win over Samford. Spencer Mahoney added three hits, including two doubles, and two RBIs for the Crusaders (2-0). Chris Manning had three hits and two RBIs. Andrew Bynum had two hits, including a double, and three RBIs.

Women's track

VALPO'S TAYLOR BREAKS SCHOOL RECORD IN HIGH JUMP: Valparaiso's Jazmin Taylor broke the school record in the high jump (5 feet, 6 inches) en route to a win Saturday at the Fred Wilson Invitational at Purdue.

Men's track

VALPO HAS SEVEN TOP 10 FINISHES AT WILSON INVITE: Valparaiso had seven top 10 finishes at the Fred Wilson Invitational at Purdue. Jordan Kelly (Crown Point) was sixth in the pole vault (14 feet, 9 inches) and Elijah Owen (LaPorte) was seventh in the long jump (19-8 1/4).

Men's tennis

VALPO LOSES TO PURDUE: Jeffrey Schorsch (No. 1 singles) and Charlie Emhardt (No. 6 singles) each won matches, but Purdue defeated Valparaiso 5-2. Schorsch won 7-6, 7-6 (10-8), while Emhardt won 6-4, 6-4. The duo also teamed up to win 6-5 at No. 2 doubles.

Pro basketball

WALL LEADS EAST TO ALL-STAR DUNK TRIUMPH: The Eastern Conference trio of Toronto's Terrence Ross, the Pacers' Paul George and Washington's John Wall won the NBA All-Star Saturday night slam dunk contest.

Wall capped the triumph by leaping over a Wizards mascot while grabbing the ball from in front of the mascot's head, then throwing down a double-pump, reverse, two-handed jam. The dunk eliminated Sacramento's Ben McLemore, the last hope for the Western Conference. Wall was named "dunker of the night."

Earlier, San Antonio's Marco Belinelli won the 3-point contest, the tandem of Portland's Damian Lillard and Utah's Trey Burke won the skills challenge, while Team Bosh, consisting of Miami's Chris Bosh, former NBA star Dominique Wilkins and WNBA player Swin Cash, won the shooting stars event.

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