Brian Wardle, who led Green Bay to the 2014 Horizon League regular-season championship and three straight postseason appearances, has been named the 14th head coach in Bradley Basketball history, according to an announcement Friday evening by Bradley Director of Athletics Chris Reynolds.
The NABC has announced its Division I All-District teams and UPS All-District coaches for 2014-15. Ten MVC student-athletes are honored on the District 16 squad. Ben Jacobson of UNI earned District 16 Coach of the Year plaudits.
A balanced scoring attack led the No. 3 seed Notre Dame Fighting Irish to an 81-70 win over the No. 7 seed Wichita State Shockers in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Fred VanVleet led all scorers with 25 points, to go with six rebounds, three assists, two steals and zero turnovers.
Purple Aces junior D.J. Balentine scored 22+ points for the third game in a row as the University of Evansville men’s basketball team defeated Louisiana by an 89-82 final at Blackham Coliseum on Thursday. The Purple Aces advance to the semifinals of the CIT and will play at the Ford Center on Tuesday against UT Martin.