(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Pacers take down Clippers. Opening Day approaches for Indians. Michigan, Villanova set for NCAA Championship. Notre Dame women win NCAA title, Indiana women win NIT title.
>>Pacers Take Down Clippers
(Los Angeles, CA) — Victor Oladipo scored a game-high 30 points to lead the Pacers past the Clippers 111-104 at the STAPLES Center. Oladipo also dished out a season-high 12 assists to help Indiana pick up its fifth straight win. Myles Turner added 24 points for the Pacers, who are fifth in the Eastern Conference at 46-and-31. They’ll visit Denver tomorrow.
>>Opening Day Is Friday For Indians
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Indianapolis Indians open their regular season on Friday at home versus the Columbus Clippers. That match-up will open up a three-game series. The Indians have served as the Pirates’ Triple-A affiliate since 2005.
>>Notre Dame Stuns Mississippi State In Women’s Championship
(Columbus, OH) — Arike Ogunbowale [[ uh-REE-kay OH-gun-buh-WALL-ay ]] nailed the winning three-pointer with a point-one second left as Notre Dame stunned Mississippi State 61-58 to win the women’s national championship in Columbus. The Fighting Irish trailed by 13 at halftime, but used a strong second half to pull away from the Bulldogs. Ogunbowale scored 18 points and Jessica Shepard scored 19. This win is the second national title for the Notre Dame women’s hoops program.
>>Hoosiers Win WNIT Title
(Bloomington, IN) — The Indiana Hoosiers are the champions of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Hoosiers topped Virginia Tech 65-57 to cut down the nets in Bloomington. Tyra Buss guided the Hoosiers with 16 points. They pulled away late after scoring just seven points in the third quarter. Indiana ends the season at 23-and-14 and set a program record for attendance in Saturday’s win.