Here is the latest sports news: Colts request second meeting with McDaniels. Pacers welcome Suns tomorrow. Hoosiers clip Maryland. College hoops roundup.
>>Colts Request Second Interview With Josh McDaniels
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts continue to move forward with their plan to hire Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as the new head coach. Indy has requested permission to interview McDaniels for a second time this week. According to reports, the meeting is likely for planning purposes rather than a traditional job interview. It has been widely reported that the Colts will hire New England’s OC once the season is over. The Patriots play the Eagles in Super Bowl 52 on February 4th in Minneapolis.
>>Pacers Host Suns Tomorrow
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Pacers return to action tomorrow night when they welcome the Phoenix Suns to town. Indy has won six of its last nine and will enter play at 25-and-22. Phoenix is 17-and-30. The Pacers are currently sixth in the Eastern Conference but are only three games behind Cleveland for number-three.
>>Hoosiers Rally Past Maryland
(Bloomington, IN) — Juwan Morgan led the way with 25 points as Indiana rallied past Maryland 71-68 in Bloomington. Morgan scored 10 of his 25 in a 14-6 run that erased a five-point deficit down the stretch. Justin Smith and Robert Johnson added 12 points apiece in the winning effort. The Hoosiers have won four-of-five and improved to 12-and-8 overall with a 5-and-3 mark in Big Ten play. They visit Illinois tomorrow.
>>College Hoops Roundup
(Undated) — Elsewhere in college hoops action tomorrow, Indiana State visits Southern Illinois. The Sycamores are 10-and-10 including 5-and-3 in conference. Number-three Purdue hosts number-25 Michigan on Thursday. Butler and Notre Dame are off until Saturday.