(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Purdue pounds Indiana. Pacers host Hornets. Report: Colts to hire Patriots’ McDaniels. AFC rallies past NFC in Pro Bowl.
>>Purdue Pounds Indiana
(Bloomington, IN) — Third-ranked Purdue pushed its winning streak to 17 games as it pounded Indiana 74-67, in Bloomington last night. Isaac Haas keyed the Boilermakers with 26 points, while Vincent Edwards scored 19. A 5-0 run in the final two minutes helped Purdue pull away as it improved to 21-and-2 overall and 10-and-0 in the Big Ten. Juwan Morgan led the Hoosiers with 24 points as they dropped to 12-and-10.
>>College Hoops Roundup
(Undated) — In other college hoops action last night, Indiana State fell to Bradley, 81-73. Tonight, Notre Dame travels to face fourth-ranked Duke. The Fighting Irish look to snap a five-game slide. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.
>>Pacers Host Hornets
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Pacers are back on the court tonight as they host the Charlotte Hornets. Indiana is 27-and-23 after beating the Magic on Saturday and has won three of its past four games. The Hornets enter at 20-and-28. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.
>>Report: Colts To Hire Patriots’ McDaniels
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Indianapolis Colts are set on hiring New England Patriots’ offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their head coach. ESPN reports the Colts offered McDaniels the job after a second interview Friday. McDaniels can’t officially accept the job until after the Super Bowl when New England’s season is complete. He previously served as Denver’s head coach in 2009 and 2010 and went 11-and-17. He has served as New England’s OC and quarterbacks coach since 2012. He replaces Chuck Pagano, who was fired after a 4-and-12 season.
>>AFC Rallies Past NFC In Pro Bowl
(Orlando, FL) — Delanie Walker caught two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 1:31 remaining, as the AFC rallied past the NFC 24-23 at the Pro Bowl in Orlando. T.Y. Hilton caught four passes for a game-high 98 receiving yards and Jack Doyle added two catches for 17 yards. The NFL season wraps up this Sunday as the Eagles face the Patriots in Super Bowl 52 from Minneapolis.