Here is the latest sports news: Pacers host Grizzlies. Indiana clobbered in Columbus. College hoops roundup.
>>Pacers Host Grizzlies
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Pacers are back on the court tonight as they host the Memphis Grizzlies. At 28-and-23, Indiana is only two-and-a-half games out of the third seed in the Eastern Conference. Memphis is 18-and-31, but just 5-and-16 away from home. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. The Pacers will hit the road next. They visit the Hornets on Friday.
>>Indiana Falls Short At Ohio State
(Columbus, OH) — Indiana fell in an early hole and was unable to recover as it lost to number-18 Ohio State 71-56 in Columbus. Devonte Green paced the Hoosiers with 20 points as they lost their third-straight. Juwan Morgan was the only other player in double figures with 15 points in defeat. With the loss, Indiana fell to 12-and-11 overall with a 5-and-6 mark in Big Ten play.
>>College Hoops Roundup
(Undated) — Elsewhere in college hoops action tonight, number-three Purdue hosts Maryland. The Boilermakers have won 17-in-a-row and are looking to stay undefeated in conference play. Also on tap for tonight, Butler is at Marquette and Indiana State visits Valparaiso.