(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Mavs fight past Pacers. Oladipo out Friday. Butler downs Georgetown in double-overtime. Purdue wins Foster Farms Bowl. Colts’ Gore weighs future. Colts host Texans Sunday.
>>Mavs Fight Past Pacers
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Pacers led by six with five minutes to play, but couldn’t hold in a 98-94 loss to the Mavericks last night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Dallas closed the game on a 16-6 run. Lance Stephenson finished with 16 points, 15 rebound and five assists for Indiana in a losing effort. Myles Turner and Darren Collison also scored 16 apiece for the Pacers, who have lost two straight. They’ll visit the Bulls tomorrow.
>>Oladipo Out Friday
(Indianapolis, IN) — Pacers guard Victor Oladipo will miss his second straight game tomorrow due to a sore knee. Oladipo sat out last night’s loss to Dallas. Oladipo is averaging just under 25 points per game, good for eighth in the NBA.
>>Butler Downs Georgetown In Double-OT
(Washington, DC) — Kelan Martin made the go-ahead jumper with three seconds left in double overtime as Butler downed Georgetown, 91-89, in Washington, DC. Martin finished with 27 points, and Kamar Baldwin put up 31 as the Bulldogs won their Big East opener. Butler trailed by 18 at halftime before rallying back.
In college hoops action tonight, IUPUI visits Northern Kentucky and Indiana State hosts Valparaiso.
>>Purdue Edges Arizona At Foster Farms Bowl
(Santa Clara, CA) — Elijah Sindelar found Anthony Mahoungou [[ MA-hoon-GOO ]] for the winning touchdown with 1:44 left as Purdue edged Arizona, 38-35, at the Foster Farms Bowl in Santa Clara. Sindelar threw for 396 yards and four touchdowns for the Boilermakers, who blew a 17-point halftime lead. D.J. Knox ran for 101 yards and a touchdown as Purdue ends the season at 7-and-6.
>>Notre Dame Preps For Citrus Bowl
(Orlando, FL) — Notre Dame continues prepping for the Citrus Bowl, which kicks off Monday in Orlando. The 9-and-3 Fighting Irish will square off with LSU. Notre Dame seeks its first bowl win since the 2014 Music City Bowl. Brian Kelly is 3-and-3 in bowl games since arriving in 2010.
>>Colts’ Gore Weighs Future
(Indianapolis, IN) — Colts running back Frank Gore will be a free agent after this season, but intends to continue playing. The 34-year-old told reporters Wednesday that he’ll be looking for a team with talent on the offensive line and at quarterback. Gore is currently fifth on the NFL’s all-time rushing list with 13,926 yards. He’s 139 yards away from his 10th one-thousand-yard season with one game left.
>>Colts Host Texans Sunday
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts wrap up a rough regular season on Sunday as they host the Houston Texans. Indianapolis enters the matchup at 3-and-12 and have lost six games in a row. Houston hasn’t fared much better, and sit at 4-and-11 with five straight losses.