(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Pacers pull away from Nets. Oladipo, Sabonis ready for All-Star Weekend. Purdue visits Wisconsin. Colts’ Reich begins building staff. NFL combine almost here. Pirates’ spring training underway.
>>Pacers Pull Away From Nets
(Brooklyn, NY) — The Pacers went on an 11-2 run late in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Nets 108-103 in Brooklyn. All-Star Victor Oladipo led the charge with 25 points for Indiana. Cory Joseph added 15 points and 11 assists as the Pacers won their third straight game. Indiana enters the break at 33-and-25, good for sixth in the East.
>>Oladipo, Sabonis Represent Indiana At All-Star Weekend
(Los Angeles, CA) — Pacers guard Victor Oladipo and forward Domantas Sabonis will represent the team at NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles. Sabonis will play for Team World in the Rising Stars Challenge Friday night. Oladipo takes the stage Saturday in the Slam Dunk Contest before suiting up for Sunday’s All-Star Game. Oladipo can become the second Pacer in-a-row to win the Slam Dunk Contest after Glenn Robinson the Third won last year.
>>College Hoops Roundup
(Undated) — In college hoops action last night, Indiana defeated Illinois 78-68, and Indiana State fell at Drake, 90-76. Tonight, seventh-ranked Purdue looks to snap a two-game slide as it visits Wisconsin. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. from Madison.
>>Colts’ Reich Begins Building Staff
(Indianapolis, IN) — New Colts’ head coach Frank Reich [[ ryke ]] is putting together his new staff. Three assistants were scheduled to join Josh McDaniels’ staff, and have been promised jobs under Reich. They include likely defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus, defensive line coach Mike Phair, and offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo. Reich has already stated that he will call plays for the Colts this fall.