(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Pacers hold off Hornets. Purdue third in latest Coaches Poll. College hoops roundup.
>>Pacers Hold Off Hornets
(Indianapolis, IN) — Victor Oladipo led the way with 25 points as the Pacers held off the Hornets 105-96 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Myles Turner pitched in with 22 points for Indy off the bench. Turner returned from missing nine games due to an elbow injury. The Pacers have won four-of-five and improved to 28-and-23 overall.
>>Pacers Host Grizzlies Tomorrow
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Pacers are back on the court tomorrow when 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. The Pacers will hit the road on Friday to visit the Hornets.
>>Purdue Still Third In Rankings
(Undated) — Purdue is still number-three in the “USA Today” Top-25 Coaches’ Poll. The 21-and-2 Boilermakers received one of the 31 first-place votes. Villanova is still first and Virginia remains second. Michigan State and Duke round out the top five.
>>College Hoops Roundup
(Undated) — In college hoops action last night, Notre Dame was no match for number-five Duke as they fell 88-66 in Durham. The Fighting Irish are on a six-game slide after opening conference play with three-straight wins. Tonight, Indiana travels to face 18th-ranked Ohio State. Tipoff is slated for 7:00 p.m. Purdue, Indiana State, and Butler are back in action tomorrow.