(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Rockets crush Pacers. Duke holds off Indiana. Report: No deal for Purdue’s Brohm, Tennessee. Colts visit Jaguars Sunday.
>>Rockets Crush Pacers
(Houston, TX) — The Pacers fell into a hole in the third quarter and lost to the Rockets, 118-97, last night in Houston. Thaddeus Young finished with 23 points for Indiana, and Myles Turner added 15 points, 10 boards and four blocks. Indiana trailed by five at the half, but was outscored by 13 in the third. The Pacers fell to 12-and-10 and visit the Raptors tomorrow.
>>Duke Holds Off Indiana
(Bloomington, IN) — The Hoosiers led briefly in the second half, but couldn’t keep up with top-ranked Duke in a 91-81 loss at Assembly Hall last night. Robert Johnson led the Hoosiers with 17 points, and Deron Davis added 16 in defeat. The Hoosiers shot 5-of-21 from the beyond the arc. The 4-and-4 Hoosiers open Big 10 play at Michigan on Saturday.
In college basketball action tonight, fifth-ranked Notre Dame clashes with third-ranked Michigan State in East Lansing. The Fighting Irish are 6-and-0, while the Spartans are 5-and-1. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.
>>Report: No Deal For Purdue’s Brohm, Tennessee
(West Lafayette, IN) — It appears Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm is staying put after being considered for the head coaching vacancy at the University of Tennessee. ESPN reports Tennessee athletic director John Currie had conversations with Brohm, but no deal was reached. Brohm guided Purdue to a 6-and-6 record in his first year at the helm.
>>Colts Visit Jaguars Sunday
(Jacksonville, TX) — The Colts travel to face the Jaguars in AFC North action on Sunday. Indy has lost five of its past six game and is 3-and-8 on the season. The 7-and-4 Jags are tied with Tennessee for the division lead. In Colts injury news, head coach Chuck Pagano said Wednesday that he’s doubtful center Ryan Kelly clears the concussion protocol by Sunday.
>>Indianapolis To Host Big Ten Title Game
(Indianapolis, IN) — Unbeaten Wisconsin will clash with Ohio State on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in the Big Ten Championship Game. The 12-and-0 Badgers rolled through their schedule, winning every game by at least eight points. Ohio State sits at 10-and-2 after beating rival Michigan this past weekend.
Notre Dame and Purdue await to know their bowl destination, which will be unveiled Sunday on ESPN. The Fighting Irish finished the regular season 9-and-3, while the Boilermakers went 6-and-6.