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Sunday, December 16, 2018 1:00 am

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Konchar sets mark in PFW loss

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Fifth-year senior guard John Konchar broke the program record for career field goals, which stood at 608, but Purdue Fort Wayne (6-7) couldn't get the win and fell 95-68 to Austin Peay on Saturday afternoon in Clarksville, Tennessee. Austin Peay (6-4) used a big spurt to start the second half, scoring 18 of the first 26 points to pull away from the Mastodons. 

The Mastodons couldn't stop Terry Taylor, who notched a double-double with 32 points and 11 rebounds.

Konchar led PFW with 24 points and eight rebounds. Kason Harrell added 18 points and Matt Weir scored 10.

SAINT FRANCIS 71, SOUTHEASTERN 62: The No. 19 Cougars notched a fourth win over a Top 10 team this season, taking down No. 8 Southeastern in Lakeland, Florida. Connor Lautzenheiser and David Miller led Saint Francis (9-5) with 16 points apiece. The Cougars overcame a halftime deficit and five Southeastern (9-3) players scoring in double figures to get the win.

INDIANA NORTHWEST 100, HUNTINGTON 87: In Huntington, Chris Dixon-Williams scored 32 points to lead Indiana Northwest (10-4). Huntington (9-5) held a 17-point halftime lead but not even Zac Owens' 23 points could carry the Foresters to victory.

MADONNA 82, INDIANA TECH 73: In Livonia Michigan, No. 13 Indiana Tech (9-5, 6-1 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference) allowed Madonna (9-4, 4-3) to score 51 points in the second half. Logan Primerano hit six 3-pointers and scored 26 points for the Warriors, whose winning streak ended at eight. 

ROSE-HULMAN 62, MANCHESTER 48: In North Manchester, Cornell Hampton scored 13 points Manchester (3-6, 1-3 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference). Ryuji Aoki led all scorers with 18 for Rose-Hulman (6-4, 3-1).

Women

CUMBERLAND 69, HUNTINGTON 62: In Huntington, Brooke Saylor's double-double of 13 points and 12 rebounds wasn't enough for Huntington (9-5). The Foresters shot just 33.3 percent from the field in the loss. Huntington kept the game within two possessions until middle of the fourth quarter when Cumberland (3-8) pulled away.

INDIANA TECH 85, MADONNA 50: In Livonia, Michigan, Jenna Szostak went 7 of 11 from 3-point land and scored a game-high 23 points to lead the No. 6 Warriors (13-1, 7-0 WHAC). Kendall Knapke hit six of her own 3-pointers and added 22 points. Madonna (0-12, 0-7) shot just 33.3 percent from the field.

ROSE-HULMAN 51, MANCHESTER 21: In North Manchester, the Spartans had no answer for Ally Bromenschenkel and Rose-Hulman (7-3, 4-0 HCAC). Manchester (2-6, 0-3) couldn't get anything going, shooting just 16.7 percent from the field.