The pride of Purdue Fort Wayne basketball, John Konchar, secured a career-high 17 rebounds to go with 15 points, leading his Memphis Grizzlies to a, 116-108, comeback victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.
Mitchell Fineran kicked a 39-yard field goal in overtime and Purdue finished off its best season since 2003 by overcoming a 14-point deficit and beating Tennessee 48-45 on Thursday in a record-setting Music City Bowl.
Williams had 21 points and 11 rebounds off the bench for Purdue (8-1, 1-1 Big Ten), which was a unanimous No. 1 in this week’s AP Top 25, the program’s first time atop the poll. Its stay will be brief.
The U.S. Figure Skating Championship Series swept through the Fort, and Churubusco student-athlete Cayla Smith captured the attention of both the judges and audience through the solo competition, finishing with a second place medal at the intermediate level.