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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Indiana sports news from The Associated Press

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Carsen Edwards scored 27 points to lead sixth-ranked Purdue to a 76-73 victory over Penn State. Dakota Mathias added 18 points and Isaac Haas had 12 points and six rebounds for the Boilermakers, who snapped a season-worst three-game skid. Tony Carr had 19 points, five rebounds and five assists, Shep Garner had 17 points and Lamar Stevens had 13 points and six rebounds for the Nittany Lions. The loss ended a stretch of six wins in seven games.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Kelsey Mitchell scored 26 points, Stephanie Mavunga had her 14th double-double and No. 16 Ohio State turned back Purdue 73-60 to move into a tie for the Big Ten Conference lead. Muvunga, who had 17 points and 12 rebounds, had six points on a 10-0 run in the third quarter after Purdue opened the second half with four-straight points to take a 34-33 lead.

BOSTON (AP) - Jessica Shepard and Jackie Young led five players in double figures with 18 points apiece and No. 5 Notre Dame cruised to its 10th consecutive victory, an 89-55 win over Boston College.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Marques Townes scored 22 points and Clayton Custer added four 3-pointers and 17 points as Loyola-Chicago claimed at least a share of its first Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 76-66 victory over Evansville. Donte Ingram added 14 points and Aundre Jackson 11 for the Ramblers, who have won five straight and 12 of their last 13.

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