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Weather Postpones Southport vs. Reitz

Bad weather forced the highly anticipated showdown between undefeated Evansville Reitz and Southport to be cancelled on Saturday night. The game appears to potentially be rescheduled as a go for next Saturday.

A final decision is expected to be made after the sectional pairings are released on Sunday before making a decision according to Reitz head coach Michael Adams.

Reitz, the #1-ranked team in the state of Indiana, features a potent lineup that includes Jaelen Sanford (Toledo), Alex Stein (Southern Indiana) and high-flying Jacob Norman (Southern Indiana) among others.

Southport is led by sophomore sensation Paul Scruggs, who already holds Indiana, Purdue and Kansas offers. In addition to 6'10 junior post Joey Brunk, who also holds an impressive list of high-major offers and point guard Malik Bennett.

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Fan Brawl Ends Luers, Roosevelt Game

A brawl among fans in the stands forced a game between Fort Wayne Bishop Luers (IN) and Gary Roosevelt (IN) to be called off with 6:23 left to play in the 2nd quarter.

Punches began to be thrown in the bleachers and it soon turned into an all out melee with multiple fights that ultimately spilled onto the floor.

No players from either team were involved in brawls.

The incident comes on the heels of a brawl between players in a game between Hammond High School (IN) and Griffith High School (IN) earlier this month that also happened in Northwest Indiana.


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Butler's Chrabascz Out 2-4 Weeks

Butler's Andrew Chrabascz will be out of action for the next 2-4 weeks with a broken hand suffered in Saturday's loss to Villanova.

Chrabascz, a 6'7 sophomore forward, is averaging 11.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game this season.

Chrabascz will have surgery on Monday.

Butler is 18-7 on the season including 8-4 in the Big East Conference.

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David Caraher Commits To Butler

Head coach Chris Holtmann and Butler University have picked up a verbal commitment from class of 2017 Chapel Hill High School (NC) star David Caraher.

Caraher, a 6'6 wing, ranks among the better 2017 prospects nationally. He visited the school unofficially late last year and now that Holtmann is officially in as Butler's head coach decided that he wanted to be a Bulldog.

Caraher is the first recruit in Butler 2017 recruiting class. Butler has not yet received a pledge for 2016.

Caraher competes on the Nike EYBL circuit with Team United.

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Hammond, Griffith Seasons Cancelled

The Indiana High School Athletic Association has cancelled the rest of the season for both Hammond High School (IN) and Griffith High School (IN) following a brawl between the two teams last week.

Hammond (12-5) will forfeit their remaining 4 games. Griffith (13-4) will forfeith their remaining 6 games. The teams will also not be allowed to participate in the state tournament this season.

The coaches from both schools must complete a Teaching and Modeling Behavior course, while players from both teams must complete sportsmanship courses.

Both squads will also be placed on probation for the 2015-16 season.

Below is video of the fight.


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