Lydy ranked 13th in nation

Weekly alumni sports update

Week ending November 24


Purdue’s Dylan Lydy won 7-3 at 174 pounds in a 26-9 dual meet loss to perennial national power Iowa. The redshirt junior has a 9-2 record and is ranked 13th nationally. He won 17-2 in a 35-5 dual meet defeat of Bloomsburg and 2-1 in a 25-14 win against Drexel. His only losses came at the Journeyman Classic in Troy, New York, where he dropped  decisions to Wyoming (3-2) and Lehigh (3-1).


Asmar Bilal started at rover for Notre Dame (12-0) in a 24-17 defeat of Southern California and had two solo tackles and two assists.

Kevin Guillory played for Western Michigan (7-5, 5-3) in a 28-21 defeat of Northern Illinois. NIU has won the MAC West Conference and will play Buffalo on Friday for the overall MAC title.

Starting defensive tackle Justin Brandon had one quarterback hurry in Buffalo’s 44-14 defeat of Bowling Green, which clinched the MAC East Championship and  sent them to the MAC title game Friday against Northern Illinois.

Reese Taylor caught one pass for eight yards for Indiana (5-7, 2-7) in a 28-21 loss to Purdue.

Chris Evans carried the ball eight times for 33 yards and caught three passes for 25 yards, one a nine yard touchdown reception, for Michigan (10-2, 7-1) in a 62-39 loss to Ohio State.

Esezi Otomewo played for Minnesota (6-6, 3-6) in a 37-15 win against Wisconsin, a victory that assured the Golden Gophers a bowl berth.


Purdue (23-8, 12-8) defeated Indiana 3-2 and lost 3-1 to Illinois. Shavonna Cuttino saw action for the Boilers in one set in the Indiana match.


Nia Clark started for Miami, Ohio (4-0) in a 68-55 defeat of High Point and had 15 points (5 for 10, 1 for 1, 4 for 4), six rebounds, four steals and five turnovers in 32 minutes.

Tuskegee (3-1) won 49-41 against Auburn-Montgomery. Shelle Daniels had 14 points (4 for 8, 1 for 3, 5 for 7), eight rebounds, one blocked shot, one steal, and one turnover in 28 minutes for the winners.

DePauw (3-2) lost 80-60 to Illinois Wesleyan and 49-47 to Rose-Hulman.  Imani Graham had one point (0 for 0, 0 for 0, 1 for 4) and three turnovers in 12 minutes against IWU; and no points (0 for 3, 0 for 1, 0 for 0), two steals, and one turnover in eight minutes against Rose-Hulman.

In a 74-56 loss to Davenport, Olivet’s Shae Daniels had 12 points (4 for 11, 1 for 2, 3 for 4), three rebounds, five steals, and two turnovers in 27 minutes.

Kentucky State (3-3) lost 59-58 to Alabama-Huntsville, 76-58 to Missouri, St. Louis, and 62-57 to Fort Valley State. Jessie Kee had seven points (2 for 9, 0 for 3, 3 for 6), seven rebounds, two blocked shots, two steals, and two turnovers in 32 minutes against Huntsville; 10 points (3 for 8, 0 for 1, 4 for 4), two rebounds, two blocked shots, one assist, and four turnovers in 23  minutes against Missouri, St. Louis; and five points (2 for 8, 0 for 3, 1 for 2), five rebounds, two assists, and one turnover in 15 minutes before fouling out against Fort Valley.


Michigan State (5-1) defeated UCLA 87-67 and Texas 78-68. Aaron Henry had two rebounds and was 0 for 3 from the field in 10 minutes against UCLA; and had eight points (3 for 5, 1 for 1, 1 for 1), six rebounds, and one assist in 21 minutes against Texas.

IU-East, in a game played at Nashville, Tennessee, defeated Reinhardt, Georgia 104-91. Despite not starting,Kyle Finch led IU-East in scoring with 18 points (7 for 9, 0 for 1, 4 for 6) and rebounding (11) and had two assists and no turnovers in 21 minutes.

Jalen Newsom had 18 points (6 for 9, 6 for 9, 0 for 0), two rebounds, and one steal for Wabash Valley (4-2) in a 94-72 win against Lewis and Clark.

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