SOUTH BEND, Ind. Womens Steelers Jerseys . -- Even as Fort Wayne made a run Tuesday night, No. 23 Notre Dame stayed calm.The Fighting Irish saw a 27-point lead in the second half whittled down to nine with under 3 minutes left, but they hit their free throws down the stretch to close out an 87-72 win over the Mastodons.Bonzie Colson had his sixth straight double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds, and Steve Vasturia scored 21 points for the Fighting Irish (9-0). They are off to their fastest start in coach Mike Breys 17 seasons -- and the schools best since opening 12-0 in 1973.We handled our business, Brey said. I thought we were poised and knew we werent going to get beat. We just kind of adjusted and figured it out.IPFW used a 20-5 run to get within single digits with 2:48 to go after Charles Ruise Jr.s one-handed floater in the lane.Four straight free throws by Matt Farrell, including a pair following a technical foul on Fort Wayne coach John Coffman, helped seal it for Notre Dame.We knew they were going to have their run, Colson said. We just stayed composed and stayed together.Fort Wayne native V.J. Beachem added 14 points, Farrell had 12 and Colson hit a career-high three 3-pointers.Hes a special guy, Brey said of Colson. He just is really confident and growing. Some of the stuff hes doing outside the arc, step-back 3s, stepping up. I just want to let him keep blossoming.Mo Evans scored 21 of his 25 points in the second half to lead Fort Wayne (7-3), which had won six straight -- including an upset of then-No. 3 Indiana in overtime. John Konchar added a season-high 18 points to go with nine rebounds for the Mastodons.Bryson Scott, who came in averaging 16.9 points and was shooting better than 62 percent from the floor over his last six games, missed all 10 of his field goal attempts and finished with two points.That is a really stingy defense that sits in gaps and really makes you work to get good shots, Coffman said. I dont think we put our best attack and toughness out there on the floor.Seldom-used reserve John Mooneys putback dunk with a second left gave the Irish a 41-23 lead at the break, the fewest points Notre Dame has allowed in the first half this season.A 10-2 Irish run over the first 4 minutes of the second half pushed their lead to 27.In a matchup of the nations No. 10 scoring offense (Notre Dame at 89.1 points per game) and No. 11 scoring offense (Fort Wayne at 88.7 ppg), it was the Irish defense that gave the Mastodons fits early.IPFW entered ninth in the country in field goal percentage, but started cold, hitting just four of its first 15 shots while the Irish built a 14-point lead 12 minutes into the game.I just think our focus level wasnt where it should have been, Evans said. We came out and we dug ourselves a hole.The Mastodons made only one of their first 14 tries from 3-point range, but shot 58 percent from the field in the second half to fuel their comeback.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Irish will have a chance to make a major rise over the next two weeks, with ranked teams Villanova and Purdue coming up on the schedule. Fort Wayne received one vote this week, but likely wont factor into next weeks poll.FAIR SHOOTINGMartinas Gebens missed free throw early in the second half snapped a string of 31 straight makes from the foul line for Notre Dame. The Irish, who came in leading the country in free throw shooting at 85.8 percent, finished 20 of 23 from the line.Its definitely a weapon, Vasturia said. Its been a great advantage for us to get in the bonus early.BIG PICTUREFort Wayne: Was the win over Indiana on Nov. 22 just a fluke? 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MINNEAPOLIS -- The entire Minnesota football team said Thursday that it is boycotting all football activities, which could include its bowl game, until it gets satisfactory answers from the university about the suspension of 10 players.The school suspended the players Tuesday after an internal investigation into a sexual assault case. Police declined to arrest or charge any of the players, but the school suspended them based on its own standards for conduct.The teams players said they havent ruled out skipping the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 against Washington State in San Diego. They asked the bowls committee to be patient while they work through the situation.The boycott will remain in effect until due process is followed and the suspensions for all 10 players are lifted, senior receiver Drew Wolitarsky said, reading from a prepared statement while flanked by all of his teammates. We further request that (President Eric) Kaler and (athletic director Mark) Coyle (apologize) and demand that these leaders are held accountable for their actions. This decision for the players to take this stance is not easy, but important to preserve the integrity of the program and ourselves.The university announced the suspensions Tuesday night without disclosing why. The incident at an off-campus apartment in September led to three-game suspensions of four of the players earlier this season. Another six were added to that list this week after the internal investigation for reasons that remain unclear.A joint statement issued by Kaler and Coyle on Thursday night said the schools decision was based on facts and is reflective of the universitys values.We understand that a lot of confusion and frustration exists as a result of this weeks suspension of ten Gopher football players from all team activities, the statement read. The reality is that not everyone can have all of the facts, and unfortunately the university cannot share more information due to federal laws regarding student privacy.Kaler and Coyle said they want to continue an open dialogue with our players.Ray Buford Sr., the father of defensive back Ray Buford Jr., said the new suspensions resulted from an investigation by the universitys Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action that was separate from earlier investigations into the alleged assault in the early hours of Sept. 3.Buford Jr., KiAnte Hardin, Dior Johnson and Tamarion Johnson were suspended for three games when their names came up in the police investigation. The players were not arrested, prosecutors decided not to press charges and the players returned to the team. The restraining order was lifted after a settlement on Nov. 2.The other six players are defensive backs Antonio Shenault and Antoine Winfield Jr., running backs Carlton Djam and Kobe McCrary, and quarterbacks Seth Green and Mark Williams. Hardin and Winfield are starters and Buford and Shenault are key reserves.The school has recommended expulsion for Buford, Hardin, Dior Johnson, Tamarion Johnson and Djam and one-year suspensions for the other five players.According to police records released Wednesday, the woman told police she was drunk when she was sexually assaulted in Djams apartment by several men, including some of the suspended players. She said her sexual contact with two men may have been consensual, but herr contact with four of them was not. Steelers Jerseys Online. Several players told police it was consensual.The players boycotted practice Thursday, one day after meeting with Coyle. Then they all lined up in the teams indoor practice facility, wearing their maroon jerseys with gold numbers and vowing to stay united.When we had questions for him, he basically told us that he didnt have answers, Wolitarsky said. So that led us basically to believe that this is kind of unjust and he has the power to reverse this and he wont.In recent seasons, big-time college football teams have been much more aggressive about exercising their collective right to protest by threatening not to play when they are dissatisfied with issues they confront on campus.Just last season, more than 30 members of the Missouri football joined campus protests and threatened to boycott team activities unless school president Tim Wolfe resigned after his handling of several racially charged incidents on campus. The coaching staff and entire team threw support behind the boycott -- which could have threatened a game against BYU -- but the Tigers ended up never even missing a practice when Wolfe stepped down two days later.When asked if the Golden Gophers would boycott their bowl game, Wolitarsky said they would take it day by day.The thing of it is, all these kids reputations are destroyed, quarterback Mitch Leidner said. Their names are destroyed. Its extremely difficult to get back and its very unfair for them and thats why were sticking together through this thing.There has been some confusion about whether Gophers coach Tracy Claeys backed the decision to suspend the players or not. Coyle and Kaler said he was consulted, but the players said Thursday night they did not believe their coach had a say in the matter.Have never been more proud of our kids, Claeys tweeted. I respect their rights (and) support their effort to make a better world!Former Minnesota Vikings star cornerback Antoine Winfield Sr. said his son did nothing wrong and blistered university leadership for what he said was a lack of communication.If the president and athletic director keep their jobs, my son, Antoine Winfield Jr., will not attend the University of Minnesota, Winfield Sr. said.When asked if he was concerned about the threat of the university pulling their scholarships in reaction to this show of force, Wolitarsky struck a defiant tone.Were in this together, he said. What, are they going to pull 120 guys off the team? I mean, theyre not going to have a team if thats the case.Holiday Bowl executive director Mark Neville said they were monitoring it closely. A request for comment from the Big Ten was not immediately returned.Washington State sold out its 7,000-ticket allotment in less than two days and has already requested more.Getting a team to fill the bowl spot on short notice would be difficult, if not impossible. But the next team in line to receive a bid is Northern Illinois, which finished 5-7 but has the highest Academic Progress Rate among teams with that record.---AP College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo contributed to this report.---More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 China Jerseys Cheap Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys NFL T-shirts From China China NFL Hoodies Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping NFL Jerseys Cheap ' ' '