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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Robert Johnson scored 21 points and Juwan Morgan added 15 to help the Indiana Hoosiers overcome a rough start and pull away from South Florida 70-53. Morgan also had 10 rebounds as the Hoosiers (2-2) won for the second time in three games, getting good free-throw shooting and a strong second-half defensive performance to secure this one.

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) - Joe Burton scored 18 points and missed just three of 11 shot attempts, Bakari Evelyn scored 14 points and Valparaiso drubbed Southeastern Louisiana 83-50. Derrik Smits made all six of his shots and finished with 12 points and collected six rebounds for Valparaiso.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana House minority leader Scott Pelath says he's giving up that post and won't seek re-election next year. He said Sunday that his last day as House Democratic leader will be on Organization Day on Tuesday. Pelath says his decision was based in part on a desire to spend more time with his family.

GAS CITY, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a weekend house fire in northeastern Indiana killed two brothers and a dog. Gas City Fire Chief David Linn says the home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene Saturday morning, and they needed two hours to get the blaze under control. The Grant County Coroner's Office identified the victims as 60-year-old Douglas Simon and 53-year-old Bruce Simon.

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