On Thursday, Purdue Fort Wayne men's basketball team downed the University of Illinois Chicago in front of 2,135 at the Coliseum. That's 10 wins in a row, but more importantly, the 'Dons are two wins from a Horizon Conference tourney championship and an automatic bid to March Madness.
In a little more than a month, the Mastodons have gone from a 6–6 conference record to the No. 2 seed in the league tourney. An amazing turnaround that, no doubt, earned coach Jon Coffman the league's coach of the year honors.
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