Pagano and the Colts have now missed the playoffs two consecutive seasons.
SportingNews.com columnist Alex Marvez says Pagano has been told he will return next season.
Paul George scored 26 points and Thaddeus Young added 10 points and six rebounds for Indiana.
The first is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center at 7001 W. 56th Street.
Steve Vasturia scored a career-high 24 points to lead No. 23 Notre Dame to a 77-70 ACC upset of ninth-ranked Louisville on Wednesday night.
It’s only the second time Butler has beat the top-ranked team in the country in the program’s history.
The class of 2017 will be elected on Feb. 4, the day before the Super Bowl in Houston.
Ethan Happ scored 19 points and Bronson Koenig added 17 on Tuesday night to lead No. 13 Wisconsin past No. 25 Indiana 75-68.
Drew Storen, 29, is originally from Brownsburg, Indiana and attended Brownsburg High School.
This is the second season in a row the team hasn’t made the playoffs.
With the win over the Jaguars Sunday, Indianapolis (8-8) narrowly avoided its first losing season since Pagano took the job in 2012.
The 49ers will have a new head coach when they next take the field.
The man and woman were arrested.
The Pacers defeated the Orlando Magic on New Year’s Day.