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NCAA Game Summary - IUPU-Fort Wayne at Western Illinois



(Thursday, February 27th)

Final Score: IUPU-Fort Wayne 65, Western Illinois 56

Macomb, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Luis Jacobo tallied a double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds, as the IUPU-Fort Wayne Mastodons downed the Western Illinois Leathernecks, 65-56, in a Summit League bout at Western Hall.

Jacobo shot a modest 4-of-10 from the field but was a perfect 8-of-8 at the free-throw line for IPFW (21-9, 9-4 Summit), winners of two straight. Joe Reed and Steve Forbes added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

For WIU (9-19, 3-10), losers of seven in a row, Jabari Sandifer scored 14 points, Garret Covington netted 13 and Adam Link posted 10 points, six rebounds and four assists.

IPFW shot just 40.7 percent from the field in the first half, but it still took a comfortable 29-22 lead into intermission by holding WIU to just 38.1 percent shooting.

The Leathernecks used an 11-0 run early in the second stanza to take a two- point lead. The teams battled tight down the stretch until, leading by two with under three minutes left, the Mastodons used an 8-1 surge to put the game away.

IPFW shot 8-of-19 from 3-point range, while WIU was just 5-of-13 from beyond the arc. The Mastodons also won the rebounding battle, 36-27.

02/27 22:34:05 ET

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Scoreboard
MLB
8th
KAN 7
SFG 2
 
Final
ORL 89
HOU 90
Final
BOS 100
BRK 86
Final
NYK 103
WAS 100
Final
MEM 96
CLE 92
Final
MIL 91
MIN 110
Final
SAN 107
ATL 117
 
Half
LAL 50
POR 37
 
2nd
LAC 38
PHO 39
 
7:00pm Tonight
OTT 0
TOR 0
Final
PIT 3
PHI 5
2nd Intermission
EDM 3
WAS 2
 
Final
ANA 1
BUF 0