IPFW vs Western Illinois

W. Illinois 62, IPFW 50

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MACOMB, Ill. (AP) - Jack Houpt and Adam Link scored 16 points apiece, helping Western Illinois defeat IPFW 62-50 for the best start in school history as a Division I team.

The Leathernecks (10-3, 4-0 Summit) won their seventh straight game and bettered the 9-3 start from the 1986-87 team.

Ceola Clark added 14 points and six assists for Western Illinois, which shot 49 percent from the floor and hit 6 of 11 3-pointers. Houpt accounted for most of that, hitting 4 of 5 from long range.

Luis Jacobo scored 19 points and Joe Edwards had 10 for IPFW (6-9, 0-2), which shot just 32 percent from the floor. Frank Gaines, who ranks fourth on the Mastodons' all-time scoring list, struggled through a 2 for 13 shooting performance and finished with eight points.

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IPFW Mastodons
L. Jacobo, F367-161-220319
M. Kibiloski, F320-62-36142
M. Hines, F211-51-41043
F. Gaines, G352-134-85338
I. McCray, G281-40-06332
J. Edwards255-110-334010
P. Bland121-10-01022
J. Reed111-12-34014
Totals 18-5710-2331112050
 31.6%43.5% 
Western Illinois Leathernecks
A. Link, F394-68-1142116
D. McAvoy III, F342-51-28445
T. Parks, F253-61-210047
C. Clark III, G384-104-436414
J. Houpt, G354-64-430116
J. Foster172-40-03104
M. Ochereobia100-10-27030
J. Hawthorne20-10-00000
Totals 19-3918-2539131762
 48.7%72% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
S. Dak. St.12-426-828
IPFW12-424-1071
Neb.-Omaha10-618-14143
IUPUI9-713-19188
No. Dak. St.8-820-13125
Denver7-916-15193
Oral Roberts6-1014-17151
South Dakota5-1114-18197
Western Ill.3-1310-17262
 
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