IUPUI vs Western Illinois

W. Illinois 57, IUPUI 53

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MACOMB, Ill. (AP) - Ceola Clark scored 16 points as Western Illinois rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to beat IUPUI 57-53 on Saturday night, giving the Leathernecks their best 15-game start in 54 years.

Clark made four 3-pointers, including one with 3:31 left in regulation that tied the game at 43. Adam Link then put the Leathernecks (12-3, 5-0 Summit League) ahead on a layup with 28 seconds to play, but Lyonell Gaines' layup with 5 seconds left got the Jaguars (6-13, 1-5) back even.

In overtime, Clark's free throws with 1:07 left put WIU up 53-49, and Jack Houpt's foul shots in the final seconds sealed the victory.

Terell Parks added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Leathernecks, who trailed 28-16 at halftime but rallied to improve to 7-0 at home and match the 12-3 start of the 1957-58 team. John Hart led IUPUI with 14 points.

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IUPUI Jaguars
L. Gaines, F322-72-68306
D. Gibbs, F312-70-06334
S. Esposito, G433-72-252111
J. Hart, G425-131-233114
G. Rice, G404-110-022210
M. Patton193-50-21326
J. Shanklin181-40-02012
Totals 20-545-1235161053
 37%41.7% 
Western Illinois Leathernecks
T. Parks, F426-151-2122013
J. Houpt, F411-52-211235
A. Link, F404-102-262110
C. Clark III, G415-112-242316
R. Roberts-Burnett, G374-110-02528
D. McAvoy III172-50-01205
J. Foster50-00-00000
M. Ochereobia20-10-00000
Totals 22-587-84015957
 37.9%87.5% 
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S. Dak. St.12-426-828
IPFW12-424-1071
Neb.-Omaha10-618-14143
IUPUI9-713-19188
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Denver7-916-15193
Oral Roberts6-1014-17151
South Dakota5-1114-18197
Western Ill.3-1310-17262
 
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