Western Illinois vs IPFW

W. Illinois 43, IPFW 40

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - Ceola Clark scored 11 points and Western Illinois, despite not scoring in the last 8 minutes of the game, held on to beat IPFW 43-40 Thursday night.

Remy Roberts-Burnett added 10 points for the Summit League-leading Leathernecks (16-4, 8-1 Summit). Jack Houpt's 3-pointer with 12:49 left was Western Illinois' last field goal, and the Leathernecks didn't score after Don McAvoy's free throws made it 43-31 with 8:35 to play.

Mario Hines led the Mastodons (9-13, 2-6) with 13 points and seven rebounds. Joe Edwards scored with 1:34 left to get Fort Wayne within three, but the Mastodons' Luis Jacobo missed a pair of 3-point tries in the final minute.

Western won the first meeting between the teams 62-50 on Dec. 29 in Macomb, Ill.

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IPFW (9-13)202040

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Western Illinois Leathernecks
A. Link, F393-62-47118
J. Houpt, F321-64-43117
T. Parks, F261-20-06142
C. Clark III, G384-100-013311
R. Roberts-Burnett, G344-92-202010
D. McAvoy III201-32-24015
J. Foster90-20-00000
M. Ochereobia20-10-00010
Totals 14-3910-122681143
 35.9%83.3% 
IPFW Mastodons
M. Hines, F316-71-470213
L. Jacobo, F303-110-01008
F. Gaines, G351-85-66128
P. Bland, G251-20-22122
J. Edwards, G232-50-02134
I. McCray230-30-03200
M. Kibiloski191-40-02023
J. Reed141-30-04012
Totals 15-436-122851240
 34.9%50% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Dak. St.10-418-997
South Dakota10-419-10118
Denver8-616-11185
IPFW7-718-10162
Neb.-Omaha7-714-13175
S. Dak. St.7-814-16207
IUPUI6-812-16227
Western Ill.5-98-17319
Oral Roberts4-118-21285
 
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