Scores

Final

IPFW 67

(15-5, 3-0 Summit)

Denver 64

(7-10, 0-2 Summit)

    9:00 PM ET, January 16, 2014

    Magness Arena, Denver, Colorado

    1 2 T
    IPFW 25 4267
    DEN 24 4064

    Top Performers

    Ipfw: M. Evans 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Denver: C. Griffin 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    IPFW holds off late rally, defeats Denver 67-64

    Associated Press

    DENVER -- Mo Evans scored 18 points and Steve Forbes added 16 with eight rebounds as Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne held off Denver 67-64 Thursday night.

    The Mastodons (15-5, 3-0 Summit) trailed 40-31 after surrendering an 11-0 run in the second half. Evans responded, converting a three-point play and hitting two 3-pointers to spark a 16-2 surge and push IPFW towards a 60-53 lead with 1:50 remaining.

    Denver (7-10, 0-2) rallied as Brett Olson converted a three-point play and Bryant Rucker sank a 3-pointer to pull within one with 15 seconds left. Following two free throws by Pierre Bland, Olson couldn't connect on a 3-pointer in the final seconds.

    The Pioneers had a 51.1 shooting percentage to IPFW's 45.2, but the Mastodons hit 22 of 31 from the foul line. Bland had 13 points for IPFW.

    Cam Griffin paced Denver with 13 points, six boards and five assists.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IPFW
    DEN
    Points 67 64
    FG Made-Attempted 19-42 (.452) 24-47 (.511)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-31 (.710) 9-12 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 16, 2014 IPFW 67, @DEN 64Recap
    Feb 15, 2014 DEN 73, @IPFW 62Recap