Scores

Final

W Illinois 64

(9-13, 3-4 Summit)

IPFW 77

(18-6, 6-1 Summit)

    7:00 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    Hilliard Gates Sports Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana

    1 2 T
    WIU 32 3264
    IPFW 41 3677

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: G. Covington 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast

    IPFW: L. Jacobo 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    IPFW beats W. Illinois 77-64, takes 1st in Summit

    Associated Press

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Luis Jacobo scored 23 points and made 6 of 10 3-pointers on Saturday night as Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne beat Western Illinois 77-64.

    Steve Forbes had 18 points and six rebounds and Joe Reed added 10 points.

    IPFW (18-6, 6-1 Summit League) claims sole possession of first place in the Summit League with North Dakota State's 67-63 loss at Denver.

    Western Illinois (9-13, 3-4) twice closed to within two points on second-half 3-pointers by Mike Miklusak and Garret Covington, but IPFW pulled away by closing the game on a 15-4 run.

    IPFW also closed out the first half on a 12-4 run to lead 41-32 at the break.

    WIU shot 21 of 40 from the field but was out-rebounded 32-19. Covington led the Leathernecks with 18 points and made 5 of 8 3-pointers. Adam Link had 13 points, Jabari Sandifer added 12 and Mike Miklusak scored 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    IPFW
    Points 64 77
    FG Made-Attempted 21-40 (.525) 26-51 (.510)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 11-25 (.440)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 14-23 (.609)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

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