Scores

Final

IPFW 67

(2-3, 0-2 away)

E Illinois 68

(2-3, 0-1 home)

    4:30 PM ET, November 18, 2012

    Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan

    1 2 T
    IPFW 33 3467
    EIU 34 3468

    Top Performers

    IPFW: K. Harden 22 Pts, 3 Reb

    Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    E. Illinois 68, IPFW 67

    Associated Press

    YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Sherman Blanford scored 17 points, including the deciding basket with 21 seconds to play, and Eastern Illinois defeated IPFW 68-67 on Sunday.

    The game was part of the Ice Man Classic at Eastern Michigan University.

    Josh Piper scored 12 points for the Panthers (2-3), and Malcolm Herron and Morris Woods added 11 points apiece. Blanford had seven rebounds to lead EIU.

    Kevin Harden led all scorers with 22 points for the Mastadons (2-3). Frank Gaines had 15 points and Mario Hines scored 10 for IPFW.

    The game featured 11 ties and 12 lead changes. Eastern Illinois built an early 11-point lead but IPFW drew within 34-33 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IPFW
    EIU
    Points 67 68
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 28-63 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-20 (.800) 4-6 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 9

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