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

2012-13 Season

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