INDIANAPOLIS -- Ceola Clark III scored 17 points and Western Illinois beat IUPUI 68-59 on Saturday.
Terell Parks had 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Leathernecks (17-5, 9-2 Summit League) handed IUPUI its ninth consecutive loss.
Western Illinois led 36-30 at halftime and maintained the lead the rest of the way, though the Leathernecks didn't lead by double figures until the final two minutes.
Western Illinois won the first meeting in Macomb, Ill., 57-53 in overtime on Jan. 5.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.