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.
With a trio a top recruits from Philadelphia, the Penn State basketball program is primed to finally turn a corner.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.