Scores

Final

E Illinois 65

(3-8, 1-6 away)

IPFW 86

(10-4, 6-0 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 21, 2013

Hilliard Gates Sports Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana

1 2 T
EIU 39 2665
IPFW 54 3286

Top Performers

Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

IPFW: S. Forbes 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

IPFW cruises past Eastern Illinois 86-65

Associated Press

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Steve Forbes scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds as IPFW cruised to an 86-65 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.

Forbes was 6 of 8 from the field and nailed 8 of 8 free throws. Luis Jacobo came off the bench to post 18 points and six rebounds for the Mastodons (9-4). Isaiah McCray had 15 points with four assists and a steal. IPFW sank 54.7 percent from the field, 62.5 percent from the line and 56.5 percent from 3-point range.

IPFW had a 54-39 advantage at halftime and started the second period with an 11-2 run fueled by Forbes and Michael Kibiloski to put the game out of reach of the Panthers.

The win was the fourth straight for the Mastodons and the sixth straight loss for the Panthers.

Alex Austin led the Panthers (3-7) with 16 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EIU
IPFW
Points 65 86
FG Made-Attempted 25-62 (.403) 29-53 (.547)
3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 13-23 (.565)
FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 15-24 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Nov 27, 2013 IPFW 71, @EIU 65Recap
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