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W. Illinois 65, IPFW 50

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- David Nurse and David Jackson each scored 13 points to lead Western Illinois to a 65-50 win over Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne on Thursday night.

The game was tied at 26 at the half but Western Illinois (9-10, 4-4 Summit) pulled away after the break on 52 percent shooting, compared with 32 percent shooting for IPFW (7-12, 4-4).

David Dubois added 10 points and 10 rebounds and James Washington chipped in 10 points for the Leathernecks, who outrebounded the Mastodons 38-28.

Ben Botts had a game-high 15 points, including four 3-pointers, for IPFW. DeWitt Scott scored 14 points and Jaraun Burrows added 13 points while fouling out for the Mastodons.

The game was marred by three technical fouls -- one to the IPFW bench, and one each to Western Illinois' Louis Johnson and Jerryck Owens-Murrey.