Scores

Final

W Illinois 49

(5-8, 0-4 Summit)

IPFW 53

(6-7, 1-2 Summit)

    7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2010

    1 2 T
    WIU 27 2249
    IPFW 27 2653

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: E. Okafor Jr. 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

    Ipfw: D. Yearby 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    IPFW 53, W. Illinois 49

    Associated Press

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Deilvez Yearby had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead IPFW past Western Illinois 53-49 Saturday night.

    IPFW (6-7, 1-2 Summit) overcame a 32.6 percent shooting night from the field by making 20 of its 23 free-throw attempts. Yearby was 6-for-6 from the line.

    The only scoring in the last four minutes came on two free throws by IPFW's Antwone Snead with 1 second to play.

    Oleg Kovalov had 11 points for the Mastodons, including 4-for-4 in free throws.

    Ceola Clark had 13 points for the Leathernecks (5-8, 0-4) while Emeka Okafor Jr. had 12 points and six rebounds. Western Illinois made just 33.3 percent of its outside shots. Clark had all three of the Leathernecks' 3-pointers, going 3-for-7. The rest of the team was 0-for-12 from beyond the arc.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    IPFW
    Points 49 53
    FG Made-Attempted 17-51 (.333) 15-46 (.326)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-19 (.158) 3-14 (.214)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 20-23 (.870)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 6

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 2, 2010 @IPFW 53, WIU 49Recap
    Jan 28, 2010 IPFW 63, @WIU 58Recap