IPFW 78, Toledo 65

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Ben Botts scored 22 points and Zach Plackemeier had 21 as IPFW defeated Toledo 78-65 Wednesday night.

Botts also had five assists for the Mastadons (6-2), and Trey McCorkle had 10 rebounds.

Reese Holliday and Jay Shunnar had 17 points each for Toledo (0-9), which remained winless despite shooting 47 percent from the field and hitting 4 of 9 3-point attempts and 19 of 23 free throws. The Rockets were plagued by 19 turnovers compared to just nine for IPFW.

The Mastadons never trailed after jumping out to a 14-3 lead in the opening five minutes. Toledo got a pair of 3-pointers from Shunnar during an 8-0 run to cut that lead to 14-11, and were still within 38-34 at halftime after shooting 54.5 percent in the opening half.

IPFW built the lead to 14 points on a layup by Jeremy Mixon to make it 59-45 with 9:52 left in the game, and coasted from there.