IUPU Fort Wayne vs Western Illinois Wrap - IUPU Fort Wayne Wins 65-56
IUPU Fort Wayne got 19 points from Luis Jacobo en route to a 65-56 victory over Western Illinois on Thursday at Western Hall.
IUPU Fort Wayne was a 1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
IUPU Fort Wayne got 11 points from Joe Reed and another 10 points from Steve Forbes. Pierre Bland contributed 5 assists, while Luis Jacobo cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Western Illinois got a 14-point performance from Jabari Sandifer, who was supported by 13 points from Garret Covington. Adam Link had 4 assists in a losing cause for Western Illinois, while Michael Ochereobia grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed IUPU Fort Wayne were victorious, as the score was 29-22 at the break.
The rebound battle favored IUPU Fort Wayne as they grabbed 36 boards, while Western Illinois only had 27.