Las Vegas Invitational - IUPUI Falls 61-54 Against Gardner-Webb - Game Recap
Gardner-Webb got 15 points from Naji Hibbert as they ran past IUPUI 61-54 on Thursday at Orleans Arena.
Gardner-Webb was a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Gardner-Webb got 14 points from Donta Harper and another 9 points from Mike Byron. Naji Hibbert contributed 3 assists, while Mike Byron cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
IUPUI got 22 points from Ian Chiles in a losing cause and another 12 points from Mitch Patton. Ja'Rob McCallum contributed 2 assists for them, while Marcellus Barksdale had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Gardner-Webb were victorious, as the score was 37-24 at the break.
IUPUI had a 37-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.