IUPU Fort Wayne vs Eastern Illinois Wrap - IUPU Fort Wayne Wins 71-65

IUPU Fort Wayne got 19 points from Steve Forbes en route to a 71-65 victory over Eastern Illinois on Wednesday at Lantz Arena.

IUPU Fort Wayne won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs.

Michael Kibiloski had 12 points for IUPU Fort Wayne and Joe Edwards chipped in with 11 points. Pierre Bland had 7 assists for them, while Pierre Bland was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Eastern Illinois got 17 points from Sherman Blanford in a losing cause and another 16 points from Dennis Green. Sherman Blanford contributed 3 assists for them, while Sherman Blanford had 3 rebounds.

IUPU Fort Wayne led at halftime, 31-29.

The rebound battle favored IUPU Fort Wayne as they grabbed 33 boards, while Eastern Illinois only had 16.