Western Illinois vs IUPU Fort Wayne Wrap - IUPU Fort Wayne Wins 77-64
IUPU Fort Wayne grabbed a 77-64 win over Western Illinois on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Luis Jacobo at Memorial Coliseum.
Bettors who backed IUPU Fort Wayne were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7 at sportsbooks.
IUPU Fort Wayne got 18 points from Steve Forbes and another 10 points from Joe Reed. Mo Evans contributed 5 assists, while Steve Forbes cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Western Illinois got an 18-point performance from Garret Covington, who was supported by 13 points from Adam Link. Jabari Sandifer had 4 assists in a losing cause for Western Illinois, while Adam Link grabbed 5 rebounds.
IUPU Fort Wayne hit the break leading 41-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
IUPU Fort Wayne had a 32-19 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.