Fort Wayne cruises past IUPUI 84-60

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Jacobo had 13 points and nine rebounds, Steve Forbes added 12 and nine, and Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne cruised on Saturday to its 20th win of the season, 84-60 over Indiana-Purdue Indianapolis.

Jacobo and Forbes were joined in double figures by Joe Reed (12), Michael Kibiloski (11), Pierre Bland (10) and Mo Evans (10).

IPFW (20-9, 8-4 Summit League) never trailed and led 36-25 at halftime. The Mastodons shot 21 for 29 in the second half, extending their largest lead to 27.

The Mastodons shot 35 of 54 overall and 5 of 10 from 3-point range, but just 9 of 19 from the free-throw line.

Fort Wayne had a 39-21 rebounding advantage over IUPUI (6-23, 1-11) which lost for the 11th time in 12 games.

Marcellus Barksdale had 13 points to lead the Jaguars, who struggled with just 2-of-18 3-point shooting. Khufu Najee and Donovan Gibbs added 11 points apiece. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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