Forbes leads IPFW past Miami (Ohio) 86-78

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Steve Forbes scored 17 of his career-high 25 points in the second half to lead IPFW past Miami (Ohio) 86-78 on Saturday night.

Forbes was 8 of 12 from the floor and made 9 of 11 free throws, and grabbed 10 rebounds. Mo Evans added 15 points, and Joe Edwards and Max Landis chipped in 13 apiece for IPFW (5-2).

With a slim 30-27 lead at the half, Forbes threw down a dunk to start a 12-2 run to start the second period. The Mastodons stretched that to a 53-38 advantage with 11:26 left. The Greyhounds answered with a 16-4 run to pull to 57-54 with 7:37 remaining and closed to 64-61 with 3:39 left. Forbes answered with a three-point play that started an 11-4 run.

Willie Moore and Eric Washington each scored a career-high 24 points to lead the RedHawks (2-6), who lost their fifth straight.

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