IPFW roars past SIU-Edwardsville in 1st half, wins 87-67
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Joe Reed scored 20 points, Max Landis knocked down 7 of 10 shots from distance to finished with a 19 points and Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne built a 16-point lead in the first half and cruised to an 87-67 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Saturday afternoon
After Yemi Makanjuola's layup to pull SIU-Edwardsville within two, 10-8, with 13:22 left in the first half, the Mastodons went on a 12-2 run and never looked back - taking a 45-29 lead at intermission.
IPFW now leads the series with its former Great Lakes Valley Conference rival SIU-Edwardsville, 12-8, and has won eight-straight matchups.
IPFW plays at Miami (Ohio) Tuesday.
SIU-Edwardsville plays at home against Campbell Tuesday.