IPFW coasts past Purdue North Central 126-95

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Mo Evans pumped in five 3-pointers, dished out 11 assists and finished with a career-high 26 points to lead IPFW to a 126-95 win over the NAIA's Purdue North Central on Saturday night.

Joe Reed added 19 points, John Konchar had 17 and Kason Harrell 14 for the Mastodons (12-4), who shot 72 percent from the field (52 of 72) and were 12 of 18 from long range. Also reaching double figures for IPFW was Brent Calhoun, with 12 points, and Michael Calder with 11.

IPFW never trailed, taking control late in the first half with a 20-3 run to carry a 60-32 advantage into the break. Evans and Joe Reed had eight points apiece during the run.

Purdue North Central was outrebounded 37-18 but improved its shooting in the second half, finishing 31 of 61 from the field (51 percent).

Shereff Knight's 25 points led four Panthers in double figures.

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