FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) John Konchar had 22 points and 12 rebounds and IPFW moved alone into first place in the Summit League with a 91-79 win over South Dakota State on Thursday night.
Max Landis had 22 points and Michael Calder scored 20 for the Mastodons (21-7, 10-3), who entered the game tied with South Dakota State (20-7, 9-4). DeAngelo Stewart added 12 points.
IPFW pulled away late with an 11-1 run that turned a two-point edge with 3:11 left into an 89-77 lead with 44 seconds to go.
George Marshall led the Jackrabbits with 27 points. He made 4 of 8 from 3-point range and 9 of 15 from the field. Mike Daum added 13 points and Reed Tellinghuisen scored 10.
South Dakota State rallied with a 10-4 run to get within 78-76 on Daum's basket with 3:11 left. The Jackrabbits then missed their next five from the field.