IUPUI rallies in 2nd half to defeat IPFW 78-74

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Fort Wayne - Christian Siakam had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Alex Young scored 24 and IUPUI rallied in the second half to edge IPFW 78-74 Saturday.

Leroy Nobles added 18 points for the Jaguars (9-9, 3-2 Summit), who have won six straight in Fort Wayne.

Jeremy Mixon scored 19 points to lead the Mastodons (10-5, 5-1), who had their three-game winning streak snapped. Ben Botts had 18 points.

After trailing by 16 in the first half and 47-38 at halftime, IUPUI took a 66-64 lead on a 3-pointer and free throw by Nobles with 8:42 to play. Nobles then hit back-to-back jumpers to complete an 8-0 run, and the Jaguars led the rest of the way.

IPFW closed to within 75-74 on a tip-in by Trey McCorkle with 31 seconds remaining but couldn't get any closer.

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