Recap: IUPU-Ft Wayne vs. Miami-Ohio
Fort Wayne, IN (Sports Network) - Mario Hines made a go-ahead layup with two seconds left to lift the IUPU-Fort Wayne Mastodons to a 57-56 decision over the Miami-Ohio Redhawks, 57-56, in a non-conference bout at the Memorial Coliseum.
Joe Edwards scored a team-high 10 points off the bench, but was the only player in double figures for IPFW (5-4). Hines, Frank Gaines, and Michael Kibiloski contributed nine points a piece. Hines also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds in the win, which has won three of its last four outings.
For the Redhawks (3-3), Will Felder scored a game-high 15 points to go with eight rebounds. Allen Roberts added 11 points in the setback.
Miami opened the first half on a 16-6 run and took a 32-22 advantage into the break. The Mastodons struggled on the offensive end and converted a mere 8-of-26 attempts from the floor.
IPFW came out strong in the second half and made 13-of-24 attempts from the field, while limiting the Redhawks to 6-of-16 field goals makes. After Hines's layup but the Mastodons up 57-56 with two seconds left, Felder missed a potential game-winning three-point attempt at the buzzer.
The Mastodons managed to pull out the victory despite making only 10-of-21 attempts at the charity stripe.Game Notes