Hill’s 29, free throws carry Jaguars past Chicago State 78-70

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Junior guard George Hill had 29 points and 10 rebounds and IUPUI used free throws to turn back Chicago State 78-70 Saturday.

Jon Avery added 21 points and six of IUPUI’s 16 steals, and Austin Montgomery and LeRoy Nobles added 10 points each for the Jaguars (4-2).

Five-foot-8 point guard David Holston, who entered the game averaging 26.6 points per game, scored 29 including 7-of-12 on 3-pointers for Chicago State (2-4). John Cantrell added 23 points.

Chicago State, which led by eight points as late as 13:51 to go in the game, outshot IUPUI from the floor, but the Jaguars converted 28-of-33 free throws to just 4-of-6 for the visiting Cougars. Both teams shot 48 percent from the field.

IUPUI also dominated inside, outrebounding Chicago State 34-27 and scoring 38 points in the paint.

Avery and Nobles led an IUPUI bench that outscored the Cougars 33-6.

The Jaguars also converted 24 Chicago State turnovers into 29 points.

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D. Holston D. Holston
10-18,  29 Pts
2 Rebs, 5 Assists
 IUPUI
G. Hill G. Hill
9-15,  29 Pts
10 Rebs, 4 Assists

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