Centenary beats IUPUI 58-56

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Maxx Nakwaasah tipped a teammate’s missed shot into the basket with one second remaining, giving Centenary a 58-56 victory over IUPUI on Saturday night.

It was just the second road win for the Gents (5-14, 3-4 Summit).

IUPUI (9-9, 2-5) trailed 29-20 at halftime and 36-24 in the second half before a 13-2 run brought the Jaguars back into the game. Two straight 3-pointers by Leroy Nobles pulled the Jaguars within 38-37, then two free throws by Billy Pettiford gave them their first lead at 42-41.

There were several more lead changes before a free throw by IUPUI’s Robert Glenn tied the game at 56. After a miss by Chase Adams, Nakwaasah grabbed the rebound and tipped it in for the win.

Nick Stallings led Centenary with 13 points, while Adams and Gary Redus added 12 each. Nobles led IUPUI with 13 points and Glenn finished with 12.

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3-9,  12 Pts
4 Rebs, 7 Assists
Billy Pettiford Billy Pettiford
2-5,  10 Pts
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