Yearby leads IPFW past Oral Roberts

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP)—Deilvez Yearby had 23 points and 10 rebounds as IPFW defeated Oral Roberts 74-65 on Saturday.

Zach Plackemeier scored 22 points and made four 3-pointers, David Carson scored 12 points and Ben Botts added 11 for the Mastodons (10-14, 5-8 Summit).

Dominique Morrison scored 18 points and Robert Jarvis added 15 for Oral Roberts (11-13, 9-3).

IPFW led 23-21 with 4:46 left in the first half, then closed it on a 14-4 run to take a 37-25 lead at the break.

Oral Roberts trimmed IPFW’s lead to 61-57 with 1:48 to play, but the Mastodons went 13-for-16 from the free-throw line the rest of the way.

IPFW held Oral Roberts to 33 percent shooting and outscored the Golden Eagles 27-17 from the free-throw line. Oral Roberts made just 2 of 20 3-point attempts, while IPFW made 5 of 10.

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 Oral Roberts
Dominique Morrison Dominique Morrison
4-11,  18 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists
Deilvez Yearby Deilvez Yearby
9-16,  23 Pts
10 Rebs, 0 Assists

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