Hot-shooting Oakland runs away from IPFW, 83-72
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP)—Keith Benson had 23 points and six blocked shots, Blake Cushingberry came off the bench to add 14 points and a game-high 10 rebounds and Oakland shot 62 percent from the field in an 83-72 win over IPFW on Saturday night.
Erik Kangas and Drew Maynard added 13 points apiece for the Golden Grizzlies (16-11, 9-5 Summit League), who extended their home winning streak to 11 games. Johnathon Jones contributed 15 assists.
IPFW (10-15, 5-9) took its first lead of the game, 48-47, with just under 15 minutes left. Oakland countered with a 12-0 run over the next three minutes and went on to lead by as many as 15 points.
David Carson led the Mastodons with 18 points and Ben Botts and Deilvez Yearby scored 13 points each.