IUPUI edges Oral Roberts 90-87 in overtime

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Robert Glenn scored 25 points as IUPUI edged Oral Roberts 90-87 in overtime Thursday night.

Jon Avery added 20 points on 10-of-10 shooting—tying the school record— for the Jaguars (12-7, 5-1 Summit), who prevailed after surrendering a 20-point lead.

Freshman Warren Niles scored a career-high 39 points for the Golden Eagles (9-9, 4-3).

Neither team scored in the final 1:44 of regulation after Glenn tied the game at 79-all with two free throws.

Oral Roberts took the first lead of overtime on a 3-pointer by Dominique Morrison, but IUPUI scored the next six points and led the rest of the way.

The Jaguars led 45-25 with 1:30 remaining in the first half before the Eagles rallied. Michael Craion’s jumper to open the second half pulled the Eagles to within 45-32, and they later mounted an 11-2 run to tie the game at 68-all with 6:36 left in regulation.

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Warren Niles Warren Niles
13-23,  39 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
Jon Avery Jon Avery
10-10,  20 Pts
8 Rebs, 3 Assists

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