Dons Collapse Against IUPUI

By Dean Pantazi

December 28, 2012 Updated Dec 28, 2012 at 1:07 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (www.incnow.tv) - IPFW led 68-61 with 8:07 to play againsy IUPUI Thursday night, but Jaguars closed the game on a 27-6 run for an 88-74 win in IPFW's Summit League opener.

Frank Gaines scored a game-high 28 points, while three others, Mario Hines, Michael Kibiloski, and Joe Edwards each had nine.

The game remained tight in the second half, before IPFW a 68-61 lead with 8:07 to play after a Gaines jumper gave IPFW the lead.

The lead remained at seven before IUPUI used a combination of solid defense and a cold IPFW offense which saw the hosts run off a streak of 25-4 over the final seven minutes of the game to claim the win.

The Mastodons return to action on Saturday at Western Illinois.

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