IUPUI ends N.C. Central's six-game win streak

Dec. 07, 2013 @ 05:45 PM

Marcellus Barksdale scored 17 points and IUPUI held off a late charge by N.C. Central on Saturday to win 71-65 in the first-ever meeting between the teams.

P.J. Hubert and Ian Chiles each scored 14 points for IUPUI (3-7) and Mitch Patton added 11.

Alfonzo Houston scored a game-high 24 points to lead N.C. Central (6-2). Jeremy Ingram scored 16 points, Jordan Parks 12 and Jay Copeland 10 for the visiting Eagles, who had won six straight.

Barksdale gave the Jaguars a 6-4 lead on a layup at 17:37 and IUPUI led 35-25 at halftime. A 10-3 run boosted IUPUI’s lead to 48-35 at 12:53 in the second half, but the Eagles made it a two-point game with a layup by Houston with 1:29 to go. Barksdale, Patton and Chiles each made free throws down the stretch to ensure the IUPUI win.

IUPUI made 26 free throws on 33 attempts. The Eagles were 12 of 16 from the line.

IUPUI 71, NC CENTRAL 65
  FG FT Reb
NC CENTRAL Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS
Copeland 31 5-9 0-0 4-5 0 5 10
Jawara 11 0-1 1-2 0-1 1 2 1
Ingram 40 6-18 2-4 2-5 1 2 16
Chapman 39 1-5 0-0 2-5 9 4 2
Houston 34 8-17 7-8 1-7 1 4 24
Parks 21 5-8 2-2 4-7 0 5 12
Moody 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
Anyaorah 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
Groves 21 0-5 0-0 1-5 2 3 0
Totals 200 25-63 12-16 14-37 14 25 65

Percentages: FG .397, FT .750.

3-Point Goals: 3-21, .143 (Ingram 2-11, Houston 1-4, Chapman 0-3, Groves 0-3).

Team Rebounds: 2.

Blocked Shots: 4 (Parks 2, Copeland, Ingram).

Turnovers: 11 (Ingram 4, Houston 3, Copeland 2, Chapman, Groves).

Steals: 8 (Copeland 3, Chapman 2, Houston 2, Parks).

Technical Fouls: None.

  FG FT Reb
IUPUI Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS
Stanback 23 2-7 2-2 2-5 1 3 6
Patton 37 3-8 5-8 1-6 2 2 11
Najee 39 1-2 0-0 0-1 3 2 2
Chiles 36 4-14 4-6 1-5 1 1 14
Barksdale 29 4-8 9-11 0-8 3 2 17
Hubert 16 4-4 3-3 0-2 0 0 14
Gibbs 20 2-5 3-3 2-5 1 2 7
Totals 200 20-48 26-33 9-36 11 12 71

Percentages: FG .417, FT .788.

3-Point Goals: 5-9, .556 (Hubert 3-3, Chiles 2-4, Stanback 0-2).

Team Rebounds: 4.

Blocked Shots: 3 (Gibbs, Barksdale, Patton).

Turnovers: 14 (Najee 4, Patton 3, Chiles 2, Stanback 2, Barksdale).

Steals: 8 (Barksdale 3, Najee 2, Patton, Stanback, Hubert).

Technical Fouls: None.

NC Central 25 40—65
IUPUI 33 38—71

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Officials_Todd Van Sussan, Bryan Anslinger, Geoff Vejsicky.