IPFW 83, Nebraska-Omaha 72
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP)
McCorkle had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Jason Smeathers added 10 points for the Mastodons. Jonny Marlin had nine assists.
In their first game as a Division I program, the Mavericks placed four players in double figures: C.J. Carter with 18, Mitch Albers with 15, Bill Freeman with 14 and Alex Welhouse with 13. Albers added six assists.
IPFW bolted to a 9-0 edge and led 41-31 at halftime. The lead maximized at 76-54 on a 3-pointer by Joe Edwards with 5:34 to play.
Nebraska-Omaha, in its first year as a reclassifying Division I school, will join IPFW in the Summit League.