IUPUI 79, IPFW 69

Alex Young scored 29 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to a 79-69 win

over Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne on

Thursday.

The Jaguars (10-5, 3-0 Summit League) began the second half

ahead 46-40. But the Mastodons (5-7, 0-2) climbed on top midway

through the final period on a 3-pointer by Zach Plackemeier, who

led IPFW with 16 points.

But Young followed by chalking up 10 points as part of a late

18-0 run by the Jaguars that put them ahead for good.

IUPUI’s Leroy Nobles added 17 points, including shooting 5-of-8

from the floor, while Billy Pettiford scored 15.

Ben Botts added 15 points for the Mastodons and Deilvez Yearby

had 13.