IPFW trails Summit League-leading South Dakota State 34-30 at the half at the Gates Center.
The visiting Jackrabbits (13-7, 8-1) are being led by 6-foot-2 center Jennie Sunnarborg, who has 13 points and has made 7 of 8 free throws.
Seniors Stephanie Rosado and Sarah Haluska each have eight points for the Mastodons (7-13, 4-5).
Both teams have been busy at the free throw line. The Mastodons are 10 of 10, and SDSU is 13 of 15, including going 9 of 10 over the final 2:54 of the opening half.