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Mastodons win ‘Ice Man’ opener in 3 OTs

– Frank Gaines scored 30 points as IPFW survived three overtimes to beat Texas-Pan American 97-94 on Friday night in the Eastern Michigan “Ice Man” Classic in Ypsilanti, Mich.

Gaines was 8 of 23 from the field. Mario Hines, who fouled out in the second overtime, had 17 points and 13 rebounds. Kevin Harden had 12 points, 12 rebounds. Luis Jacobo added 11. Joe Reed had 12 rebounds for the Mastodons (2-1).

Brandon Provost had 28 points, including six three-pointers, for the Broncos (1-3). Aaron Urbanus added 20 points and10 assists. Justin Leathers had 18 points and 12 rebounds. IPFW led at halftime 30-25. At the end of regulation, the score was tied at 62. The overtime ties were 69 and 85.

Gaines has scored at least 20 points in each of his past nine games.

BALL ST. 66, WOFFORD 61: In Muncie, Majok Majok continued his strong start with 17 points and seven rebounds, helping the Cardinals improve to 2-0.

Majok, a junior college transfer who had 11 points and 12 rebounds in his first game as a Cardinal on Sunday, was 4 of 10 from the field but 9 of 10 from the line.

ALBION 78, MANCHESTER 63: In Albion, Mich., Jon Tompson scored 14 points, and Grant Newlin had 10 in the Spartans’ season opener.

HUNTINGTON 89, ROBERT MORRIS 85: In Winona Lake, TJ Short led the Foresters (3-2) with 15 points.


INDIANA 60, INDIANA ST. 48: In Bloomington, Aulani Sinclair scored 22 to lead the Hoosiers (2-1).

MUSKINGUM 67, MANCHESTER 64: In North Manchester, the Spartans lost their season opener, getting 12 points from Abby Lang.

TRINE 64, ALVERNIA 58: In Buffalo, N.Y., Sydney Spragg scored 15 points and Kelsey Henselmeier had 13 in Trine’s opener.