CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Luis Jacobo scored 24 points and Joe Reed added 12 more to give IPFW a 66-60 win Saturday over Texas-Pan American in the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina Islanders Basketball Tournament.
Jacobo, a 6-5 senior, was 7 of 13 from the field, with two 3-pointers and 8 of 10 at the free throw line in his first action of the season. IPFW (2-2) jumped to an early lead and led 32-25 at the break.
But the Broncs (2-3), led by Javorn Farrell with 22 points and six rebounds, battled back in the second half and took their only lead with 9:10 remaining. The Mastodons recovered the lead on their next possession on a Steve Forbes layup.
The Mastodons finish tournament play at 3 p.m. today against Tennessee Tech.
SAINT FRANCIS 99, TRINITY CHRISTIAN 58: The Cougars almost hit the century mark in the road win. Austin Fox led four players in double figures with 18 points. Saint Francis (6-3) made 34 of 55 (62 percent) from the field.
RIPON 83, MANCHESTER 73: Brady Dolezal had 18 points but the Spartans fell in the Illinois Wesleyan Tournament. Chase Casteel added 10 points.
GRACE 109, MISSOURI BAPTIST 72: The host Lancers held a 60-28 halftime advantage en route to the win in the Terry Polston Hoops for Hope Tournament. Niko Read scored 20 points for Grace.
MADONNA 60, INDIANA TECH 55: The Warriors struggled from the field in the home loss. Indiana Tech (3-4, 0-1 WHAC) made 17 of 51 (33 percent) on field goals, including 8 of 26 (31 percent) on 3-pointers. Tanner Watkins scored a career-high 26 points for the Warriors.
INDIANA TECH 98, MADONNA 85: Rachael Kruse scored 28 points in the Warriors’ home win. Chelsea Carradine and Ulyssia Richmond each had 15, while Sabine Filippovica added 13 points and 11 rebounds for Indiana Tech (4-2).
HUNTINGTON 64, ROCHESTER (Mich.) 49: The host Foresters won the second half 41-23. Amelia Recker had 20 points for Huntington (2-2), while Pazia Speed added 15.
SAINT XAVIER (Ill.) 84, GRACE 63: The visiting Lancers fell in the Terry Polston Hoops for Hope Tournament. Juaneice Jackson led the Lancers with 19 points.