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(6)Indiana Wesleyan
(16)Taylor (Ind.)
Men's Basketball - Tue, Feb. 7, 2017

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UPLAND, Ind. -- A 26-7 run with 10 minutes to play allowed No. 9 Indiana Wesleyan University men’s basketball to turn a nine point deficit into a 75-69 win in the IWU-TU Rivalry Game sponsored by Marion General Hospital. The County rival led 53-44 with 10:33 on the clock but the huge Indiana Wesleyan run put the Wildcats up 70-60 with two minutes remaining.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Score:  Indiana Wesleyan - 75   |   TU - 69
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 21-6, 11-4 Crossroads League   |   TU 17-10, 8-7 Crossroads League
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan - No. 9   |   TU - Receiving votes (No. 26)
  • Location:   Odle Arena   |  Paul Patterson Court   |   Upland, Indiana 
     

 

STAT TRACKER

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • Lane Mahurin and Bob Peters are Indiana Wesleyan’s top two leading scorers with a combined 37 points per game. The pair was held without a point until a Lane Mahurin free throw with 5:12 left in the first half. Mahurin scored the first field goal between them with 1:37 left before halftime.
  • The Indiana Wesleyan bench held a 34-7 advantage. IWU had 27 of 33 first half points come from the bench as Ben Carlson and Saikou Jallow each contributed 11 points.
  • Bob Peters scored 13 points which all came in the final 10 minutes of the game.
  • The Wildcats shot 28-of-36 (77.8-percent) from the foul line while the home team was 13-of-17 (76.5-percent).
  • Indiana Wesleyan committed just 10 turnovers while IWU forced the host into 20.
  • The Wildcats have won 11 straight in the series and 17 of the last 19. Greg Tonagel is 22-5 all-time in the series.

     

COACH TONAGEL SAYS…

  • “We weren’t sharp and dug a hole early. They came out and fought. We challenged them at the heart level during halftime. We played as five individuals and we needed to come together and play like a team.”
     


NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan hosts No. 19 Saint Francis (Ind.) on Saturday at 3 p.m. in Luckey Arena. The game is the second half of the men’s and women’s doubleheader. 
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Indiana Wesleyan 21-6, 11-4 CL334275
Taylor (Ind.) 17-10, 8-7 CL422769
Feb. 7, 2017
Upland, IN
Attendance: 1,157
Indiana WesleyanIndv. LeadersTaylor (Ind.)
#23 Lane Mahurin - 22Points #23 Eric Cellier - 22
#23 Lane Mahurin - 8Rebounds #35 Keaton Hendricks - 12
3 Players - 4Assists #11 Tim Fleming - 4
Indiana WesleyanTeam StatisticsTaylor (Ind.)
40.7% (22 - 54) Field Goals % 42.9% (24 - 56)
21.4% (3 - 14) 3 Point Field Goals % 40% (8 - 20)
77.8% (28 - 36) Free Throws 76.5% (13 - 17)
32Rebounds 38
15Assists 9
10Turnovers 20
22nd Chance Pts 4
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