Western Illinois vs. IPFW: Recap and Stats

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Western Illinois vs. IPFW: Recap and Stats
Western Illinois 43
(16-4, 6-3 away)
(9-13, 8-2 home)
Venue: Hilliard Gates Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Western Illinois 24 19 43
IPFW 20 20 40
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Western Illinois T Parks 12 T Parks 9 C Clark III 4
IPFW F Gaines 17 M Hines 5 I McCray 2

In a defensive struggle, Western Illinois got a slim victory over IPFW 43-40 in conference play. With a record of 2-0, the Leathernecks stay unbeaten against IPFW this season. Adam Link led the Leathernecks and put up eight points plus seven rebounds. Remy Roberts-Burnett got 10 points. For the Mastodons, Mario Hines finished with a game-high 13 points and seven rebounds. Western Illinois (16-4, 8-1 Summit League) takes on Oakland (9-13, 4-4 Summit League) on Saturday, January 26th on the road.

Western Illinois Game Notes

  • The Leathernecks have won 5 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Western Illinois has won 26 close games.
  • The Leathernecks have won 92% of the time this season (12-1) after recording 5 or more three-pointers.
  • Western Illinois has won 82% of the time this season (9-2) after committing 12 or fewer turnovers.
  • WIU has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 15 or fewer field goals made.
  • WIU has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 34.9% field goal percentage.
  • This season Western Illinois has won 91% of the time (10-1) when Ceola Clark III has 11 points or more, 81% of the time (13-3) when Jack Houpt plays 32 minutes or more, and 100% of the time (5-0) when Remy Roberts-Burnett has 4 field goals made or more.
  • WIU set a season low for rebounds.
  • The top two scorers (Ceola Clark III and Remy Roberts-Burnett) accounted for 48.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Adam Link and Terell Parks) accounted for 50.0% of the rebounds.
  • Ceola Clark III has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 20 games this season.

IPFW Game Notes

  • The Mastodons have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, IPFW has lost 19 close games.
  • Mario Hines accounted for 32.5% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mario Hines and Frank Gaines) accounted for 46.4% of the rebounds.
  • Mario Hines has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 22 games this season.
WIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BAdam Link39871102
B-R. Roberts-Burnett341002101
C+Ceola Clark III381113205
C+Don McAvoy III20540101
C+Jack Houpt32731001
CTerell Parks26261122
-Jordan Foster9000000
IPFW PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Mario Hines311370112
B-Frank Gaines35861103
C+Joe Reed14240000
CM. Kibiloski19320100
CJoseph Edwards23421102
CLuis Jacobo30810102
C-Isaiah McCray23032011
DPierre Bland25221003

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