Iupuftwne 38 36 74
Oakland 43 29 72
Date of game: 3/2/2013

Recap: Oakland vs. IUPU-Ft Wayne

Rochester, MI (Sports Network) - A jumper by Frank Gaines with 01:12 remaining was the difference as the IUPU-Fort Wayne Mastodons defeated the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 74-72, in a Summit League clash at the Athletics Center O'rena.

Luis Jacobo scored a game-high 21 points with six rebounds for the Mastodons (15-16, 7-9 Summit). Gaines added 20 points and Joe Edwards chipped in 11 points as IPFW moved to a five-game winning streak.

For the Grizzlies (16-15, 10-6), Drew Valentine contributed a team-high 15 points with eight boards. Corey Petros was one-rebound shy of a double-double with 14 points. Travis Bader put up 12 points. Duke Mondy and Dante Williams recorded 11 points apiece as Oakland lost for the second time in three games.

In the first half, both teams made 13 shots from the floor. IPFW knocked down 6-of-15 3-point attempts and 6-of-9 from the free-throw line. Oakland was 3-of-10 from long range and 14- of-16 from the foul line, en route to the 43-38 advantage at the break

Bader knocked down a 3-pointer to tie up the game, 72-72, with 2:09 remaining. After both teams traded missed field goal attempts Gaines knocked down what turned out to be the game winner as Duke Mondy missed a pair of shots in the final minute for Oakland.

IPFW made 47.5 percent from the floor and held Oakland to a mere 4-of-20 beyond the arc on the evening.

Game Notes

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Lions clinch playoff spot

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Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

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