Iupuftwne 38 53 91
Oakland 30 42 72
Date of game: 3/10/2013

Recap: Oakland vs. IUPU-Ft Wayne

Sioux Falls, SD (Sports Network) - Frank Gaines scored a game-high 23 points and Luis Jacobo posted a double-double as the fifth-seed IUPU-Fort Wayne Mastodons posted a 91-72 victory over the fourth-seed Oakland Golden Grizzlies in the quarterfinals of the Summit League Tournament at Sioux Falls Arena.

Jacobo had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Michael Kibiloski added 15 points for IPFW (16-16) which advances to face top-seed South Dakota State in Monday's semifinals.

Travis Bader put in 18 points, Ryan Bass added 16, Dante Williams had 14 and Drew Valentine netted 10 for Oakland (16-16).

At the end of the first half IPFW led 38-30 by shooting 56 percent from the field, including a 9-of-13 effort from beyond the arc. Oakland shot at just a 36 percent clip in the first 20 minutes.

After halftime the Golden Grizzlies again struggled, connecting on just 34.1 percent from the field. Meanwhile the Mastodons heated up to nearly 70 percent shooting while notching 18 points from the free-throw line to collect the win.

Oakland got 72 points from its reserves in the contest. IPFW had a 44-25 edge in rebounds.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Royals send closer Holland to DL

The Kansas City Royals have placed All- Star closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list due to a right pectoral strain.

Blackhawks tab Darling to start Game 3

Rookie Scott Darling will start in net for the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday in Game 3 of their Western Conference quarterfinal matchup with the Nashville Predators.

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