Iupui 28 42 70
Willinois 35 40 75
Date of game: 3/1/2014

Recap: Western Ill vs. IUPUI

Macomb, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Ochereobia registered a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Western Illinois Leathernecks captured a 75-70 win over the Jaguars of IUPUI in Summit League action at Western Hall.

Also scoring in double figures for the Leathernecks (10-19, 4-10 Summit) were Garret Covington and Jabari Sandifer with 18 and 15 points, respectively, as the squad closed out the regular season by snapping a seven-game slide.

The Jags (6-25, 1-13), losers of four straight and 13 of the last 14 overall, were led by Ian Chiles with a game-high 27 points, shooting 4-of-5 behind the 3-point line, followed by Elijah Ray and Khufu Najee with 14 points apiece.

IUPUI led by two points during the first minute of the matchup, but the team ended up shooting only 9-of-26 (.346) from the floor in the first half, en route to a 35-28 deficit at the break.

In the second half the Jags improved to 56.7 percent from the field, but at the same time WIU connected on a sizzling 68.4 percent from the floor to seal the win.

The Leathernecks won the rebounding battle, 31-25, and also outscored the visitors at the charity stripe, 21-11.

Game Notes

Two Payton Award winners on Hall of Fame ballot

Former Walter Payton Award winners Archie Amerson and Michael Payton are among the FCS players eligible for induction into the 2015 class of the College Football Hall of Fame, announced Wednesday.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Polian, Wolf named Pro Football HOF finalists

Former NFL general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class under the newly-created contributors category.

Thunder exercise options on Lamb, Adams, Roberson, and Jones

The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised club options on guard Jeremy Lamb, center Steven Adams and forwards Andre Roberson and Perry Jones on Tuesday.

Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year extension

The Minnesota Wild moved to lock up another of their young core on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with center Charlie Coyle on a five-year contract extension.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.