IUSB MBB outlast Trinity Christian 78-75

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PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. – A late layup from Donyell Meredith II (FR/Indianapolis, Indiana) put the Indiana University South Bend men’s basketball team in front of the Trinity Christian College Trolls by three, a lead that would stick as the Titans win their eighth game of the year, 78-75.

GAME FACTS

Score:  IU South Bend – 78 || Trinity Christian – 75

Records:  IU South Bend 8-12, 3-7 CCAC || Trinity Christian – 5-14, 1-9 CCAC

NAIA Top-25 Rank:  IU South Bend – not ranked || Trinity Christian – not ranked

Location: DeVos Gymnasium || Palos Heights, Illinois

STAT TRACKER

  • Dylan Allen (SO/Indianapolis, Indiana): finished with a team-high 19 points, nine of which came from long distance
  • Kenny Washington (FR/Indianapolis, Indiana): 13 points and five assists in 22 minutes of action off the bench
  • Meredith II: 11 points
  • Miles Tracy (FR/Indianapolis, Indiana): 10 points and a team-high nine rebounds
  • Norell Smith (SO/St. Johns, Indiana): nine points and seven rebounds
  • IU South Bend won the battle on the glass, 35-32

NEWS AND NOTES

  • The Titans trailed by as many as 11 points
  • Tracy ranks 17th in NAIA Division II with over three offensive rebounds per game – the freshman had six in tonight’s win
  • Smith’s streak of eight games with double figure scoring came to an end
  • The Titans are 3-2 in the last five meetings with the Trolls
  • 78 is the fewest points scored by the Titans in a win this season

UP NEXT

  • IU South Bend will host Olivet Nazarene on Wednesday, January 16th in the Student Activities Center. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

 

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