IPFW beats Green Bay in 2OT to advance in Horizon tourney

NCAA

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP)Jalon Pipkins matched his career high with 21 points as Purdue Fort Wayne narrowly beat Green Bay 89-84 in double overtime in the Horizon League tournament on Thursday night.

Pipkinsbanked in a 3-pointerjust before the buzzer to force the second overtime.

Purdue Fort Wayne (8-14) will play top-seeded Cleveland State on March 2.

Jarred Godfrey had 18 points and seven rebounds for Purdue Fort Wayne. Demetric Horton added 13 points and Deonte Billups had 12 points.

PJ Pipes had 27 points for the Phoenix (8-17). Emmanuel Ansong added 18 points and seven rebounds, and Amari Davis had 18 points and six rebounds.

The Mastodons registered their first win in three tries against the Phoenix this season. In the most recent matchup, Green Bay defeated Purdue Fort Wayne 87-72 on Jan. 23.

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