Quisenberry scores 22, Youngstown State holds off IUPUI
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Freshman Darius Quisenberry had 22 points, four 3-pointers and eight assists and Youngstown State beat IUPUI 82-76 on Saturday.
Quisenberry scored 20-plus for the fourth time this season. He banked in a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired to give YSU a 74-61 lead with six minutes remaining and his 3 at 2:11 made it 79-67.
IUPUI scored seven straight to get within 79-75 with 43 seconds left after back-to-back turnovers by Youngstown State. Noe Anabir sealed it with one free throw at 14.4.
Garrett Covington added 15 points and Michael Akuchie had 11 points for Youngstown State (6-13, 2-4 Horizon League), which has two wins in its last seven.
YSU made 11 of its first 19 shots of the second half after leading 40-38 at halftime. Akuchie hit a 3-pointer with two seconds left before the break.
D.J. McCall scored 14 points for IUPUI (10-8, 2-3), which was looking for a third straight victory.
Updated January 12, 2019