- Associated Press - Saturday, January 20, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Cameron Morse scored 23 points and sank four 3-pointers to help Youngstown State snap a four-game skid with an 85-62 win over IUPUI on Saturday night.

Garrett Covington added 15 points with 7-for-9 shooting and Braun Hartfield and Jaylen Benton had 12 points apiece for Youngstown State, which shot 52 percent from the field and dominated at the glass 36-17. The Penguins got 23 of their points off 16 forced turnovers.

Youngstown State (6-15, 4-4 Horizon League) took control early, scoring 16 of the game’s first 20 points and carrying a 48-35 advantage into the break.

IUPUI trimmed the deficit to 48-43 on Aaron Brennan’s 3-pointer with 16:32 to go in the second half and stayed close over the next six minutes. The Penguins then pulled away with a 10-0 burst that included two 3-pointers and jumper from Morse and led by double figures the rest of the way.

Brennan finished with 14 points to lead IUPUI (7-13, 4-5) and T.J. Henderson had 11.

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