INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Burk had 21 points as IUPUI broke its seven-game losing streak, narrowly defeating Oakland 71-68 on Thursday night.
Jaylen Minnett had 19 points and seven assists for IUPUI (7-23, 3-14 Horizon League). Grant Weatherford added 13 points and seven rebounds. Zo Tyson had 10 points.
Xavier Hill-Mais had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (12-18, 7-10), whose four-game win streak came to an end. Brad Brechting added 16 points. Tray Maddox Jr. had 13 points.
Rashad Williams, the Golden Grizzlies' second leading scorer entering the contest at 15 points per game, shot only 20% for the game (4 of 20).
The Jaguars improve to 2-0 against the Golden Grizzlies this season. IUPUI defeated Oakland 89-85 on Jan. 25. IUPUI finishes out the regular season against Detroit at home on Saturday. Oakland finishes out the regular season against Illinois-Chicago on the road on Saturday.