ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – A barrage of three-pointers highlighted a hot second half as the Indiana University South Bend men’s basketball team took down Robert Morris, 86-64, on the road Saturday afternoon, Jan. 25, during Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play. IUSB knocked down 6-of-9 three-pointers, outscoring the Eagles 48-24 in the half to move to 15-7 overall and 9-5 in the league.
Kourtlandt Martin lead the Titan scoring efforts as the senior transfer added 18 points, including his career 1,000th point after registering a three-pointer with 11 minutes to play in the game. Martin also registered a double-double with 10 rebounds to go along with five assts and two steals.
The Titans went 32-of-61 (52.5 percent) from the floor and 8-of-19 (42.1 percent) from three-point range for the game. IUSB was not efficient at the free throw line, going just 14-for-21. Meanwhile, Robert Morris shot 33.8 percent from the floor and 22.2 from distance. Additionally, the Eagles shooting woes saw Robert Morris go 14-for-20 from the free throw line.
Trailing by two at the half, Indiana University South Bend put its foot on the gas in the second 20 minutes of the game. Tracy got the offense going with a three off a pass from Martin on the Titan’s third possession of the frame. The three ball would boost IUSB into a 17-5 run for over six minutes as the Titans extended the lead to 55-47.
IU South Bend’s largest lead of the game occurred at 1:25 on the clock off a Micah Poole three, boosting the Titans past the Eagles and earning its third-straight victory.
The Titans look to continue their hot streak on Wednesday, Jan. 31 as IUSB travels to Gary, Ind. to face IU Northwest at 8 p.m. (EST).