-- In the win over North Dakota State, Oral Roberts held the Bison to 41 points, its fewest allowed this season.
-- Denver defeated South Dakota State for the first time in program history.
-- South Dakota State's Macy Miller scored a career-high 30 points in the loss at Denver. Miller is the first Jackrabbit player to record 30 or more points in a game since Megan Waytashek on Jan. 12, 2013.
* IUPUI 78, Fort Wayne 68 | IUPUI Recap // IPFW Recap
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (gomastodons.com) -- Five players scored in double figures and the IUPUI women's basketball team used a 43-point second half to defeat in-state foe Fort Wayne, 78-68, Wednesday evening at the Gates Sports Center.
Nevena Markovic scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead IUPUI in both categories. She was joined in double figures by Akilah Sims, who scored 14,Caitlyn Tolen, Jenna Gunn and Kelsi Byrd who added 13, 12 and 10 points, respectively.
A game after Markovic became the 21st player in program history to reach 1,000 career points, she put her name in the record books again on Wednesday as her nine rebounds pushed her into the school's Top 10 list in career rebounding.
* Oral Roberts 67, North Dakota State 41 | NDSU Recap // ORU Recap
TULSA, Okla. (oruathletics.com) -- The Oral Roberts University women's basketball team turned in one of its most complete games of the season shutting down North Dakota State, 67-41, in a Summit League victory Wednesday night.
The Golden Eagles held the Bison to the lowest point total in a half - with just 16 first half points - and the fewest points allowed in a game this season with 41.
ORU led from start to finish in dominate fashion racing out to a 7-0 lead and holding NDSU scoreless for the first six minutes of the game. NDSU shot 25 percent on 7-of-27 shooting in the first half while the Golden Eagles built a 22 point lead at intermission.
* Denver 77, South Dakota State 72 | SDSU Recap // DU Recap
DENVER (denverpioneers.com) -- The University of Denver (8-17, 5-6 Summit) upset second place South Dakota State University (16-8, 7-4 Summit) 77-72 at Magness Arena on Wednesday night. Senior Morgan Van Riper-Rose led the Pioneers with 24 points, on 8-of-16 shooting from the field, including 6-of-6 from the free throw line. This marks her seventh game this season with 15 points or more.
Fast-paced offense by both teams kept the game close with nine lead changes and six ties. Three point shooting by Paige Bradley and Van Riper-Rose late in the second half put the Pioneers up 66-62 with just under one minute remaining. Van Riper-Rose, Bradley and Jordyn Alt came up clutch down the stretch connecting on 11-of-12 free throws in the final minute to take a five-point lead with 20 seconds remaining and secure the win.
* Summit League game