IPFW suffered its first home loss of the season Saturday in a 63-59 loss to UMKC at Memorial Coliseum.
The Mastodons (9-12, 2-5 Summit) had won seven consecutive home games until they were beaten by the Kangaroos (6-14, 3-5).
IPFW held a 58-56 lead when Frank Gaines sliced through the UMKC defense with 5:16 remaining, but the Mastodons went the remainder of the way without making a basket.
Gaines led IPFW with 17 points. Mario Hines had 13, and Joe Reed had 10.
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