OMAHA, Neb. -- Steve Forbes scored 21 points, including two free throws with three-tenths of a second left, to lift IPFW to a 96-95 overtime victory over Omaha on Saturday and secure the No. 2 seed for Summit League tournament.
Forbes, fouled by John Karhoff on a 3-point attempt, made the first two free throws for the victory. The Mastadons (22-9, 10-4) got a basket by Pierre Bland with 4 seconds left to cut Omaha's lead to one and a turnover gave the ball back to IPFW.
In regulation, a 3-pointer by the Mavericks' Devin Patterson with 2.7 seconds left triggered overtime.
IPFW finished with its best Summit League record.