Wichita Haskell Indian Nations University overcame an early 15-point deficit to defeat Newman, 83-78, on Tuesday night in men's college basketball.
The Indians trailed 21-6 early and 39-29 at halftime, but outscored Newman 54-39 in the second half. Haskell shot 65 percent in the second half after shooting 27 percent in the first half, good for 43.6 percent for the game.
Wacy Weeks, Joe Sanders and Ryan Brown led the Indians with 16 points apiece. Jamison King added 14 oints, Kirk Brown 10 points, and Ben Carrywater seven points and 12 rebounds.
Haskell now is 3-17 but has won two games in a row. The Indians will be home at 7:30 p.m. Friday to face College of the Ozarks.
Haskell 83, Newman 78
Haskell29 54 - 83
Newman3939 - 78
Haskell- Jamison King 14, Ben Carrywater 7, Wacy Weeks 16, Ryan Brown 16, Kirk Brown 10, Cedar Anderson 4, Joe Sanders 16.
Newman - Aaron Carter 15, Hunter Spencer 9, Lucas Morgan 25, Mark Phillips 8, Rick Stanton 2, Warren Boldrini 2, Andy Hill 2, Tommy Brunbelow 6, Kyle Barnwell 9.