For three quarters it was a game of runs and trading blows. South Bend St. Joe got off to a hot start with a 19-7 lead in the first quarter, but the Panthers responded with a 21 point second quarter and held St. Joe to just 9. The third quarter would go in favor of the Indians and the Panthers could not recover the 8 point deficit in the fourth.
The Panthers were led by Ben Vincent with 17 points, he would hit 5 threes on the afternoon. Jamarr Jackson chipped in 11 with a team high 5 rebounds.