Green Bay 53, Wright St. 48
Alec Brown had 14 points and 10 rebounds as Green Bay held off
Wright State 53-48 Friday night to sweep the season series.
There were 14 lead changes and seven ties, with the Raiders
ahead 24-23 at halftime.
After Vance Hall’s second free throw gave Wright State a 44-43
lead, a layup by Keifer Sykes, who finished with 13 points, pushed
the Phoenix (10-13, 6-7 Horizon League) ahead for good with 4:05
remaining. Brown added a layup and Green Bay went 6 of 6 from the
free-throw line in the final 58 seconds.
With three blocks, Brown broke his own single-season record of
67 and now has 70.
The Phoenix, who have won three of their last four, also
defeated the Raiders 57-56 on Jan. 14 after trailing by 17
Johann Mpondo and Reggie Arceneaux scored 12 points apiece for
Wright State (11-15, 6-8), which has lost three straight.