Wis.-Milwaukee 64, Youngstown St. 62

James Eayrs scored 22 points and Ricky Franklin added 19 to lift

Wisconsin-Milwaukee to a 64-62 victory over Youngstown State Monday


From a tie game with 12 minutes left, the Panthers (15-12, 7-8

Horizon) opened up a 13-point lead with 2:38 to play. But the

Penguins (8-18, 2-14) came close to coming back all the way, as

DeAndre Mays made three 3-pointers, the last with 4 seconds

remaining to make it 63-62. Ryan Haggerty made a free throw for

Wisconsin-Milwaukee to close out the scoring.

Mays led all scorers with 23 points and Vytas Sulskis finished

with 12 for Youngstown State.

The Panthers controlled the boards 46-36 and made up for 31

percent shooting from the field with 25 free throws in 39 attempts.

The Penguins got to the foul line 19 times, making 12.