Wright St. 66, Youngstown St. 62
N’Gai Evans and Vaughn Duggins each had 14 points and Wright
State overcame cold shooting and rallied to defeat Youngstown State
66-62 Thursday night.
Wright State (13-7, 6-2 Horizon League) trailed 58-48 with 6:47
left, but closed on an 18-4 run to win its 10th game in the last
The Raiders survived 32.1-percent shooting (19 of 59) by
outrebounding Youngstown State 46-35 and by making the most of
their advantage at the free-throw line. They made 23 of 30 at the
line; the Penguins made only 9 of 18.
Evans and Duggins each made 4 of 13 shots from the field for
Wright State, which made only 9 of 31 from the field in the first
half, yet trailed only 28-24 at the break. Johann Mpondo added 11
Devonte Maymon and Ashen Ward each scored 12 to lead Youngstown
State (7-11, 1-7), which lost for the ninth time in 12 games.
Youngstown’s Damian Eargle blocked six shots.