Wright St. 69, Detroit 50
Ronnie Thomas scored 18 points and Wright State raced to a
21-point halftime lead Saturday en route to a 69-50 victory over
Detroit in the semifinals of the Horizon League tournament.
Thomas and Troy Tabler each hit four 3-pointers for the Raiders
(20-11), who advance to the tournament championship game on Tuesday
against the winner of Saturday’s other semifinal between Butler and
Tabler finished with 16 points, Vaughn Duggins added 12 and Todd
Brown had 10 for the Raiders, who attempted only four free throws
(making three), but shot 49 percent from the field and 52 percent
(12 of 23) on 3-point attempts.
Eli Holman led Detroit (20-14) with 12 points and eight
rebounds. The Titans made only 2 of 15 3-pointers and shot 39
percent overall from the field.
Wright State used runs of 9-0 and 16-0 en route to a 39-18
halftime lead. Detroit never got closer than 14 in the second