Wright State gets past Milwaukee 65-61
Tanner Holden and Loudon Love added 16 points each for the Raiders. Love also had 13 rebounds before the team’s leading scorer and rebounder was disqualified for a flagrant-2 foul with just under nine minutes left.
Wright State led by seven before Love’s disqualification and Milwaukee then rallied to take a 47-45 lead with 6:44 remaining. The lead went back and forth until the Raiders finished the final 3:15 on a 10-4 run with Jaylon Hall’s two free throws, his only points of the game, ensuring the win with 4.2 seconds remaining.
Wright State made 19 of 26 free throws to 8 of 10 for the Panthers.
Both teams set season lows for scoring in the first half with Wright State (19-4, 9-1 Horizon League) holding a 26-19 lead.
Te’Jon Lucas had 18 points and six rebounds for the Panthers (10-12, 5-5). Josh Thomas added 11 points.
Wright State also defeated Milwaukee 82-70 on Dec. 30.
Wright State will seek its fifth straight victory on Sunday when the team travels to Green Bay. Milwaukee faces Northern Kentucky at home on Sunday.