Green Bay 87, Loyola of Chicago 71

Green Bay 87, Loyola of Chicago 71

Published Feb. 27, 2010 11:35 p.m. ET

Rahmon Fletcher scored 23 points and Wisconsin-Green Bay defeated Loyola, Ill., 87-71, in Horizon League play on Saturday.

Fletcher hit on 9 of 16 from the field, made 3 of 7 from 3-point range and had six assists. Troy Cotton hit 4 of 6 from 3 and had 19 points. The Phoenix (20-11, 11-7) hit on 10 of 22 (45.5 percent) from the 3-point range.

The Ramblers (14-15, 5-13) struggled from 3, hitting just 4 of 17 (23.5 percent). Walt Gibler led Loyola with 18 points and Courtney Stanley had 14 points and a game-high seven assists.

The Phoenix led 11-6 early in the first half before going on a 23-7 run to take a 34-13 lead with 6:54 in the first half. They would take a 50-30 lead into the half and never be threatened to lose the lead as the closest the Ramblers got was down 12.

The Phoenix will finish in third in the Horizon, while the Ramblers will finish in eighth.