Wright State catches fire in 2nd half, tops Oakland 76-62
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Loudon Love scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and two steals, helping Wright State take down Oakland 76-62 Thursday night and the battle for second place in the Horizon League was settled early in the second half.
Wright State (14-11, 8-4) was trailing 41-35 coming out of halftime but, sparked by an Alan Vest 3-pointer, the Raiders scored 13 points and held Oakland scoreless for five minutes, taking a double-digit lead to win going away.
Wright State made 6 of 9 from the floor in the breakaway run and kept up the hot shooting throughout the second half, making 18 of 33 shots (54.5 percent).
Jaevin Cumberland led Oakland (11-14, 7-5) with 19 points and four assists, Brad Brechting added 16 with 10 boards.
The Golden Grizzlies, after shooting 55 percent in the first half, were 7 of 21 from the field in the second with 13 turnovers.