Wright State eliminates Detroit
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 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 Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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 half.
Updated March 6, 2010