Charles Cooper led three Green Bay players in double figures with 16 points off the bench as the Phoenix improved to 6-2 in Horizon League play with an 83-73 win against Cleveland State.
at Green Bay 83, Cleveland State 73*
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Charles Cooper scored 16 points and added seven rebounds to help Green Bay to an 83-73 win over Cleveland State on Monday night.
Kerem Kanter and Warren Jones each finished with 15 points, with Kanter adding seven boards, for the Phoenix (12-8, 6-2 Horizon League), who snapped a two-game skid. Green Bay shot 50 percent from the field and went to the free throw line 37 times. Kanter, Cooper, and Jones combined for 28 attempts.
Green Bay led by two at the half and just one, 54-55, with 9:54 left but pulled away from there. Cooper made a layup which sparked an 11-0 run for a 12-point Phoenix lead, and a Cooper free throw with 4:08 remaining made the lead a game-high 15 (73-58).
Rob Edwards hit five 3s and scored 28 points for the Vikings (6-15, 2-7). Bobby Word added 19 on 6-of-22 shooting.
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THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE
J27 Milwaukee at Detroit Mercy* 7:00 PM ESPN3
J27 Wright State at Valparaiso* 8:00 PM ESPN3
J27 Northern Kentucky at UIC* 8:00 PM ESPN3
J27 Green Bay at Oakland* 9:00 PM ESPNU
J28 Cleveland State at Youngstown State* 7:00 PM ESPN3
J29 Milwaukee at Oakland* 1:00 PM ASN
J29 Green Bay at Detroit Mercy* 2:00 PM ESPN3
J29 Northern Kentucky at Valparaiso* 2:30 PM ESPN3
J29 Wright State at UIC* 4:00 PM ESPN3
THIS WEEK’S RESULTS
J23 at Green Bay 83, Cleveland State 73*
*Horizon League game