Green Bay won its sixth consecutive game and improved to 4-0 in Horizon League play with an 80-71 win against Northern Kentucky (12-6, 3-2 HL). The Phoenix used a balanced offensive attack, with five players scoring in double-figures, and a tenacious defensive effort that yielded 12 steals and 10 blocked shots to rally from a 10-point halftime deficit.
at Green Bay 80, Northern Kentucky 71*
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Jamar Hurdle scored 15 points and Green Bay came back from a 15-point deficit to beat Northern Kentucky 80-71 on Tuesday night. The Phoenix (10-6, 4-0 Horizon League) have won six straight, their longest winning streak since the 2013-14 season. Green Bay also moved to 3-0 all-time against Northern Kentucky.
Five players scored in double-figures for Green Bay. Kenneth Lowe and Charles Cooper had 13 apiece, Khalil Small added 12, and Warren Jones chipped in 10.
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This Week’s Games
J12 UIC at Cleveland State* 7:45 PM ESPN3
J12 Valparaiso at Youngstown State* 7:45 PM ESPN3
J12 Northern Kentucky at Milwaukee* 8:00 PM TWC/ESPN3
J12 Wright State at Green Bay* 8:00 PM ESPN3
J13 Detroit Mercy at Oakland* 7:00 PM ESPNU
J14 Wright State at Milwaukee* 3:00 PM ESPN3
J14 Valparaiso at Cleveland State* 3:30 PM ESPN3
J14 UIC at Youngstown State* 7:00 PM ESPN3
This Week’s Results
J10 at Green Bay 80, Northern Kentucky 71*
*Horizon League game