Green Bay connected on 14-of-27 3-point attempts, claiming its seventh straight win and improving to 5-0 in Horizon League play with a 78-61 win against Wright State. Valparaiso (13-4 overall) got a double-double from Alec Peters and moved to 3-1 in Horizon League play as the Crusaders picked up a road win at Youngstown State. UIC leveled its league mark at 2-2 with a road victory at Cleveland State while Milwaukee earned its first league win of the season by knocking off Northern Kentucky behind 18 points from Brock Stull.
at Green Bay 78, Wright State 61*
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Warren Jones and Charles Cooper combined for 35 points off the bench as Green Bay broke away after halftime to defeat Wright State 78-61 on Thursday night, continuing on a seven-game winning streak.
Jones a season-high 19 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, Cooper shot 6 of 10 from the floor and collected nine rebounds as the Phoenix (11-6, 5-0) remain undefeated in Horizon League play. Khalil Small scored 11 points and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds.
MBB Pages: Green Bay | Wright State
Valparaiso 78, at Youngstown State 62*
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Alec Peters had 17 points and 15 rebounds and Shane Hammink added 15 points to help Valparaiso beat Youngstown State 78-62 on Thursday night.
Peters and Tevonn Walker had back-to-back 3s to give Valparaiso (13-4, 3-1 Horizon League) its largest lead at 69-46 with 7:29 left. Youngstown State (8-10, 2-3) scored eight straight to narrow the margin to 73-58 with 2:14 left. The Crusaders pulled away with a 14-0 run that spanned both halves and ended at 48-30 with on Derrik Smits' layup with 18:01 left.
MBB Pages: Valparaiso | Youngstown State
UIC 59, at Cleveland State 54*
CLEVELAND -- Godwin Boahen scored seven of 10 points during a 24-7 second-half run to help UIC beat Cleveland State 59-54 on Thursday night.
The Vikings led 39-30 before UIC took a 54-46 lead 2:18 remaining. Boahen made two layups and a 3-pointer, Dominique Matthews scored six of his 11 points, and Tarkus Ferguson added five of his six points during the stretch.
MBB Pages: UIC | Cleveland State
at Milwaukee 68, Northern Kentucky 58*
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Brock Stull scored 18 points and Milwaukee, playing at home for the first time in three weeks, put Northern Kentucky away in the second half to post a 68-58 Horizon League victory Thursday night.
Stull hit 7 of 10 shots from the field, including 3 of 5 from long range, and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Panthers, who started the season playing 12 of their first 16 games on the road.
MBB Pages: Milwaukee | Northern Kentucky
This Week’s Games
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*
J12 UIC 59, at Cleveland State 54*
J12 Valparaiso 78, at Youngstown State 62*
J12 at Milwaukee 68, Northern Kentucky 58*
J12 at Green Bay 78, Wright State 61*
*Horizon League game