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Green Bay 65, Cleveland State 51

CLEVELAND, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com) –  Mehryn Kraker led Green Bay with 21 points and Jessica Lindstrom recorded her 10th double-double (16 points, 15 rebounds) of the season, as the Phoenix (19-2, 10-0) downed Cleveland State 65-51 on Saturday afternoon at the Wolstein Center.

Green Bay led wire to wire in the victory, as it slowly pulled away from the Vikings (10-11, 5-5) with each quarter. The first 10 minutes of play saw the Phoenix construct a 23-16 lead, one that would continue to increase as time passed.


Valparaiso 60, UIC 74

The UIC Flames (4-17, 1-9 HL) led wire to wire, set season highs in offensive efficiency, and registered their first Horizon League win of the season with a 74-60 triumph over Valparaiso (5-16, 0-10 HL) Saturday afternoon at UIC Pavilion.

The Flames shot 55% from the floor, their best performance all year, and assisted on a Horizon League-high 21 of their 26 baskets.  Ten of those assists came from Terri Bender, making her the all-time assist leader in UIC history.  She got her 455th assist on a Taylor Toney jumper late in the fourth quarter to move past Chrissy Dizon at the top of the list.  It was her third career game with double digit assists.


Milwaukee 78, Youngstown State 74

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Milwaukee women's basketball team led nearly the entire way in a 78-74 win over Youngstown State from the Beeghly Center Saturday afternoon.

The Panthers (15-6, 7-3 Horizon) led by as many as 12 points late in the game only to see YSU (7-14, 3-7 Horizon) get red-hot from behind the arc to make it close before Milwaukee closed the game out making 8-of-10 free throws in the final minute to clinch the win.


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