NCAA Basketball

Wright State Raiders (20-12)


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@ CleSt 
W 74-68
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@ NortKY 
L 76-83
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vs. Valpo 
L 74-84
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vs. UIC 
W 87-49
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@ NortKY 
L 77-82
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N Kentucky beats Wright St; advances to Horizon semifinal

DETROIT (AP) Carson Williams scored 17 points, LaVone Holland added 16, and fourth-seeded Northern Kentucky beat Wright State 76-68 on Sunday night in the Horizon League Tournament.

The Norse (22-10) will face ninth-seeded Youngstown State (13-20) in Monday's semifinals.

The fifth-seeded Raiders twice led early in the second half and Grant Benzinger tied it at 44 with a 3-pointer with 11:13 left. Williams' layup capped a 9-3 run and the Norse took a 53-47 lead, then pulled away to an 11-point lead on Drew McDonald's free throw with 1:54 to go.

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Leaders
Points: M. Alstork19.0
Rebounds: J. Mitchell8.3
Assists: J. Mitchell4.0
FG%: S. Davis49.4%
FT%: M. Alstork84.6%
3P%: G. Benzinger41.9%
Steals: M. LaTulip1.0
Blocks: M. Alstork0.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga35-1
3 Kansas31-4
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-5
6 North Carolina30-7
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon32-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga35-1
3 Kansas31-4
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-5
6 UCLA31-5
7 Duke28-9
8 North Carolina30-7
9 Oregon32-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Horizon Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Oakland 14-4 25-9
Valparaiso 14-4 24-9
Northern Kentucky 12-6 24-11
Green Bay 12-6 18-14
Wright State 11-7 20-12
UIC 7-11 17-19
Detroit 6-12 8-23
Youngstown State 5-13 13-21
Cleveland State 5-13 9-22
Milwaukee 4-14 11-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 77.0 (91)
Rebounds: 10.2 (200)
Assists: 14.8 (91)
FG%: 44.9% (146)
FT%: 76.4% (21)
3P%: 38.1% (50)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 72.4 (186)
Rebounds: 25.3 (174)
Assists: 12.0 (83)
FG%: 44.2% (196)
FT%: 70.5% (190)
3P%: 33.8% (119)
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