Wright State vs Youngstown State

Youngstown St. 61, Wright St. 54


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Kendrick Perry scored 23 points and the Youngstown State used a big second half to pick up a 61-54 win over Wright State Thursday night.

With the win, the Penguins (15-13, 10-7 Horizon League) have notched double-digit victories for the first time since joining the conference. They also beat the Raiders for the first time since 2007, snapping a nine-game losing streak.

Youngstown State trialed 29-27 at the half, but opened the second half by scoring 17 of the first 20 points. The Penguins took a 45-32 lead at the 14:50 mark and led the rest of the way.

Twice in the final 7 minutes the Raiders managed to trim the deficit to four points, but Youngstown State answered with 6-0 and 7-1 runs, respectively.

Blake Allen added 17 points for the Penguins.

Vance Hall was the lone player in double-figure scoring for Wright State (13-16, 7-9), getting 13 points.

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Wright State Raiders
J. Mpondo, F272-72-612016
C. Darling, F242-100-05144
K. Griffin, G313-61-25449
R. Arceneaux, G301-85-83218
V. Hall, G235-70-000013
J. Mays312-102-22347
A. Pacher151-30-18022
M. Vest80-00-01100
T. Sledge61-30-00002
J. Balwigaire51-20-00003
Totals 18-5610-1939111654
Youngstown State Penguins
D. Eargle, F342-74-513138
D. Brooks, F291-50-05122
K. Perry, G398-115-725023
A. Ward, G372-92-27606
B. Allen, G307-150-011417
S. Amiker Jr.121-10-22042
M. Podolsky111-10-03003
J. Chojnacki60-00-01010
N. Perry20-00-00010
Totals 22-4911-1635141561
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Green Bay12-424-954
Clev. St.11-519-15126
Wright St.3-1311-20263
Youngstown St.2-1411-21291
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