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Wright State holds off N. Kentucky 84-81 for league lead

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Cole Gentry made a layup and followed with two free throws in the final seconds as Wright State held off Northern Kentucky 84-81 on Thursday night in a showdown between unbeaten Horizon League teams.

Northern Kentucky's Lavone Holland II drilled three straight from beyond the arc and Dantez Walton added a layup in the final 1:41 as the Norse rallied to close within three points twice. Loudon Love and Gentry answered with two straight layups and Grant Benzinger and Gentry made four free throws in the final 10 seconds to seal a sixth straight win for league-leading Wright State (13-5, 5-0).

Benzinger led the Raiders with 31 points and Love added 17 points with 10 rebounds as Wright State broke the Norse 13-game home win streak.

Holland finished with 22 points and Drew McDonald had 18 with 10 rebounds for the Norse (11-6, 4-1).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Wright St. 13-5 404484
home team logo N. Kentucky 11-6 384381
Team Stats
away team logo Wright St. 13-5 71.4 PPG 38.7 RPG 13.1 APG
home team logo N. Kentucky 11-6 77.7 PPG 38.9 RPG 16.3 APG
Key Players
13
G. Benzinger 14.3 PPG 5.4 RPG 1.2 APG 38.6 FG%
34
D. McDonald 17.0 PPG 9.6 RPG 2.3 APG 46.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB