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Bluiett has 22, No. 12 Xavier beats Wright State 90-55

CINCINNATI (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored a career-high 22 points, and 12th-ranked Xavier went on a 25-point run during a 90-55 victory over Wright State on Tuesday night that left the Musketeers 9-0 for the first time in seven years. Bluiett also had 11 rebounds in his second straight double-double and his third of the season. Xavier pulled ahead by 42 points before resting its starters...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wright State defeats Division III Albion 68-50

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) Michael Karena led Wright State with 17 points and six rebounds in the Raiders' 68-50 victory over Division III Albion on Tuesday night. Karena was 8 of 12 from the floor as the Raiders (3-4) shot 51.8 percent. Biggie Minnis added 10 points. Wright State won the game in the paint where it outscored Albion 46-18. Travell Oakes scored 13 points for the Britons...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Wright State women rally past No. 24 George Washington 77-71

CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) Kim Demmings scored 32 points, including a key 3-pointer with 26 seconds left, and Wright State rallied to beat No. 24 George Washington 77-71 on Saturday in the Lone Star Showcase. Wright State trailed by as many as 11 points in the second half but battled back to tie it at 64 on Emily Vogelpohl's two free throws with 3:51 remaining. Vogelpohl's hook in...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 25 Iowa women defeat Wright State 83-77

CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) Chase Coley scored a career-high 22 points and No. 25 Iowa beat Wright State 83-77 on Thursday at the Lone Star Showcase. Coley was 11 of 16 from the floor and Alexa Kastanek was 6 of 9 from 3-point range for all 18 of her points. The Hawkeyes shot 49 percent to the Raiders' 34 percent. Kim Demmings had 28 points but was only 1 of 9 from 3-point range....
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomasson paces Wright State over Mount St. Joseph 66-52

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Joe Thomasson scored 17 points with six rebounds and five assists to pace Wright State over Division III Mount St. Joseph 66-52 on Tuesday. Thomasson was 6-of-10 shooting and made all five free throw attempts. Michael Karena had 12 points and Mark Alstork added 11 points with six boards. Femi Thompson led Mount St. Joseph with 15 points. Joel Scudder and Travis...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

PG Ulis' career-high scoring night lifts No. 2 Kentucky to 4-0

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Tyler Ulis scored a career-high 21 points, and No. 2 Kentucky beat Wright State 78-63 on Friday night. The Wildcats (4-0) followed Tuesday night's impressive victory over No. 5 Duke by shooting 53 percent from the field, with the 5-foot-9 Ulis setting the tone by getting to the basket and the foul line. He was 5 for 9 from the field and 10 for 12 from the line...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 2 Kentucky beats Wright State 78-63 to improve to 4-0

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Tyler Ulis scored a career-high 21 points, and No. 2 Kentucky beat Wright State 78-63 on Friday night. The Wildcats (4-0) followed Tuesday night's impressive victory over No. 5 Duke by shooting 53 percent from the field, with the 5-foot-9 Ulis setting the tone by getting to the basket and the foul line. He was 5 for 9 from the field and 10 for 12 from the line...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Northridge rallies past Wright State 72-67

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Micheal Warren scored 21 points and Cal State Northridge closed the game with a 15-4 run to rally past Wright State 72-67 on Saturday night at the Northern Illinois Showcase. Warren made 11 of 12 free throws for the Matadors (1-1), including 5 of 6 and a jumper down the stretch. Northridge finished 25 of 33 from the line, 18 of 23 in the second half, while the...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Alstork leads Wright State over South Dakota 77-69

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Mark Alstork scored 20 of his career-high 27 points in the second half to spark Wright State over South Dakota 77-69 on Friday night in a season opener. JT Yoho added 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Raiders with Joe Thomasson scoring 16. Tre Burnette scored 22 points and had 16 rebounds for the Coyotes. Casey Kasperbauer added 19 points and Eric Robertson...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Wright State ousts Ohio with 8-3 win

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Mark Fowler hit a home run and had three RBIs to lead Wright State past Ohio 8-3 on Sunday, eliminating the Bobcats from the NCAA regionals. Play was suspended in the top of the third inning because of rain on Saturday. Wright State (42-16) got eight innings over two days from starter Jesse Scholtens (7-4), who threw 116 pitches and allowed eight hits for the...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Northern Kentucky moving to Horizon League

It appears that the Horizon League will be expanding with a new member of the conference. According to a report from the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Northern Kentucky Norse are set to accept a bid for membership into the Horizon League on Monday. Wright State president David R. Hopkins appeared to have confirmed the news on social media. Welcome, NKU! RT @Enquirer: BREAKING: The ...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Buck helps Green Bay beat Wright State 86-77 in OT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Tesha Buck scored 24 points and Allie LeClaire added 17 as Green Bay beat Wright State 86-77 in overtime in the Horizon League women's championship game Sunday. Green Bay is now 13-4 all-time in Horizon League championship games. After ties in the second half, Green Bay went up 73-69 on a Mehryn Kraker 3 with 1:26 left in regulation. Tay'ler Mingo, who scored...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UIC earns conference tournament home game with 61-46 win against Wright State

During a second straight rocky season, UIC found some light at the end of the tunnel. The Flames defeated the Wright State Raiders on Saturday with ease for their third win of the month while also securing the No. 6 seed and a home game in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament. The last time UIC had three wins in a calendar month was January 2013, when the team posted...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UIC guard Paris Burns taking “time away from the team”

UIC guard Paris Burns was not present Saturday for the team’s win against Wright State, and his availability is in question Photo: UIC Athletics moving forward heading into the Horizon League Tournament. “Right now, I’m giving Paris some time away from the team, just letting him deal with some things,” coach Howard Moore said. “He’s a kid that I love dearly, and...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Valparaiso handles Wright State 55-48

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) Alec Peters scored 17 points on 7-for-14 shooting and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Valparaiso to a 55-48 win over Wright State on Saturday night. Darien Walker added 14 points for Valparaiso (25-4, 12-2 Horizon League), which outrebounded the Raiders, who made just 1 of 14 from 3-point range, 37-25 to win its seventh straight. The Crusaders, in sole possession...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay handles Wright State 71-58

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Greg Mays and Daeshon Francis scored 14 points apiece and Green Bay handled Wright State 71-58 on Monday. It was a career-high for the freshman Francis, who was a perfect 7 of 7 from the floor. Green Bay (18-5, 7-2 Horizon) scored the first seven points of the game, built a 16-3 lead in the first 5 1/2 minutes and led 37-25 at the break. Justin Mitchell made 1...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

AP reporter furiously backpedals from report about Raiders coach being fired

In modern media, one would think reporters of any kind would realize that deleting tweets does not make what you published disappear.  Nothing disappears from the internet.  Once you hit that blue “Tweet” button, it’s final. So if you’re going to report a high-profile, exclusive story about an NFL coach being fired, you better be 100% sure that’s actually the case. Terry...
Via Awful Announcing
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 3 Kentucky rolls No. 14 Wright State, 106-60

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Jennifer O'Neill scored 21 points, Samarie Walker added 12 with 14 rebounds and third-seeded Kentucky crushed No. 14 Wright State 106-60 on Saturday.
Via FOXSports.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wright State Accepts CIT Bid, Will Play East Carolina

Photo: Raiderroundball.com After falling Tuesday in the Horizon League championship game, Wright State accepted a postseason bid to the Collegeinsider.com Tournament. The Raiders, who finished 3rd in the Horizon League, will play at East Carolina this coming Tuesday, Mar. 18. This marks Wright State’s second straight season with a postseason appearance. Last year, the Raiders earned...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wright State 68, UIC 61

Photo: Mike DiNovo | USA Today Sports UIC’s regular season ended Saturday with a 68-61 loss at home to Wright State. The Flames now enter the Horizon League Tournament on Tuesday with a 1-15 conference record. They will be the bottom seed, facing No. 4 seed Valparaiso in the opening round. UIC (6-24, 1-15 Horizon League) held a 40-35 lead in the first half before Wright State ...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UIC Honors Seniors in Regular Season Finale Vs. Wright State

Photo: AP | Paul Beaty UIC (6-23, 1-14 Horizon) looks for its second win in a row Saturday when it hosts Wright State (17-13, 9-6). The Flames are locked into the No. 9 seed for the Horizon League Tournament, and they have not defeated a Division I opponent at home all season. Wright State was one of the hot picks to win the Horizon League in the preseason. The Raiders started slowly...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wright State fan thrusts for his buddy (GIF)

Wright State fans were asked to go with a “green out” for Friday night’s game against Detroit.  This Raiders fan got a bit too SO OVERLY EXCITED for the occasion, he couldn’t help himself.  And his buddy was all about it.   To which his buddy replied, “sweet thrusts, bro.”
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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