Benzinger powers Wright State past Cleveland State 72-63

Grant Benzinger scored 20 points and powered a late run Monday to help Wright State get past Cleveland State 72-63 on the Raiders' senior night. Benzinger opened a 14-0 run with a 3-pointer that gave the Raiders (21-8, 13-3 Horizon League) the lead for good at 60-59 with eight minutes to go. Benzinger drove and dished to Everett Winchester on back-to-back baskets and capped the...
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4 days ago

Wright State beats Northern Kentucky in Horizon showdown

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Loudon Love scored 15 points and Wright State held off a late rally from Northern Kentucky 69-67 in a matchup of the Horizon League's top two teams on Friday night.
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7 days ago

Milwaukee holds on to edge Wright State 74-73

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Jeremiah Bell scored 18 points and Milwaukee held on late to edge Wright State 74-73 on Saturday night.
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13 days ago

Barrage of 3s helps Wright State to 68-64 win over Green Bay

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Grant Benzinger and Jaylon Hall each hit back-to-back 3-pointers as Wright State made up an 11-point gap in less than two minutes and then held off an upset-minded Green bay 68-64 Thursday night.
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15 days ago

Wright State clamps down on Youngstown State 83-57

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Cole Gentry scored 21 points and Mark Hughes added 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting from 3-point range to power Wright State to an 83-57 romp over Youngstown State on Saturday.
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20 days ago

No. 20 Green Bay women hold off Wright State 75-68

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Allie LeClaire scored 22 points, Jessica Lindstrom added 19 and No. 20 Green Bay won its 10th straight game, 75-68 over Wright State on Saturday. Karly Murphy added 14 for the Phoenix (21-2, 11-1 Horizon) and Caitlyn Hibner had 11 points and a career-high 10 rebounds. Chelsea Welch scored 24 points and Mackenzie Taylor 17 for the Raiders (16-8, 7-5). After...
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21 days ago

Cleveland State beats first-place Wright State 77-74

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Bobby Word made five of Cleveland State's school-record-tying 14 3-pointers in scoring 18 points and the Vikings upset Wright State 77-74 on Thursday night.
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22 days ago

Wright State Men, Xavier Women Take Duals

By Hannah Hecht on SwimSwam WRIGHT STATE VS. XAVIER Saturday, January 27, 2018 Dayton, Ohio Results SCORES – WOMEN Xavier – 184 Wright State – 72 SCORES – MEN Wright State – 167 Xavier – 94 PRESS RELEASE – XAVIER DAYTON, Ohio –  Xavier men’s and women’s swimming traveled up I75 to face off with the Wright State Raiders on Saturday morning. Women’s swimming topped...
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26 days ago

1st place Wright State beats Oakland 64-51

Freshman Loudon Love had a double-double in the first half and finished with 18 points and a season-high tying 17 rebounds to lead Wright State by Oakland 64-51 on Sunday. Love scored 15 first-half points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season as Wright State led 37-24 at halftime. Jaylon Hall added 15 points for Wright State (17-6, 9-1 Horizon), which...
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26 days ago

Wright State dominates Detroit Mercy 87-55

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Grant Benzinger scored 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting to help Wright State dominate Detroit Mercy in an 87-55 win Friday night.
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28 days ago

Milwaukee snaps Wright State's 8-game win streak, 66-61

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Brock Stull had 17 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to help Milwaukee beat Horizon League-leader Wright State 66-61 on Saturday night, snapping the Raiders' eight-game winning streak.
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January 20, 2018

Wright State undefeated in Horizon, beats Green Bay 80-67

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) -- Cole Gentry scored 23 points, Loudon Love had 12 points and 14 rebounds, and Wright State beat Green Bay 80-67 on Thursday night to remain undefeated in the Horizon League.
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January 18, 2018

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.
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January 11, 2018

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...
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March 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Benzinger, Davis help Wright St top Cleveland St 74-68, 2OT

CLEVELAND (AP) Grant Benzinger scored six points in the second overtime and had his fourth double-double of the season, Steven Davis had 17 points, five rebounds and four assists and Wright State slipped past Cleveland State 74-68 on Saturday. Benzinger hit four 3-pointers, finished with 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Justin Mitchell had nine points, 10 rebounds and four assists...
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February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Alstork's 33 helps Wright St. fend off Youngstown St. 84-81

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Mark Alstork scored 33 points, including two pivotal free throws in the final 30 seconds, and Wright State held off Youngstown State 84-81 on Thursday night. The win for Wright State gives the Raiders three victories in a row, and avenges a loss earlier in the season to the Penguins. Wright State (18-9, 9-5 Horizon League) held a 43-34 lead at halftime,...
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February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Mitchell has triple-double as Wright State beats Green Bay

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Justin Mitchell had 14 points, 11 rebounds and a career-best 10 assists, and Wright State cruised in the second half for an 88-79 victory over Green Bay on Saturday night. It was the third triple-double in program history for Wright State (16-9, 7-5 Horizon League). The game was tied at 38 at halftime. The Raiders opened the second half on a 25-14 surge and...
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February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Alstork helps Wright State edge Illinois-Chicago 88-86

CHICAGO (AP) Mark Alstork had 17 of his 24 points in the second half and Wright State defeated Illinois-Chicago 88-86 on Sunday. Alstork made two free throws with 29.4 seconds left to put the Raiders up 87-82. Dominique Matthews hit a 3-pointer for the Flames at 18.8 seconds before Justin Mitchell missed a pair of free throws. Tarkus Ferguson couldn't convert a short shot in...
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January 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Green Bay streak reaches 7 games in win over Wright State

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Warren Jones and Charles Cooper combined for 35 points off the bench as Green Bay broke away after halftime to defeat Wright State 78-61 on Thursday night, continuing on a seven-game winning streak. Jones a season-high 19 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, Cooper shot 6 of 10 from the floor and collected nine rebounds as the Phoenix (11-6, 5-0)...
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January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Davis, Alstork help Wright St hold off Cleveland St 55-51

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Steven Davis had 15 points, Mark Alstork added 12 and 12 rebounds and Wright State edged Cleveland State 55-51 on Thursday night. After nine ties and 11 lead changes, Alstork's free throw with 20 seconds left gave the Raiders the lead, 24-23, for good at the half. Davis opened the second half with a jumper and Alstork had a basket and two free throws but Wright...
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January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Alstork has 25, Wright State holds off Kent State 68-63

KENT, Ohio (AP) Mark Alstork scored 25 points, Steven Davis had 14, including the clinching free throws with four seconds left and Wright State held off Kent State 68-63 on Sunday. The Raiders, up 36-32 at the half, had a 17 point lead with 11:19 to play cut to two with 2:41 to play on a 3-point play by Jaylin Walker. The Golden Flashes had two possessions to tie, missing four...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Wright St. takes down N. Florida 75-67 behind Benzinger

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Grant Benzinger scored 21 points on 7-for-9 shooting and Steven Davis scored 16 shooting 6 for 8 and Wright State beat North Florida 75-67 on Sunday. Garrett Sams' layup brought North Florida to within 69-65 with 37 seconds to play but the Raiders made all six of their free throws down the stretch to seal the game. Davis' layup with 3:13 left put Wright State...
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November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Alstork heats up, carries Wright St past Bakersfield 68-64

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Mark Alstork scored 17 of his 24 points in the second half and Wright State held on for a wild 68-64 win over Cal State Bakersfield on Friday night. Alstork, the nation's leading scorer at 30.3, was 3 of 10 from the field but made 15 of 19 free throws, including 11 of 12 in the second half. There were 14 lead changes and 10 ties, the last with 1:16 remaining...
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November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Wright State holds off Southern Illinois, wins opener 85-81

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Steven Davis gave Wright State a five-point lead with a 3-ponter with less than a minute to go and the Raiders held off Southern Illinois the rest of the way to take an 85-81 win in the season opener Friday night. Mike La Tulip hit four straight free throws in the final minute to seal the victory. Mark Alstork finished with 30 points to lead Wright State...
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November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Wright State baseball uses deer as mascot after team bus hit one

The Wright State baseball team has one of the most interesting mascots in the NCAA. After the team bus hit a deer earlier this season, the Raiders managed to put together an impressive winning streak. Naturally, they credited the deer for their turnaround and set out to ensure that positive aura was always in the air. Enter Gary Crosswell. Gary Crosswell is the name of the stuffed...
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June 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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