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Wright State falls 69-63 in Horizon title game

FAIRBORN -- Wright State's hopes of becoming the first school from Ohio to qualify for this year's NCAA tournament fell short on Tuesday night as Milwaukee led throughout to post a 69-63 victory in the Horizon League final at the Nutter Center. The 21-13 Panthers, who were the fifth seed in the tournament, are NCAA bound for the fifth time in school history. They led by as...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Wright State trips Illinois-Chicago 68-61

CHICAGO (AP) -- AJ Pacher scored 16 points to lead Wright State to a 68-61 win over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. Matt Vest added 11 points for the Raiders (18-13, 10-6 Horizon League), who shot 50 percent and had assists on 17 of their 23 field goals. Kelsey Barlow had 16 points for the Flames (6-24, 1-15), who ended a 17-game losing their in the last outing. Jordan Harks contributed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wright St. Holds Off Detroit 65-61

A 16-4 second-half run gave the Wright State men's basketball team a lead they would not lose as the Raiders held on down the stretch for a 65-61 Horizon League win over Detroit Friday night at WSU's Nutter Center. The Raiders struggled early on offense as their first field goal did not come until Reggie Arceneaux connected on a three with 11:15 remaining in the first half...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wright State defeats Detroit 65-61

A.J. Pacher had 19 points, Matt Vest scored 16 and Reggie Arceneaux added 15 on Friday night to lead Wright State past Detroit 65-61. Arceneaux's off-balance shot at the end of the shot clock gave the Raiders (16-13, 8-6 Horizon League) their largest lead of the game at 55-46 with 7:24 to play. Vest led a key run in the second half by scoring eight straight points to give Wright...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay defeats Wright State 62-55

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Greg Mays scored 22 points and Keifer Sykes added 18 to lead Green Bay over Wright State 62-55 Saturday night. Tied at 39, Green Bay went on an 11-0 run to take a 50-39 lead with 8:09 remaining. Reggie Arceneaux and Matt Vest hit back-to-back 3-pointers to pull Wright State within four, 57-53, with 2:43 to play. Sykes answered with a 3-pointer to stretch the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay defeats Wright State 62-55

Greg Mays scored 22 points and Keifer Sykes added 18 to lead Green Bay over Wright State 62-55 Saturday night. Tied at 39, Green Bay went on an 11-0 run to take a 50-39 lead with 8:09 remaining. Reggie Arceneaux and Matt Vest hit back-to-back 3-pointers to pull Wright State within four, 57-53, with 2:43 to play. Sykes answered with a 3-pointer to stretch the Phoenix's lead to...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wright State holds off Cleveland State 49-46

Jerran Young scored 10 points and Wright State held off a late rally from Cleveland State for a 49-46 win on Sunday. Wright State (12-9, 4-2 Horizon League) led 49-40 with 3:15 left after Matt Vest's dunk before Cleveland State (11-9, 3-3) scored the last six points of the game. Cleveland State's Trey Lewis scored with 44 seconds left to bring the Vikings within 49-46....
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

DePaul defeats Wright State 81-72

Cleveland Melvin scored 23 points to lead DePaul to an 81-72 victory over Wright State on Saturday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic. Brandon Young added 14 points, Tommy Hamilton had 13 and Billy Garrett had 12 for the Blue Demons (2-1). J.T. Yoho led Wright State with 13 points. Matt Vest and A.J. Pacher each had 11 points. The Raiders (1-2) shot 50 percent to DePaul's 55 percent...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs Wright State Preview

Tomorrow at 4 on FSN Ohio, the Cincinnati Bearcats look to sweep the state of Ohio this week as they host the Wright State Raiders. Wright State has played 2 RPI top 100 teams according to stat sheet. They have lost to both of them. They are probably going to lose a third one tomorrow. There is not a spread out for the game yet, but if you are interested in a players reward card...
Via Bearcats Blog
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Wright St. 92, VMI 59

Reggie Arceneaux scored 22 points and Wright State came on strong after a slow start to beat Virginia Military Institute 92-59 in a nonconference game Saturday night. The Raiders (6-3) outscored the Keydets 32-12 over the final 12:31 of the first half after VMI (4-6) jumped to a 16-6 lead. Arceneaux and Miles Dixon scored nine points each during that closing run. After VMI scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Wright St. 66, Morehead St. 57

Cole Darling scored a career-high 29 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lead Wright State past Morehead State 66-57 Saturday in nonconference play. Matt Vest finished with 10 points for Wright State (5-2). Wright State built a double-digit first-half lead with a 14-4 run to open the game. Darling scored the first seven points for the Raiders and 22 first-half points to help Wright...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Darling, Wright State beat Morehead State 66-57

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Cole Darling scored a career-high 29 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lead Wright State past Morehead State 66-57 Saturday in nonconference play. Matt Vest finished with 10 points for Wright State (5-2). Wright State built a double-digit first-half lead with a 14-4 run to open the game. Darling scored the first seven points for the Raiders and 22 first-half points...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Wright St. 60, Idaho St. 45

Miles Dixon scored 16 points and Matt Vest added 11 and Wright State recorded a 60-45 victory over Idaho State on Friday night in the Utah Thanksgiving Tournament. Wright State (4-1) held a 31-23 advantage at halftime and pulled away in the second half. Wright State also had a 30-27 rebounding edge, with Tavares Sledge and Jerran Young each collecting seven. Melvin Morgan scored...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Cent. Michigan 59, Wright St. 55

Kyle Randall scored 13 points and Central Michigan survived a five-minute scoreless stretch near the end of the game, defeating Wright State 59-55 Wednesday at the Utah Thanksgiving Tournament. The Chippewas (2-1) used an 8-0 run midway through the second half to build a 48-38 lead, and still led by 10 with 5:23 remaining. But Wright State (3-1) scored eight straight points, pulling...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Styles Make Fights

Game #8-431: Wright State Raiders at Detroit TitansJanuary 21, 2012 12:00 pmCalihan HallBBState Stats/RecapJust another conference game in the Horizon League like any other. Two .500 teams with closely matched conference records fighting in an up-and-down league where anything can happen. Unless you have an absolute stud on your team like a Norris Cole or Gordon Heyward, nobody is...
Via The Mid-Majority
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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