Overall Rank: #87
Conference Rank: #3 Horizon League
INDIANAPOLIS - Tonight the Horizon League played the quarterfinal games at number one seed Butler University. The 6 p.m. game featured Wright State playing Milwaukee and the 8 p.m. game featured UIC and Cleveland State. In both games the higher seed prevailed. Wright State beat Milwaukee 80-70 and Cleveland State beat UIC 67-64.
Indianapolis - Sometimes a team can't buy a field goal, tonight for the first 9:47 of the second half Milwaukee couldn't even rent one as Wright State's stellar defense propelled them to a 80-70 win in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League Championship at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the campus of number one seed Butler.
Wright State's 80 points was a season high with four players in double figure and their biggest scorer, Todd Brown only had eight points tonight.
2009 Speedway Horizon League Men's Basketball Championship
Tuesday, March 3 / First Round / at campus sites
Game 1 - #10 Detroit at #3 Cleveland State, 7 p.m. ET (HLN)
Game 2 - #7 UIC at #6 Youngstown State, 7 p.m. ET (HLN)
Game 3 - #9 Valparaiso at #4 Wright State, 7 p.m. ET (HLN)
Game 4 - #8 Loyola at #5 Milwaukee, 8 p.m. ET (HLN)
DAYTON - On the night that Todd Brown scored his 1000th point, he also led his team with 21 points as his Wright State Raiders beat University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 70-60.
With Wright State down 32-27 at the half and Brown with just six points, it looked like Milwaukee was in the driver's seat. It took the Raider's until the 15:06 mark to tie up the game on a jumper by Scott Grote after a feed from Brown to make it 39-39.
Next for Wright State (17-12, 11-6 HL) was a 3-pointer by Troy Tabler, then another by Brown and the Raiders never trailed again.