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NCAA Game Summary - Oakland at Wright State



(Friday, March 7th)

Final Score: Wright State 73, Oakland 57

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Miles Dixon scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds as the third-seeded Wright State Raiders downed the sixth-seeded Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 73-57, in the second round of the Horizon League Tournament at Resch Center.

Matt Vest netted 11 points and dished out four assists, while the Raiders (19-13) connected on 53.5 percent of their field goal attempts in the game. Wright State will move on to play second-seeded Cleveland State in the semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament Saturday.

Travis Bader tallied 20 points on 5-of-13 shooting to pace Oakland (13-20), which ends a two-game Grizzlies winning streak. Dante Williams came off the bench to score 13 points, and Corey Petros brought down a team-high nine rebounds in the defeat.

Wright State shot an even 40 percent from the floor in the first half, including 6-of-14 from 3-point range, and took a 30-25 lead into the midway break. Oakland connected on 35 percent of its field goal attempts in the frame, and hit just 3-of-9 from deep.

The Raiders exploded in the second half, hitting 65.2 percent of their shots, and connected on 10-of-14 from the free-throw line. The Golden Grizzlies improved to 45.8 percent shooting in the period, but still fell behind by an additional 11 points to give Wright State the double-digit victory.

The Raiders held the edge in points in the paint, 28-18, and outrebounded Oakland, 31-23, in the contest.

03/07 22:17:26 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
1st Intermission
WIN 2
CAR 1
 
2nd
KAN 0
SFG 3
 
2nd
MIA 25
HOU 34
 
2nd
MIN 36
IND 33
 
2nd
OKC 31
UTA 30
 
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DEN
POR
 
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LAL
PHO
 
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GSW
LAC
 
2nd
LALAF 13
ARKST 9
 
2nd Intermission
NJD 2
NYR 1
 
2nd Intermission
BOS 2
SJS 3
 
2nd Intermission
NYI 2
TOR 5
 
2nd
MON 0
DET 0
 
1st Intermission
NAS 1
ARI 1
 
1st Intermission
WIN 2
CAR 1
 
1st
CHI 0
PHI 0
 
1st
DAL 1
VAN 0
 
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COL
FLA
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CAL
TAM