GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) --- The Green Bay women's basketball team enjoyed two big wins on Saturday afternoon, raising nearly $9,000 to benefit Ribbon of Hope in its search for a cure for breast cancer and defeating league-leading Wright State, 56-37, to earn a split in the season series.
The first half of the game was a defensive battle, with WSU owning a one-point edge as the teams headed to the locker room, 22-21. The Phoenix quickly erased the deficit and started taking command of the game in the third quarter, scoring eight unanswered points to take a 29-22 lead.
Green Bay's relentless defense continued to put pressure on the Raiders, who were unable to find a solution Phoenix pressure throughout the game. GB held the Raiders to a season-low 37 points and a 0-for-19 performance from beyond the arc on its way to a 56-37 win.
Green Bay hits the road next week for matchups at Youngstown State (Feb. 15) and Cleveland State (Feb. 17).
Green Bay held its third-consecutive opponent to a season low in points scored
Three scorers reached double digits for GB for the 11th time in HL play
Green Bay now splits the season series with Wright State
GB improves to 10-2 in league play, a half game back from WSU at 11-2
Green Bay improves to 63-5 in the all-time series against Wright State
Madison Wolf notched the second double-double of her career with 12 points and 11 rebounds
Laken James and Frankie Wurtz notched four steals apiece
Wurtz finished with a game-high 13 points, her second-straight game leading all scorers
No player for the Raiders reached double digits in scoring
Green Bay held Wright State to 13-60 from the field and 0-19 from long range
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