INDIANAPOLIS (GreenBayPhoenix.com) --- Looking to continue its stranglehold on the lone No. 3 spot in the Horizon League standings, Green Bay came up short on the road at IUPUI on Sunday afternoon, falling 79-68 at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum.
The Phoenix (9-7 HL, 15-14) led by two at the half, but a couple of IUPUI (8-8 HL, 16-13) runs and an 11-for-20 shooting effort from 3-point range was the difference. GB now moves into a tie with Oakland for the No. 3 seed at 9-7 in league play with two games to go.
The final two games of the regular season will take place at home at the Resch Center on Thursday (Feb. 28) and Saturday (Mar. 2), against Wright State and Northern Kentucky. Thursday will be Dave Buss bobblehead giveaway night, and Saturday will be senior day with the program honoring Sandy Cohen III.
ShanQuan Hemphill led GB with 18 points on 9-for-11 from the field
IUPUI had 18 offensive rebounds and outrebounded GB 45-26
The Jaguars shot 11-for-20 from 3-point range, while GB was 7-for-18
Sandy Cohen III finished with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists
GB shot 53 percent in the first half, but just 37 percent in the second half
JayQuan McCloud finished with 11 points and 5 rebounds
GB assisted on 15 of its 26 made field goals
IUPUI is now 4-0 against Green Bay since joining the Horizon League last season
GB will finish the season by facing the only two teams ahead of them in the standings
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