Barkley’s layup sends Wisconsin-Green Bay past Detroit
DETROIT (AP)—Cordero Barkley made a layup with 2.6 seconds to play Saturday to lift Wisconsin-Green Bay to a 66-64 victory over Detroit.
Rahmon Fletcher drove into the lane in the final seconds and found Barkley, whose only field goal of the day turned out to be the game-winner. The Titans were unable to get a shot off before time expired.
Mike Schachtner scored 16 points and Terry Evans added 16 for the Phoenix (12-9, 6-5 Horizon League), who led 35-25 early in the second half before Detroit (5-6, 1-10) embarked on a 16-2 run. The Titans’ Woody Payne made a jumper with 36 seconds to play to tie the game and set up Green Bay’s final possession.
Jon Goode had 21 points and Chris Hayes added 17 for Detroit, which lost for the 14th time in 15 games.
The Phoenix made their first seven shots of the first half and led 29-25 at intermission.