Wisconsin-Green Bay beats Idaho State 68-53

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP)—Troy Cotton scored 22 points to lead Wisconsin-Green Bay to a 68-53 victory over Idaho State Thursday night.

Cotton rescued the cold-shooting Phoenix in the first half by hitting four 3-pointers and scoring 16 points.

His second 3-pointer in the first 5-plus minutes of the second half capped a 14-2 run that gave Green Bay a 49-39 lead.

Terry Evans added 10 points, including a fast-break dunk off a steal during the key second-half run.

The Phoenix (6-2) has won six consecutive games for the first time in four years.

The Bengals (2-7), who lost 60-58 to Wisconsin in Madison Tuesday night, shot 59.1 percent in the first half but still trailed 35-34.

Kal Bay scored 15 points for Idaho State but had only three in the second half, when the Bengals shot 28 percent.

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 Top Performers
 Idaho St.
Demetrius Monroe Demetrius Monroe
7-10,  14 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Wis. Green Bay
Troy Cotton Troy Cotton
8-12,  22 Pts
2 Rebs, 0 Assists

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