Tillema scored 19 as Wis-Green Bay wins
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP)—Ryan Tillema scored 19 points to lead Wisconsin-Green Bay past Cleveland State 80-65 in Horizon League action Thursday night.
Green Bay held the Vikings to one field goal during a pivotal eight-minute stretch of the second half to pull away.
Nathan Bullock’s basket in the lane brought the Vikings within 56-52, but the Phoenix pulled away by scoring 20 of the next 28 points to take a commanding 76-60 lead.
Green Bay (12-5, 5-1) also got 17 points from Rahmon Fletcher, en route to its sixth win in seven games.
The Vikings (13-6, 4-3) were powered by Bullock and Cedric Jackson, who scored 40 of the team’s first 52 points, including 20 in a row spanning the halves. Bullock led the Vikings with 22 points and Jackson had 21.