Wis-Green Bay beats Ill-Chicago

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP)—Troy Cotton sank six 3-pointers in the second half and scored 25 points in Wisconsin-Green Bay?s 83-72 victory over Illinois-Chicago in a Horizon League game on Wednesday night.

The Flames led 37-36 at halftime before Cotton got hot. His first 3-pointer of the half gave the Phoenix a 39-37 lead, and his second gave Green Bay the lead for good at 42-41.

Two more 3s by Cotton bumped the margin to 52-45. A 3 by Mike Schachtner made it 55-45, and Green Bay led by at least eight points for the rest of the game.

Ryan Tillema added 18 points for Green Bay (16-6, 8-2), which sank 9-of-14 3-pointers in the second half.

Robo Kreps paced the Flames (10-10, 3-7) with 17 points.

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 Top Performers
 Ill. Chicago
Robo Kreps Robo Kreps
5-11,  17 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Wis. Green Bay
Troy Cotton Troy Cotton
8-14,  25 Pts
7 Rebs, 4 Assists

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