Oakland, Mich. beats Wisconsin-Green Bay 76-52
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP)—Keith Benson finished with 23 points, 18 rebounds and six blocked shots as Oakland, Mich., defeated Wisconsin-Green Bay 76-52 Sunday.
The Phoenix (9-3) were coming off an overtime upset of No. 20 Wisconsin and had won five straight but were missing leading-scorer Rahmon Fletcher due to injury.
Larry Wright added 18 points and Derick Nelson 15 for the Golden Grizzlies (5-5).
Oakland led 32-29 at halftime and seized control of the game early in the second half with a 15-2 run which pushed its lead to 53-33 with 11:55 remaining.
The Grizzlies finished with a 40-29 rebounding advantage and attempted 24 free throws to nine for the Phoenix, which recorded its lowest point total and shooting percentage (34.5) of the season.
Troy Cotton scored led Green Bay with 12 points while Bryquis Perine added 10.