YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Damian Eargle had 17 points and nine rebounds to lead balanced Youngstown State past Green Bay 77-60 in the first round of the Horizon League tournament Tuesday night.
The sixth-seeded Penguins (16-14) will play third-seeded Detroit in the second round Friday night at Valparaiso, Ind.
Alec Brown scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the seventh-seeded Phoenix (15-15), whose five-game winning streak ended.
The Penguins made 10 of 23 3-pointers, led by four from Brooks. They also forced 17 turnovers while committing only seven.
Youngstown State never trailed, leading 12-2 and then 45-34 at intermission before expanding the advantage to 19 points late in the game.
The teams split the regular-season series.
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