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Green Bay holds off Wright State 53-48

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Alec Brown had 14 points and 10 rebounds as Green Bay held off Wright State 53-48 Friday night to sweep the season series.

There were 14 lead changes and seven ties, with the Raiders ahead 24-23 at halftime.

After Vance Hall's second free throw gave Wright State a 44-43 lead, a layup by Keifer Sykes, who finished with 13 points, pushed the Phoenix (10-13, 6-7 Horizon League) ahead for good with 4:05 remaining. Brown added a layup and Green Bay went 6 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final 58 seconds.

With three blocks, Brown broke his own single-season record of 67 and now has 70.

The Phoenix, who have won three of their last four, also defeated the Raiders 57-56 on Jan. 14 after trailing by 17 late.

Johann Mpondo and Reggie Arceneaux scored 12 points apiece for Wright State (11-15, 6-8), which has lost three straight.

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