FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) -- DaShaun Wood scored 25 points, including five in a 7-0 second-half spurt, to lead Wright State past Wisconsin-Green Bay 67-51 in a Horizon League semifinal on Saturday night.
Scottie Wilson added 10 points for top-seeded Wright State (22-9), which won its 11th game in a row.Mike Schachtner led Wisconsin-Green Bay (18-15) with 17 points.The Raiders will meet the team with which they shared the league's regular-season title, No. 18 Butler, in Tuesday's night's championship game. The winner gets the conference's automatic NCAA berth. The second-seeded Bulldogs (27-5) edged Loyola of Chicago 67-66 in overtime in the other semifinal.After the Phoenix narrowed a 33-27 deficit at the half to three points, Drew Burleson had a tip-in, Wood hit a jumper and then added a 3-pointer to push the lead to 40-30.Wisconsin-Green Bay got as close as six points before the Raiders then pulled away, going up by as many as 23 points in the final minutes.The Phoenix shot just 37 percent from the field, hitting 3-of-18 3-pointers.The Raiders are in the championship game under first-year coach Brad Brownell just a year after going 13-15 and losing in the first round of the conference tournament.