Scores

Final

Northeastern 69

(17-10, 11-5 CAA)

Wright State 57

(16-12, 10-6 Horizon)

11:00 AM ET, February 21, 2009

Nutter Center, Dayton, Ohio

1 2 T
NE 37 3269
WRST 24 3357

Top Performers

Northeastern: E. Spates 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Wright St: T. Brown 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

Northeastern 69, Wright St. 57

Associated Press

FAIRBORN, Ohio -- Eugene Spates scored 22 points and Chaisson Allen had 20 as Northeastern took control near the end of the first half to beat Wright State 69-57 on Saturday.

Northeastern (17-10) went ahead for good on Spates' jumper with 4:14 left in the first period. The score kicked off a 16-2 run that gave the Huskies a 37-24 halftime lead.

Wright State (16-12) got to within five with 3:18 remaining but Allen responded with a jumper and Northeastern added to that with free throws in the final minutes.

Todd Brown scored 15 points and Ronnie Thomas had 12 for the Raiders. Cory Cooperwood grabbed 10 boards, helping Wright State to a 30-23 rebound advantage, but the Raiders gave up 16 turnovers and shot just 41 percent.

Manny Adako added 10 points for the Huskies.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NE
WRST
Points 69 57
FG Made-Attempted 22-48 (.458) 16-39 (.410)
3P Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 7-16 (.438)
FT Made-Attempted 18-21 (.857) 18-24 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 5

2008-09 Season

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