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Koloko, Arizona overpower Wright State in NCAA 1st round

Mar. 19, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christian Koloko scored 17 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and keyed a second-half surge for top-seeded Arizona, which beat No. 16 Wright State 87-70 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Bennedict Mathurin scored 18 points and Dalen Terry had 16...

South Preview: Loyola, Sister Jean eyeing another March run

Mar. 17, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The packaging is still there. On the surface anyway. Don't be fooled. The whole “Cinderella” thing surrounding Loyola Chicago no longer applies. Yes, the enduring symbol for the Jesuit school located hard against Lake Michigan in Chicago's Rogers Park...

Wright Way: Hall of Fame coach keeps Villanova in title hunt

Mar. 16, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jay and Patty Wright held hands as they weaved their way around the Madison Square Garden court, trying —- if only for a second or two — to thank the crowd that stuck around after the Big East Tournament title game until ushers blocked anyone from approaching the couple....

Wright State beats Bryant 93-82 for NCAA Tournament win

Mar. 16, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tanner Holden had 37 points and 11 rebounds and Wright State beat Bryant 93-82 on Wednesday night for its first NCAA Tournament victory. Playing inside the University of Dayton Arena just 12 miles from its home court, Wright State (22-13) advanced to play...

Hottest hand in the land: Kiss leads Bryant into First Four

Mar. 15, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Peter Kiss might be the most exciting basketball player that hardly anyone has heard of. Not to be confused with Peter Criss — the former drummer for the shock and awe rock band Kiss — despite the obvious similarities in the names, the guard from Bryant...

Wright State rallies, beats NKU 72-71 to win Horizon tourney

Mar. 08, 2022 21:48 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Trey Calvin made a jumper from just inside the free-throw line with 10.5 seconds left to complete a late comeback from 16 points down to earn Wright State a 72-71 win over Northern Kentucky on Tuesday night to claim both the Horizon League championship and an automatic berth...

Basile leads Wright St. into Horizon championship game

Mar. 07, 2022 22:00 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Grant Basile had 27 points and 11 rebounds as Wright State defeated Cleveland State 82-67 in the semifinals of the Horizon League tournament on Monday night. Trey Calvin had 17 points and seven assists for Wright State (20-13). Tanner Holden added 12 points and...

Wright State beats Oakland 75-63 in Horizon quarterfinal

Mar. 03, 2022 21:28 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tanner Holden had 27 points and 10 rebounds as Wright State defeated Oakland 75-63 in the Horizon League tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night. Grant Basile had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Wright State (19-13). Trey Calvin added 16 points. Andrew Welage...

Basile lifts Wright St. past Robert Morris 71-61

Feb. 26, 2022 21:33 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grant Basile had 20 points as Wright State beat Robert Morris 71-61 on Saturday night. Trey Calvin had 18 points for Wright State (18-13, 15-7 Horizon League). Tanner Holden added 16 points and eight rebounds. Kahliel Spear had 14 points and seven...

Basile carries Wright State past Youngstown State 84-71

Feb. 24, 2022 21:32 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grant Basile had 29 points and Tanner Holden added 27 points as Wright State topped Youngstown State 84-71 on Thursday night. Trey Calvin had six rebounds and six assists, and Tim Finke added seven rebounds for Wright State (17-13, 14-7 Horizon League). Basile...