Wgreenbay 53
Wrightst 64
Date of game: 1/3/2013

Recap: Wright State vs. Green Bay

Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Reggie Arceneaux scored 15 points and handed out eight assists as the Wright State Raiders dismissed the Green Bay Phoenix, 64-53, in the Horizon League opener for both programs at the Wright State Nutter Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the Raiders (10-4, 1-0 HL) was Tavares Sledge with 13 points, to go along with a team-best nine rebounds, while Miles Dixon chipped in 11 points off the bench as the team won for the fifth time in the last six outings.

Green Bay (6-8, 0-1) was paced by Brennan Cougill who came off the bench to offer up a game-high 17 points, to go along with six rebounds, in just 19 minutes of action. Starting guard Keifer Sykes tallied 11 points, but the starting five combined to shoot just 7-of-27 from the floor as the team had a three-game win streak snapped.

The Phoenix may have moved out to a four-point lead early on in the meeting, but the visitors shot a woeful 29.2 percent from the floor in the first half, leading to a 33-24 deficit at the break.

In the second half WSU made good on just 8-of-22 (.364) from the field, including 1-of-7 beyond the arc, but the squad made up for it with 14-of-19 shooting at the free-throw line, en route to the double-digit win.

Green Bay, which shot only 4-of-15 from 3-point range, ended up with more turnovers (18) than made field goals (17).

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

Predators' Weber to miss next two playoff games

Predators defenseman Shea Weber will not travel to Chicago for the next two games of his team's Western Conference quarterfinal series due to a lower-body injury.

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