Ysu 38 31 69
Wgreenbay 40 45 85
Date of game: 1/4/2014

Recap: Green Bay vs. Youngstown St

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Keifer Sykes led the way with 24 points and nine assists, as the Green Bay Phoenix downed the Youngstown State Penguins, 85-69, in Horizon League action at the Resch Center.

For the Phoenix (11-3, 2-0 Horizon), Alec Brown added 20 points, Greg Mays finished with 16 points and Jordan Fouse scored 10.

Bobby Hain led the Penguins (9-8, 0-2) with 18 points, while Kendrick Perry scored 14, Kamren Belin finished with 12 points and Ryan Weber chipped in with 11.

Green Bay shot 44.4 percent from the field in the first half and missed all six of its 3-point tries. Youngstown State shot just 41.9 percent but did hit on 4-of-10 from beyond the arc in the first. Trailing 34-25 with under five minutes to play in the half, the Phoenix finished the period on a 15-4 run to take 40-38 lead into halftime.

In the second half, the Phoenix knocked down 66.7 percent of their field goal tries, but again were not successful from deep, missing their three 3-point attempts in the period. The Penguins struggled from the field, making only 38.1 percent of their field goal tries, including 3-of-10 from 3-point distance. Green Bay used a 17-3 run early in the second to build a double- digit lead and Youngstown State never challenged again, as the Phoenix cruised to their sixth straight victory.

Green Bay dominated in the paint, outscoring Youngstown State 58-20. The Phoenix also finished with a 20-8 advantage in fast break points.

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