Oakland 30 39 69
Wgreenbay 37 46 83
Date of game: 1/22/2014

Recap: Green Bay vs. Oakland

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Keifer Sykes led the way with a game-high 27 points, adding eight rebounds and six assists as the Green Bay Phoenix defeated the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 83-69, in a Horizon League tilt at the Resch Center.

Carrington Love added 17 points for the Phoenix (16-3, 6-0 Horizon), while Alec Brown chipped in with 15 points.

For the Golden Grizzlies (7-14, 2-4), Corey Petros led the way with 19 points and nine rebounds, while Kahlil Felder finished with 14 points and Tommie McCune scored 13. Felder added eight assists to his stat line.

Green Bay shot 44.4 percent from the field in the first, including 4-of-9 from beyond the arc and used an early 8-0 run to get some separation and take a 37-30 lead at the intermission. Oakland struggled shooting from the field in the opening period, making just 34.4 percent of its shots, including 2-of-10 from 3-point range.

After halftime, the Phoenix were hot from the floor, shooting 56 percent and hitting on 4-of-6 from 3-point distance. The Golden Grizzlies shot 45.2 percent but continued to struggle from deep, making only 3-of-11 3-pointers in the half. A 12-1 run midway through the second half gave the Golden Grizzlies a five-point lead with 10 minutes to play. Oakland led by one with five minutes remaining when the Phoenix used a 13-3 run to retake the lead and hold on for the victory.

Oakland had the edge down low, outscoring Green Bay in the paint, 36-28. Green Bay finished with a 23-14 scoring advantage at the free-throw line, and had an 11-4 edge in second chance points.

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