HORIZON LEAGUE Doliboa's late basket boosts Wright State
Butler slipped past Loyola of Chicago in overtime.
DAYTON -- Seth Doliboa scored a game-high 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Wright State to a 67-64 victory over Detroit on Thursday night.
The score was tied at 61 with 53 seconds left to play when Doliboa made the last of his four 3-pointers to give Wright State (6-6, 0-2 Horizon League) a 64-61 lead over Detroit (7-5, 2-1).
Elijah Warren then scored on a 3-pointer to tie the game at 64 with 24 seconds remaining, but Joe Bills added another 3-pointer at the 13-second mark to give Wright State the victory.
Detroit led most of the first half, ending with a 33-32 halftime lead over Wright State. A 3-pointer by Thomas Hope opened the second half to put Wright State ahead by two points.
The Raiders kept the lead until Warren scored on a 3-pointer to tie the game at 52 with 6:39 remaining.
Butler 81, Loyola of Chicago 74, OT
INDIANAPOLIS -- Timely free throw shooting, none of it by Darnell Archey, lifted Butler to victory over Loyola of Chicago in overtime.
Archey, who has hit a current NCAA-record 76 consecutive foul shots, did not get to the line against the Ramblers. But the Bulldogs made eight straight free throws in the extra period -- four by Mike Monserez and two each by Brand Miller and Avery Sheets -- to hold off Loyola in the final minutes.
Butler (12-1, 2-0 Horizon League) led by 24 points late in the first half and by 16 with seven minutes left in regulation before the late rally by Loyola (6-10, 2-2).
Corey Minnifield, who led the Ramblers with 28 points, hit three 3-pointers during a 17-1 run and tied the game at 67 with two free throws with eight seconds remaining.
Ill.-Chicago 102, Wis.-Milwaukee 92
CHICAGO -- Cedric Banks led all scorers with 35 points and Aaron Carr scored 19 and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds as Illinois-Chicago defeated Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Illinois-Chicago (8-4, 2-1 Horizon League) held a 41-38 lead at halftime. But the Flames took control of the game in the second half, paced by Banks' 21 points. Armond Williams added 14 points for Illinois-Chicago and Jonathan Schneiderman chipped in 13, including all 10 of his free-throw attempts.