Cleveland State falls, 69-62
CLEVELAND -- Brandon Morris scored four of his 20 points during a decisive second-half run to lead Wisconsin-Green Bay to a 69-62 win over Cleveland State on Thursday night.
Morris hit two jumpers during an 11-0 run that put Wisconsin-Green Bay (15-6, 8-3 Horizon League) ahead 39-30 with 15:21 to play. The Phoenix had trailed 30-28 at halftime.
Benito Flores added 19 points and nine rebounds, while Javier Mendiburu scored 11 for the Phoenix, which outshot the Vikings (7-11, 4-6) 47 percent to 34 percent.
Westley led Cleveland State with 24 points and 12 rebounds, Walt Chavis scored 14 points, and Raheem Moss and Frashon McGee each had 10 points.
Mike Redell dished out 10 assists for the Vikings.
Butler 79, Loyola of Chicago 51
INDIANAPOLIS -- Junior Avery Sheets scored 26 points, including a perfect 7-of-7 on 3-pointers, and Butler pulled away from a six-point halftime lead.
Sheets, the team's third-leading scorer averaging 10.7 points a game, missed only one shot in the game. He finished 7-of-8 from the field and 5-of-5 at the free throw line.
A. J. Graves added 16 points including 4-of-4 free throws for Butler (9-11, 4-6 Horizon League). Brandon Polk scored 14 and Bruce Horan added 11.
DaJuan Gouard led Loyola (6-15, 4-7) with 17.
Blake Schilb added 11 and Tyrelle Blair had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.