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Wright State vs. Green Bay: What you need to know about Thursday’s game


Who: Green Bay (10-16, 5-8) vs Wright State (18-7, 10-2)

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Nutter Center

TV/Radio: Spectrum Sports Channel, ESPN3/106.5

Probable Wright State starters

Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 14.2

Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 4.9

Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G, 9.5

Loudon Love, 6-9, Fr., C, 12.2

Cole Gentry, 5-10, So., G, 10.2

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Probable Green Bay starters

Khalil Small, 6-2, Sr., G, 17.8

Sandy Cohen, 6-6, Jr., G, 13.7

PJ Pipes, 6-2, Fr., G, 7.3

Mannny Patterson, 6-8 Fr., F, 6.2

David Jesperson, 6-8, Sr., F, 7.1

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Series history: Green Bay leads 31-27, but Wright State won 83-70 at Green Bay on Jan. 18.

Coaches: Scott Nagy is 38-19 in two seasons at Wright State. His career record in 23 seasons is 447-259. Linc Darner is in his third season at Green Bay (51-32) and 16th season overall (343-159).

Last games: Wright State won 83-57 at Youngstown State on Saturday. Green Bay fell 76-58 at Milwaukee on Friday.

About Wright State: The Raiders have won 11 of 13 and are tied with Northern Kentucky for first place in the Horizon League at 10-2. … Wright State is 11-1 at the Nutter Center. … Gentry scored a career-high 23 points in the Jan. 18 win at Green Bay, and he had 21 in Saturday’s win at YSU. … Freshman guard Jaylon Hall has scored in double figures in four consecutive games and six of seven. He had six double-digit performances in the season’s first 16 games. … Love has 10 double-doubles this season, but only two have come at home. … WSU has been even or ahead in rebounding margin in six consecutive games. … KenPom.com gives the Raiders a 92 percent chance of winning, with a predicted final score of 75-60. WSU is 125th out of 351 teams in the Pomeroy ratings.

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About Green Bay: The Phoenix have lost three of five and eight of 11. … Green Bay is 0-11 in road games. … The Phoenix are 2-6 against teams with a winning record. … Green Bay ranks fifth in the HL in scoring offense (74.2) and fifth in scoring defense (73.3). … Small, the HL Player of the Week two weeks ago, has scored in double figures in 25 of 26 games. He’s scored at least 20 in four of six and seven of 10 to move into third place in the league in scoring average. … Patterson recorded his first double-double (11 points, 13 rebounds) in Jan. 25 win against Cleveland State. … The Phoenix are 297th in the Pomeroy ratings.

Next game: Wright State plays host to Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Saturday.



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