MILWAUKEE (AP) — Loudon Love tied the game in the final minute with a free throw and Mark Hughes put Wright State ahead for good from the line as Wright State edged past Milwaukee 65-62 in the final game of the Horizon League regular season on Saturday night.
Wright State and Northern Kentucky finished the regular season in a tie for first place
Love finished with 13 points and Bill Wampler had 10 points for Wright State (19-12, 13-5). Parker Ernsthausen added 10 points and five assists.
Vance Johnson had 18 points for the Panthers (9-22, 4-14), who have now lost 11 games in a row. Bryce Barnes added 13 points. DeAndre Abram had 11 points.
The Raiders swept the season series with the Panthers this season. Wright State defeated Milwaukee 56-54 on Jan. 24. Milwaukee’s season is over. Wright State plays IUPUI Tuesday in a quarterfinal game at home.
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