Detroit defeats No. 9 Green Bay
Titans made their final 16 free throws to help pull upset
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Shareta Brown scored 24 points and Senee Shearer added 23 to help Detroit stun No. 9 Wisconsin-Green Bay 70-58 on Thursday night, handing the Phoenix their first loss of the season.
|TOP 25 SCORES|
|No. 4 Stanford 69, USC 52|
|No. 5 Duke 71, Boston College 62|
|No. 8 Maryland 91, Clemson 61|
|Detroit 70, No. 9 Green Bay 58|
|Illinois 66, No. 10 Ohio State 65|
|Vanderbilt 93, No. 11 Tennessee 79|
|No. 12 Delaware 76, Old Dominion 63|
|Michigan 63, No. 13 Nebraska 52|
|No. 18 Penn State 69, Wisconsin 54|
|Brigham Young 70, No. 19 Gonzaga 40|
|Arkansas 68, No. 24 South Carolina 47|
The Titans (13-11, 9-3 Horizon League) snapped the Phoenix’s (20-1, 10-1) 40-game regular season winning streak and ended their bid for a second consecutive perfect season in the Horizon.
Green Bay trailed for most of the game after falling behind by 14 early. The Phoenix took a brief 50-47 lead on Adrian Ritchie 3-pointer with just eight minutes left but then scored just two points in the next seven minutes.
Detroit made its final 16 free throws to seal the win.
After a slow start by both teams, Detroit used a 17-0 run to take an early 22-8 lead as the Phoenix struggled to score. Green Bay made just three of its first 18 shots.
Green Bay battled back to make it 29-24 at the half despite shooting just 7-of-31 (22.6 percent).
Julie Wojta led the Phoenix with 16 points.
The Phoenix was without starting forward Sarah Eichler, who injured an ankle in practice earlier in the week. Green Bay also had four players foul out.