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HORIZON LEAGUE Wright St. edges Butler, 54-53; Wis.-Milwaukee beats Detroit

Wednesday, January 28, 2004

INDIANAPOLIS -- Seth Doliboa had 17 points and eight rebounds Saturday to lead Wright State to a 54-53 victory over Butler.
Mike Monserez of Butler grabbed a rebound with five seconds remaining and got off what could have been a game-winning shot, but it bounced off the rim at the buzzer.
Vernard Hollins had 13 points for Wright State (10-8, 7-1 Horizon League).
Bruce Horan led Butler (7-10, 3-5) with 18 points, while Duane Lightfoot added 10.
Butler trailed 54-42 with 5:29 to go when it went on a 11-0 run capped by Avery Sheets' 3-pointer with 12 seconds remaining.
The Bulldogs fouled Doliboa with five seconds to go. He missed the front end of the 1-and-1 and Monserez grabbed the rebound. His shot from just inside the 3-point line bounced off the rim as the buzzer sounded.
The teams traded leads repeatedly during the first half, with the game tied four times, the last at 28-all at halftime.
Wis.-Milwaukee 85, Detroit 68
DETROIT -- Joah Tucker scored a career-high 26 points for Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Dylan Page added 21 and Ed McCants had 19 for the Panthers (13-5, 8-0 HL), who won their seventh straight contest.
Willie Wallace, who had a career-high 23 points and nine rebounds for Detroit (9-8, 3-4), was the lone Titan to reach double figures.