Holden leads Wright State against Northern Kentucky after 38-point game


Wright State Raiders (11-8, 8-2 Horizon) at Northern Kentucky Norse (8-9, 4-4 Horizon)

Highland Heights, Kentucky; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Wright State visits Northern Kentucky Norse after Tanner Holden scored 38 points in Wright State’s 97-81 victory over the UIC Flames.

The Norse are 5-3 in home games. Northern Kentucky is fifth on the Horizon with 13.7 assists per game led by Sam Vinson with a 3.5 average.

The Raiders went 8-2 over opponents Horizon. Wright State ranks second in the Horizon with 23.8 defensive rebounds per game led by Grant Basil averaging 6.4.

The Norse and Raiders meet Tuesday for the first time in conference this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Marques Warrick is averaging 13.9 points for the Norse. Trevon Faulkner is averaging 2.0 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Northern Kentucky.

Holden is averaging 20.5 points and 6.5 rebounds for the Raiders. Basil is averaging 16.9 points over Wright State’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Norse: 6-4, averaged 66.1 points, 33.7 rebounds, 12.5 assists, 8.3 steals and 1.7 blocks per game while shooting 39.4% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 68.0 points per game.

Raiders: 9-1, averaging 80.2 points, 33.0 rebounds, 13.7 assists, 5.4 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 50.4 percent from the field. Their opponents average 69.6 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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