DAYTON, Ohio -- Loudon Love scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and two steals, helping Wright State take down Oakland 76-62 Thursday night and the battle for second place in the Horizon League was settled early in the second half.
Wright State (14-11, 8-4) was trailing 41-35 coming out of halftime but, sparked by an Alan Vest 3-pointer, the Raiders scored 13 points and held Oakland scoreless for five minutes, taking a double-digit lead to win going away.
Wright State made 6 of 9 from the floor in the breakaway run and kept up the hot shooting throughout the second half, making 18 of 33 shots (54.5 percent).
The Golden Grizzlies, after shooting 55 percent in the first half, were 7 of 21 from the field in the second with 13 turnovers.
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