Milwaukee Panthers lose in OT to Wright State


Brandon Noel scored 23 points as Wright State beat Milwaukee 78-74 in overtime on Saturday night.

Noel had nine rebounds for the Raiders (11-8, 4-4 Horizon League). Trey Calvin scored 23 points and added six rebounds. Tim Finke shot 3 for 11 (2 for 8 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line to finish with 11 points.

BJ Freeman led the way for the Panthers (12-6, 6-2) with 20 points, nine rebounds and two steals. Markeith Browning II added 19 points, seven rebounds and two steals for Milwaukee. In addition, Elijah Jamison finished with 10 points.

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Browning was fouled as he made a layup with 1:08 to go in regulation and hit the and-1 free throw to make it 69-all and eventually force overtime.

Next up

Both teams play again on Thursday. Wright State hosts Purdue Fort Wayne and Milwaukee hosts Robert Morris.