Dixon made 11 of 12 from the free-throw line and Young hit 11 of 14. The Raiders (8-3) were 30 of 38 from the line.
The Redhawks outshot the Raiders from the field 42.6 percent (20 of 47) to 34 percent (17 of 50) and from the 3-point line 44.4 percent (8 of 18) to 23.1 percent (3 of 13), but they committed 31 personal fouls and shot only 11 of 21 from the line.
Wright State led only 34- 31 midway through the second half, but Reggie Arceneaux hit a 3-pointer for a 43-34 advantage with 7 minutes left and the Raiders held on.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.