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.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.