GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jordan Fouse led a balance Green Bay attack with 12 points and nine rebounds, helping the Phoenix defeat Youngstown State 67-58 Thursday night.
Green Bay made just 1 of 6 3-point attempts and had 16 turnovers, but shot 45 percent overall from the field, hit 24 of 30 free throws and outrebounded the Penguins 40-31.
Youngstown State led by as many as eight in the first half before Green Bay tied it up 25-25 at the break. The Phoenix used a 15-1 run midway through the second half to take a 49-36 lead with 5:45 left in the game.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.