GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Keifer Sykes had 16 points and five assists to help Green Bay recover from a tough defeat with a 68-59 victory over Detroit on Saturday afternoon.
Jordan Fouse added 12 points and seven rebounds, and Kam Cerroni scored 11 off the bench, for the Phoenix (13-12, 7-5 Horizon League), who outscored Detroit 38-26 in the second half. Green Bay was coming off Thursday's 70-68, double-overtime loss to Wright State that snapped a seven-game home winning streak.
Conference scoring leader Ray McCallum had 30 points and four steals for the Titans (16-9, 8-4) but didn't get much help. McCallum was 12 of 19 from the floor, but his teammates were a combined 10 of 35.
The Phoenix took the lead for good, 49-48, on Sykes' three-point play with 9:01 left and went on to lead by as many as 11.
Detroit still leads the all-time series between the schools, 24-21.
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.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite