CLEVELAND -- Keifer Sykes scored 23 points, hitting all six of his free throws in the final 32 seconds, as Green Bay rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat Cleveland State 66-59 Friday night and sweep the season series.
The Phoenix (14-12, 8-5 Horizon League), who also won 77-50 on Jan. 19, trailed 40-27 with 19:11 left.
Greg Mays' layup sparked a 15-0 spurt, giving Green Bay a 42-40 lead with 12:57 remaining, but Cleveland State (12-15, 4-9) promptly regained the advantage on a jumper by Luda Ndaye and Bryn Forbes' 3-pointer.
Sykes and Alec Brown then combined for 13 points as the Phoenix built a 55-51 lead. Brown, who finished with 17 points, hit two 3-pointers in the spree.
After the Vikings closed to 58-57 with 1:31 left, Jordan Fouse's tip shot and Sykes' free throws sealed it.
Charlie Lee's 18 points led Cleveland State, which has lost three straight.
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.