YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Keifer Sykes scored 24 points and shined in the second half as Green Bay downed Horizon League foe Youngstown State 71-54 Sunday.
Sykes scored 19 points after halftime for the second straight game. Over Green Bay's past three games, he's averaging 17 second-half points. The Phoenix (15-12, 9-5) trailed after halftime in each of those, including 36-35 with 16:35 remaining Sunday.
Alec Brown put Green Bay ahead 37-36 with a dunk, sparking a 15-3 run that included six points from Sykes.
Brown scored 16 points and Jordan Fouse added his third double-double of the year with 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Phoenix.
Green Bay shot 52.1 percent (25 of 48) from the field and 85 percent (17 of 20) at the foul line.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.