ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Steve McWhorter scored 17 points and finished with seven assists as Milwaukee secured a decisive 84-75 victory over Oakland on Wednesday night.
The Panthers (12-5, 2-1 Horizon) shot 27 of 54 from the floor (50 percent) and made nine 3-pointers. Oakland (6-12, 1-2) was held to 22-of-68 shooting.
The Golden Grizzlies opened the first half on an 11-0 run, but scored just two points from 16:28 to 12:14, and Milwaukee climbed back to lead by four (42-38) at the break. The Panthers lead by 20 (69-49) after a 19-3 run with 8:34 remaining, and Oakland could get no closer than eight for the rest of the competition.
Kahlil Felder scored 25 points for Oakland, including all three of the team's 3-pointers after a combined 25 attempts.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.