NCAA Game Summary - Green Bay at Bradley
(Wednesday, March 20)
Final Score: Bradley 75, Green Bay 69
Peoria, IL (Sports Network) - Walt Lemon Jr. scored 21 points and did it all for the Braves as Bradley took a, 75-69, win over the Green Bay Phoenix in first round action of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at Renaissance Coliseum.
Lemon Jr. also managed nine rebounds, seven assists, two blocks and two steals for the Braves (17-16). Will Egolf led the squad in scoring with 22 points before fouling out while Dyricus Simms-Edwards scored 17 points and Jake Eastman grabbed 13 rebounds.
Alec Brown led Green Bay (18-16) with 23 points and eight rebounds but had five turnovers. Keifer Sykes added 18 points and five assists while Brennan Cougill tallied 10 points. Jordan Fouse led the Phoenix on the boards with 11 rebounds while Sultan Muhammad swiped four steals.
After shooting just 30.3 percent from the field and 2-of-10 form long-range in the first half, Bradley trailed 33-24 at the break.
The Braves got going in the second half and shot 51.9 percent from the floor. However it was their execution at the free-throw line that gave them their edge as they hit 21-of-24 attempts from the stripe.
Bradley earned 16 fast break points and scored 12 more points from the free- throw line than Green Bay.
03/20 23:36:49 ET