Wright State’s Cole Gentry scored a career-high 30 points Wednesday night in the Raiders’ win over Toledo. FILE PHOTO

Gentry’s career night helps WSU knock off Toledo

Bill Wampler chipped in 17 points and Skyelar Potter 13 as the team bounced back from a 19-point drubbing at Murray State.

The Raiders (2-1) pulled away early in the second half, hiking their lead from five to 14.

Parker Ernsthausen made two free throws to start the surge. After All-MAC guard Jaelan Sanford had a basket wiped out on an offensive foul, teammate Marreon Jackson and Wright State’s Mark Hughes had words and were each assessed a technical foul.

Potter swished a 3-pointer, Love scored inside, and Gentry finished the 9-0 run with a nifty reverse layup for a 53-39 lead with 14:40 to go.

The Rockets (2-1) never could get closer than eight after that.

The Raiders withstood a 3-point barrage from Luke Knapke, a 6-foot-11 junior from Marion Local. He was 6-for-6 beyond the arc, including five in the first half. He had a career-high 20 points.

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