Wright State beats NKU by 2 to win Horizon League regular-season title

UPDATE @ 9:15 p.m.: Wright State outlasted Northern Kentucky 64-62 to win the Horizon League regular-season title outright on the opponent's floor.

The Raiders improve to 25-6 overall and 15-3 in league play. NKU falls to 21-9 and 13-5.


The Wright State Raiders (24-6 and 14-3) travel to Northern Kentucky tonight with the Horizon League regular season title up for grabs.

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Wright State currently sits in first place in the Horizon League, and a win tonight over the Norse would mean an outright regular season title for the Raiders. A WSU win would also give them the number one seed in the conference tournament, which takes place in Indianapolis, starting March 9.

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A win by the Norse, 21-8 overall and 13-4 in HL play, would mean NKU and WSU would be co-regular season champions. Based on tiebreakers, NKU would then be the number one seed in the Horizon League tournament.

Tonight’s game is scheduled for tipoff at 7 p.m. from the BB&T Arena in Highland Heights, Kentucky. The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU.

WHIO’s Chris Collins will be on the call for the radio broadcast with former Raider coach Jim Brown on WRZX-FM.

This is the second meeting of the teams this year with Wright State winning the first match-up at the Nutter Center 95-63 on Jan. 24.

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