DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grant Benzinger scored 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting to help Wright State dominate Detroit Mercy in an 87-55 win Friday night.
Loudon Love and Everett Winchester added 15 points apiece, Cole Gentry had 12 points and Jaylon Hall 10 for Wright State, which shot 56 percent and got 16 assists on its 32 baskets. Benzinger had four of the Raiders’ eight 3-pointers.
Wright State (16-6, 8-1 Horizon League) raced out to a 23-5 lead midway through the first half and took a 41-28 advantage into the break. Benzinger got three of his 3-pointers during the run. The Raiders continued to pull away in the second half.
Kameron Chatman scored 24 points with 8-of-13 shooting and had six rebounds to lead Detroit Mercy (6-16, 2-7), which has lost 14 of its last 16 games.