Raiders claim MABC Classic with win over North Florida

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FAIRBORN, Ohio – The Wright State men’s basketball team hit 11 three-pointers, seven in the first half, and went on to claim the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic Presented by Premier Health title with a 75-67 win over North Florida Sunday at the Wright State Nutter Center.

From the Box Score:

* Benzinger’s second straight 20 point game after scoring 23 Saturday vs North Dakota.

* WSU forced 18 turnovers.

*The Raiders shot 50% from the field overall and from three and held UNF to 42%.

* Steven Davis (16), Mike La Tulip (13) and Justin MItchell (11) all scored in double figures as those three with Benzinger and Mark Alstork averaging in double figures over the last four games.

Junior guard Grant Benzinger was selected as the tournament MVP after scoring 46 points in three games, including 21 as he connected on five of six three-point attempts on Sunday.  Senior forward Steven Davis (45 points) and junior guard Mark Alstork (39 points, 10 assists) joined Benzinger on the All-Tournament Team.

Wright State (6-1), off to its best start since the 2000-01 team began its campaign at 9-1, hits the road for seven of its next eight games, starting on Wednesday, November 30, with a 7:00 contest at Georgia State.

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