After looking lethargic in the first half of Friday’s narrow defeat, the Raiders became relentless and ran their offense with precision, shooting 51.5% from the floor.
The father-son duo both attended Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine. Randy Marriott was medical director there when Rick Marriott attended.
Destyne Jackson has been named the freshman of the week in the Horizon League.
Coach Scott Nagy, of course, is thrilled with that production — though he wants to keep pushing Love without getting, well, naggy.
“Quisenberry killed us last time we played them, and their whole team did. They beat us by 21 on the glass,” Nagy said.
Chicago Tribune: Loudon Love realizes ‘how special it truly is’ to be playing basketball again at Wright State
In Saturday’s 81-71 loss at Oakland, Love moved past the 1,500-point mark for his career.
Although the Phoenix lost both games to a fine Wright State team—falling 67-53 on Saturday and 90-77 on Sunday—Amari was like Santa Claus in sneakers.
The 6-foot-5 Hall has come a long way since opening the season with three straight scoreless halves, missing his first nine shots.
"The reason we won the game was because, in the first half, when we were so bad offensively, we were good defensively.”
Coach Scott Nagy has five children, and he can probably expect the usual dad gifts for Christmas like ties and socks. But he has already received the best present he could get.