Wright State (25-6, 15-3) also clinched the top seed in the upcoming Horizon League tournament with the program’s first-ever outright conference championship.
Professor Marlese Durr, who has studied the legacy of slavery, calls it “one of the first mysteries of the Underground Railroad in Ohio."
The plan is a one-time offer to “retirement-eligible non-bargaining unit faculty members, excluding special contract employees,” Wright State said.
Before coming to Wright State, he legally changed his last name to Love, the last name of his grandparents and mom, because he wanted to honor them for what they’d done in his life.
“You don’t win a lot of games without good players, and my assistants have brought in the kind of players we want to coach.”
Bill Wampler, who averages 15.8 points, is first on the Raiders, fifth in the Horizon League and 85th in the nation in 3-pointers with 70.
The goal is to build the school’s enrollment, which has been declining for the past few years and last fall reached a more than 37-year low.
“They’re Batman and Robin,” Wright State coach Katrina Merriweather said of guards Angel Baker and Michal Miller.
“I give those guys credit, and I give God credit. I have to stay close to him. In things like this (another close game), it’s the only way I can get through it.”
“American Factory” explores the creation of Fuyao’s automotive glass production facility in the shell of a former General Motors plant.