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DDN: Raiders suffer costly loss against visiting Youngstown State

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Excerpt from the Dayton Daily News

Wright State coach Scott Nagy saw trouble brewing — even while others around him may have been giddy about the team’s three-game winning streak.

Opponents had knocked the Raiders around inside, pulling down a whopping 47 offensive rebounds in that stretch. And Ngay warned, “If we don’t get that cleaned up, it’s going to catch up with us.”

It did Thursday.

Youngstown State came into the Nutter Center with energy and a won’t-back-down mentality, dominating the boards and rolling to an 88-77 victory.

The Penguins, who have won four straight in the series and seven of the last nine games, muscled their way to a 38-26 rebounding edge, pulling down 13 on the offensive end.

Asked for his summary of the game, Nagy said: “It’s the rebounding. It’s pretty simple. You look at the rest of stats, and they’re fairly even. You can’t get beat by 12 on the glass and think you’re going to win games.”