Women’s basketball clinches share of first-ever regular-season title

Senior forward Antania Hayes drives to the basket during the Raiders’ win over Milwaukee at the Nutter Center. (Photo by Tim Zechar)

The Wright State women’s basketball team clinched a share of its first-ever Horizon League regular season title with a 62-52 victory over Milwaukee Feb. 26 at the Wright State Nutter Center.

The Raiders tied atop the Horizon League with Green Bay; each team finished with 15-3 league records.

Wright State (23-7 overall) is the No. 2 seed in the Horizon League Tournament, which takes place at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The Raiders will open tournament play Saturday, March 4, against the Northern Kentucky/UIC winner at 2 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN3.

The Wright State men’s basketball team (20-11, 11-7), the fifth seed in the Little Caesars Horizon League Championship, will play Sunday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. against fourth-seeded Northern Kentucky in Joe Louis Arena.

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