Bulldogs Drop 2OT Nailbiter To Wright State, 86-83
Feb. 11, 2006
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Drew Burleson scored six points and DaShaun Wood had the other three in a late 9-2 run in the second overtime to lead Wright State to an 86-83 victory over Butler on Saturday night.
Butler (15-9, 8-4 Horizon League) led 80-77 after Drew Streicher's jumper with 3:16 left in the second overtime.
Burleson hit a layup at the 2:58 mark and then made a jumper with 2:12 left to give Wright State (12-11, 8-5) the lead for good. Wood and Burleson each hit a pair of foul shots before Bruce Horan's 3-pointer with 8 seconds left cut the lead to 85-83. Wood closed the scoring with a free throw a second later.
Wood led the Raiders with 33 points, with Burleson adding 18 and Jordan Pleiman 14.
Polk's two free throws with 5 seconds left tied the game at 62 and forced the first overtime. With 2 seconds remaining in the first overtime, Polk dunked off an assist from Sheets.
Wright State hit 7-of-10 shots from the field in the overtimes, in addition to making 10-of-15 free throws. The Raiders were 21-of-32 at the line to Butler's 13-of-17.