By Chris Garvin
Both basketball programs will host non-conference home games inside the Nutter Center this week. Catch up and take a look at the week ahead.
The Wright State men’s basketball team welcomes Bethel to the Nutter Center on Thursday at 7 p.m. The team’s lone game of the week can be streamed on ESPN+ or listened to by tuning in to the new home for Raider Basketball 101.5 HANK FM and WING 1410 AM.
Last week, the Raiders opened Horizon League play with a 103-74 win over IUPUI at home before falling to Davidson on the road. Tanner Holden averaged a team-leading 20.0 points on 66.7 percent shooting in the stretch, highlighted by 26 points, six rebounds, and four steals against the Jaguars.
The Raider women’s basketball program returns to non-conference play with a home meeting versus Eastern Illinois on Saturday afternoon. The game will tip at 4 p.m. and broadcast live on ESPN+ with Scott Leo and Justin Kinner on the call.
Wright State went 2-1 last week, defeating Marshall (89-78) and IUPUI (79-67) at home while falling to Purdue Fort Wayne (60-71) on the road. Alexis Hutchison stood out by averaging 18.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.6 assists, and 1.0 steals over the three games.
Track & Field
The Wright State track and field program started its indoor season last Saturday at the Tiger Opener, tallying 13 top-five marks and three runner-up finishes. The Raiders will return to action at the Marshall Opener on January 13.
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