No. 20 Green Bay women beat Detroit 71-54

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 16, 2013 03:00 hrs

Megan Lukan scored 19 points, leading four players in double figures, and No. 20 Green Bay beat Detroit 71-54 Friday in a Horizon League semifinal game.

Adrian Ritchie had 17 points and seven rebounds for the Phoenix (28-2). Lydia Bauer had 13 points, and Sarah Eichler added 12 points.

Green Bay led 27-22 at halftime. Green Bay shot 47.7 percent from the field for the game, while Detroit shot 40.9 percent. Detroit (17-13) had 20 turnovers, which Green Bay converted into 24 points. Detroit had the rebound advantage 28-22, but Green Bay shot 90.5 percent at the free throw line (19 of 21).

Senee Shearer led No. 4 seed Detroit with 17 points, and Demeisha Fambro scored 13 points. Shareta Brown had a team-high nine rebounds.

Top-seeded Green Bay extends its winning streak to 23 and advances to play No. 3 seed Loyola of Illinois for the championship Sunday.

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