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Sykes, Green Bay top Youngstown State 71-54

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Keifer Sykes scored 24 points and shined in the second half as Green Bay downed Horizon League foe Youngstown State 71-54 Sunday.

Sykes scored 19 points after halftime for the second straight game. Over Green Bay's past three games, he's averaging 17 second-half points. The Phoenix (15-12, 9-5) trailed after halftime in each of those, including 36-35 with 16:35 remaining Sunday.

Alec Brown put Green Bay ahead 37-36 with a dunk, sparking a 15-3 run that included six points from Sykes.

Brown scored 16 points and Jordan Fouse added his third double-double of the year with 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Phoenix.

Green Bay shot 52.1% (25 of 48) from the field and 85% (17 of 20) at the foul line.

Bobby Hain led the Penguins (15-12, 7-7) with 14 points and eight rebounds. Kendrick Perry added 13 points, Kamren Belin 12 and Blake Allen 11.

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