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Men's Basketball Falls to Milwaukee in HL Tourney Semifinals OT Thriller

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: March 08, 2014
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ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) -- Jordan Aaron scored 28 points and Matt Tiby added 15 with 10 rebounds as No. 5 seed Milwaukee (20-13) knocked off top-seeded Green Bay (24-6) in overtime 73-66 in the Horizon League tournament semifinals Saturday night.

Milwaukee (20-13) will face No. 3 seed Wright State in the championship on Tuesday in Dayton.

The Panthers trailed by four late in regulation, but Aaron made two free throws and a layup in the final minute to force overtime. He split a pair of free throws and missed a 3-pointer on the following possession, but Tiby got the putback.

Aaron drained the clock down to 22 seconds and drilled a jumper, making it 69-64. Keifer Sykes followed with two free throws, but couldn't connect on a jumper following a Kyle Kelm turnover. Tiby sank four straight free throws to ice it. Greg Mays had 17 points and nine boards, while Sykes scored all 15 of his points after halftime for the Phoenix (24-6).

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Men's Basketball 
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RESCH CENTER
 
Friday , November 13
Men's Basketball 
at Stanford
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Stanford, Calif. (Maples Pavilion)
 
Tuesday , November 17
Men's Basketball 
at East Tennessee State
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Johnson City, Tenn. (Freedom Hall)
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Thursday , November 19
Men's Basketball 
at Georgia Tech
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Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavilion)
 
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Men's Basketball 
vs. Minnesota-Duluth
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Men's Basketball 
vs. Akron
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Men's Basketball 
at Eastern Illinois
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Charleston, Ill. (Lantz Arena)
 
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at SIUE
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