Nze’s career night leads Milwaukee over Green Bay 76-58
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bryce Nze had a career-high 25 points on 11-of-14 shooting to go with 10 rebounds on Friday night and Milwaukee beat Green Bay 76-58.
Carson Warren-Newsome added 12 points and Jeremiah Bell scored 11 for the Panthers (13-13, 6-7 Horizon League).
Milwaukee led by double digits for the entire second half except once when the Phoenix (10-16, 5-8) trailed 34-25 on Khalil Small’s jumper in the first minute of the period.
Nze scored the first six points of the game and Milwaukee opened with an 8-0 run. Green Bay took its only lead of the game at 13-12 before the Panthers went on an 8-0 run and never trailed again.
Manny Patterson had 13 points and Small scored 10 for Green Bay. The Phoenix committed 20 turnovers and were outrebounded 38-29.