SALT LAKE CITY – Miles Dixon scored 16 points and Matt Vest added 11 and Wright State recorded a 60-45 victory over Idaho State on Friday night in the Utah Thanksgiving Tournament.
Wright State (4-1) held a 31-23 advantage at halftime and pulled away in the second half.
Wright State also had a 30-27 rebounding edge, with Tavares Sledge and Jerran Young each collecting seven.
Melvin Morgan scored 14 points to lead Idaho State (0-4) and Neveij Walters grabbed 10 rebounds.
Each team struggled from 3-point range, getting five baskets each.
Wright State's defense held Idaho State to just nine field goals for the game.