YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Adrian Ritchie scored 26 points, including nine in the last 35 seconds of regulation to force overtime, as No. 11 Green Bay edged Youngstown State 77-72 on Saturday.
Julie Wojta had her third consecutive double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Phoenix (23-1, 13-1 Horizon League), and Lydia Bauer scored 14.
Keny Middlebrooks scored 22 points while Brandi Brown had 21 points and 19 rebounds for the Penguins (10-16, 4-11). Kelsea Fickiesen and Melissa Thompson scored 12 points apiece.
After Fickiesen sank a free throw to put Youngstown State ahead 65-57 with 42 seconds left, Ritchie hit a 3-pointer and then converted a three-point play.
Fickiesen made another free throw to put the Penguins up 66-63 with 28 seconds to go, but Ritchie responded with three more foul shots to tie it at 66 with 19 seconds left.
Green Bay never trailed in overtime.