LeClaire leads Phoenix to Horizon League title

Green Bay players celebrate with the trophy after defeating Wright State 62-44 in the Horizon League conference tournament championship in Detroit, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) -- Allie LeClaire scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Jessica Lindstrom had her 41st career double-double and the No. 22 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay beat Wright State 62-44 on Tuesday for its fourth straight Horizon League Tournament championship and automatic NCAA berth.

Lindstrom added 12 points and 14 rebounds for top-seed Green Bay (29-3). The Phoenix, winners of 11 straight HL tournament games, has claimed seven of the last eight titles and 16 of 21.

Green Bay held Chelsea Welch, the league's player of the year, to just 13 points on 2-of-15 shooting. The Raiders were 1 of 13 from long range and shot 28 percent overall.

The Phoenix closed the first quarter on a 7-0 run for a 10-point lead and Wright State didn't make a second-quarter field goal for the final seven minutes of the half to trail 38-21.

Lexi Smith scored 14 points for No. 3 seed Wright State (23-10).

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