GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Sultan Muhammad scored 21 points, making 5 of 6 3-point attempts, and Green Bay never trailed Sunday in beating Illinois-Springfield 84-43.
The Phoenix (6-7) shot 69 percent in the first half on the way to a 51-17 lead at the break. They finished at 59 percent for the game.
Alec Brown had 16 points and eight rebounds and Keifer Sykes contributed 15 points and six assists for Green Bay. Jordan Fouse grabbed 11 rebounds. The Phoenix have won three in a row entering Horizon League play, which begins Thursday at Wright State.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.