Moten comes off bench to lead Bowling Green past Detroit, 81-65

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DETROIT (AP)—Reserve Brian Moten scored 18 points and Joe Jakubowksi added a career-best 17 Saturday to lead Bowling Green past Detroit, 81-65, in the BracketBusters showcase.

Jakubowski had six points during a 12-4 run early in the second half that gave the Falcons (12-14) a double-digit lead for good. He had 14 points in the second half.

Chris Hayes had a career-high 22 points and Michael Harrington and Tryl Hartfield each added 11 for the Titans (7-20), who lost their school-record 10th game at Calihan Hall this season.

Detroit’s Jon Goode, the Horizon League’s leading scorer at 19.3 points per game, missed the game and is day-to-day after suffering a knee injury Wednesday at Wright State. Teammate Woody Payne, who started 21 games this season, will miss the remainder of the year after undergoing surgery on a broken foot he suffered during a Feb. 14 game.

Nate Miller scored 13 points and Chris Knight added 12 and 11 rebounds for Bowling Green, which led 38-34 at intermission.

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 Bowling Green
Brian Moten Brian Moten
6-9,  18 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Detroit
Chris Hayes Chris Hayes
9-15,  22 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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