Youngstown State comes back to beats Detroit 80-78

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DETROIT (AP)—DeAndre Mays scored 19 points and Kelvin Bright added 17 to lead Youngstown State to an 80-78 victory over Detroit on Thursday.

Detroit led 41-35 at halftime, but the Penguins (4-8, 1-2 Horizon) used an 18-7 run to take a 57-52 lead on Sirlester Martin’s jumper with 12 minutes left.

The Titans (4-8, 0-3) regained a 63-62 lead on Nema Jokich’s 3-point shot with 8:40 to play. But Youngstown State scored the next six points, capped by Bright’s jumper with 5:45 remaining.

Detroit got 24 points from Woody Payne and 19 from Thomas Kennedy.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Youngstown St.
DeAndre Mays DeAndre Mays
7-12,  19 Pts
3 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Detroit
Woody Payne Woody Payne
9-11,  24 Pts
1 Rebs, 3 Assists

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