Wisconsin-Milwaukee beats Detroit 68-63

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DETROIT (AP)—Tony Meier had a game-high 18 points and Wisconsin-Milwaukee shot 45.5 percent from the field to beat Detroit 68-63 on Saturday afternoon.

Jason Averkamp and Ricky Franklin added 13 apiece for the Panthers (16-13, 11-7 Horizon League). Wisconsin-Milwaukee made 70 percent (7 of 10) of their 3-pointers in the first half and 50 percent for the game (10 of 20).

Woody Payne led Detroit (7-22, 2-17) with 10 points and was the only Titan in double figures. Michael Harrington and Eulis Stephens had 9 each.

The Titan bench outscored the Panthers 30-16.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee led 32-27 at halftime and pulled ahead by as many as 13 with 4:27 remaining in the game, which included seven ties and six lead changes.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Wis. Milwaukee
Ricky Franklin Ricky Franklin
5-8,  19 Pts
2 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Detroit
Woody Payne Woody Payne
4-9,  10 Pts
7 Rebs, 3 Assists

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