Wright State edges Detroit 61-59

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DETROIT (AP)—Vaughn Duggins scored 17 points, including two crucial free throws in the final minute, and Wright State held on to defeat Detroit 61-59 Saturday.

Todd Brown added 16 points for the Raiders (12-8, 5-4 Horizon), who led 35-26 at halftime. Wright State led 58-47 after a Brown 3-pointer with 2:58 remaining.

Detroit (12-8, 5-4) then began its comeback, with 3-pointers by Xavier Keeling and Woody Payne cutting the deficit to five points a minute later. Keeling’s layup with a minute to play made it 58-55 and Payne’s free throw got the Titans within two. Duggins’ free throws made the lead four points, but Chase Simon’s 3-pointer with 22 seconds left cut the Raiders’ lead to 60-59. Cory Cooperwood made a free throw with 19 seconds left, and Detroit missed a pair of shots at the end.

Simon led the Titans with 15 points and Keeling scored 12.

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Todd Brown Todd Brown
5-8,  16 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists
Chase Simon Chase Simon
6-18,  15 Pts
7 Rebs, 3 Assists

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