Detroit knocks down Illinois-Chicago 76-73

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DETROIT (AP)—Chase Simon picked up his second double-double of the season, scoring 20 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead Detroit to a 76-73 win over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday.

The Titans (14-8, 7-4 Horizon) were down 36-38 at the half but opened up the second period with a 16-0 run, taking a lead they never gave back.

Simon scored 13 of his points in the second half to make it the sixth game in a row in which he led the Titans in scoring. His last double-double, the first of his career, was on Jan. 14 against Milwaukee.

Xavier Keeling added 14 points for the Titans while Thomas Kennedy scored 11.

Jeremy Buttell of the Flames (5-16, 1-10) led the game in scoring with 23 points. Zavion Neely helped out with 16 points and Robo Kreps added 11.

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 Ill. Chicago
Jeremy Buttell Jeremy Buttell
9-18,  23 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists
Chase Simon Chase Simon
7-14,  20 Pts
10 Rebs, 2 Assists

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