Kennedy, Lee lead Detroit to easy 92-72 victory

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DETROIT (AP)—Thomas Kennedy and Lamar Lee each scored 15 points and Detroit built a big lead early then coasted past Chicago State 92-72 Monday night.

Xavier Keeling added 13 points and Chase Simon 12 for the Titans (15-10), who shot 57.9 percent in ending a two-game losing streak.

Carl Montgomery scored 20 points and Kabangu Tshinga Kasamba had 18 for the Cougars (7-18).

Detroit used a 10-0 run to extend its lead to 38-20 with 7:11 remaining the first half and led by double digits the rest of the game. The Titans went into halftime up 54-33. They led by at least 19 throughout the second half, and two free throws by Curtis Eatmon with 8:06 to play gave them their biggest lead, 84-53.

Chicago State led by four twice in the game’s first five minutes before Detroit pulled ahead 18-10 with a 12-0 run. The Titans never trailed again.

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 Chicago St.
Carl Montgomery Carl Montgomery
8-16,  20 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Detroit
Thomas Kennedy Thomas Kennedy
7-10,  15 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

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