Detroit defeats Youngstown State 62-54
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP)—Thomas Kennedy scored 15 points and Detroit defeated Youngstown State 62-54 on Saturday in the final regular season game for both teams.
Xavier Keeling added 14 points, and Eli Holman had nine points and 11 rebounds for the Titans (18-13, 9-9 Horizon League), who won their third straight game.
The two teams open the conference tournament on March 2.
The Titans held a 38-29 rebounding edge and outscored Youngstown on second-chance points 19-6.
Leading 41-37 with 15:49 to play, the Titans went on a 14-2 run to grab their largest lead of the game at 55-39. Simon Chase capped the run with a free throw with 6:42 remaining.
DeAndre Mays scored 13 points, Kelvin Bright added 11 and Vytas Sulskis had 10 for the Penguins (8-21, 2-10), who lost their ninth in a row and 13th of their final 14 games.