Detroit defeats Youngstown State 62-54

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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.

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 Top Performers
Thomas Kennedy Thomas Kennedy
4-10,  15 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Youngstown St.
DeAndre Mays DeAndre Mays
4-12,  13 Pts
3 Rebs, 4 Assists

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