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Davis scores 27, leads Detroit Mercy past Youngstown 78-66

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Antoine Davis scored 27 points and Detroit Mercy pulled away down the stretch to defeat Youngstown State 78-66 in the Horizon League opener on Friday afternoon.

Davis knocked down seven 3-pointers and four teammates scored in double figures as the Titans (4-9) broke away from a 60-60 tie with seven minutes to play.

Davis, a freshman and the third-leading scorer in the nation (26.0 ppg), had 16 in the first half as Detroit Mercy opened a 46-35 lead.

The Penguins (4-10) scored nine straight points, making a 56-55 lead on a Garrett Covington layup at the 10:23 mark. Youngstown tied it at 60 on an Olamide Pedersen tipin with 7:42 to go. Lamar Hamrick's jumper at 7:12 broke the tie and started a 123-3 run. Josh McFolley followed with a layup off a turnover and Hamrick scored again before a Youngstown trey. McFolley nailed a 3, Davis had a layup and Gerald Blackshear a layup for a 73-63 with 2:36 to go.

McFolley had 14 points for the Titans, who made 12 of 26 from distance and shot 50 percent overall.

Donel Cathcart III paced Youngstown, which shot 37.5 percent and had 19 turnovers, with 17.

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Key Players
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Three Point %
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Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Detroit 4-9 463278
home team logo Youngstown St. 4-10 353166
Team Stats
away team logo Detroit 4-9 73.5 PPG 36 RPG 10.3 APG
home team logo Youngstown St. 4-10 75.5 PPG 41.2 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
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A. Davis 26.1 PPG 3.1 RPG 3.6 APG 40.0 FG%
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D. Quisenberry 13.8 PPG 2.9 RPG 3.8 APG 41.0 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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