Wisconsin-Milwaukee vs Detroit

Milwaukee beats Detroit Mercy in Horizon Tourney first round


DETROIT (AP) Jeremiah Bell scored a career-high 31 points and Milwaukee cruised to an 85-60 victory over Detroit Mercy on Friday night in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament.

No. 10 Milwaukee (9-23) snapped a nine-game losing streak and moves on to face second-seeded Valparaiso in a quarterfinal on Saturday.

Bell surpassed his previous career-best 16 points, shooting 9 of 10 from the floor and 9 of 11 from the free-throw line. Brock Stull added 20 points and Cody Wichmann chipped in 10 for Milwaukee, which shot 57 percent (25 of 44) and 80 percent (28 of 35) from the line.

Corey Allen scored 18 points to lead Detroit (8-23), which has lost five of its last seven games.

The Panthers had a double-digit lead midway through the first half and built a 39-25 halftime advantage. Detroit pulled to 48-40 but didn't get closer.

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Wisconsin-Milwaukee (9-23) «394685
Detroit (8-23)253560
MILW:J. Bell 31 Pts
MILW:B. Stull 11 Reb
MILW:A. Haas 4 Ast
DTROIT:C. Allen 18 Pts
DTROIT:C. Jenkins 6 Reb
DTROIT:J. Williams 4 Ast

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Jeremiah Bell
Corey Allen
Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
B. Stull, G345-1110-12110220
C. Wichmann, G333-102-272110
A. Haas, G271-22-25424
B. Prahl, F263-52-46128
J. Johnson, G201-23-44135
J. Bell, G269-109-1110231
C. Harvey, G111-20-01113
B. Nze, F112-20-02034
B. Barnes, G70-00-00110
D. Studer, F30-00-01000
S. Burkart, G10-00-00000
S. Dittmer, F10-00-01000
A. Prahl, F00-00-00000
B. Peterson, G00-00-00000
Z. Saddler, F00-00-00000
Totals 25-4428-3539101785
Detroit Titans
C. Jenkins, G/F343-72-26038
C. Allen, G346-174-831418
J. McFolley, G333-132-20419
J. Hogan, F293-84-410510
P. Robinson Jr., G233-70-02249
J. Williams, G263-80-06436
D. Black, G120-00-02030
G. Blackshear Jr., F70-00-32040
E. Carter III, G10-10-01000
C. Long, F10-00-00000
M. Grant, G00-00-00000
M. Eichler, F/C00-00-00000
I. Jones, F/C00-00-00000
J. Joubert, G00-00-00000
Totals 21-6112-1923112760
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Other games
IAST 76 Final
WVU 87
BRAD 56 Final