Wisconsin-Milwaukee vs Detroit

Milwaukee beats Detroit Mercy in Horizon Tourney first round

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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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Scoreboard
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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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Wisconsin-MilwaukeeDetroit
MILW
Jeremiah Bell
DTROIT
Corey Allen
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
31101831
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
 56.8%80.0% 
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
 34.4%63.2% 
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258
 
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IAST 76 Final
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BRAD 56 Final
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