|Date of game: 1/18/2014
Recap: Youngstown St vs. Detroit
Youngstown, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - DJ Cole had team-highs of 22 points, nine assists and six rebounds as he led the Youngstown State Penguins to a 77-63 win over the Detroit Titans in a Horizon League meeting at the Beeghly Center.
For the Penguins (12-8, 3-2 Horizon), Bobby Hain scored 18 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the floor to help his team to its third straight victory. Kendrick Perry and Ryan Weber each tallied 13 points for the Penguins, who recorded 20 assists on 24 made field goals.
The Titans (8-12, 1-4), were led by Juwan Howard Jr., who managed 20 points and six rebounds. Reserve Matthew Grant had a game-high seven rebounds, but he went 8-of-8 from the floor.
The largest lead for either team was six points in the first half, which ended with the Penguins up 28-26. The Penguins shot 42.9 percent from the field in the opening frame compared to 40 percent for the Titans.
In the second half the Penguins netted a blistering 65.2 percent from the field, including 7-of-11 from beyond the arc, as they pulled away for the 14- point decision. The Titans hit on 44.8 percent from the floor in the period.
The Penguins outscored the Titans from 3-point range by a 27-6 margin, but were outscored 34-28 in the paint.Game Notes