UW-Milwaukee avenges lone Horizon loss


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DETROIT -- Joah Tucker scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half Saturday to lead Wisconsin-Milwaukee to a 61-48 win over Detroit Mercy.
The win kept the Panthers atop the Horizon League standings and avenged a Jan. 3 home loss to the Titans.
Brandon Cotton had 14 points for Detroit (7-10, 4-3), which shot just 28 percent from the field in the second half and was outscored 30-19.
The Panthers (14-4, 8-1) broke away with an 11-2 run midway through the second half. Tucker, who also grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds, scored the first nine points of the streak.
The Titans took their first lead of the game by scoring the first four points of the second half, then went seven minutes without a point.
Wright St. 59, Butler 54
INDIANAPOLIS -- Zach Williams had 17 points and six rebounds, and Drew Burleson scored 14 to lead Wright State.
Wright State (9-9, 4-3) overcame a 28-24 halftime deficit to outscore Butler 35-26 in the second half.
Three players scored in double digits for Butler (7-9, 2-4), Avery Sheets with 14, A.J. Graves with 12 and Brandon Polk with 11.
Also scoring in double digits for Wright State were DaShaun Woods and Zakee Boyd, with 10 points each.

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