Detroit snaps YSU’s winning streak

Kendrick Perry led Penguins with 22 points

Staff report


Nick Minnerath scored 27 points and Ray McCallum had 23 points, six rebounds and five assists to lead Detroit to an 88-77 victory over Youngstown State on Friday night.

Jason Calliste added 16 points and Doug Anderson had 11 points and a team-high seven rebounds for the Titans (15-8, 7-3 Horizon League), who have won three in a row.

Kendrick Perry led the Penguins (13-9, 5-4) with 22 points. Kamren Belin made six 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, and Damian Eargle had 13 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocked shots for Youngstown State.

The game saw 12 lead changes but the Penguins never led by more than two points. On Jan. 10, Detroit beat YSU, 101-60,

YSU was coming off a season-best four-game winning streak which began Jan. 19 with a 75-72 road win at Milwaukee and included home wins over Wright State (68-61), Cleveland State (73-59) and Horizon-leading Valparaiso (80-68).

The Penguins return to action Tuesday night at Cleveland State.

The tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at CSU’s Wolstein Center.

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