Ypsilanti, Mich. — Brandon Nazione scored a career-high 23 points, shooting 10-of-14 from the field, to lead Eastern Michigan past Detroit, 88-73, Monday night.
After Anton Wilson's 3-pointer tied the score for Detroit at 40 with 15:58 remaining, Eastern Michigan (8-4) used a 15-4 run over the next four minutes to seize control of the game. Raven Lee's 3-point play and Tim Bond's layup made it 51-43 with 13 minutes left.
The Eagles outscored the Titans, 57-40, in the second half with Nazione scoring 17 points after the break. Detroit led 33-31 at halftime.
James Thompson IV's seven-game streak of double-doubles came to an end as he finished with 10 points and four rebounds. The last EMU player to complete the feat was George "Ice Man" Gervin who had 11 straight during the 1971-72 season.
Josh McFolley led Detroit (6-5) with 19 points.
More state men
(At) Oakland 101, Chicago State 93: Kay Felder had 23 points, 13 assists and a career-high eight steals to lead the Golden Grizzlies.
Felder, who made 14 of 16 free throws, has scored 20-plus in all 12 of Oakland's games this season.
Oakland (8-4), coming off a win at Washington and an overtime loss to No. 1 Michigan State, made 10 3-pointers in the first half and led by 11 points at the break.
A 3-pointer by Clemmye Owens V gave Chicago State a 63-60 lead — its first since 7-4 — but it went without a field goal for nearly four minutes during Oakland's 9-0 run. Back-to-back Chicago State 3-pointers made it a three-point game with 1:15 left, but Felder made 6 of 6 free throws to seal it.
Fred Sims Jr. led Chicago State (4-11) with 18 points. Trayvon Palmer added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Central Michigan 76, Rider 58: Da'Jourie Turner scored a season-high 20 for the Chippewas in the opener of the Hawk Classic in Philadelphia.
Aleah Swary recorded her first career double-double (13 points, 10 rebounds) and Presley Hudson added 16 points and six assists for Central Michigan (6-4), which will play in the championship game against host Saint Joseph's at 3 p.m. today.
Rider is 3-7.
Big Ten men
(At) Rutgers 89, Massachusetts-Lowell 66: Omari Grier's 22 points led four Rutgers players in double figures.
Jonathan Laurent had 13 points and 15 rebounds for the Scarlet Knights (6-7), who completed their non-conference schedule on a two-game winning streak. Corey Sanders added 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists while Mike Williams had 10 points.
Jahad Thomas had 18 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the River Hawks (4-8), who lost their fourth straight.
After three ties and three lead changes in the first half, Rutgers expanded on a 27-26 advantage by scoring 10 straight.
Top 25 men
(At) No. 7 North Carolina 96, UNC-Greensboro 63: Brice Johnson had 16 points and 16 rebounds to help the Tar Heels (11-2) roll.
Francis Alonso scored 11 of his 17 points after halftime to help UNCG (4-9) hang around.
(At) No. 9 Butler 92, IUPUI 54: Kelan Martin scored 19 and Roosevelt Jones had 17 points and five steals as Bulldogs (11-1) romped to their eighth straight win.
IUPUI (4-11) was led by Darell Combs with 11 points and T.J. Henderson with 10.
(At) No. 15 Duke 105, Elon 66: Freshman Brandon Ingram matched a season high with 26 points and added 11 rebounds for the Blue Devils.
Freshman Luke Kennard added 18 points and Grayson Allen and Matt Jones had 17 apiece for Duke (10-2).
Tanner Samson had 17 points to lead Elon (9-4), which never led, shot 38 percent and had its six-game winning streak snapped.
(At) No. 16 Villanova 77, Penn 57: Freshman Jalen Brunson scored 22 to help the Wildcats roll.
Villanova (10-2) scored the first 14 points and led 30-3, cruising in its final game before the Big East opener Thursday against No. 6 Xavier.
Jackson Donahue led Penn (5-7) with 18 points.
(At) No. 21 Utah 115, College of Idaho 74: Dakarai Tucker and Kyle Kuzma both scored 17 points to help the Utes survive an early scare.
Jakob Poeltl made all six of his field goal attempts on his way to 15 points and 10 rebounds for Utah (11-2).
Aitor Zubizarreta scored 19 points and Joey Nebeker had 15 for the College of Idaho (7-7), an NAIA school.