Saturday's state men hoops: UDM scores 131 in rout
Detroit — Corey Allen missed just one field goal attempt as he scored 22 points to lead Detroit Mercy to its third straight win, dominating NAIA’s Siena Heights, 131-69, on Saturday afternoon.
This was the third time Detroit Mercy scored more than 100 points this season. The 131 points are also the fourth-most points scored in a single game in program history.
Jermaine Jackson Jr. was just one steal short of a triple-double with 16 points, 13 assists, nine steals and six rebounds.
Allen drilled 3 of 4 from 3-point range and finished 9 of 10 from the floor. Kameron Chatman had 23 points and nine rebounds as six Titans hit double figures.
Detroit Mercy (4-2) beat Houston Baptist, 116-109, in overtime before getting by Saint Louis, 72-70, on Wednesday.
The Titans, who took a 55-27 advantage into the locker room, scored 76 points in the second half.
Detroit Mercy drilled 17 from distance while hitting 59 percent (51-for-86) from the field.
Keith Jordan Jr. scored 18 and Josh Winowiecki had 10 points and 14 rebounds for Siena Heights.
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(At) Western Michigan 88, Northwood 59: Thomas Wilder scored 15 points and Drake LaMont had 14 points on 7-for-9 shooting for Western Michigan.
The Broncos went on an early 10-2 run for an 18-9 lead. But Division II Northwood’s Alec Marty scored 11 straight points with a pair of free throws, a pair of layups, a 3-pointer and a jumper and the Timberwolves trailed 22-20 with 11:05 remaining before halftime.
Western Michigan (3-3) countered with a 13-0 run with five different players scoring, led 35-20 and went into intermission ahead 43-27. The Broncos were never threatened and led by double digits the rest of the way.
Reggie Jones added 10 points for Western Michigan which shot 35-for-64 (54.7 percent) and had a 44-28 rebounding edge.
Marty led Northwood (2-2) with 17 points and Bruno Solomun had 10.
The contest was a regular-season game for Western Michigan but an exhibition for Northwood.
Central Michigan 75, Cal State-Bakersfield 72: Shawn Roundtree scored 15, Luke Meyer 14 and David DiLeo 13 for Central Michigan (5-1) at the Great Alaskan Shootout. Damiyne Durham scored 24 for CSB.
(At) Lewis 69, Wayne State 57: Delaney Blaylock scored 14 to lead Lewis (2-4). Ronald Booth scored 18 and Latin Davis 13 for Wayne State (1-3).
(At) Barry 94, Grand Valley State 69
(At) Ferris State 69, Findlay 68
(At) Gannon 65, Northern Michigan 62
Lake Superior State 96, Shorter University 71
(At) Michigan Tech 68, Concordia-St. Paul 57
Cornerstone 88, Calvin 59
Hope 89, (at) Aquinas 83
Illinois Tech 67, (at) Kalamazoo 58
John Carroll 126, Olivet 105
Mount Union 86, (at) Albion 62