Saturday's men's college basketball: Wayne State downs Davenport

The Detroit News

Junior Latin Davis knocked down a career-high 20 points, including two free throws in the final seconds, as Wayne State downed Davenport 65-62 in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game at Grand Rapids.

Ronald Booth scored 15 while George Spencer and Marcus Moore each had 10 for the Warriors (6-4, 4-1 GLIAC).

Wayne State built a 29-23 halftime lead on 47 percent (23-of-49) field-goal shooting.

Avery Hudson scored 14 and Nick Malonga added 12 for Davenport (9-4, 2-2).

Eastern Michigan 85, (at) Long Beach State 80: Elijah Minnie scored 23 points and James Thompson IV scored 19 points and gathered 11 rebounds as Eastern Michigan (8-2) has won three straight and four of its last five.

Jordan Griffin made a 3-pointer to bring Long Beach State (5-8) to within 83-80 with 25 seconds left. On the Eagles’ next possession, Deishuan Booker came up with a steal, but Bryan Alberts missed a 3-point attempt to tie it and Tim Bond sealed it with a dunk with nine seconds left.

Paul Jackson scored 18 and Kevin McAdoo added 10 points for the Eagles. Gabe Levin led the 49ers with 22 points, Alberts, 18 and Griffin had 17.

(At) Southern Utah 86, Central Michigan 80: Brandon Better scored 17 points, Ivan Madunic and James McGee 16 points each and Southern Utah (6-4) made a big, opening run after halftime stand up, snapping the Chippewas seven-game win streak. Led by 21 points from Cecil Williams, Central Michigan (8-2) clawed back within three, but never regained the lead.

State men's scores

(At) Lake Superior 79, Ferris State 74

Grand Valley State 95, (at) Purdue Northwest 69

Saginaw Valley 64, (at) Northwood 53

Olivet 117, St. Mary's 111, 3 OTs; at Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

(At) Calvin 79, Carthage 75

Alma 87, (at) Wheaton 82