DETROIT (AP) — Eli Holman scored 20 points, leading five Detroit players in double figures, as the Titans beat Loyola (Ill.) 80-71 in the first round of the Horizon League tournament Tuesday night.
Third-seeded Detroit (19-13) won for the seventh time in eight games and will face sixth-seeded Youngstown State in the second round Friday night at Valparaiso, Ind.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues, Rain Chances Persist
Chase Simon scored 19, Doug Anderson 18 and Ray McCallum and Jason Calliste 10 each for the Titans, who beat Loyola for the eighth straight time.
The 10th-seeded Ramblers (7-23) got game highs of 20 points and eight rebounds from Ben Averkamp. Jordan Hicks scored 14 and Denzel Brito and Walt Gibler 12 apiece.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shooting, One Identified In Video As Rapper Lil Reese; Officer's Gun Also Accidentally Discharged
Loyola shot 50 percent but committed 23 turnovers to Detroit’s 22.
The Titans reeled off 12 straight points for a 26-16 lead with 5:36 left in the first half and did not trail again.MORE NEWS: At Least 31 People Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago, 5 Killed
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