CLEVELAND — Chris Jenkins made a career-high six 3-pointers and scored 20 points while Paris Bass grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds and Detroit beat Cleveland State 71-63 on Thursday night.
Detroit (11-11, 5-6 Horizon) led 33-31 at the break before seizing control. Jenkins hit three 3-pointers in less than three minutes to give the Titans a 56-44 lead with 8:47 remaining.
Carlton Brundidge scored 12 points for Detroit and Gerald Blackshear and Jaleel Hogan each scored 10. The Titans held a commanding 39-27 rebounding edge, 30 coming on the defensive end. Bass grabbed 16 boards on the defensive end.
Cleveland State (7-17, 2-9) got a career-high 25 points from Demonte Flannigan, who shot 11 for 15 from the field while grabbing 10 rebounds. Vinny Zollo had 16 points on 6-for-9 shooting from the field.
Detroit shot 24 for 49 from the field (49 percent) but was 13 for 25 from (52 percent) from the free-throw line.