Ysu 34 42 76
Detroit 50 43 93
Date of game: 3/2/2012

Recap: Detroit vs. Youngstown St

Valparaiso, IN (Sports Network) - Ray McCallum scored 22 points and dished out seven assists to lead the third-seeded Detroit Titans to a 93-76 victory over the sixth-seeded Youngstown State Penguins in the second round of the Horizon League Tournament at the Athletics-Recreation Center.

Chase Simon scored 14 points for Detroit (20-13) while LaMarcus Lowe netted 13 points. Doug Anderson and Eli Holman both got into the mix as well, as they each had 11 points. Holman also grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Titans advance to the semifinal round, where they will face the second-seeded Cleveland State Vikings on Saturday.

Damian Eargle led Youngstown State (16-15) with 25 points and seven rebounds. DuShawn Brooks added 19 points while Kendrick Perry scored 18 points and handed out five assists.

The Titans came out hot out the game and opened the game on a 16-3 run. Detroit took a 50-34 lead into the intermission after it hit 60.7 percent of its field goals, including 5-of-10 from three-point range in the opening period. The Penguins fell behind despite shooting 52 percent from the floor in the first half.

YSU improved after the break and shot 57.1 percent from the field in the second half. The Penguins were unable to rally, as the Titans made 59.3 percent of their field goals and converted 8-of-10 at the free throw line to stay in front.

The Penguins remain one of two teams in the Horizon League to never win a tournament title, the other being the top-seeded Valparaiso Crusaders.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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