Detroit 30 31 61
Wrightst 29 36 65
Date of game: 2/21/2014

Recap: Wright State vs. Detroit

Dayton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - AJ Pacher scored 19 points as the Wright State Raiders held on for a 65-61 victory over the Detroit Titans in a Horizon League joust at the Nutter Center.

Matt Vest added 16 points and Reggie Arceneaux chipped in 15 for Wright State (16-13, 8-6 Horizon League), which has won three of its last four.

Evan Bruinsma tallied 19 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit (13-16, 6-8), which also got 16 points and eight boards from Juwan Howard Jr.

Detroit took a slim 30-29 lead into halftime. The Titans connected on 48 percent from the floor in the opening period, but Wright State stayed close, despite shooting just 34.6 percent from the floor overall, by knocking down five 3-pointers.

In a tightly contested second period, the Raiders were able to gain the upper hand by sinking 45.5 percent from the floor and 13-of-19 at the free-throw line. The Titans failed to keep up, cooling to 32.3 percent shooting in the frame.

Detroit lost despite sizable scoring advantages in the paint (28-10) and in second chance points (24-5). Wright State forced 21 turnovers.

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