Scores

Final

Detroit 55

(6-6, 0-1 Horizon)

Ohio 56

(6-1, 4-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 22, 2005

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    DET 24 3155
    OHIO 23 3356

    Top Performers

    Detroit: B. Cotton 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Blk

    Ohio: J. Fears 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

    Ohio 56, Detroit 55

    ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Jeremy Fears scored 15 points and Ohio held on for a 56-55 win over Detroit on Thursday night.

    Brandon Cotton missed a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer for Detroit (6-6), which had won two straight. Cotton scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half.

    Mychal Green had 10 points for the Bobcats (6-1), who improved to 4-0 at home this season. Ohio shot 45 percent from the field and made 11 of 15 free throws.

    Jon Goode had 14 points for Detroit, which outrebounded the Bobcats 32-26.

    The Bobcats led 56-50 with 3:10 left but Cotton responded with a 3-pointer and a jumper to cut the lead to one. Ohio's Sonny Troutman missed two free throws with 16 seconds left, giving Detroit a chance to take the final shot.

    Cotton's jumper from the right side bounced off the back of the rim as time expired.

    The Titans shot 43 percent from the field and connected on 1 of 4 free throws.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DET
    OHIO
    Points 55 56
    FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 19-42 (.452)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 1-4 (.250) 11-15 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 11

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