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Detroit Defeats Wright State 71-55

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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 25: (L-R) Head coach for men's basketball Ray McCallum at University of Detroit Mercy, former U-D and Detroit Piston player Earl Cureton, head coach for women's basketball Autumn Rademacher at U-D, Terry Tyler and John Long, former U-D and Piston players, participate on a panel for 1,000 Detroit public school students to begin the character education program as part of the Leadership Detroit initiative at Calihan Hall on the University of Detroit campus on October 25, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The event was hosted by the Detroit Pistons, NBA, NBA Players Association and the City of Detroit.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 25: (L-R) Head coach for men’s basketball Ray McCallum at University of Detroit Mercy, former U-D and Detroit Piston player Earl Cureton, head coach for women’s basketball Autumn Rademacher at U-D, Terry Tyler and John Long, former U-D and Piston players, participate on a panel for 1,000 Detroit public school students to begin the character education program as part of the Leadership Detroit initiative at Calihan Hall on the University of Detroit campus on October 25, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The event was hosted by the Detroit Pistons, NBA, NBA Players Association and the City of Detroit. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Calliste scored 14 points and Detroit dominated close to the basket in a 71-55 win over Wright State on Wednesday night.

The Titans outrebounded Wright State 35-22, including 11 on the offensive end, and outscored the Raiders 20-10 in the paint and 16-6 on second-chance points.

Eli Holman added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Titans (16-12, 10-6 Horizon League), who have won three games in a row and six of their past seven. Also, Doug Anderson added 11 points and Chase Simon had 10 for the Titans.

Detroit led 49-41 and went on a 13-4 run to claim its biggest lead of the game at 62-45 with 7:05 to play after two free throws by Calliste.

The two teams combined to shoot 58 free throws with Detroit going 20 for 26.

Julius Mays scored 16 points and Armond Battle added 11 for the Raiders (12-16, 7-9).

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