Youngstown St. wins Detroit conference

Youngstown State (7-4, 2-0) vs. Detroit (4-7, 2-0)

Calihan Hall, Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Youngstown State faces Detroit as both teams look to go undefeated in Horizon games. Each team has two conference wins this season. Youngstown State fell 82-52 in West Virginia last week. Detroit comes off an 89-75 home win over Central Michigan on December 19.

LEADING THE WAY: Antoine Davis of Detroit averaged 22.2 points and 5.2 assists while Madut Akec averaged 15.9 points and 8.5 rebounds. For the Penguins, Michael Akuchie averages 13.2 points and 6.8 rebounds while Tevin Olison has 12.1 points and 4.5 rebounds.

OFFENSIVE CREATION: Davis has scored or assisted on 53% of all Detroit field goals in the last five games. The senior goalkeeper has scored 30 field goals and 35 assists in those games.

PERFECT WHEN: Youngstown State is a perfect 7-0 when he scores at least 70 points. The Penguins are 0-4 when scoring under 70.

RATIO ASSIST-TO-FG: The Titans have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Penguins. Detroit has an assist on 46 of 77 field goals (59.7%) in its three previous encounters while Youngstown State has assists on 35 of 75 field goals (46.7%) over the course of his last three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Detroit has scored 9.6 3 points per game this season which is second best among Horizon teams. The Titans have averaged 11.7 3 points per game in their last three games.

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This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com

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