Williams scores 23, Cleveland State downs Detroit Mercy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tujautae Williams scored 23 points as Cleveland State beat Detroit Mercy 92-77 on Saturday.

Williams also added 10 rebounds for the Vikings (6-3). Yahel Hill scored 19 points, shooting 5 for 9 (3 for 7 from 3-point range) and 6 of 6 from the free throw line. Deshon Parker was 6 of 11 shooting and 4 of 6 from the free throw line to finish with 17 points. The Vikings picked up their sixth straight win.

Antoine Davis led the Titans (4-5) in scoring, finishing with 23 points. Davis now has 2,942 career points, nine away from Danny Manning’s (Kansas, 1984-88) 2,951 for 12th in school history, 58 away from becoming the 11th player in NCAA history to reach 3,000 career points and 747 behind Pete Maravich’s NCAA-record 3,667.

Detroit Mercy also got 18 points, 13 rebounds and two steals from Gerald Liddell. Isaiah Jones also had 17 points and seven rebounds.

The Titans were missing graduate senior A.J. Oliver, senior Jordan Phillips and junior Jayden Stone due to illness and injuries.

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