Butler 66, Detroit 51

Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 32 points and Butler used a

late 21-4 run to rally past Detroit 66-51 Saturday night.

Shawn Vanzant added 12 points for the Bulldogs (18-9, 10-5

Horizon), and Matt Howard, who missed Thursday’s game after

suffering a mild concussion Monday, had nine points and 12 rebounds

in his return.

Ray McCallum and Nick Minnerath each scored 11 points to lead

the Titans (14-14, 8-8), who have lost 10 straight to the

Bulldogs.

Detroit took a 34-29 advantage into halftime and led 44-43 with

10:17 to play. A tip-in by Andrew Smith 69 seconds later gave

Butler the lead for good, and the Bulldogs pushed their advantage

to 64-48 with 1 minute remaining.

During the run, Mack scored 14 points, including two of his six

3-pointers, and Butler held Detroit without a field goal for

7:21.