Covington, Bohannon lift Youngstown St. past Detroit 76-72
DETROIT (AP) — Garrett Covington had 16 points to lead five players in double figures and Youngstown State held off Detroit Mercy 76-72 on Thursday night.
Antoine Davis had 34 points for the Titans (6-20, 4-9), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Marquis Moore added 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Youngstown State was up 72-60 with less than two minutes to go when Moore had a four-point play and Davis followed up with a pair of 3-pointers to make it 72-70 with 41 seconds left. After Quisenberry’s first two foul shots, Moore had a pair before the clinches with sevens seconds to go.
The Penguins have won 15 games for the first time since 2013-14.
Youngstown State defeated Detroit 69-67 on Jan. 11. Youngstown Statefaces Oakland on the road on Saturday. Detroit plays Cleveland St. at home on Saturday.