ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) Jordan Aaron and Steve McWhorter combined to score 31 points to power No. 5-seed Milwaukee past No. 8 Detroit in a Horizon League tournament opener Tuesday.
The Panthers opened a 42-28 lead in the first half and rode it to the finish.
The two teams almost matched each other shot-for-shot. Milwaukee (18-13) was 25 of 49 from the field (51 percent) while Detroit (13-19) was 24 of 47 (51.1 percent). The difference came from long range, where Milwaukee was 9 of 25 while the Titans were 5 of 13.