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Wright St 67, Detroit 61

1/10/2004

DETROIT (AP) -- Drew Burleson had 15 points, including the
go-ahead basket with two minutes to play, to help Wright State top
Detroit Mercy 67-61 on Saturday.

The Raiders (6-8, 4-1 Horizon League) outscored the host Titans
11-2 in the final four minutes.

Detroit (7-6, 1-2) led by as many as 13 points in the second
half, but watched the Raiders rally to tie the game with about
seven minutes to play.

An 11-2 Raider run, capped by a Dashaun Wood layup, gave Wright
State its first lead since the early minutes of the game.

Elijah Warren hit a 3-pointer with 4:05 to play to give the
Titans their last lead.

After hitting half of one-and-one, Burleson put the Raiders in
front for good when he laid in a steal, was fouled and converted
the three-point play. Detroit had a chance to tie or take the lead
in the final minute, but Wood stole the ball in the lane.

Wright State managed just five points in a nine-minute stretch
of the first half, allowing Detroit to push its lead into
double-digits. The Titans hit half of their field-goal attempts in
the opening half, and outscored the Raiders 17-5 during their cold
snap.

Seth Doliboa added a game-high 17 points for Wright State.
Warren finished with 13 to lead Detroit.

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