Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Jason Calliste went 5-of-9 from 3-point range en route to a team-high 22 points to lead the Detroit Titans to an 82-74 decision over the Milwaukee Panthers in a Horizon League tilt at the Klotsche Center.
Nick Minnerath added 18 points and eight rebounds for Detroit (16-8, 8-3 Horizon) as it collected its fourth consecutive win. Ray McCallum and Doug Anderson scored 16 points apiece while Evan Bruinsma pulled down 10 boards in 24 minutes off the bench.
James Haarsma pumped in 26 points to pace the Panthers (5-19, 1-9) as they dropped their sixth straight decision. Paris Gulley went 4-of-13 from the field to net 11 points while Demetrius Harris chimed in with 10 points.
The Titans initially looked like they would run away with it as they managed to build a 22-6 lead less than seven minutes after tip-off, but Milwaukee rallied back to tie the score at 33 before Calliste knocked down a 3-pointer to send Detroit into the intermission with a narrow lead. Both sides made 14 field goal attempts in the opening 20 minutes.
The Panthers managed to take their first lead since the opening minutes of the contest with 13:14 left in regulation when Ryan Haggerty drilled a shot from beyond the arc to put the hosts ahead, 49-46. Minnerath knocked down a jumper and McCallum got free for a dunk on consecutive possessions to put the visitors back on top for good. Milwaukee's bench outscored the Detroit reserves, 16-4, in the second stanza.
The Titans held a 35-30 edge in the rebounding battle and outscored Milwaukee, 15-4, in fast break points.