Detroit at Wichita State

02/23/2013 9:43 AM

02/23/2013 10:13 AM

P Detroit Ht Yr Pts Reb

F Juwan Howard Jr. 6-6 So. 9.0 3.6

F Doug Anderson 6-6 Sr. 11.6 4.6

F Nick Minnerath 6-9 Sr. 14.8 6.0

G Ray McCallum 6-3 Jr. 18.7 x-4.7

G Jason Calliste 6-2 Jr. 14.4 3.1

Detroit (18-9): Minnerath averaged 27.5 points in the two previous games, making 22 of 38 shots. In the past 14 games (all conference play), he averages 17.2 points by making 48.7 percent of his shots and 37.1 percent of his threes. "However you want to score the basketball, he can score it," WSU coach Gregg Marshall said. "He is a face-the-basket tough guard."... The Titans will play man-to-man defense most of the time, mixing in some matchup zone.... Opponents make 36 percent of their three-pointers and 45.8 percent of their shots against Detroit.... Detroit defeated Drake 85-79 in November in Des Moines with Anderson scoring 26 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.... F Evan Bruisma averages 5.7 points off the bench. No other Titan averages more than 1.7.... Detroit works with one assistant coach (Jay Smith) after two assistants left the program in October.... Howard is the son of former NBA player Juwan Howard.

P Wichita St. Ht Yr Pts Reb

F

Carl Hall 6-8 Sr. 12.2 7.2

C Ehimen Orukpe 7-0 Sr. 3.1 4.7

G Demetric Williams 6-3 Sr. 8.5 x-2.4

G Tekele Cotton 6-3 So. 5.8 3.8

G Malcolm Armstead 6-0 Sr. 9.8 x-4.0

x-assists

Wichita State (23-5): WSU's rebound margin (plus-8.2) impresses Detroit coach Ray McCallum. "That's dominance in today's game," he said.... F Cleanthony Early, after scoring 19 points in Tuesday's win at Indiana State, averages 15.8 points and is shooting 48.2 percent from three-point range and 40 percent from behind the arc in MVC games.... WSU leads the series 12-7, winning the last meeting 73-61 during the 1982-83 season.... Orukpe has 46 blocks, ranking No. 8 on WSU's season's list. That total is the most since Antoine Carr blocked 50 in 1982-83. Orukpe's career total of 84 ranks No. 10 at WSU, four behind Jamar Howard.

RPI: UD 62, WSU 32

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