GREEN BAY (GreenBayPhoenix.com) --- JayQuan McCloud poured in a career-high 26 points and Sandy Cohen III nearly registered a triple-double to help Green Bay shoot past Detroit Mercy 82-76 at the Resch Center on Saturday afternoon. The win keeps the Phoenix (14-13, 8-6 HL) in the top four of the Horizon League standings after winning its fourth game in five tries, but will hit the road next weekend for games at UIC (Feb. 22) and IUPUI (Feb. 24).
GB shot 61.5 percent in the second half, and held Detroit Mercy (10-17, 7-8 HL) to 11-for-35 from 3-point range in the game. ShanQuan Hemphill registered his second-straight double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Cohen finished with 23 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, plus eight assists against the Titans 2-3 zone.
GB shot 51.9 percent from the field, the third time in five games it's eclipsed that mark
GB shot a season-high 94.7 percent (18-19) from the free throw line
The Phoenix scored 49 points in the second half
McCloud buried a career-high six 3-pointers
Detroit opened the second half on a 7-0 run, but GB responded with its own 10-0 run
The nine-point victory matched the largest lead for GB in the game
Kameron Hankerson scored 9 points and four rebounds
The HL's leading-scorer Antoine Davis scored 22 points, but was held to 7-for-25 from the field
Detroit led for 30:35 in the game
GB is now 10-2 at home this season
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