ROCHESTER, Mich. — Jaleel Hogan had career highs of 39 points and 11 rebounds and Detroit Mercy made its first road victory a special one with a 93-88 upset of Oakland on Friday night.
In a battle of big men, Hogan made 17 of 24 shots while Oakland’s Jalen Hayes scored a career-high 28 points on 9-of-12 shooting while making 10 of 12 free throws and collecting 16 rebounds.
Oakland led for over 30 minutes of the game but Detroit Mercy went out in front 86-83 with two minutes to go. A Hogan layup with a minute left rebuilt the three-point edge and five free throws, four from Josh McFolley, ensured the win.
The Titans (3-14, 1-4 Horizon) snapped a five-game losing streak and picked up their first road victory in 10 games this season.
Sherron Dorsey-Walker added 22 points for Oakland (14-4, 4-1), which had a five-game win streak snapped.