Nunn scores 38, Oakland holds off Detroit Mercy 92-86
DETROIT (AP) — Kendrick Nunn scored a career-high 38 points, his eighth game this season with 30, and Oakland held off Detroit Mercy 92-86 on Saturday.
Nunn, who matched his career best with eight 3-pointers, made all six of his free throws in the last 25 seconds, the final two breaking his previous career high.
Martez Walker added 18 points and Jalen Hayes 17 for the Grizzlies (13-8, 5-3 Horizon League).
Kameron Chatman and Corey Allen had 24 points each for the Titans (6-15, 2-6), who trailed by 17 with six minutes to go.
Nunn had five points in a 10-0 run that put the Grizzlies up 37-23 with 5:25 to go in the first half. Oakland stretched that into a 21-4 run, Walker scoring nine points, and led 50-29 at the break.
Detroit Mercy’s Jermaine Jackson Jr. and Allen combined for three 3s in the last 25 seconds but after each one Nunn made good from the foul line.