UWM survives Detroit to advance in league tourney

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Panthers were all too gracious hosts, nearly surrendering leads of 21 points in the first half and 19 in the 2nd, before holding off Detroit, 83-73 in the first round of the Horizon league Tournament, Tuesday night at the U.S. Cell.
Senior guard Jordan Aaron led 5 Panthers in double figures with 16 points.
Coach Rob Jeter's team plays plays a 2nd round game against Valparaiso Friday night in Green Bay.