GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Keifer Sykes had 16 points and five assists to help Green Bay recover from a tough defeat with a 68-59 victory over Detroit on Saturday afternoon.
Jordan Fouse added 12 points and seven rebounds, and Kam Cerroni scored 11 off the bench, for the Phoenix (13-12, 7-5 Horizon League), who outscored Detroit 38-26 in the second half. Green Bay was coming off Thursday's 70-68, double-overtime loss to Wright State that snapped a seven-game home winning streak.
Conference scoring leader Ray McCallum had 30 points and four steals for the Titans (16-9, 8-4) but didn't get much help. McCallum was 12 of 19 from the floor, but his teammates were a combined 10 of 35.
The Phoenix took the lead for good, 49-48, on Sykes' three-point play with 9:01 left and went on to lead by as many as 11.
Detroit still leads the all-time series between the schools, 24-21.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.