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Government: Immigrant from Mexico died in custody in Ohio

Feb. 21, 2020 3:48 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A man from Mexico in government custody and awaiting deportation died by apparent suicide in an Ohio prison, U.S. immigration authorities said Friday. David Hernandez Colula, 34, was being held at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in Youngstown during pending deportation...

Quisenberry scores 41; Youngstown St. beats Wright St. 88-70

Feb. 20, 2020 10:01 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Darius Quisenberry had a career-high 41 points and Youngstown State beat Horizon League-leader Wright State 88-70 on Thursday night. Quisenberry was 14 of 26 from the field including a career-best 7-of-11 shooting from 3-point range. It was the first 40-point game in three years...

Covington, Bohannon lift Youngstown St. past Detroit 76-72

Feb. 13, 2020 10:06 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Garrett Covington had 16 points to lead five players in double figures and Youngstown State held off Detroit Mercy 76-72 on Thursday night. Naz Bohannon added 13 points for the Penguins (15-11, 8-5 Horizon League). Darius Quisenberry, who hit four clutch free throws in the final 34 seconds,...

Simmons scores 24, Youngstown St tops Cleveland St 67-55

Feb. 8, 2020 8:52 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Jelani Simmons came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers and score a career-high 24 points to lead Youngstown State to a 67-55 win over Cleveland State on Saturday night. Simmons scored 14 points in 15 minutes in the second half to help the Penguins (14-11, 7-5 Horizon League) to...

Quisenberry sparks Youngstown State past IUPUI 91-76

Feb. 1, 2020 9:05 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Darius Quisenberry scored 10 of his 22 points in the final five minutes, leading five into double-figure scoring and Youngstown State defeated IUPUI 91-76 Saturday night. IUPUI had closed to 75-70 after Marcus Burk converted a three-point play with 5:20 remaining, but Machael...

Ferguson sparks UIC to a 90-83 overtime win at Youngstown St

Jan. 30, 2020 9:48 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson scored six of his 10 points in overtime as Illinois-Chicago opened the second half of the Horizon League schedule by erasing a nine-point second-half deficit and beating Youngstown State 90-83 in overtime on Thursday night. The Flames and Penguins split their season...

Youngstown State needs overtime to hold off Green Bay, 98-94

Jan. 25, 2020 4:26 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Devin Morgan knocked down a career-high six 3-pointers and Darius Quisenberry scored the final six points in overtime to help Youngstown State hold off Wisconsin-Green Bay, 98-94 on Saturday afternoon. Morgan hit his sixth trey from the corner to put the Penguins up, 92-89 with :50...

Abram, Thomas lead Milwaukee past Youngstown State in OT

Jan. 23, 2020 11:08 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — DeAndre Abram and Josh Thomas both had double-doubles as Milwaukee edged Youngstown State 75-73 on Thursday night. Abram had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Thomas added 15 points with 11 rebounds. Darius Roy and Te'Jon Lucas scored 10 points apiece for the Panthers 10-10, 5-3 Horizon...

Love lifts Wright St. past Youngstown St. 79-72

Jan. 18, 2020 9:54 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Loudon Love scored 21 points and had nine rebounds, two blocks and a steal and Wright State beat Youngstown State 79-72 on Saturday night for its sixth straight home victory. Bill Wampler scored 16 points, Cole Gentry had 11 and Tanner Holden grabbed 13 rebounds for the Raiders (17-4,...

Bohannon jumper lifts Youngstown past Detroit Mercy 69-67

Jan. 11, 2020 5:27 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Naz Bohannon hit a 20-foot jumper from the right baseline with 22.8 seconds to play and Youngstown State edged Detroit Mercy 69-67 on Saturday. The Titans went for the win but a heavily contested 3-pointer from the right corner by Marquis Moore bounced off the rim and time ran out...