Milwaukee (11-12, 4-6 Horizon League) had opened an eight-point lead early in the second half, but Garrett Covington led Youngstown State back twice, hitting a 3-pointer to tie at 42-42, and scoring a layup five minutes later to come within 48-46. Naz Bohannon scored to bring the Penguins back within 49-48 with 5:38 to go, which is as close as Youngstown State would get.
Bell sank a pair of free throws and then followed with a 3-pointer as Milwaukee went on a 14-0 run to lead 63-48 with a minute left.
Brock Stull scored nine points and added seven rebounds and seven assists for Milwaukee, which outscored Youngstown State 42-24 in the paint and led for most of the game.
Covington led Youngstown State (6-16, 4-5) with 15 points. Bohannon added 13 with four steals.
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