Trevon Harmon hit a 3-pointer with 3 seconds remaining to lift Cleveland State to a 67-64 victory over St. Bonaventure on Friday night.
Harmon finished with 20 points for the Vikings (3-0), who also got 12 points apiece from D'Aundray Brown and Jeremy Montgomery.
A pair of baskets by Andrew Nicholson at the start of the second half gave the Bonnies (1-1) a nine-point lead, 41-32, but the Vikings ran off the next nine points to tie it.
St. Bonaventure rebuilt a nine-point lead, 55-46 with 9:31 left, but Cleveland State rallied again and took its first lead of the half, 62-61, on two free throws by Montgomery at the 3-minute mark. Tim Kamczyc's jumper made it 64-61.
Michael Davenport's three-point play with 1:30 left tied the game for the final time before Harmon's game-winner.
Nicholson scored 19 points to pace the Bonnies.