The 2015-16 season may be a tough one for the Cleveland State Vikings, but at the very least they will be able to enjoy some time on the beach. CSU will be among eight teams competing in the Cancun Challenge, hosted by the Hard Rock Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico.
The other seven teams are Houston Baptist, Illinois State, Maryland, Rhode Island, Rider, South Dakota State, and TCU...
Photo: Plain DealerLess than a week after taking a visit to Louisville, former Cleveland State guard Trey Lewis has decided to finish his collegiate career in a Cardinal uniform.
Cleveland.com was the first to report the news. Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com later confirmed the report, per sources.
The 6-foot-2 combo guard averaged 16.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.2 steals...
For the second straight season, Cleveland State’s leading scorer is transferring. Junior guard Trey Lewis, who averaged 16.3 points per game, will leave the program and look to transfer to a higher-level program, according to Scout.com’s Brian Snow.
Last season, Bryn Forbes averaged 15.6 points for the Vikings and then transferred to Michigan State. That...
For the second year in a row, Cleveland State is set to lose its leading scorer to another program.
Guard Trey Lewis, who averaged 16.3 points per game for the Vikings this season, has been given his release from the school and is set to transfer. His destination has not yet been determined, but the 6-2 guard is “exploring his options,” according to the CSU athletic department...
It may not be the Big Dance, but the Cleveland State Vikings are still boogying into the college basketball postseason.
The Vikings continue their run in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament Monday night, when they will face the NJIT Highlanders in a second-round game in Newark, NJ. The game will tip off at 7 p.m.
Cleveland State blew out Western Michigan in their first round...
For any team, those words hurt to say after a loss. They especially hurt for this Cleveland State team. For a team whose reputation is built around defense; for a team that led the conference in steals (officially) and floor burns (unofficially); for a team whose attitude embodies the nebulous but fierce Rust Belt identity; for a team forged of players from places like Cleveland...
Coming off a pair of wins, UIC failed to capture a third victory in a row Sunday. The Flames battled close with the Cleveland State Vikings but fell short, 67-59.
The Vikings, who sit in second place in the Horizon League, used an efficient offensive outburst of 1.18 points per possession to outlast the Flames, who led 34-30 at halftime.
Senior guard Charlie Lee gave Cleveland State...
Sunday was Senior Day at the Wolstein Center, and Cleveland State seniors Charlie Lee and Marlin Mason celebrated with a big alley-oop in the second half.
Lee lobbed it up from the top of the key, and Mason cut in from the corner to finish the job with a right-handed slam.
The Vikings defeated Illinois-Chicago 67-59 to improve to 10-3 in the Horizon League and 16-11 overall. Lee...
CLEVELAND -- There's only way to the NCAA tournament for Horizon League teams, and that's through the season-ending conference tournament.
The team that wins the regular-season title wins the right to host that conference tournament.
So, for the next three weeks, Cleveland State has just one goal.
Win the league. Win the right to host.
"That was our goal from the beginning of the...
CLEVELAND -- With first place in the Horizon League and a seven-game win streak at stake, Saturday's visit from Wisconsin-Green Bay marked Cleveland State's biggest game to date.
And its biggest disaster.
A desperate Cleveland State push in the final 10 minutes ended up being too little, too late as a dominant Green Bay team was its usual patient and efficient self, winning 68-54...
Trey Lewis scored 18 points and Jon Harris added 15 with nine rebounds to help Cleveland State roll to a 73-53 win Thursday night over Illinois-Chicago.
Lewis hit four 3-pointers and finished 7 of 9 from the field. Bryn Forbes scored 15 points and Anton Grady added 12 for Cleveland State (18-9, 9-3 Horizon League), which is one game back of Green Bay for the top spot in the standings...
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February 13, 2014
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Cleveland State (18-9, 9-3 Horizon) remained within one-game of first-place Green Bay by defeating UIC (5-20, 0-11) on Thursday, 73-53.
The Vikings sat at 3-3 nearing the halfway point of the conference season and have since won six straight games.
Meanwhile, the Flames are still without a Horizon League win and have now lost 14 games in a row.
Photo: AP | Paul Beaty
UIC (5-19, 0-10 Horizon) continues its search for a first Horizon League victory Thursday at Cleveland State (17-9, 8-3 Horizon). The Flames and the Vikings met Jan. 22 at the UIC Pavilion. The Vikings outlasted the Flames, 74-64.
This matchup is the middle part of UIC’s ongoing, three-game road trip.
Cleveland State had high preseason expectations as a contender...
Trey Lewis scored 17 points as Cleveland State rolled past Valparaiso 69-50 on Saturday.
The Vikings (13-9, 5-3 Horizon) shot 46 percent from the field. Anton Grady scored 13 points with 11 rebounds while Marlin Mason and Bryn Forbes added 12 points apiece. Jon Harris chipped in with 11.
Alec Peters and LaVonte Dority both had 10 points for Valparaiso. The Crusaders shot just 36...
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January 25, 2014
Jon Harris had 18 points and 10 rebounds on Wednesday night as Cleveland State beat Illinois-Chicago 74-64.
Anton Grady scored four straight to put Cleveland State up 61-51 with 2:24 and the Vikings held on by making 10 of their final 14 free throws.
Bryn Forbes added 20 points for Cleveland State (12-9, 4-3 Horizon League) which led 29-23 at halftime and opened the second on an...
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January 23, 2014
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UIC (5-14, 0-5 Horizon) looks to end its eight-game losing streak Wednesday night against Cleveland State (11-9, 3-3).
Although the Flames have not seen a favorable end result since Dec. 17, they have been in close in every game during this stretch. Their last three losses have been by a combined 14 points.
Cleveland State enters with losses in two of its last...
Trey Lewis scored a career-high 29 points on Thursday night and Cleveland State scored on its final six possessions to beat Oakland 86-76.
Cleveland State (11-8, 3-2 Horizon League) opened a 12-0 run and took the lead for good at 76-73 on Jon Harris' 3-pointer with 2:34 left in the game. Harris capped the same run with a dunk to put the Vikings up 85-73 with 24 seconds left.
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January 16, 2014
KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Sebastian Douglas made all five of his field goal attempts, and hit 4 of 5 free throws, for 14 points, to give Cleveland State a 78-70 victory over Kent State Saturday night.
Bryn Forbes also had 14 points with five assists. Anton Grady and Trey Lewis each added 12.
Cleveland State (8-6) led most of the first half and held a 30-28 advantage at the half. Kent State...
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Bryn Forbes scored 27 points to lead Cleveland State to an easy 97-72 win over Notre Dame College on Wednesday.
Forbes hit 10 of 16 shots, including 5 of 10 3's, for the Vikings (6-5). Marlin Mason added 15 points, Sebastian Douglas 13 and Trey Lewis 10 for Cleveland State, which shot a blistering 61.4 percent.
Tyree Gaiter had 24 points for the Blue Falcons (3-7).
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December 18, 2013