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Cleveland State falls to Valparaiso

“This game really hurt.” Those were among Trey Lewis’ words after the Cleveland State Vikings lost 56-53 at home to the Valparaiso Crusaders late Friday night. The Vikings made it close in the final minutes, but they struggled to score all game long and were chasing Valpo almost from the opening tip. The win clinches the Horizon League conference championship for Valparaiso...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Valparaiso wins Summit with 56-53 win over Cleveland State

CLEVELAND (AP) Alec Peters scored 15 points, including a critical four-point play with 1:11 to play, to lead Valparaiso to the Summit League regulator season championship for the third time in four seasons with a 56-53 win over Cleveland State on Friday night. Valparaiso (25-6, 13-3) was up 10 with less than three minutes to play when Cleveland State (17-13, 11-5) got a 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch hoops, drink beer at CSU’s Viketoberfest

To borrow from the old Buffalo Wild Wings tagline: “Vikes. Beer. Sports.” The Cleveland State Vikings stumbled in their most recent contest against the Milwaukee Panthers, but they have one regular season game left. It is this Friday night against the 25-4, Horizon League-leading Valparaiso Crusaders, at 10 p.m. You read that correctly: the Vikes are doing an unusual ten o...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 days ago  |  Discuss

CSU falls to Milwaukee, loses shot at regular season conference title

Cleveland State controlled their own destiny, and then they fumbled it away. The Vikings beat Green Bay in an overtime thriller Friday night, but fell to the Milwaukee Panthers 66-60 Sunday afternoon in the second leg of their two-game Wisconsin road trip. The loss ends CSU’s hopes for the regular season Horizon League title, though they can still get the No. 2 seed and a double...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

CSU hands Green Bay first home loss, controls own destiny in Horizon League

The Cleveland State Vikings completed a season sweep of Green Bay Friday night, winning 66-61 in overtime and handing the Phoenix their first home loss of the season. They did it all on national television, with the game broadcast on ESPN2. With the win, Cleveland State improves to 18-11, and 11-3 in Horizon League play. They are a half-game behind 11-2 (24-4 overall) Valparaiso...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis leads Cleveland State in OT over Green Bay 66-61

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Trey Lewis had seven of his 21 points in overtime and Cleveland State held off Green Bay for a 66-61 victory on Friday. Lewis hit a 3-pointer with 2:06 left in overtime to give the Vikings a 60-55 lead. Green Bay was scoreless in the extra period until Keifer Sykes hit a pair of free throws with 59 seconds left that cut the deficit to three. Lewis and Green...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UIC finishes road trip with 67-59 loss to Cleveland State

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...
Via The Catch and Shoot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cleveland State celebrates senior day with big alley-oop

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...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Grady leads Cleveland State past Illinois-Chicago 67-59

CLEVELAND (AP) Anton Grady matched a career-high with six blocks, and added nine points with 13 rebounds to help Cleveland State beat Illinois-Chicago 67-59 on Sunday. Cleveland State (16-11, 10-3 Horizon League) bounced back after a one-point loss at Detroit on Friday night to remain in second place in the league, a game back of Valparaiso (24-4, 11-2). Trey Lewis scored 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland State stays hot, keeps home goal in sight

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured Cleveland State has huge home challenge vs. Green Bay on Saturday

CSU forward Marlin Mason (virus) will not play Saturday against Green Bay and guard Andre Yates (ankle) is not 100 percent, leaving the Vikings shorthanded in a key game.
Via The Plain Dealer
January 30, 2015

WATCH: Cleveland State guard Trey Lewis drains fadeaway 3-pointer at buzzer

With the clock winding down in the first half of Sunday’s game between Cleveland State and UIC, Vikings guard Trey Lewis drained this contested, fadeaway 3-pointer at the buzzer to give his team a 37-28 lead at the break. Lewis entered Sunday shooting 47.0% from beyond the arc. (h/t @wjcgibson)
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Spartans transfer Forbes granted waiver to play

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes will not have to sit out this season after transferring from Cleveland State. The school said Wednesday that the NCAA has granted the 6-foot-3 Forbes a waiver to play this season. Forbes, who is from Lansing, Michigan, wanted to attend a school closer to his family. He says getting the waiver will allow him to balance basketball...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland State's streak ends with a thud

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland State rolls past Illinois-Chicago 73-53

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland State Continues Winning Streak with Defeat of UIC

AP Photo | James Crisp 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. UIC grabbed...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UIC Continues Road Trip at Cleveland State

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...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland State rolls over Valparaiso 69-50

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Harris leads Cleveland State past UIC 74-64

CHICAGO (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UIC Wraps Up Home Stand Against Cleveland State

Photo: UIC Athletics 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...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland State holds on to beat Kent State 78-70

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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