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Northern Kentucky holds off Cleveland State

CLEVELAND (AP) Drew McDonald scored Northern Kentucky's final 11 points and finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds in a 62-60 win over Cleveland State on Thursday night. McDonald gave the Norse (18-9, 9-5 Horizon) the lead for good on a pair of free throws that made it 61-60 with 35 seconds left and made 1 of 2 from the foul line to cap the scoring with five seconds left. Rob...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland State wins 2nd road game, holds off UIC 66-63

CHICAGO (AP) Demonte Flannigan scored three of his 11 points and grabbed a key rebound during a closing 8-2 run, and Cleveland State beat Illinois-Chicago 66-63 on Saturday for just its second road win this season. Flannigan split a pair of free throws and added a layup, and Jibri Blount made a free throw to give the Vikings a 62-61 lead. Tarkus Ferguson missed a 3-pointer on...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland State finishes strong to beat Northern Kentucky

The Cleveland State Vikings entered Thursday night’s tilt against the Northern Kentucky Norse with an 8-21 record. It’s been a down year not just in terms of wins and losses but also for attendance and, it seems, general fan interest. The refrain of the season is that this is no surprise given the loss of last year’s top four leading scorers — Trey Lewis, Anton Grady, Charlie...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Cleveland State edges Northern Kentucky 63-58

CLEVELAND (AP) Rob Edwards scored 19 points - including three 3-pointers - and Cleveland State beat Northern Kentucky 63-58 Thursday night, snapping a three-game losing streak. Drew McDonald hit a jumper with 2:35 left to give the Norse a 57-56 lead before Edwards hit two free throws to put the Vikings up for good. Andre Yates made a layup before McDonald hit 1 of 2 free throws...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Norris Cole has No. 30 retired with LeBron James, New Orleans Pelicans in attendance

Norris Cole, one of the most decorated players in Cleveland State history, had his No. 30 jersey retired at the Wolstein Center Saturday afternoon before the Vikings took on the Oakland Golden Grizzlies. A number of Cole’s New Orleans Pelicans teammates were on hand to support him, as was his former Miami Heat teammate, LeBron James. Cole’s number was the third retired by the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Cleveland State falls to Rhode Island

Fresh off their first win of the season against Division II Malone University, the Cleveland State Vikings fell Saturday night to the Rams of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI. While the game didn’t take place in Mexico, it was the Vikings’ first of the Cancun Challenge tournament. Their next game will be in Cancun against Rider Tuesday afternoon. Your faithful reporter was not...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 22, 2015  |  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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 15, 2015  |  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
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cleveland State’s Trey Lewis beats the halftime buzzer

Trey Lewis has been on fire for Cleveland State. He scored 27 points on 9-16 shooting against Milwaukee Friday night, and he scored 9 in the first half against Illinois-Chicago Sunday. He punctuated the half with an absurd, falling-out-of-bounds three-pointer to beat the buzzer. Cleveland State led at the half, 37-28. They shot 75 percent in the first half. The Vikings are looking...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 04, 2015  |  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 Associated Press
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 Associated Press
January 25, 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
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