Scores

Final

Cleveland State 71

(17-10, 10-5 Horizon)

Valparaiso 58

(14-11, 5-8 Horizon)

    8:05 PM ET, February 14, 2008

    Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana

    1 2 T
    CLEV 34 3771
    VALP 35 2358

    Top Performers

    Cleveland State: C. Jackson 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

    Valparaiso: U. Igbavboa 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Cleveland St. 71, Valparaiso 58

    Associated Press

    VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) -- J'Nathan Bullock scored 19 points as Cleveland State beat Valparaiso 71-58 Thursday night in the Horizon League.

    Cedric Jackson had 15 points and seven assists and Joe Davis scored 11 for the Vikings (17-10, 10-5), who outrebounded the Crusaders 29-26 in a game that featured four ties and four lead changes.

    Valparaiso led 35-34 at the break, but Breyohn Watson hit a jumper to give the Vikings the lead and Cleveland State never again trailed.

    The Crusaders (14-11, 5-8) got to within 53-51 with 9:15 left, but Kevin Francis answered with a 3-pointer that ignited a 13-4 run that gave the Vikings a 10-point lead. Valpo never threatened again.

    Urle Igbavboa scored 14 to lead Valparaiso. Shawn Huff had 13 and Brandon McPherson 11.

    Jarryd Loyd had seven assists for the Crusaders.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLEV
    VALP
    Points 71 58
    FG Made-Attempted 27-54 (.500) 19-46 (.413)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-10 (.800) 11-14 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 3

    2007-08 Season

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