Scores

Final

Cleveland State 64

(6-0, 2-0 away)

Akron 51

(2-2, 2-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 24, 2010

    James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio

    1 2 T
    CLEV 28 3664
    AKR 25 2651

    Top Performers

    Cleveland St: N. Cole 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

    Akron: Z. Marshall 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Cleveland St. 64, Akron 51

    Associated Press

    AKRON, Ohio -- Cole Norris scored 19 points and had seven assists as Cleveland State defeated Akron 64-51 on Wednesday night for its best start in school history.

    The Vikings (5-0) broke the record held by the 1963-64 and 1985-86 teams, which each started 4-0. The win was also No. 250 for Cleveland State coach Gary Waters (250-197), who had previous stops at Kent State and Rutgers.

    After leading 28-25 at halftime, the Vikings outscored Akron 36-26. Norris, who was 10 for 11 from the free-throw line, had 16 points in the second half.

    Akron (2-2) tied it at 35 on Zeke Marshall's layup with 11:39 to go, but Cleveland State responded with a 14-4 run.

    Trevon Harmon's 3 capped it for a 49-39 lead with 6:17 left.

    Harmon finished with 18 points, Jeremy Montgomery added 12 and Tim Kamczyc 10 for the Vikings.

    Nikola Cvetinovic led the Zips with 14 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLEV
    AKR
    Points 64 51
    FG Made-Attempted 23-61 (.377) 18-50 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 3

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