Scores

Final

South Florida 62

(6-7, 0-4 away)

Cleveland State 69

(13-1, 2-0 Horizon)

    7:00 PM ET, December 22, 2010

    Wolstein Center, Cleveland, Ohio

    1 2 T
    USF 26 3662
    CLEV 24 4569

    Top Performers

    South Florida: J. Famous 22 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl

    Cleveland State: N. Cole 27 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Cleveland St. 69, South Florida 62

    Associated Press

    CLEVELAND -- Norris Cole scored 27 points and Jeremy Montgomery added 21 as Cleveland State defeated South Florida 69-62 on Wednesday night.

    The Vikings (13-1) trailed by as many as seven in the opening half and entered halftime down 26-24 after shooting 11 of 34 from the field (32.4 percent).

    With the score tied, 44-44, for the 11th time at the 11:53 mark of the second half, Cleveland State went on a 17-7 run to take a 51-41 lead with 4:27 to go.

    The Bulls (6-7) turned the ball over five times and were 1 of 5 from the floor during that stretch.

    Jarrid Famous scored 22 points and had 11 rebounds to lead South Florida. Ron Anderson Jr. grabbed 13 rebounds as the Bulls posted a 49-26 advantage on the boards.

    The Vikings, who were coming off a 74-63 loss to West Virginia on Dec. 18, forced 24 South Florida turnovers while turning the ball over themselves just four times.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USF
    CLEV
    Points 62 69
    FG Made-Attempted 24-50 (.480) 28-69 (.406)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 6-23 (.261)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 7-13 (.538)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 10

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