Scores

Final

Youngstown St 76

(8-17, 2-13 Horizon)

Cleveland State 86

(22-5, 11-4 Horizon)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    2:00 PM ET, February 12, 2011

    Wolstein Center, Cleveland, Ohio

    1 2 T
    YSU 36 4076
    CLEV 34 5286

    Top Performers

    Youngstown St: D. Eargle 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    Cleveland St: N. Cole 41 Pts, 20 Reb, 9 Ast, 3 Stl

    Norris Cole scores 41 points, grabs 20 rebounds to boost Cleveland State

    Associated Press

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Norris Cole scored 41 points, had 20 rebounds and dished out nine assists to lead Cleveland State over Youngstown State 86-76 on Saturday.

    Cole is the first player to have a 40-20 game sindce Blake Griffin of Oklahoma had 40 points and 23 rebounds in a 95-74 victory over Texas Tech on Feb. 14, 2009.

    With it tied at 65 with 8:06 to play, the Vikings (22-5, 11-4 Horizon League) scored five straight. Youngstown State (8-17, 2-13) then cut it to 70-68 on Ashen Ward's 3-pointer with 6:14 left, but wouldn't get any closer as Cleveland State answered with a 15-4 run.

    Trevon Harmon capped the spurt to give the Vikings a 13-point lead, 85-72, with 45 seconds remaining.

    Harmon finished with 17 points, and Aaron Pogue and Jeremy Montgomery added 10 points each for Cleveland State.

    The Vikings shot 47.4 percent from the field (27 of 57) in their fifth straight win against Youngstown State.

    Damian Eargle scored 22 points and Ward finished with 15 for the Penguins, who lost their third straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    YSU
    CLEV
    Points 76 86
    FG Made-Attempted 29-66 (.439) 27-57 (.474)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-23 (.435) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 23-28 (.821)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 13

    2010-11 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 15, 2011 CLEV 61, @YSU 51Recap
    » Feb 12, 2011 @CLEV 86, YSU 76Recap

    Research Notes

    Norris Cole of Cleveland State had 41 points, 20 rebounds and 9 assists on Saturday. He's the 2nd player to have a 40-point, 20-rebound game in the last 15 seasons, joining Blake Griffin.
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