Scores

Final

Cleveland State 57

(4-0, 2-0 away)

Kent State 53

(2-1, 1-1 home)

    7:30 PM ET, November 22, 2011

    Memorial A & C Center, Kent, Ohio

    1 2 T
    CLEV 30 2757
    KENT 21 3253

    Top Performers

    Cleveland State: J. Montgomery 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Kent State: C. Evans 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Cleveland St. 57, Kent St. 53

    Associated Press

    KENT, Ohio -- Jeremy Montgomery scored 13 points and D'Aundray Brown added 11 as Cleveland State held off Kent State 57-53 on Tuesday night to remain undefeated.

    The Vikings (4-0) jumped out to a 14-2 lead, with Montgomery hitting back-to-back 3-pointers in an 18-second span, and led 30-21 at halftime.

    The Golden Flashes (2-1) closed to within four points at 44-40 with 5:33 left, but Brown answered with a 3-pointer from the right wing with 4:03.

    Kent State again threatened, getting to 52-47 with 1:12 left, but the Vikings hit 5 of 8 free throws to seal the win.

    Cleveland State held the Golden Flashes to 35.2 percent shooting from the field (19 of 54), including 1 of 17 from 3-point range, and forced 22 turnovers.

    The Vikings have forced at least 20 turnovers in all four games this year.

    Chris Evans led Kent State with 14 points and Justin Greene had 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLEV
    KENT
    Points 57 53
    FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 19-54 (.352)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 1-17 (.059)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 14-24 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 0

    2011-12 Season

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