Scores

Final

Cleveland State 76

(15-3, 5-1 Horizon)

Butler 69

(9-9, 3-3 Horizon)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    7:00 PM ET, January 13, 2012

    Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

    1 2 T
    CLEV 35 4176
    BUT 33 3669

    Top Performers

    Cleveland State: J. Montgomery 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Butler: R. Nored 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

    Cleveland St. 76, Butler 69

    Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeremy Montgomery scored 18 points and Tim Kamczyc 17 to help Cleveland State beat Butler 76-69 on Friday night.

    Trevon Harmon added 12 points and Anton Grady 11 for the Vikings (15-3, 5-1 Horizon), won have won three in a row and 10 of 12.

    Andrew Smith's 13 points led the Bulldogs (9-9, 3-3), who dropped their second straight. Chase Stigall added 12, all on 3-pointers, while Ronald Nored contributed 12 and Khyle Marshall 11.

    Kamczyc scored eight points in a 15-0 run that gave Cleveland State a 20-4 lead with 12:39 left in the first half. Butler went scoreless for 5:27.

    But the Bulldogs edged ahead on Smith's two free throws for a 41-40 lead with 16:17 to go.

    The Vikings responded with a 9-1 run for a 49-42 lead.

    Butler closed within 72-69 on Nored's 3-pointer, but Cleveland State sank seven free throws over the final 36 seconds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLEV
    BUT
    Points 76 69
    FG Made-Attempted 25-52 (.481) 17-42 (.405)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 10-21 (.476)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-23 (.783) 25-42 (.595)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 3

    2011-12 Season

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