NCAA Game Summary - Oakland at Cleveland State
(Thursday, January 16th)
Final Score: Cleveland State 86, Oakland 76
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Trey Lewis scored a game-high 29 points as the Cleveland State Vikings ran to an 86-76 victory over the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in Horizon League action at the Wolstein Center.
Lewis connected on 9-of-14 shooting from the floor, including 4-of-7 from 3- point range. Jon Harris came off the bench to score 16 points and grab seven rebounds for Cleveland State (11-8, 3-2 HL). Bryn Forbes contributed 15 points and five rebounds, while Charlie Lee netted 11 with five assists and five rebounds. The Vikings have won three of their last four games.
Tommie McCune paced the Golden Grizzlies (7-13, 2-3) with 23 points, adding eight rebounds. Corey Petros recorded a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Oakland has lost three of its last five.
Cleveland State came out firing in the first half, netting 58.3 percent of its shots from the field, including 5-of-8 from 3-point distance. The Vikings defense held Oakland to 33.3 percent shooting in the frame, taking a slim 39-37 lead into the half.
The Vikings upped their percentage to 61.5 percent shooting in the second period, connecting on 16-of-26 attempts. Oakland's percentage increased to 46.9 percent, but the Grizzlies were outscored 10-4 in the half from the free- throw line.
Cleveland State won the battle of fast break points, 10-0, but was edged out by the Grizzlies in points off turnovers (10-0) and second-chance points (24-3).
01/16 20:14:43 ET