Cleveland St. 63, Wright St. 56
DAYTON, Ohio (AP)—Carlos English scored 18 points and Cleveland State used a huge differential at the line to beat Wright State 63-56 on Wednesday night.
English hit 7-of-8 free throws, matching Wright State’s production for the night (7-of-14).
The Vikings (9-15, 5-9 Horizon League) were 25-of-32 on foul shots.
Victor Morris added 15 points, hitting 6-of-7 free throws, with Ije Nwankwo scoring 13 points and J’Nathan Bullock 10 for Cleveland State.
DaShaun Wood had 25 points and Drew Burleson 12 for Wright State (12-12, 8-6).
Cleveland State trailed 29-23 at the half but took the lead for good on Nwankwo’s jumper with 10:45 left. Leading 45-42 with 7 minutes remaining, the Vikings went on an 8-0 run with Morris hitting a 3-pointer, Nwankwo contributing a three-point play and Bullock hitting a jumper.
English then hit five free throws in the final 42 seconds to clinch the win.