Bullock scores 19 as Cleveland St. beats Valpo 71-58

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VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP)—J’Nathan Bullock scored 19 points as Cleveland State beat Valparaiso 71-58 Thursday night in the Horizon League.

Cedric Jackson had 15 points and seven assists and Joe Davis scored 11 for the Vikings (17-10, 10-5), who outrebounded the Crusaders 29-26 in a game that featured four ties and four lead changes.

Valparaiso led 35-34 at the break, but Breyohn Watson hit a jumper to give the Vikings the lead and Cleveland State never again trailed.

The Crusaders (14-11, 5-8) got to within 53-51 with 9:15 left, but Kevin Francis answered with a 3-pointer that ignited a 13-4 run that gave the Vikings a 10-point lead. Valpo never threatened again.

Urle Igbavboa scored 14 to lead Valparaiso. Shawn Huff had 13 and Brandon McPherson 11.

Jarryd Loyd had seven assists for the Crusaders.

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 Cleveland St.
Cedric Jackson Cedric Jackson
5-6,  15 Pts
5 Rebs, 7 Assists
 Valparaiso
Urule Igbavboa Urule Igbavboa
5-7,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 3 Assists

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