Cleveland State beats Marist 66-47
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP)—J’Nathan Bullock had 11 points to lead three players in double figures, and Cleveland State beat Marist 66-47 on Saturday night.
Marist (3-6) had won 25 of its last 26 when holding opponents under 60 points, but the Vikings (6-4) built a 32-22 halftime lead and easily held on to go 3-0 all-time against the Red Foxes.
Ryan Schneider had 14 points, the only player in double figures for Marist.
The lead changed hands six times in the first 5:13 until a 3-pointer by Bullock put Cleveland State up 9-7, and the Vikings never trailed after that. Bullock’s 3 started a 19-1 run over the next 6:19.
The Vikings scored the first six points of the second half and never led by less than 11 the rest of the game.
George Tandy added nine points and a game-high nine rebounds for the Vikings, who shot 56 percent (28-for-50).