Cleveland St. beats Detroit 66-49 at home

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CLEVELAND (AP)—Norris Cole scored 21 points as Cleveland State pulled away in the second half to defeat Detroit 66-49 Thursday night.

Cedric Jackson added 14 points, and J’Nathan Bullock had 11 for the Vikings (14-8, 5-5 Horizon League).

Cleveland State held a lead of at least 8 points throughout the second half and went up by as many as 19.

The Titans were ahead by 1 with 7:11 left in the first half, put the Vikings held them without a basket for the next 5 minutes and outscored them 13-4 to head into the break with a 34-26 lead Detroit couldn’t overcome.

Thomas Kennedy led Detroit (5-15, 0-10) with 14 points, and Chris Hayes added 10.

The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Vikings.

Cleveland State shot 42.9 percent from the field and the Titans hit 39.5 percent. Detroit scored just 4 points off turnovers, compared to the Vikings 20.

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 Top Performers
 Detroit
Thomas Kennedy Thomas Kennedy
6-15,  14 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Cleveland St.
Norris Cole Norris Cole
8-14,  21 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists

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